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General Dynamics Sectera Edge SME PED

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  • One-touch switching between classified and unclassified PDA functions
  • First ever on-the-move wireless access to the SIPRNET
  • Intuitive, user-friendly interface
  • NSA-certified, DISA approved
  • In use and available today
  • Easy, fast deployment with Configuration Tool — lets you update up to 16 SME PEDs at once

The Sectéra® Edge™ smartphone converges secure wireless voice and data by combining the functionality of a wireless phone and PDA — all in one easy-to-use handheld device. Developed for the National Security Agency’s Secure Mobile Environment Portable Electronic Device (SME PED) program, the Sectéra Edge is certified to protect wireless voice communications classified Top Secret and below as well as access e-mail and websites classified Secret and below. The Sectéra Edge is the only SME PED that switches between an integrated classified and unclassified PDA with a single key press.

Secure Wireless Phone and PDA

Not only can you use the Sectéra Edge to make secure phone calls, you also have secure access to classified networks, your e-mail and web browsing via high-speed GSM or CDMA cellular networks and Wi-Fi access points worldwide. From the palm of your hand, the Sectéra Edge allows you to stay connected with attachment viewers and a personal organizer that includes contacts, calendar, tasks, alarms and notes, with desktop synchronization. Implementing both Type 1 and Non-Type 1 encryption, including Suite B algorithms, the Sectéra Edge provides maximum flexibility in secure communications.

The General Dynamics Edge is one of two SME PED devices developed under the NSA's SME PED development program that was awarded in 2005. GD received their Type 1 certification December 28th, 2007. The GD Edge devices have started shipping as of approx 3/24/08.

Sectera Edge Price List

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  • Main Operating Area Display - TFT QVGA Color - 2.8 in., 64k colors
  • Trusted Display - LCD


  • MIL-STD-810F
  • Operating Temp. –23°C to 60°C (–9°F to 140°F)
  • Storage Temp. –55°C to 75°C (–67° to 167°F)


  • Separate 64 Meg of classified and 64 Meg of unclassified flash ROM and SDRAM
  • microSD expansion slot up to 2GB, for unclassified data only


  • Removeable/Rechargeable Lithium-Ion Battery
  • AC Power
  • AC Input 100–240 VAC, 50/60 Hz
  • International Adaptors

Secure Speech Processing

  • G.729D - 6.4 kbps
  • MELP - 2400 bps


  • Unclassified - USB
  • Classified - USB, Serial
  • Integrated CAC Reader - DoD PKI Enabled

Interchangeable Wireless Communications Modules

  • GSM (850/900/1800/1900)/EDGE - GSM (850/1900/2100) UMTS, HSDPA
  • CDMA (800/1900) 1xRTT, CDMA (800/1900) EV-DO Rel. A
  • Wi-Fi (802.11 b/g)


  • 2.5 mm stereo/phone jack Interoperability

Software Applications

  • Phone
  • Secure/non-secure phone calls
  • Wireless E-mail
  • Secure/non-secure e-mail with attachments
  • Personal Organizer
  • Secure/non-secure calendar, contacts, tasks, alarms and notes
  • Wired and Wireless Desktop Synchronization
  • Keep your e-mail and personal organizer up-to-date
  • Internet Explorer® Web Browser - Access to commercial Internet, classified and unclassified web pages
  • Windows Viewers - View classified/unclassified images and Word®, Excel®, Powerpoint®, PDF documents
  • WordPad Editor - Type & edit classified/unclassified notes
  • Windows Messenger - Secure/non-secure instant messaging
  • SMS - Non-secure text messaging
  • Windows Media® Player
  • Full multimedia capability - Windows Media Player for Windows CE
  • Calculator


U.S. Type 1 and Homeland Security (Suite B) NATO, Coalition, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, U.K. SCIP HAIPE® (including TACLANE® family)