Link 16 Training | Tactical Data Link Training

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Link 16 Training | Tactical Data Link Training Course with Hands-on Exercises (Online, Onsite and Classroom Live)

By choosing ENO Security for your Link 16 Training courses, you can expect that all the information learned in class is accurate, relevant and up to date. Our Link 16 training courses are designed by Link 16 experts in the field, and this allows our workshops to excel in certain topics that only professionals in the field would understand.

Link 16 Training Workshop course, starts with an introduction to Tactical Data Links and covers concepts behind Network Centric Operations (NCO), Link 16 planning, network design, network management, operations and maintenance, and troubleshooting are discussed.

Duration: 3 days

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  • We can adapt this Link 16 Training course to your group’s background and work requirements at little to no added cost.
  • If you are familiar with some aspects of this Link 16 Training course, we can omit or shorten their discussion.
  • We can adjust the emphasis placed on the various topics or build the Link 16 Training 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 Link 16 course in manner understandable to lay audiences.
Audience / Target Group:

The target audience for this Link 16 Crash Course Bootcamp course:

  • Architect
  • Designers
  • Engineers
  • Operators
  •  Software and Hardware Developers
  • Project Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Sales and Support and anyone else who is interested to understand concepts behind Link 16 / JTIDS / MIDS.
Link 16 Training - Objectives:

Upon completing of this Link 16 course, the student will:

  • Discuss Tactical Digital Information Link (TADIL)
  • Understand the key concepts behind Link 16 / JTIDS / MIDS
  • List LINK 16/ JTIDS / MIDS Principals and Features
  • Explore Link 16 / JTIDS / MIDS architecture
  • Discuss Link 16 system characteristics
  • Explore network architecture, services, elements, protocols to support services
  • Identify the role of key network nodes, interfaces, protocols, control and related protocols
  • Discuss TDMA and CDMA and access mode
  • Describe Network Participation Groups (NGP) and J-Series Messages
  • Discuss various Link 16 terminals and message packing and pulses
  • Understand similarities and differences between Link 16 Networks and Nets
  • Describe Link 16 Network Access Modes, Network Time, Network Time Reference (NTR) and Terminal Synchronization
  • Understand Link 16 Network Roles, Relays and Pulse Deconfliction
  • Calculate Link 16 capacity and Time Slot Duty Factor (TSDF)
  • Discuss Communications Security and Link 16 Cyber Security
  • Describe Link 16 MSEC/TSEC methods
  • Discuss JTIDS / MIDS Network Planning and Design
  • Discuss JTIDS / MIDS Management, Operation and Troubleshooting and Monitoring
  • Understand the role of Joint Range Extension Applications Protocol (JREAP)
  • Discuss Link 16 Network Enable Weapons
  • Discuss Link 16 troubleshooting techniques and procedures
Link 16 Training - Course Content:
  • Overview of Tactical Digital Information Link (TADIL)
  • Overview of TADIL J (Link-16)/JTIDS/MIDS
  • Overview of Link 16 System Architecture, Protocols and Components
  • Purpose of Tactical Digital Information and Link 16 Systems
  • Principles and Features of Link 16 Systems and Terminals
  • LINK 16 Network Management Operational Scenarios
  • LINK-16 Capabilities
  • Joint Range Extension Applications Protocol (JREAP)
  • Satellite TADILS
  • Link 16 Network Enabled Weapon (NEW)
  • Structured Link 16 Troubleshooting Approaches
  • Link 16 Troubleshooting Procedures
  • Link 16 Verification and Validation (V&V) Plans and Procedures
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