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data link

The means of connecting one location to another for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data. See also tactical digital information link.
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Noun1.data link - an interconnecting circuit between two or more locations for the purpose of transmitting and receiving data
circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuit - an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow
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The advanced Data Link solution can carry both Air Traffic Control Services (ATS) and Airline Operational Communications (AOC) on the same network infrastructure.
Planned for the third quarter of 2015, the demonstration will use a MADL data link on a MIDS JTRS transceiver communicating with a fifth-generation stealth fighter reference implementation.
TCG, a Massachusetts-headquartered company, delivered a Ground Support System (GSS), based on TCG's Ground Tactical Data Link System (GTS), with four distributed remote tactical display workstations providing Oman with tactical situation awareness, target, track, point, friendly participating unit emulation and message generation on a Link 16 network.
Highlighted at this year's symposium is Northrop Grumman's internationally exportable family of network-centric command and control systems and data link technologies including Multi-Link Service Gateway (MLSG).
The engineless X-37 was carried aloft by a jet mothership Friday morning from Mojave Airport, but the test was halted because of technical problems with a microwave data link from the test range.
Among the military departments, the Navy consumed most of the UAS-related data link contracts, accounting for 85.
The Trimble TMR1 Enclosed data link supports point-to-point, point-to-multipoint and roaming network topologies.
Data Link Solutions was established in 1996 by two of the world leaders in military communications, BAE Systems and Rockwell Collins, to pursue the next generation Link 16 applications.
The Tactical Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (TUAV) risk reduction award is a key milestone in our goal of providing a lightweight, low-cost, high-capability data link for intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance applications," said Bob Henry, president, Harris Government Communications Systems Division (GCSD).
design and produce complementary products, such as monolithic microwave integrated circuits, DVB-S2 satellite communication components and video data link systems.
Saab is a leading supplier in the area of high frequency and microwave systems used for both radar and data link applications.
The order from Taiwan is very strategic for us," said Paul Baca vice president of Tactical Data Links at ViaSat.