Could one use three different disks set at different positions and encrypt a strong message?

For example:

  • Wheel 1: A = J
  • Wheel 2: A = E
  • Wheel 3: A = B

First letter is encrypted using 1 and then that wheel is rotated (possibly according to a key). Then letter 2 is encrypted using wheel 2 and is then rotated (possibly according to a different key than in the first wheel), and so forth.

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    $\begingroup$ A more sophisticated Enigma was broken in 1940s. $\endgroup$ – DannyNiu May 29 '19 at 2:21
  • $\begingroup$ @DannyNiu it was broken mainly on the basis of cribs, security faults and the plugboard. If the Enigma didn't have these faults, would it be stronger? $\endgroup$ – Neo1009 Jun 27 '19 at 22:21
  • $\begingroup$ Yet, those things you listed are the basis a strong cipher must be secure against. $\endgroup$ – DannyNiu Jun 28 '19 at 1:12

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