Meet America’s Newest Military Giant: Amazon

The Pentagon’s controversial $10bn JEDI cloud computing deal is one of the most lucrative defense contracts ever. Amazon’s in pole position to win — and its move into the military has been a long time coming.

MIT Technology Review
Oct 9 · 13 min read
A logo echoing the US seal with an eagle on it. Its shield says Amazon and its talons hold the smiles on Amazon boxes.
A logo echoing the US seal with an eagle on it. Its shield says Amazon and its talons hold the smiles on Amazon boxes.
Illustrations: Pablo Delcan

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