TACLANE Encryptor Training

Because of COVID-19, we have implemented new policies that include social distancing, questionnaires about recent travel, use of face masks, and movement restrictions on areas within our buildings.

The TACLANE 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-Nano (KG-175N)TACLANE-FLEX (KG-175F)TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D)TACLANE-1G (KG-175G) and TACLANE-10G (KG-175X) encryptors in a practical operational environment. The course also includes a complete module of training on the IP version of 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. 

  • Features

    Who Should Attend

    This course is designed for network engineers, operators, security and system administrators who will be installing, configuring and operating TACLANE encryptors. Students should be familiar with basic IP networking concepts. Familiarity with KEYMAT/ANCYZ-10 is desired, but not required.

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

    The course includes the following:

    • System overview
    • Getting to know TACLANE and its operating environment
    • Initialization
    • TACLANE configuration data
    • Display of TACLANE data
    • Key management
    • Securing calls
    • Security administration
    • TACLANE management functions
    • Maintenance and installation
    • Error scenarios and fault conditions
    • Managing multiple TACLANE encryptors in an IP network environment using GEM One
  • Course Schedule and Times

    Course Schedule and Times

    Courses are held at our General Dynamics Mission Systems training facilities in Annapolis Junction, MD and Scottsdale, AZ. 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.

    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.


    2021 Training Dates Cancellation Date
    August 3 - 6, 2021
    July 23 
    August 17 - 20, 2021 (Scottsdale, AZ) - FULL                        
    August 6
    September 14 - 17, 2021
    September 3
    September 21 - 24, 2021 (Scottsdale, AZ)
    September 10
    October 5 - 8, 2021                       
    September 24
    October 19 - 22, 2021 (Scottsdale, AZ)
    October 8
    November 2 - 5, 2021 
    October 22
    November 16 - 19, 2021 (Scottsdale, AZ)
    November 5
    December 7 - 10, 2021
    November 26
    December 14 - 17, 2021 (Scottsdale, AZ)
    November 27

  • Credits
    CompTIA Logo

    The TACLANE® (KG-175) Operator Training Course has been pre-approved by CompTIA for the following credits:   

    • A+
    • Network+
    • Security+
    • Cloud+
    • CSA+

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

  • Requirements and Cost

    Requirements and Cost


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


    The tuition for the course is $2,450. This includes four 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.

  • Register

    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