Data Link Solutions (DLS) Awarded a $37 Million Contract to Upgrade Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS) Radio Terminals of the U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command

8 Nov. 2010

— Data Link Solutions awarded $37 million contract — The U.S. Navy Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command recently awarded Data Link Solutions (DLS) – a joint venture between Rockwell Collins and BAE Systems – a $37 million contract to upgrade its Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS) radio terminals.

The JTIDS terminals provide jam-resistant digital communication of data and voice for command and control, navigation, relative positioning and identification. According to a press release issued yesterday, work will be performed in Wayne, N.J., and Cedar Rapids, Iowa.

About Data Link Solutions

Data Link Solutions was established in 1996 by two of the world leaders in military communications, BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, to pursue next generation Link-16 applications. DLS is a leading supplier of qualified Link-16 terminals and software, and global logistics and support services for air, land, and sea-based platforms. DLS has a heritage of more than 20 years of Link-16 design and production experience and more than 4,000 Link-16 systems delivered worldwide. The company has provided MIDS terminals for more than 40 different platforms in 28 countries, with product offerings that include the Joint Tactical Information Distribution System Class 2 family, the MIDS-LVT(1) and LVT(3) Fighter Data Link, MIDS-LVT(2/11), MIDS Joint Tactical Radio System (MIDS JTRS), MIDS-On-Ship (MOS), the URC-138 Link-16 terminal and various country-unique data links.