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Crypto AG H-460 Cipher Machine

The H-460 was an electromechanical cipher machine introduced in 1970 by Crypto AG (Hagelin) in Zug (Switzerland). It was the company's first machine that used a shift-register based cryptologic developed in secret by the NSA.