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(MSG) Ultra-Lite


  • Can operate on Notebook PC
  • Fully automated message handling system
  • E-mail support for message receipt/release
  • Enhanced message security
  • Flexibility in Connectivity
  • Flexibility in Configuration
  • Proven Technology
  • Hardware Flexibility

  • MSG Functionality without Comm Controller - The MSG Ultra-Lite was developed by Cavalier to support end users that require system portability and/or rely primarily on network connectivity.
  • Fully Automated Message Handling System - Designed to enhance operator productivity and minimize message handling time. Accomplished via an intuitive Windows based user interface and the feature rich capabilities integral to the MSG.
  • Flexibility in Connectivity - Designed for use as an affordable End-User system providing fully automated message handling and delivery. The Ultra-Lite supports serial communication via COM1 or COM2 as well as TCP/IP connectivity. Can be used by the GENSER and/or DSSCS communities. This flexibility minimizes cost (i.e., training, Help desk, system enhancements, etc.) associated with supporting multiple single function systems.
  • Proven Technology - Since its inception, Cavalier Communications has been supplying Government users with PC based state-of-the-art systems used in both the GENSER and DSSCS communities. MSG is the latest generation communications system incorporating a wealth of functionality along with the security afforded when using an operating system such as Windows NT. The MSG system has been DMS CAP certified for use in the GENSER community and has been DIA certified for consolidated GENSER/DSSCS use.
  • Hardware Flexibility - Operates on user supplied Pentium PC (Windows NT compatible) platforms as well as Notebook PCs providing the user with maximum flexibility in selecting the optimum suite of processor and peripheral devices.


  • Store-and-Forward System (up to 2 serial ports)
  • TCP/IP with FDMP and Triple DES (128 remotes)
  • E-Mail Connectivity (Direct to E-Mail Host)
  • STU-III Remote User Support
  • Extensive Message Routing Support
  • Message Search and Trace Functions
  • Routing Line Segregation
  • Concatenation of Sectioned Messages
  • Database Archival and Restoration
  • On-Line HELP
  • On-Line Message Preparation/Editing
  • On-Line Device Configuration
  • On-Line Routing Table Edits/Activation
  • Simplified PLA/RI Maintenance Support
  • Message Alt Route and Automated Readdressal


  • Windows NT - C2
  • Message CRC to Maintain Message Integrity
  • MSG Application Audit Trail
  • MSG User Logon with Password
  • System Administrator Assignment of:
    • System and Device Community
    • System and Device Classification
    • Compartment, Codeword and Caveat correlation with TCC Generation
    • Dirty Word Filter
    • Privileges and Capabilities granted to each MSG user
  • Redundant Security Checks


  • Compatible with Windows NT
  • Extensive Menu Selection vs. Data Entry
  • Meaningful Operator Advisement Messages
  • System Summary Status Display
  • Audible and/or Visual Anomaly Notification
  • Visual Protocol/Modem Signal Status


  • Destination Routing Indicators (RI)
  • Plain Language and Address (PLA) and Office Symbols
  • Message Text Keyword/Phrases
  • Precedence
  • Classification
  • Specat and SHDs
  • Originating Station Routing Indicator (OSRI)
  • Content Indicator Code (CIC)
  • Message Origin Device


  • Generic Gateway (Asynchronous) - Provides message accountability and data integrity via error detection/correction protocol
  • Electronic Mail via Microsoft Exchange
  • Network Connectivity (CMI, NFS, etc.)
  • TCP/IP with FDMP and Triple DES (Both Server and Client support provided)
  • User unique serial and network interfaces


  • JANAP 128
  • DOI-123
  • ACP 127
  • ACP 126
  • DD173
  • Sarah/Dinah
  • MTF


  • DD173 --> JANAP 128 or DOI 103
  • ACP 126 --> JANAP 128
  • ACP 127 --> JANAP 128
  • Data Pattern Messages --> Narrative
  • Sarah, Dinah and MTF --> DD173


  • Pentium PC with Windows 2000/XP Workstation or Server. Operates on Notebook PC.
  • Serial Communication via COM1/COM2 of PC
  • 40 Gbyte Hard Drive or larger
  • 256 Mbytes of Memory
  • 17" Monitor or larger (1024 x 768 recommended, 800 x 600 minimum)
  • Printer (optional)
  • Removable HD for Message Archival/Restoral (i.e., IOMEGA ZIP Drive) (optional)
  • LAN I/F if supporting E-Mail or Network (optional)

Annual Software Maintenance for MSG Ultra-Lite - Product # - (MSG Ultra-Lite (M)

  • Periodic system updates, operational enhancements and the correction of reported system anomalies. Maintain compatibility with evolving Government networks. Technical consultation to resolve system problems and determine feasibility of customization.