On 1 July 2012, the NATO Communications and Information Agency (or NCI Agency) was established through the amalgamation of the NATO Communication and Information Systems Services Agency (NCSA), NATO Consultation, Command and Control Agency (NC3A), NATO Air Command and Control System Management Agency (NACMA), and elements of the NATO Headquarters Information and Communication Technology Service (ICTM). The Agency is led by the General Manager Koen Gijsbers.
The Agency acts as NATO’s principal Consultation, Command and Control (C3) deliverer and Communications and Information Systems (CIS) provider. It also provides IT-support to NATO Headquarters, the NATO Command Structure and NATO Agencies.
The Headquarters for the NATO Communications and Information Agency is in Brussels, Belgium; it also has major locations in The Hague, Netherlands, and Mons, Belgium, as well as locations with major customers and in Afghanistan – in sum, over 30 offices.