Low Volume Terminal

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Today’s wars are being waged against an unconventional enemy
in challenging environments. The exchange of critical real time
information among air, land and sea forces is more important
than ever. This increased situational awareness saves lives
and enhances mission effectiveness.
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The MultifunctionaI Information Distribution System (MIDS) Low Volume Terminal (LVT) 1
provides the critical airborne, maritime and ground link in the Joint and Combined Warfare
arena allowing the simultaneous coordination of all forces in the area of operation while
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maintaining unmatched situational awareness. The flexibility of applications across the
operational domains from airborne, ground and maritime C2 to high performance aircraft
situational awareness coupled with regional repair and support facilities and high terminal
reliability make the Data Link Solutions LVT 1 family of terminals the choice for U.S. and
coalition forces.
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Data Link Solutions – a joint
venture between BAE Systems
and Rockwell Collins has more than 20 years
of experience providing
affordable, high performance,
high reliability data link
terminals for coalition forces.
Our extensive installed base
and 24/7 global support
network make DLS the right
choice for your data link
Terminal Characteristics
Functional Capabilities
• Full Link 16 interoperability
• Dual antenna transmit and receive
• 1 ATR form factor
– (9.75 in W x 13.5 in D x 7.6 in H)
• Terminal weight – 49.0 lb
(additional 14.3 lb for RPS)
• Open architecture
– VME/RS-422 buses
– SEM-E cards
• Planned growth
Position, location identification messages
Relative and geodetic navigation
Adaptive host interface processing
Totally interoperable with JTIDS
Applicable to all military services
NATO interoperability
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– High throughput
– Postured for Link 16 modernization
Performance Characteristics
• 1 W, 25 W, 200 W
(1 kW PA applique available)
• Pseudo-random frequency hopping
• 51 frequencies - 969 to 1206 MHz L-band
• Frequency hop rate - 13 μs
• 238 Kbps data rate/expandable to 2 Mbps
• Jam resistant and crypto secure
• 128 possible nets
• Multinetting capable
For more information:
400 Collins Road NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52498
Phone: (319) 295-4357
email: [email protected]
147-0953-001 4/09 ©2009 BAE Systems/Rockwell Collins Data Link Solutions, L.L.C. Approved for public release by DLS.
This document gives only a general description of the product(s) or services and, except where expressly provided otherwise, shall not form part of any contract. From time to time, changes may be made in the
products or the conditions of supply.