Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL)

Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL)

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Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL) course with Hands-on Labs

Tactical Data Link Training; Learn how to exchange real-time situational awareness information, intelligence and voice communications across the battlespace using TDL terminals in aircraft, ships, and ground platforms with secure, jam-resistant communication and tactical data links.

Using Tactical Terminal using Link 16 and secure UHF line-of-sight (LOS) to dismounted warfighters, ground vehicles, landing craft, UAVs, helicopters, and other disadvantaged platforms.

Learn how turnkey Tactical Data Links systems support command and control, surveillance, intelligence, weapon status, and situational awareness communications.

Duration: 4 days

Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL)
Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL)Related Courses

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• If you are familiar with some aspects of this Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL) course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
• We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL) course around the mix of technologies of interest to you (including technologies other than those included in this outline).
• If your background is nontechnical, we can exclude the more technical topics, include the topics that may be of special interest to you (e.g., as a manager or policy-maker), and present the Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL) course in manner understandable to lay audiences.

Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL) course:

• Operators, Engineers, Designers, Architect, Software and Hardware Developers, Project Managers, Product Managers, Sales and Support and anyone else who is interested to understand concepts behind Tactical Data Links


Upon completing this Tactical Data Link Training Crash Course Bootcamp (TDL) course, learners will be able to meet these objectives:

Tactical Data Link Training – Course Syllabus:

Tactical Data Link (TADIL) Overview

Introduction to Tactical Data Links
Tactical Data Link Program and Project Management
Roles and Responsibilities
Tactical Data Link Documentation and Standards
Introduction to Network Centric Warfare (NCW)
Tactical Data Link (TADIL) applications and messages
Global Information Grid (GIG)
Network-centric warfare (NCW)
Overview of RF principles and radio channels applied to TADIL
TADIL Waveforms
Radiation Restrictions and Frequency Management

TADIL Technical Characteristics

TADIL platforms covering Aircrafts, Ships,Ground vehicles, Missile defense systems. Networked Weapons and Command and Control
Link 11
TADIL J, JTIDS/MIDS, and Link 16, MIL-STD-6016
Link 22
Joint Range Extension (JRE)
Joint Range Extension Applications Protocol (JREAP), MIL-STD 3011
STANAG 5602: The Standard Interface for Military Platform Link Evaluation (SIMPLE)
Variable Message Format (VMF)
Message ANalysis and Data Reduction for the Integration of Links (MANDRIL)
Common Data Link (CDL)
Common data link (CDL) Interface Boxes (CIBs)
Tactical Common Data Link (TCDL)
Fifth Generation Aircraft Systems
Battlefield Airborne Communications Node (BACN)
Inter/Intra Flight Data Link (IFDL)
Interim JTIDS/MIDS Message Specification (IJMS)
Situational Awareness Data Link (SADL)
Multifunction Advanced Data Link (MADL)
NATO STANAG standards and others
TADIL network planning
TADIL network management
Network simulator for simulation of military radios and tactical data links
Decoding and analyse recordings of data link traffic
Air Defense Systems Integrator (ADSI)
Multifunction Advanced Data Link
Multi-TDL Network (MTN)

Tactical Data Link (TADIL) Network Planning and Management

Tactical Data Link Network Planning and Design
Tactical Data Link Network Management
Tactical Data Link System Integration
Tactical Data Link Operations
Tactical Data Link Terminals
Multi-TDL Network Planning
Link 16 Network Planning
Multi-Link Network Planning
Simulation Enhanced Network Planning
Operational Network Management
Frequency Clearance Management Process
Joint Range Extension Gateway 5.0 Operations

Link 16 J-Series Messages

J-Series Messages
1- Initial Entry
2/3- RTT-A/RTT-B
4 -Network Management
5/6- PPLI and Status
7- Surveillance
8- Mission Management/Weapons Coordination
9- Control
11- Image Transfer
12/13- Voice A/B
18- Network Enabled Weapons
19/20- Fighter-to-Fighter A&B
21- Engagement Coordination
27- Joint Net PPLI
28-Distributed Network Management

Overview of Network Management Messages

J0.0 Initial Entry
J0.1 Test
J0.2 Network Time Update
J0.3 Time Slot Assignment
J0.4 Radio Relay Control
J0.5 Repromulgation Relay
J0.6 Communication Control
J0.7 Time Slot Reallocation
J1.0 Connectivity Interrogation
J1.1 Connectivity Status
J1.2 Route Establishment
J1.3 Acknowledgment
J1.4 Communication Status
J1.5 Net Control Initialization
J1.6 Needline Participation Group Assignment

Overview of Precise Participant Location and Identification Messages

J2.0 Indirect Interface Unit PPLI
J2.2 Air PPLI
J2.3 Surface PPLI
J2.4 Subsurface PPLI
J2.5 Land Point PPLI
J2.6 Land Track PPLI

Overview of Surveillance Messages

J3.0 Reference Point
J3.1 Emergency Point
J3.2 Air Track
J3.3 Surface Track
J3.4 Subsurface Track
J3.5 Land Point or Track
J3.6 Space Track
J3.7 Electronic Warfare Product Information

Overview of Anti-submarine Warfare Messages

J5.4 Acoustic Bearing and Range

Overview of Intelligence Messages

J6.0 Amplification Message Information Management
J7.0 Track Management
J7.1 Data Update Request
J7.2 Correlation
J7.3 Pointer
J7.4 Track Identifier
J7.5 IFF/SIF Management

Overview of Information Management Messages

J7.0 Track Management
J7.1 Data Update Request
J7.2 Correlation
J7.3 Pointer
J7.4 Track Identifier
J7.5 IFF/SIF Management
J7.6 Filter Management
J7.7 Association
J8.0 Unit Designator
J8.1 Mission Correlator Change
J9.0 Command

Overview of Weapons Coordination and Management Messages

J10.2 Engagement Status
J10.3 Hand Over
J10.5 Controlling Unit Report
J10.6 Pairing
J11.0 From the Weapon
J11.1 To the Weapon
J11.2 Weapon Coordination Control
J12.0 Mission Assignment
J12.1 Vector
J12.2 Precision Aircraft Direction
J12.3 Flight Path
J12.4 Controlling Unit Change
J12.5 Target/Track Correlation
J12.6 Target Sorting
J12.7 Target Bearing

Overview of Platform and System Status Messages

J13.0 Airfield Status Message
J13.2 Air Platform and System Status
J13.3 Surface Platform and System Status
J13.4 Subsurface Platform and System Status
J13.5 Land Platform and System Status

Overview of Electronic Warfare Messages

J14.0 Parametric Information
J14.2 Electronic Warfare Control/Coordination Threat Warning

Overview of National Use Messages

J28.0 U.S. National 1 (Army)
J28.1 U.S. National 2 (Navy)
J28.2 U.S. National 3 (Air Force)
J28.2 (0) Text Message
J28.3 U.S. National 4 (Marine Corps)
J28.4 French National 1
J28.5 French National 2
J28.6 U.S. National 5 (NSA)
J28.7 UK National
J29 National Use (reserved)
J30 National Use (reserved)

Miscellaneous Messages

J31.0 Over-the-Air Rekeying Management
J31.1 Over-the-Air Rekeying
J31.7 No Statement

Link 16 Training covers all aspects of tactical data links employed by the U.S Navy, the Joint Services, NATO and Japan. Link 16 / JTIDS / MIDS training course covers all aspects of Link 16 / JTIDS (Joint Tactical Information Distribution System)/ MIDS (Multifunctional Information Distribution System).

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