TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D) Encryptor

The most widely deployed certified encryptor

Now compliant with the Advanced Cryptographic Capability (ACC) standard, the TACLANE®-Micro continues to be the most widely deployed High Assurance IP Encryptor (HAIPE) encryptor securing tactical and strategic networks worldwide. Request the latest software

Next Gen TACLANE-Micro Solutions - Same Field Proven Reliability and Ease of Use

Explore your options for crypto modernization and TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D) replacement.  In addition to the scalable TACLANE-FLEX (KG-175F), the increased performance of the TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) and the new Adapter Module make it an ideal form fit replacement. 

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Next Generation Crypto Modernization

TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D) users have several options to consider when planning to modernize network and crypto equipment:

  • TACLANE-FLEX (KG-175F) – The form/fit of TACLANE-Micro with advanced features and scalability to support expanding bandwidth requirements (200 Mb/s – 2 Gb/s)
  • TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) – The smallest, lightest certified HAIPE® optimized for secure tactical, unmanned, remote/telework applications and deployable communication kits (200 Mb/s)
  • TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) Adapter Module (for KG-175D) – Enables use of the TACLANE-Nano encryptor in an exact form factor (size, power, interfaces) of the TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D)


Explore your options for crypto modernization and TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D)  replacement.  In addition to the scalable TACLANE-FLEX (KG-175F), the increased performance of the TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) and the new Adapter Module make it an ideal form fit replacement. 

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TACLANE-Nano Adapter Module 360 View

New TACLANE®-Nano (KG-175N) Adapter Module (for KG-175D) eliminates need for logistical changes and rewiring to existing mounting, shelving or enclosure configurations providing a cost-effective TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D) replacement option. 

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The smallest, lightest, most efficient 2 Gb/s aggregate HAIPE encryptor, the TACLANE-FLEX is ideal for users that need advanced features and bandwidth scalability in the form factor of a KG-175D. General Dynamics offers a trade-in program for users that want to upgrade their deployed 200 Mb/s - 2 Gb/s encryptors with the latest in advanced cryptographic capability and security features. 

TACLANE-FLEX is the next generation product in a TRUSTED encryption portfolio. Designed for EFFICIENT performance and SWAP-C, the FLEX is SCALABLE to support tomorrow's mission requirements and ENHANCED with advanced security and user features.


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The smallest, lightest, certified HAIPE® for secure tactical communications. 

TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) is the newest small form factor addition to the TACLANE family of HAIPE encryptors. Offering 200 Mb/s aggregate throughput and power options, the Nano provides end-to-end secure voice, video and data in mobile environments. For TACLANE-Micro users looking to reduce SWAP-C and expand features for high risk and unattended applications, the TACLANE-Nano is the ideal replacement. 


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Enabling an exact form/fit replacement for the KG-175D. TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) required. 

TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) Adapter Module (for KG-175D) is a ruggedized enclosure that can be used with the TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) encryptor to provide an exact form/fit replacement for the TACLANE-Micro (KG-175D). The Adapter Module also provides the same power and network interfaces eliminating the need for rewiring or changes to existing mounting, shelving or enclosure configuration providing the most cost-effective alternative for KG-175D replacement.


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TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) Adapter Module (for KG-175D)

It is important for users to ensure their TACLANE-based security solutions are integrated and used with approved ancillary equipment to comply with mission requirements. By using ancillary equipment that has been tested and validated by General Dynamics for use with TACLANE devices reduces risks associated with interoperability, redundancy, environmental factors and even warranty coverage. Please refer to the TACLANE Approved Products List (APL) for a complete list of tested and approved ancillary items available for purchase and supported by General Dynamics. If you have a requirement for an item that is not listed, please contact us.





TACLANE Approved Products

P/N: MC-101AR
 Fiber Optic Cable TACLANEMicroC100 - TACLANE APL Fiber Optic Cable (TACLANE-Micro/C100)
P/N: MC-104A
RJ45 10100 BaseT Cable TACLANEMicroC100 - TACLANE APL  RJ45 10/100 BaseT Cable (TACLANE-Micro/C100)
P/N: MC-105A
 AC Power Adapter TACLANE-Micro/C100 - TACLANE APL AC Power Adapter (TACLANE-Micro/C100)
P/N: MC-103A


Items can be purchased on IDIQ or directly from General Dynamics Mission Systems. For more information please contact our INFOSEC team at (781) 410-9400, (888) 897-3148 or by filling out our form.

24/7 Customer Support

You are never alone when you partner with General Dynamics to secure your critical information. With the largest deployed base of 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:

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

  • Product Update Notifications — Sign up to receive newsletters and product update information 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
  • Software Requests — TACLANE encryptors are Field Software Upgradeable locally, via GEM One or the TACLANE Configuration Tool (TCT). To request software upgrades for TACLANE, GEM One software or Computer Based Tutorials (CBTs), use this link.

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-FLEX (KG-175F), TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N), 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 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.

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    To see our TACLANE-FLEX, TACLANE-Nano and TACLANE-Nano (KG-175N) Adapter Module (for KG-175D) pricing list, please contact us.

    Which TACLANE Is Right For Your Mission?

    Certified to protect information classified Top Secret/SCI and below, the TACLANE portfolio extends from ruggedized, small form factor Inline Network Encryptors (INE) to high performance encryption platforms (200 Mb/s to 20 Gb/s aggregate throughput). Compare our TACLANE network encryptors and see which one is best for your mission.

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