The PacStar 4500 Commander Kit is a lightweight, compact, and secure communications package that provides voice, data and video communications for combatant commanders and other high-profile users. The PacStar 4500 provides either a tunneled or “cipher text core” architecture with access to classified and unclassified DoD networks, such as SIPRNet, JWICS, and NIPRNet.
The black enclave contains a Cisco ASA 5505 firewall with FIPS 140-2 VPN and routing capabilities. The red enclave contains a small form factor, high performance Cisco 5915 ESR router with enterprise-class routing features. The red enclave can be separated from the core to meet stringent security requirements.