Marv Duncan recalls the machine . "The KW-2 was a five-rotor machine that encrypted and decrypted 60 wpm teletype baudot code. It was a monster to keep alive  I went to school on it at the Naval Shipyard in Portsmouth, VA in 1959 and subsequently worked on several during the next two years. After transfering in 1961, I never saw one again".

Click here for KW-2 data sheet.

KW-2 photo courtesy

Contributors and Credits:

1) Marv Duncan CTMCS, USN, Ret.
2) Nick England


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Feb 25/15