ESTABLISHING A CRYPTOFACILITY
CRITICAL TASKS: 01-5770.07-9001
In this lesson, you will learn about establishing a cryptofacility.
TERMINAL LEARNING OBJECTIVE:
Describe how to establish a cryptofacility.
Given this lesson.
To demonstrate competence, you must achieve a minimum of 70 percent on the subcourse
The material in this lesson was derived from the following publications: AR 190-13, AR 190-
16, and TB 380-41 series.
A cryptofacility provides the physical security needed to protect COMSEC material from loss or compromise. It
can be fixed, transportable, or mobile. The U.S. Army INSCOM must approve a fixed facility used for holding or
using classified COMSEC material. Commanders are responsible for verifying the proper handling and
protection of COMSEC material held in mobile and transportable facilities. This applies to facilities that are
operational for less than 90 days.
A cryptofacility is any facility that is used for operating, maintaining, and storing
a. Fixed facilities include vaults in buildings or other immovable structures. There are six types of fixed