Support to Military Operations
Today, one of GCHQ's main tasks is to help protect the UK Military wherever they are deployed. This is not a new remit; it is in fact the whole reason GCHQ was formed in the first place.
The need to help protect the Military and arm them with the knowledge to keep them one step ahead proved to be the catalyst needed to develop Signals Intelligence at the start of World War One.
A lot has changed since 1914. The way the world communicates today is vastly different, but some things remain constant.
GCHQ is still committed to supporting the Military.
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