Is King Crypto's Crown Secure?

Richardson, Doug; Keggler, Johnny
April 2007
Armada International;Apr/May2007, Vol. 31 Issue 2, p20
The article focuses on the emergence military technologies for encrypted communications. The Tadiran Communications CNR-9000 tactical combat radio system of the Israeli Defense Forces uses digital encryption for voice and data and incorporates full-band frequency-hopping techniques. The Harris Radio Frequency (RF) Communications PRC-117F radio used by the U.S. Special Operations Forces community is a software-controlled radio that can be assembled into manpack and base-station configurations.


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