The Army's Computer Hardware Enterprise Software and
Solutions System . "CHESS"
Army's designated "primary source" for commercial IT
Chess Support the Armys Information Dominance objectives
by developing, implementing, and managing Information Technology contracts
that provide enterprise-wide net centric hardware, software and support
services for the Army.
I'm An Army User Without An AKO
Account. How Do I Register?
All Army personnel are eligible for an Army Knowledge Online (AKO)
account. Having an AKO account gives you access to multiple Army-wide
websites and systems, including the Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software
and Solutions IT e-mart.
It's important that you register with AKO to get an account
and then login to IT e-mart with your new login.
have access to more resources.
To register for an AKO account, click here:
I'm an non-Army user. How Do I Register or Login?
If you are a non-Army user and would like to register for our website,
then click on the "Register" link at the top right of the page.
Once you have registered, use the "Non-AKO Log In" form on the right side of
the login page.
NOTE: Non-Army users should NOT use the CAC
login feature, as that is only for Army CAC cards.
results may occur if you do.
I'm an CHESS-Contract-Holding Vendor. How Do I Register or Login?
If you are the vendor POC for a CHESS-contract then a login has been
created for you. Contact CHESS to request the login information for your