Viasat’s Move Out/Jump Off terminal allows operational commanders at the tactical edge to receive the best possible levels of situational awareness required to do their job.
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Critical to supporting Link 16 tactical data link networks is Viasat’s Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS). First introduced in the late 1990s, MIDS comprises a family of terminals providing warfighters across land, air and sea simultaneous access to Link 16, Tactical Air Navigation (TACAN) and other advanced waveform communications.
Today, MIDS remains a Program of Record with the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD). The family of systems includes the MIDS Low Volume Terminal 1 (LVT(1) class; LVT(2) class; and MIDS Joint Tactical Radio System).
Viasat, which has played a leading role in the development of Link 16 MIDS terminals, is under contract with the U.S. Navy MIDS International Program Office to deliver NSA and EMC-Certified Link 16 MIDS terminals to U.S. and international partners.
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