Retribution Fleet Intelligence (R2F Intel) was a project in the R2F, assigned to Specials Wing. Like PBF's Project Templar, it was a "think tank" that sought to research and develop plans to improve the fleet.
Nichos Katran took over command from Kenal "FoX" Darklighter in March 2002<ref>Retribution Fleet Newsletter (03/01/02), Adam "Vender" Fene, 2002.03.02</ref>. When Nichos was appointed R2F XO on October 14, 2002, he vacated the position and the search for a new CO began<ref>R2F NL 10/14/02, Corran Horn Jr., 2002.10.14</ref>. Dev Azzameen was appointed CO on November 19<ref>R2F NL 11/19/02, Corran Horn Jr., 2002.11.19</ref>. The squadron then began working on R2F fiction, creating crew members and squadrons attached to the R2F's ships (in effect an OOB), and creating a planets database. Dev opted to resign in the beginning of February 2003 and a new CO was once again sought<ref>R2F NL 02/01/03, Corran Horn Jr., 2003.02.02</ref>; Argon Viper stepped up and assumed command.