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Specification NSA No. 86-33
November 1, 1987 




1.1 Scope

This document defines the functional, electrical and mechanical interface of the INDICTOR COMSEC Module. The INDICTOR COMSEC Module contains electronic encryption and decryption circuitry, which can be embedded into a host communication equipment. This circuitry can be used to secure voice and low speed data communications for the portable radio market requiring extremely low power and size. This ICD is intended to serve the needs of the host system and item equipment developer. This document contains the detailed technical information that is required to successfully integrate this communications security (COMSEC) module into existing or future telecommunications systems. Specific, system unique, security engineering guidance for the proper use of the INDICTOR COMSEC Module in telecommunication equipment will be provided by the National Security Agency on an individual application basis. (Zipped PDF, 33pp, 3.5MB)