MIDS-LVT

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MIDS-LVTMultifunctional Information Distribution System - Low Volume Terminal
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The MIDS-LVT and MIDS-JTRS (Joint Tactical Radio System) terminals are now the 'industry standards' as far as Link-16 terminals are concerned.
DLS' MIDS-LVT allows the exchange of real-time situational awareness information and voice communications across the battle space.
ViaSat Inc (Nasdaq:VSAT) announced on Wednesday the award of a development contract by the US government for Block Upgrade 2 (BU2) hardware and software upgrades to its Multifunctional Information Distribution System-Low Volume Terminals (MIDS-LVT) Link-16 terminals.
These MIDS-LVT airborne terminals are for US government aircraft as well as over 50% to FMS sales.
To that end, MIDS-LVT terminals are successfully integrated into a diverse, yet complementary set of platforms, including ships, aircraft, missile defense systems, and national and international command and control agencies.
The contract encompasses the development, prototype delivery, testing, and integration of a cryptographic module that is designed to be integrated into a variety of MIDS-LVT hardware variants.
The $24,629,000 follow-on contract awarded to Data Link Solutions calls for the delivery of MIDS-LVTs to the United States, Finland, Pakistan and Hungary.
Reportedly, the MIDS JTRS joint development by ViaSat and Data Link Solutions is part of the US government programme to provide a migration path from the MIDS-LVT terminal to certified, reprogrammable, software-defined radio architecture for tactical data links.
MIDS JTRS is a joint development of ViaSat and Data Link Solutions and provides a migration path from the MIDS-LVT to a certified, reprogrammable, software-defined radio architecture for tactical data links.
It is based on the MIDS-LVT Link 16 receiver-transmitter, but includes additional software to allow the system to interface to the ship's combat system.