TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D) Encryptor

The World’s Most Widely Deployed HAIPE® Encryptor

TACLANE®-Micro is the most deployed High Assurance IP Encryptor (HAIPE®) and Crypto Modernization Compliant encryptor. Optimized for both tactical and strategic environments, the TACLANE-Micro is high-speed, compact and mobile. Available as a new unit, or as a low cost trade-in for currently deployed units, the TACLANE-Micro is your high value, low cost solution. The TACLANE-Micro is supported 24/7 with Help Desk Support and comes with a five-year warranty.

  • Ruggedized, mobile, lightweight (4.25 lbs) and low power
  • Certified to protect information classified Top Secret Codeword & below
  • HAIPE v4.1 certified
  • Designed to meet evolving cyber security requirements
  • Seamless foreign interoperability
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Product Details


Designed for evolving cyber security requirements, TACLANE-Micro will be capable of providing broader security features to address emerging national threats. TACLANE will lead the market with enhanced capabilities for support of critical services in a high assurance HAIPE device.

  • Ruggedized, mobile, lightweight (4.25 lbs) and low power
  • Certified to protect information classified Top Secret Codeword and below
  • HAIPE v4.1 certified
  • Designed to meet evolving cyber security requirements
  • Seamless foreign interoperability
  • Remote HAIPE-to-HAIPE keying
  • Suite A/ Suite B / IPMEIR algorithm agility (per packet basis) - no manual intervention required
  • IPv4/IPv6 dual stack
  • 200 Mb/s aggregate throughput
  • Remote management via GEM X™ Encryptor Manager

Optional Feature Enhancements

Agile Virtual Local Area Network (VLAN): Enables use of HAIPE security features on Layer 2 VLAN/Non-IP Ethernet traffic while simultaneously supporting standard HAIPE encryption of IP traffic. Benefits include:

  • Elimination of GRE tunnels
  • Redundancy
  • Load balancing

Future Software Upgradeable Features

  • HAIPE v4.1.2 for classified device generated shared key
TACLANE and GEM X are trademarks of General Dynamics. HAIPE is a registered trademark of the National Security Agency. All other product and service names are the property of their respective owners.
TACLANE Micro Data Sheet View Document
Size 1.61"H (IU) x 5.5"W x 10.85"D
Up to 3 units mounted side-by-side in 19" rack
Weight: 4.25 lbs.
Power 25 Watts
Lithium 3.6V for extreme environments
User replaceable battery
Standard alkaline AA battery for benign environments
Passively cooled via natural convection
MIL-STD 461E EMI-compliant power supply included
Speed Full bandwidth, 200 Mb/s aggregate
10/100 Mb/s auto negotiation (full/half duplex)
Standard Compliance HAIPE IS v4.1
Suite A / Suite B / IPMEIR
Crypto Modernization
Interface PT and CT Data Ports:
10/100/1000 Base-T (RJ-45) auto negotiation
1000 Base-SX (LC) Standard KG-175GM (Multi-Mode optics)
10/100 Base-T (RJ-45) auto negotiation
Stanard DS-101 Key Fill Port
Key Fill Bus Capability*
Primary Power 12VDC
Remote zeroize input
Environment Operating temperature: -40°C to 60°C (-40°F to 140°F)
Storage temperature: -40°C to 71°C (-40°F to 160°F)
95% humidity (non-condensing)
MIL-STD 810 (shock, vibration, sand/dust, rain, altitude)
MIL-STD 167-1 (vibration)
MIL-STD 901D (Navy hammer shock)
MIL-STD 461E (electromagnetic compatibility)
TEMPEST In accordance with NSTISSAM TEMPEST/1-92 Level 1
Altitude Storage/transit:1,500 ft, below sea level to 60,000 ft above sea level
Operational: 1,500 ft below sea level to 50,000 ft above sea level
Reliability 320,000 Hrs Mean Time Between Failure (Ground fixed benign)
Security Associations (SAs) Supports large networks with 512 fully meshed nodes simultaneously
Existing connections replaced as needed
8,000 Hosts allocated over active security associations
Keys 48 Authenticated Pre-placed Keys (APPKs) Chains, with up to 11 changeover keys per slot (load APPKs once a year)
Supports PPKs, FIREFLY and Enhanced FIREFLY keys
HAIPE IS v4.1 Internet Key Exchange (IKE)v2
Device Generated Shared Key (Good for 1 year)
Low Latency Ideal for time delay critical applications (VoIP and satellite)
Does not exceed 59 microseconds for ≤46 byte packet (IPv4)
Does not exceed 73 microseconds for ≤64 byte packet (IPv6)
Management Perform locally via front console, or remotely via CT or PT interface.
Local Management:
Web-based using standard browser
Retains menu TACLANE structure and command
Optional Remote Management:
Standards-based SNMP v3
HAIPE IS, Standard and Enterprise MIBs supported
Up to 12 simultaneous remote managers
Over the network software upgrade
Reprogram algorithms, protocols and interfaces
Network Protocols Ethernet
IPv4/IPv6 Dual Stack
IPv6 neighbor discovery and address resolution
Address Resolution Protocol (ARP)
Internet Group Management Protocol (IGMP) (v1/v2/v3) Queries/reports
Multicast Listener Discovery (v1/v2)
Internet Control Message Protocol (ICMP)
Path Maximum Transmission Unit (PMTU)
RIP Listener/Speaker
NAT Support NAT-T Automated Security Association Extension
Reachability Peer HAIPE Reachability Detection (PHRD)
Peer Destination Unreachability Notification (PDUN)
Discovery Generic Discovery Client
Static Routing
HAIPE IS v1.3.5 Secure Dynamic Discovery
Interoperability Interoperable with all HAIPE compliant encryptors
Foreign Interoperability Algorithm Agile - Simultaneous Suite A/AES EFF without manual intervention
Suite B (AES EFF)-only version available
DePACs for U.S., CCEB, NATO, NATO Nations and Coalition R3.5 Suite B (AES EFF)
Ease of Use & Management Tools GEM X Encryptor Manager - Manage a network of TACLANE encryptors remotely from a central location
Generic Discovery Server (GDS) - Automatically discovers HAIPE devices
Quick Start Wizard - Assists users with initial configuration of the unit
TACLANE Configuration Tool (TCT) - Assists users with the upgrade configuration process
Future Software Upgradeable Features HAIPE v 4.1.2 for classified device generated shared key

