RCS5516FW Rugged Firewall

Field-tested, fail-safe and long-life performance in extreme conditions. Using Cisco Systems architecture, Crystal Group offers a firewall that is less than 13” deep with an ASA IPS Throughput of 450 Mbps that does not require extra hardware. With an all aluminum chassis weighing in at 14 lbs., the RCS5516FW provides high capability in a small package.  This firewall recently received the National Information Assurance Partnership (NIAP) Common Criteria certification. Achieving NIAP approval represents a significant milestone in tactical cybersecurity proving the firewall’s effective layer of protection for networked communications in multiple harsh domains.

RCS5516FW Rugged Firewall
  • Light weight aluminum construction –14 lbs.
  • Easily mounted – Delrin glides, or fixed mount (front and rear)
  • Rugged 1U, 19” rack or transit case EIA form factor, less than 13” deep
  • 8-port 10/100/1000 GE copper integrated I/O
  • Supports Cisco FirePOWER services
  • 1.8 Gbps Max Firewall throughput
Environmental Standards
MIL-STD-810, Operational Temperature, Method 501/502 Procedure I/II -15°C to +50°C
MIL-STD-810, Storage, Method 501, Procedure I/II -25°C to +55°C
MIL-STD-810, Humidity, Method 507, Procedure II 240 hours with humidity kit
MIL-STD-810, Altitude, Method 500 12,500ft operation, 40,000ft transport
MIL-STD-810, Vibration, Method 514, Procedure I 4.43 GRMS, 5-2000Hz, 60 min/axis
MIL-STD-810, Shock, Method 516, Procedures I/V 20g, 11msec–functional shock; 40g, 11msec crash hazard shock
MIL-S-901, Grade A
Electromagnetic Compatibility Standards
Some standards may require an internal kit
Designed to meet standards
AC, MIL-STD-461, RE102, CE102
DC, MIL-STD-461, RE102, CE102
RTCA DO-160 Section 21, Category M
Form Factor 1U
Height 1.72" (4.37cm)
Width 17.5" (44.45cm) [accepts Crystal Slides and Jonathan Rails] EIA-310 Rack Compliant
Depth 13" (33.02cm)
Weight 14 lbs (6.35 kgs)
Stateful inspection throughput 1.8 Gbps
ASA IPS Throughput 450 Mbps (extra hardware module not required)
Concurrent sessions 250,000
Connections per second 20,000
3DES/AES VìN throughput 250 Mbps
Site-to-site and IPsec IKEv1 client VPN user sessions 300
VLANs 100
High-availability support A/A and A/S
Integrated I/O 8-port 10/100/1000
Power supplies Available in single or dual
Four high speed, high volume fans
Option 1 Delrin glides
Option 2 Fixed mount, front and rear
Power Supply
Option 1 90-246VAC, auto-switching
Option 2 90-246VAC, 1+1 redundant, hot swappable
Option 3 18-36VDC, 1+1 redundant, hot swappable
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