Situational awareness and coordination in the chaos of combat
A clearer battlefield picture in the fog of war with Link 16
Bringing the edge user into the tactical picture
Simultaneous multi-channel communications for Link 16 and more

Link 16 / MIDS Tactical Data Links

Real-Time Situational Awareness + Communications with Link 16

Exchange real-time situational awareness information and voice communications across the battlespace with Link 16 terminals from ViaSat. MIDS-LVT terminals arm allied aircraft, ships, and ground platforms with secure, jam-resistant Link 16 communications to give Joint and Coalition forces a clear view of the battlespace and the ability to share voice and digital data. As the Link 16 innovation leader, we offer the world's broadest range of tactical data link terminals, support equipment, and training for air, land, and sea.

We are the leading supplier of MIDS-LVT(1) to F-16 fleets worldwide, and MIDS-LVT(2) terminals for integration into a variety of platforms. Our Small Tactical Terminal delivers Link 16 and secure UHF line-of-sight to dismounted warfighters, ground vehicles, landing craft, UAVs, helicopters, and other disadvantaged platforms.

With a full range of terminals, support equipment, training, and field support, ViaSat provides complete turnkey systems to support command and control, surveillance, intelligence, weapon status, and situational awareness communications over Link 16.