As operational distances grow, unused capacity in the prime tactical datalink is ready to be tapped
Link 16-based communications system enables diverse forces and platforms to share real-time data and situational awareness information
Viasat Next-Generation Link 16 Products Achieve Advanced Concurrent Multiple Reception Capabilities Sought by U.S. Military
The U.S. military recently identified the need for Concurrent Multiple Reception (CMR) capabilities in Link 16 products as a way to enhance communications and reduce network congestion on Link 16 networks.
New handheld radio technology from Viasat enables much better communication between troops on the ground and support aircraft above. For close air support, the new technology is tough to beat, and troops are eager to use it.
Viasat's lighter and more capable Link 16 terminal allows the Apache helicopter to communicate with fast-moving jets and ground forces simultaneously.