Viasat Awarded MIDS-LVT Block Upgrade 2 Retrofit Order
Link 16 provides real-time situational awareness and jam-resistant communications across hundreds of air, sea, and ground platforms in nearly fifty coalition countries; offering true interoperability and real-time exchange of battlespace information, increasing mission effectiveness and warfighter safety.
MIDS-LVT forms the backbone of the Link 16 network across the
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