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Cryptochannel

In telecommunication, a cryptochannel is a complete system of crypto-communications[?] between two or more holders. The basic unit for naval cryptographic communication. It includes: (a) the cryptographic aids prescribed; (b) the holders thereof; (c) the indicators or other means of identification; (d) the area or areas in which effective; (e) the special purpose, if any, for which provided; and (f) pertinent notes as to distribution, usage, etc. A cryptochannel is analogous to a radio circuit.

Source: from Federal Standard 1037C and from the Department of Defense Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms



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