Its specification is part of the family of Tactical Data Links.
With Link 16, military aircraft as well as ships and ground forces may exchange their tactical picture in near-real time. Link 16 also supports the exchange of text messages, imagery data and provides two channels of digital voice 2.
Information is typically passed at one of three data rates : Link 16 information is primarily coded in J. These data words are grouped in functional areas , and allocated to network participation groups NPG virtual networks , most importantly:.
The U. Army is integrating Link 16 into select command and control elements of its UH Black Hawk fleet, [ citation needed ] and intends to pursue fielding to AH Apache  and other aviation assets.
Link 16 equipment is located in ground, airborne, and sea-based air defense platforms and selected fighter aircraft. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.
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Retrieved May 30, At the same time, the company is working on enabling the Raptor to transmit Link 16 signals—currently the aircraft can only receive Link 16—and fielding Increment 3. Categories : Military radio systems.
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