The Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance Agency at Joint Base San Antonio added a Cold War Soviet cipher machine to its display of cryptologic devices, Sept. 22, 2011. The M-125 Fialka, meaning "violent" in English, joined Nazi Germany's Enigma and the United States' Sigaba machines on view in the agency's Heritage Center, making that display the only known public place where these three devices are co-located. Here (left), Maj. Gen. Robert Otto, AFISRA commander, checks out the Fialka. At right, Fialka up close.
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