The DXS is a fictitious government department similar to the CIA but with specific focus
on providing "special activities" and operations outside of the US. These
activities can range from intelligence gathering and surveillance through to covert
They have their own field agents to undertake these assignments, but can also
liaise with other agencies if required.
agents moved over to work at the Phoenix Foundation
after they left the department citing it as a way to continue the peace process they had
stared in the DXS. Due to the high level security work the foundation undertook, the
unique skills of DXS agents were put to good use.
- In a few episodes, the DXS was
mistakenly referred to as the "DSX.")
- In the 2016 reboot the DXS was portrayed as a government
organization which was so secretive that even the CIA didn't
know about them and so powerful they could "move Christmas."
Their public cover was of being a government think tank, which
they maintained after renaming to Phoenix Foundation at the end
of the first episode.