NAVSECGRU Naval Security Group Department NCTAMS PAC Wahiawa, HI
Naval Security Group Department
Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station, Pacific (NCTAMS PAC) is the Pacific regional commander for all Naval Computer and Telecommunications System assets. NCTAMS PAC manages cryptologic resources for Commander, Naval Security Group (COMNAVSECGRU) and provides operational direction and management of the Department of Defense (DoD) world-wide High Frequency Direction Finding System. Tenent Units include the Naval Security Group Department HFDF Net Control Station and HFDF Net Outstation.
Naval Computer and Telecommunications Area Master Station, Pacific (NCTAMS PAC)
PAC HFDF NET WAHIAWA HI is responsible for for all HFDF Net Control activities. NAVSECGRUDEPT HONOLULU HI responsibilities include NAVSECGRU supply and fiscal matters, and certain matters dealing with special intelligence communications.
To improve naval communications in the Pacific area, a Communications Security Unit (COMSEC) was established at Wahiawa in 1942 under the management and control of the Chief of Naval Operations (CNO). Their purpose was to assist in a program of cryptographic security, message traffic control and message traffic analysis.
The TACINTEL subsystem at the facility is used for transmission of special-intelligence communications. The subsystem is essentially a computerized message processing installation that makes it possible to transmit and receive message traffic via satellite in a
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Created by John Pike
Maintained by Steven Aftergood
Updated Saturday, November 15, 1997 7:54:28 PM