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Tactical data link provider expects major new order this month

11th May 2020 - 12:30 GMT | by Gerrard Cowan in Belfast


Looking to the future of the Multifunctional Informational Distribution System Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS), BAE Systems expects an imminent new production contract and an increase in FMS activity.

MIDS JTRS is produced by BAE Systems and Collins Aerospace through their Data Link Solutions JV. It is a four-channel radio that can run the Link 16 military data link waveform and up to three more communication protocols, such as the Airborne Networking Waveform. 

Data Link Solutions produces the radios to support the US Joint Chiefs of Staff 2015 mandate ‘for the production, distribution and use of Link 16

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Gerrard Cowan


Gerrard Cowan

Gerrard Cowan is an author having recently published his world-renowned book 'The Machinery'. He …

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