Secure interoperability for defence.

Element is a combined secure messaging app and collaboration tool, designed to provide interoperable and scalable communication for unilateral and multinational use.

  • Federated network to connect partnering forces
  • End-to-end encryption and device verification
  • Digital sovereignty for each partner force
  • Decentralised for increased network resilience
  • Peer-to-peer connectivity for extreme environments
  • Open source and open standard

Secure collaboration for The Bundeswehr.

Discover how BWI and the German Armed Forces built on Matrix for its secure messaging and collaboration app, BwMessenger.

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Comprehensive C2 for partner forces.

Based on the Matrix open standard, Element makes it easy for national security operators to communicate across a secure and resilient network.

Trusted by governments worldwide

Use cases and deployments.

Disaster response operations

Element can connect cross-department and international teams, thrown together to respond to emergencies.

Police-led planned domestic operation

Enables HQs to establish easy-to-scale secure communication networks.

Multilateral maritime deployment

Element supports peer-to-peer and ultra-low bandwidth to increase C2 resilience across oceans.

Conventional military deployment

Secure and interoperable, Element provides a robust primary or contingency communication platform.

Connecting force elements.

MS Teams

End-to-end encrypted

Available both on-premise and in the cloud

Open standard for easy connectivity

Open network

(No walled garden, no vendor lock-in)

Peer-to-peer connectivity

(For Extreme Environments)

Digital sovereignty, on-premise and in the cloud.

The decentralised Matrix open standard supports both closed and open federation, and preserves each partner’s digital sovereignty.

Be in your element.

Secure communication and collaboration.

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Built on Matrix

Matrix is an open network for secure, decentralised communication, connecting 80M+ users over 80K+ deployments.