*Hardware in place for addition of feature

Upgrade Information

The latest software upgrade available for TACLANE-Micro is Release 4.1v2 which includes the following features:

  • HAIPE v4.1 core features and extensions
  • IKEv2 ECDH with Shared Secret authentication
  • IPMEIR 1.0
  • Unclassified Device Generated Shared Keys
  • Remote management MIB updates
  • Simplified Security Policy Database (configuration is now optional)
  • Improved QoS support
  • Enhanced HMI
  • Faster startup time
  • Rollback to previously installed software release

A Field Software Upgrade (FSU) is available for TACLANE-Micro encryptors currently running R3.5. The FSU maintains key material and can be performed remotely over the network using GEM X 4.1.1 or locally using the TACLANE Configuration Tool (TCT). To request the free software upgrade, please visit or call the technical Help Desk at 877-230-0236 (410-850-4893); DSN 644-1139.

Important! - Please contact your organization's Crypto Support Team for information on your organization's Release approval status.

To request a Computer Based Tutorial (CBT) covering TACLANE Rv4.1 basic configuration, please email your full name, citizenship, and mailing address to [email protected], hands-on training courses are also available. Please visit for more information.

24/7 Customer Support

You are never alone when you partner with General Dynamics to secure your critical information. With over 100,000 deployed NSA-certified encryptors worldwide, General Dynamics is committed to support our customers worldwide with a 24/7 technical Help Desk.

Help Desk — Contact our technical Help Desk 24 hours a day / 7 days a week:
DSN 644-1139

Our Infosec support page is designed to make it easy for customers to access the information they need. Please visit for the following support features:

  • Product Update Notifications — Sign up to receive technical bulletins, upgrade notices and other important product information automatically via E-mail
  • Warranty Status — Enter the serial number of your encryption device to find out the date your warranty or maintenance expires
  • Depot Status — Track your encryptor through the depot
  • Order Status — Track the status of your orders
  • TACLANE-Micro Trade-In Program — Enter the units to be returned as part of the program and print out your packing slips and shipping instructions
  • Software Requests — Request Software Upgrades for your TACLANE encryptors, GEM Patches and GEM Lite Software

TACLANE Encryptor Training

The TACLANE encryptor Operator Training course is a four-day course offered in both our Scottsdale, AZ and Annapolis Junction, MD facilities. The course combines classroom presentations and hands-on-exercises designed to teach you how to install, configure and maintain the TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D) and TACLANE-1G (KG-175G) encryptors in a practical operational environment. The course also includes a complete module of training on the IP version of our GEM X™ encryptor manager. Students who pass the short written and practical exam at the end of the course will receive a certificate.

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General Dynamics Mission Systems
Training Coordinator
430 National Business Parkway, Suite 200
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701

Fax: 410-850-5005
Tel: 1-877-230-0236 (Option 4)

E-mail: [email protected]