Information Systems & Services

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Information Systems and Services
Information Systems and Services (logo).jpg
Organisation overview
FormedApril 1, 2007 (2007-04-01)
Preceding Organisation
JurisdictionGovernment of the United Kingdom
HeadquartersMOD Corsham, Wiltshire
Organisation executives
  • Charles Forte, Defence Chief Information Officer
  • Phil Jones, Executive Director
Parent departmentMinistry of Defence
Parent OrganisationJoint Forces Command
Key document

Information Systems and Services (or Information Systems & Services or ISS) is a Cluster within the Joint Forces Command Top Level Budget of the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.[1]


ISS was created from the former Defence Communication Services Agency (DCSA) on 1 April 2007.[2]

ISS was spread across a number of sites, but in 2010 a £690 million programme was announced to unite ISS at MoD Corsham, Witshire in a modern office complex with 1,874 workspaces.[3]


Information Systems & Services provides the procurement and support functions for integrated information and communication services across the Armed Forces, the Ministry of Defence and to overseas bases, operations and ships.[4][5]


  1. ^ "A Short Guide to the Ministry of Defence" (PDF). National Audit Office UK, June 2015. Retrieved 10 June 2018.
  2. ^ "UK Defence Statistics Compendium 2009" (PDF). Ministry of Defence. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  3. ^ "Corsham project will make Defence connections more efficient - Announcements - Inside Government". GOV.UK. 13 August 2010. Retrieved 7 April 2013.
  4. ^ "MoD networks, assets and capabilities". Hansard. 9 January 2013. Retrieved 3 December 2018.
  5. ^ "About us - Joint Forces Command". GOV.UK. Retrieved 17 December 2017.