data link


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data link

[′dad·ə ‚liŋk]
(communications)
The physical equipment for automatic transmission and reception of information. Also known as communication link; information link; tie line; tie-link.

data link

In communications, the physical interconnection between two points (OSI layers 1 and 2). It may also refer to the modems, protocols and all required hardware and software to perform the transmission.
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TIGER performs data link testing for the MLSG and JSS (Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO) Support System) programmes by stimulating systems under test with tactical scenarios, including Link 16, Link 11, Link 22 and more.
With data link testing and simulation becoming increasingly complex, users need a solution which stays at the leading edge of all evolving data link standards, and which can address key new data link capabilities, such as network enabled weaponry and weapons data link.
Data Link Solutions is a joint venture between Rockwell Collins and BAE Systems.
Cubic is very sensitive to the fact that the Communications Data Link Subsystem is a critical enabler and a significant component in the deployed Navy s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance communications network.