Amazon Web Services (NYSE: AMZN), the company’s cloud unit, which lost its spot as the front-runner after a heated lobbying campaign by competitors, will now be invited to submit a proposal to the Defense Department to win a piece of a new multibillion-dollar cloud contract. The revised proposal, dubbed the Joint Warfighter Cloud Capability, will be awarded to multiple vendors for a period of five years. Amazon’s shares jumped 4.69% at $3675.