NSA Certifies General Dynamics Battlefield Encryptor

Ruggedized TACLANE-Nano provides end-to-end high-assurance encryption to operational settings in the smallest, lightest and most power-efficient form factor

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 8, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Mission Systems announced today that the National Security Agency (NSA) has certified its new TACLANE- Nano (KG-175N) network encryptor to secure voice, video and data information classified Top Secret/SCI and below traversing public and private IP networks. This NSA certification validates the TACLANE-Nano's capability to protect the most critical data communications through government networks and national security systems worldwide at any time.

The full announcement from General Dynamics Missions Systems is available here.

The TACLANE-Nano operates faster than 100 megabits per second aggregate throughout in a Size, Weight, Power and Cost (SWaP-C) optimized form factor, ruggedized to withstand the rigors of a mobile environment. Its small size and high speed allow it to be used for dismounted tactical forward deployment, unmanned or manned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), covert and special operations.

"General Dynamics is committed to advancing our TACLANE portfolio to address our customers' unique mission needs from enterprise to edge," said Brian Morrison, vice president and manager of the Cyber Systems line of business for General Dynamics Mission Systems. "This certification makes TACLANE Type 1 encryption available in a ruggedized low SWaP form factor to bring our proven data security to the tactical edge of the battlefield."

The TACLANE-Nano is available for purchase via General Dynamics Mission Systems or NSA Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract.

General Dynamics Mission Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). More information about General Dynamics Mission Systems is available at gdmissionsystems.com. More information about General Dynamics is available at www.gd.com.

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