Collaborating at the highest strategic level, our commitment to the Armed Forces remains paramount, and helps to save lives. Our partnership is integrated and mutually beneficial, and we look to a future where together we can invest in military capabilities to counter any attack in cyberspace.
When UK Signals Intelligence began in 1914, the world was a very different place. Read about the dilemma of the Zimmermann telegram, Signals Intelligence trailblazer William Green Swanborough, the intelligence officer and the movie star, and the capture of a spy in Rome in 1945.
The Royal Navy established a Wireless Telegraphy Station at Scarborough in 1912. Since 1914 it has conducted signals intelligence (Sigint) in support of both the defence of the United Kingdom and of our armed forces.
As one of the three UK Intelligence and Security Agencies, we work closely with MI5 and the Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) to counter increasingly complex and globalised threats, and to promote British interests.