|Cyber and Information Domain Service|
|Cyber- und Informationsraum|
|Active||5 April 2017 – present|
|Country||Federal Republic of Germany|
|Size||14,226 (March 2021)|
|Commander and Chief of the Cyber and Information Domain Service||Vice admiral Thomas Daum|
The Cyber and Information Domain Service (German: Kommando Cyber- und Informationsraum; KdoCIR) is the youngest branch of Germany's military, the Bundeswehr. The decision to form a new military branch was presented by Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen on 26 April 2016, becoming operational on 5 April 2017. The headquarter of the Cyber and Information Domain Service is Bonn.
In November 2015 the German Ministry of Defense activated a Staff Group within the ministry tasked with developing plans for a reorganization of the Cyber, IT, military intelligence, geo-information, and operative communication units of the Bundeswehr.
On 26 April 2016 Defense Minister Ursula von der Leyen presented the plans for the new military branch to the public and on 5 October 2016 the command's staff became operational as a department within the ministry of defense. On 5 April 2017 the Cyber and Information Domain Service was activated as the 6th branch of the Bundeswehr. The Cyber and Information Domain Service Headquarters will take command of all existing Cyber, IT, military intelligence, geoinformation, and operative communication units. The Command is planned to be fully operational by 2021.
The CIDS is commanded by the Chief of the Cyber and Information Domain Service (Inspekteur des Cyber- und Informationsraum) (InspCIR), a three-star general position, based in Bonn.