Site Data Access Categories
Open availability (Distro-A)
  • ​About Us, Site Access, Support (FAQs, support problems)
  • Announcements, News
  • Software Communications Architecture (SCA)
  • Application Programmer Interfaces (APIs)                                            
By Request (email request prior to access)
  • Certification and Test tools and support
  • Export support
  • International support
  • Contact POCs
Protected access (CAC accessibility) is required for information
  • Existing waveform catalog (DoD IR)
  • External sites containing protected waveform data.
Restricted access (CAC accessibility and registered user)
is required for information
  • JTNC Reference documents                          

Site Access Resources
Requesting Special Access

​For Distro-A items: simply click Agree on the Acknowledgement window to receive the JTNC information.

​For By Request information access or support: click email link to send email request; emails are processed by JTNC; responses will be sent by email with approval (or denial) and other information, as appropriate.

​For CAC-accessible JTNC waveform information: Utilize approved, active CAC cards when accessing information. See Resources for CAC Certificates.

​For JTNC programmatic information: CAC access is required as well as DoD IR User Registration. See below for DoD IR User Registration.

Resources for CAC Certificates

In order to reach the DoD Information Repository site, the user needs to have a DoD approved Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) certificate. There are currently two External Certification Authorities (ECA) vendors that are authorized to provide non-DoD personnel and contractors with PKI certificate services: Operational Research Consultants (ORC) and IdenTrust. For more information on the services offered by each vendor, please refer to the web sites listed below.

​Operational Research Consultants, Inc. (ORC)

​Identrust, Inc.

Resources for DoD IR User Registration
In addition to the CAC requirement, in order to access the JTNC Reference and other developmental waveform information within the DoD Information Repository site, the user must register for a DoD IR account through the DoD IR Registration web site. This information is designed to facilitate software reuse. Waveform software and technical data are available to support Services, Coalition, and Industry communication systems development and sustainment efforts. For more information or technical support please email or visit the DoD IR website (CAC required)
Site Policies
JTNC - Privacy Policy
  1. The Joint Tactical Networking Center website is provided as a public service by the Department of Defense.
  2. Information presented on this service not identified as protected by copyright is considered public information and may be distributed or copied. Use of appropriate byline/photo/image credits is requested.
  3. ​For site management, information is collected for statistical purposes. This U.S. Government computer system uses software programs to create summary statistics, which are used for such purposes as assessing what information is of most and least interest, determining technical design specifications, and identifying system performance or problem areas.

  4. For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, software programs are employed to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
  5. ​Except for authorized law enforcement investigation and national security purposes, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits beyond DoD websites. Raw data logs are used for no other purposes and are scheduled for regular destruction in accordance with National Archives and Records Administration guidelines.

  6. Web measurement and customization technologies (WMCT) may be used on this site to remember your online interactions, to conduct measurement and analysis of usage or to customize your user experience. The Department of Defense does not use the information associated with the WMCT to track individual user activity on the Internet outside of the Department of Defense websites, nor does it share the date obtained through such technologies, without your explicit consent, with other departments or agencies. The Department of Defense does not keep a database of information obtained from the use of WMCT. General instructions for how you may opt out of some of the most commonly used WMCT is available at
  7. ​​Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this site are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1987 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act (18 U.S.C. 1030).

  8. ​If you have any questions or comments about the information presented here, please forward them to

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External Hyperlinks Disclaimer

​​The appearance of external hyperlinks does not constitute endorsement by the United States Department of Defense and JTNC of the linked web sites, or the information, products or services contained therein. For other than authorized activities such as military exchanges and Morale, Welfare and Recreation (MWR) sites, the United States Department of Defense and JTNC does not exercise any editorial control over the information you may find at these locations. Such links are provided consistent with the stated purpose of this DoD web site.