Telemetry, Tracking and Command for All Satellites

The KG-327 family is the next generation of Telemetry, Tracking and Commanding End Crypto Units (ECU) for spaceborne applications. Designed to optimize SWaP, the KG-327 family is NSA-certified to secure uplink and downlink communications for use by all satellites at data rates 10 times greater than legacy equipment to enhance performance.

  • NSA-Certified
  • Higher COMSEC data rates
  • Optimized SWaP
  • Advanced key management for space
  • One time programmable hardware for future customization

Product Details

Specifications

KG-327 Family KG-327 KG-328 KG-327A
Algorithms Supported BELSHAZZAR
CARDHOLDER
BELSHAZZAR BELSHAZZAR
CARDHOLDER
Encrypt Data Rates 100 bps to 100 Mbps 100 bps to 100 Mbps 100 bps to 1 Mbps
Decrypt Data Rates 100 bps to 50 Mbps 100 bps to 100 Mbps 100 bps to 1 Mbps
Size 6.53 x 6.53 x 1.56 in 6.53 x 6.53 x 1.56 in 8.00 x 6.75 x 1.86 in
Volume 66.5 in.³ 66.5 in.³ 100.4 in.³
Weight 2.8 lbs.
(Aluminum housing)
2.8 lbs.
(Aluminum housing)
9.4 lbs.
(Tantalum cladding)
Power 5 Watts
(both channels running)
5 Watts
(both channels running)
5 Watts
(both channels running)
Radiation 100Krads TID
(outside housing)
100Krads TID
(outside housing)
25Mrads TID
(outside housing)
Operating Temperature –24°C to +61°C –24°C to +61°C –24°C to +61°C
Vibration 19 g rms 19 g rms 19 g rms
Input Voltage Nominal 28 Volts
(22v – 50v)
Nominal 28 Volts
(22v – 50v)
Nominal 28 Volts
(22v – 50v)
EMI MIL-STD-461E (tailored) MIL-STD-461E (tailored) MIL-STD-461E (tailored)
Data Interface LVDS LVDS LVDS
MTTF >2,000,000 hours at 10°C
>1,000,000 hours at 40°C
>2,000,000 hours at 10°C
>1,000,000 hours at 40°C
>2,000,000 hours at 10°C
>1,000,000 hours at 40°C