What does CIS do in the RNR? After a relatively short gestation period (compared to GSSR... :wink: ), the CIS specialisation in the RNR recently published its organisation which identifies the three main areas in which RNR CIS ratings will be employed. The three operational areas are: 1. MCM FSU - a number of teams comprising 2 x Senior Rates, 2 x LHs and up to 6 ABs have been identified; these teams will operate the FSU CIS module supporting MCMV operations. 2. RFA - several teams, each made up of 1 x SR, 1-2 x LHs supported by 5-6 ABs will provide a dedicated resource to support the RFA in sea-going roles. These preceding roles are very similar to that previously carried out by the RNR Comms rating in times gone by. In addition, the RNR rating will in future carry out a new role: 3. Strategic - Teams led by an Officer of SO2 rank supported by 2 further SO2/3, 2 SRs (CPO and/or PO) plus a LH and AB will support the CIS provision within the MARBATSTAFFS, JFHQ J6 JFCIS/JTNETCEN, DCSA/ GOSCC environments. In this role you're likely to end up wearing green like our GSSR brethren and work alongside the Pongoes, Crabs - an extremely interesting experience! Appropriate training and ORT is being identified for each team and the intention is that the teams will train together and work together, however flexibility will also be key (rigid flexibility?) and the teams are by no means fixed or indeed permanent. An interesting time in the CIS world that will hopefully give our regular counterparts visibility of other non-SPO jobs that the RNR can do!