Data Link Solutions (DLS), a joint venture between Rockwell Collins and BAE Systems, has been awarded a $5.5 million contract to provide multifunctional information distribution system–low- volume terminals (MIDS-LVTs) to the Republic of Korea Air Force. The terminals will be installed on F-16 fighters in Wayne, New Jersey, and Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The work will continue through 2014.
MIDS-LVTs provides real-time data communications, situational awareness and navigation, digital voice and Tacan navigation channels in a jam-resistant, crypto-secured package. DLS is a leading supplier of Link 16 terminals and software, as well as logistics and support services for air, land and sea-based platforms.