Link-22 Signal Processing Controller completes interoperability testingNews
August 20, 2021
ARLINGTON, Va. Leonardo DRS announced today it has completed formal interoperability testing of its Link-22 Signal Processing Controller (SPC) within the NATO Improved Link Eleven (NILE) Link-22 Network.
According to the company, compliance with this standard allows Leonardo DRS to provide world-class production of the technology and full interoperability with all NATO and allied partners supporting operations and exercises in the INDOPACOM theater.
Leonardo DRS claims it worked closely with the NILE team to complete all cycles and posture for future advancements. The completion illustrates that Leonardo DRS SPCs are compliant with Link-22 Block Cycle 9 specifications for current and emerging mission requirements for users globally.
Link-22 tactical datalinks are used by the U.S. military and other allied military forces to increase joint and coalition communications in the surface, sub-surface, land, and air domains by providing situational awareness across the battle space. It is the primary means to exchange data, including radar tracking information beyond line of sight.