TACDS Tactical Cross Domain Solutions

TACDS® - Enabling Secure Cross Domain Information Sharing at the Tactical Edge

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What is TACDS?

TACDS is General Dynamics' tactical cross domain solution (CDS) that enables information and communications to be shared and transmitted across different security domains in austere tactical environments. TACDS is a Low Size, Weight, Power and Cost (SWaP-C), rugged, tamper-resistant CDS ideal for use in ground vehicles, mobile shelters, ground sensor systems, ships, aircraft and UAVs.

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Achieve Confidence in Your Digital World™ with our architecture, integration and certification professional services designed to provide secure transmission of communications and information, and rapidly enhance cross domain capabilities for mission success.

TACDS Use Cases

Variety of Applications

TACDS supports a wide variety of tactical deployments and systems. TACDS can process numerous mission-enabling tactical data and message formats to provide instant, secure access to real-time information for warfighters serving in today’s tactical environment. With its broad capabilities, TACDS is specifically designed for diverse applications on the modern battlefield.

How can we support your mission?

Ease of Use

TACDS provides the ability to rapidly add a tactical cross domain capability from acquisition to mission.

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TACDS is Standards-Compliant

Designed for Compliance

At General Dynamics, we want to help you stay compliant. That's why our TACDS products are designed to meet the latest compliance and Raise The Bar (RTB) standards. We focus on compliance so our customers can focus on their mission.

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Our Portfolio of Tactical Cross Domain Solutions

The TACDS portfolio of RTB-compliant products enable information and communication sharing and transmission across different security domains in austere tactical environments. Designed to the mission need, the products come in a variety of hardware options.

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TACDS-Low Profile (LP)

1U tactical cross domain solution ideal for rack mounted and embedded configurations in ships and wheeled/tracked vehicles, mobile command centers, ground sensor systems, aircraft and unmanned vehicle systems.

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TACDS-Vehicle Mount (VM)

Low SWaP form factor ideal for almost any vehicle, mobile shelter, ground sensor system, aircraft and unmanned vehicle systems.

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Now With HD, Full Motion Video Capability

TACDS® brings to market the first tactical cross domain solution with the capability to share multiple streams of secure, HD video across multiple domains with no interruptions, ensuring mission continuity.

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TACDS Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions

We've answered the most commonly asked questions on cross domain solutions terminology and types, as well as details on our tactical CDS products. 

TACDS White Papers

TACDS White Papers

Request our white papers to learn about cross domain information sharing and how it can be deployed to protect your mission communications.

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On-Demand Webinars

Learn about the latest cross domain technology trends to secure your information sharing with our GD Live webinar series.

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You are never alone when you partner with General Dynamics to secure your critical information. We understand how critical the mission is to you and we’re here to support it any time, day or night. General Dynamics is committed to support our customers worldwide with a 24/7 technical Help Desk.

For immediate assistance, email TACDS@gd-ms.com or go to our Customer Support Center.

Check out our Frequently Asked Questions to get answers on Cross Domain Solution terminology and types, as well as details on TACDS, our tactical CDS products.


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