TACLANE E-Series Encryptor Training

The TACLANE® E-Series Operator Training course is a three-day course offered in our Annapolis Junction, MD facility. This course combines classroom presentations and hands-on-exercises designed to teach you how to install, configure and maintain the TACLANE E-Series Ethernet encryptor in a practical operational environment including hybrid Layer 2 / Layer 3 networks.

The course also includes a complete module of training on our GEM® One encryptor manager software. Students who pass the short written and practical exam at the end of the course will receive a certificate.


Who Should Attend

This course is designed for network engineers, operators, security and system administrators who will be installing, configuring and operating TACLANE E-Series encryptors. Students should be familiar with basic Layer 2 networking concepts. Familiarity with Public Key Certificates is desired, but not required.

The TACLANE E-Series Training course has been pre-approved for Continuing Education Units (CEUs). See “Credits” tab for more information.


  • System overview
  • Getting to know TACLANE E-Series and its operating environment
  • Initialization
  • TACLANE E-Series configuration data
  • Display of TACLANE E-Series data
  • Certificate management
  • Securing calls
  • Security administration
  • TACLANE E-Series management functions
  • Maintenance and installation
  • Error scenarios and fault conditions
  • Managing multiple TACLANE E-Series encryptors in a network environment using GEM One 

Course Schedule and Times

Courses are held at our General Dynamics Mission Systems training facilities in Annapolis Junction, MD. Classes start promptly at 8:30 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. each day. You should allow at least 15 minutes before class for registration at the front desk. Bring a photo I.D. for security verification.


Training Dates Cancellation Date
July 16 - 19, 2024  July 5
September 17 - 19, 2024  September 6
November 12 - 14, 2024  November 1


Off-Site Training

Training at the customer's site is also available on a case-by-case basis. Contact the Training Coordinator or by telephone (877) 230-0236 for additional information. Unless otherwise noted, all courses will be conducted in Annapolis Junction, MD.

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The TACLANE E-Series Training Course has been pre-approved by CompTIA for the following credits:


Each hour of class equates to one CEU credit provided you submit your certificate of completion.

Requirements and Cost


Course attendance requires a U.S. Government Secret Clearance, COMSEC briefed.


The tuition for the course is $2,595. This includes three full days of classroom and hands-on training and course material. The maximum class size depends on class location. Classes are filled as applications are approved.

Refund Policy

If the class you selected is filled when we receive your application, we will notify you to schedule an alternate class. If your class is canceled after your registration is accepted, we will notify you promptly. Your registration fee will be refunded or you may attend an alternate class.

We understand circumstances may arise that require you to cancel. In order to receive a tuition refund, cancellation must be made 10 business days prior to the class start date. If you miss the cancellation deadline due to unusual or exceptional circumstances, please contact the training coordinator immediately to make alternate arrangements.

Dress Code

Business casual dress is required. Military personnel may dress in uniform. Shorts, sweat suits, baseball hats or T-shirts are not permitted.

How To Register

Complete our online registration form.
- OR -
Download a PDF version of the form and fax the completed form to
FAX: 410-799-7387
Attn: Training Coordinator

If you have questions, please contact the Training Coordinator:

Tel: 1-877-230-0236 (Option 3)

E-mail: infosectraining@gd-ms.com

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