Information Systems & Services
Information Systems and Services (or Information Systems & Services or ISS) is a Cluster within the Defence Equipment and Support Top Level Budget of the UK Ministry of Defence
Ministry of Defence (United Kingdom)
The Ministry of Defence is the United Kingdom government department responsible for implementation of government defence policy and is the headquarters of the British Armed Forces....

. Based around its headquarters at Corsham (together with satellite sites including Andover, Bicester, Henlow, Stanbridge, Bath, Yeovilton), it currently employs around 5,000 people.


ISS was created on 1 April 2008 from the former Defence Communications and Services Agency (DCSA). In turn, the DCSA had been formed in 1995 from many single-Service signals organisations including RAFSEE (the Royal Air Force Signals Engineering Establishment)


ISS is currently centred at Corsham but had a number of key satellite units. These include:
  • Bicester - the old DLO site at Arncott
  • Henlow - the former site of RAFSEE, now part of the RAF Wyton Henlow Brampton
    RAF Wyton
    RAF Wyton is a Royal Air Force station near St. Ives, Cambridgeshire, England.In terms of organisation RAF Wyton is now part of the combined station RAF Brampton Wyton Henlow, a merger of Wyton with two previously separate bases, RAF Brampton and RAF Henlow. Wyton is the largest of the three. It...

  • Andover - the current home of the Joint Supply Chain and, under Project Hyperion, the home of the Army's Land Formation once its move from Wilton is complete

Current Activities

There are 3 standing priorities on ISS:
  • Support to current operations
  • Change
  • Other Activities
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