SCIF Enclosure Shielding

MAJR Products offers a variety of shielding products that can be applied specifically to SCIF, or Sensitive Compartmented Information Facility, applications. 

These applications are required to meet TEMPEST and other military EMC specifications such as MIL-STD-188, ICD 705 and MIL-STD-461.

SCIF Enclosure with Open Door

How is SCIF Shielding Unique?

SCIFs are Sensitive Compartmented Information Facilities (pronounced “skiff”). A SCIF can be a secure room or data center that guards against electronic surveillance and suppresses data leakage of sensitive security and/or military information. 

SCIFs are meticulously designed to be impervious to EMI and RFI from external sources. They must also be incapable of generating internal electromagnetic fields that might propagate sensitive information to external devices and actors.

Depending on the size and scope of the SCIF, there may also be multiple areas inside the enclosure with different levels of security. These areas must also be appropriately secured against potential EMI and RFI sources, signal emissions, and interference.

This level of information security requires the entire SCIF, including all openings, penetrations, and apertures, to be securely protected and sealed against internal and external transmissions, EMI, and RFI signals.

Meeting SCIF Shielding Requirements

  • TEMPEST
  • MIL-STD-188
  • ICD 705
  • MIL-STD-461
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A series of SCIFS, care of ARMAG

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Creating 360 Degrees of EMI/RFI Protection for SCIFs

Our shielding products provide an electrically conductive, low impedance, path allowing the electromagnetic field to propagate on the outer surface of the shielded enclosure or on the inner surface if the electromagnetic field is generated from electronic equipment within the shield.

A full line of products protect every possible point of infiltration.

  • EMI Washers - Bolts used in construction of structure
  • EMI Door Gasket - Door Opening
  • EMI Custom Gaskets - Door handle gasket
  • EMI Gaskets for any ingress
  • Honeycomb Ventilation Panels - HVAC unit
  • EMI Connector Gaskets - electrical panel
SCIF Enclosure

Our shielding products provide an electrically conductive, low impedance, path allowing the electromagnetic field to propagate on the outer surface of the shielded enclosure or on the inner surface if the electromagnetic field is generated from electronic equipment within the shield.

The benefits of using MAJR Products in the design and development of your SCIF Structure.

At MAJR Products, our American-made shielding products are designed to meet all specifications for SCIF applications.

Tempest Compliant Products

Custom Design Solutions

Veteran Owned Business

50 Years of Combined Engineering Experience

Manufactured in the USA

ISO Certified 9001:2015

Engineering / Design Help Available

Military Grade Products

Registered Small Business

SCIF Enclosure Products Summary

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