EUROMIDS, Paris, France, is awarded an estimated € 322,200,000 (U.S. $338,794,284) indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract to supply Multifunctional Info Distribution System Low Quantity Terminals (MIDS-LVTs), spares, engineering assist and logistics to 4 European nations’ (France, Germany, Italy and Spain) army platforms, and software program assist to the 5 MIDS nations’ techniques engineering and integration of MIDS-LVTs. MIDS-LVTs offers safe, high-capacity, jam-resistant, digital information and voice communications functionality for Navy, Air Power and Military platforms, and the platforms of topic nations. The U.S. Naval Info Warfare Techniques Command, San Diego, California, is the contracting exercise.

Multifunctional Info Distribution System – Low Quantity Terminal (MIDS-LVT) is a communications and navigation terminal in full-rate manufacturing. When built-in into a number platform, MIDS-LVT offers Hyperlink 16 digital information hyperlink, Hyperlink 16 digital voice communications, and TACAN capabilities. Since manufacturing began, the MIDS-LVT has advanced with {hardware}, firmware, and software program updates to resolve efficiency and stability deficiencies and to supply new Hyperlink 16 capabilities. Hyperlink 16 information hyperlink is a joint and allied safe anti-jam excessive pace information hyperlink that makes use of commonplace messages to trade info amongst flight or battle-group host platforms or between fight platforms and command and management techniques.


U.S. Providers and lots of allied nations will deploy MIDS-LVT and MIDS-JTRS-equipped plane, ships, and floor models with a purpose to present army commanders with the flexibility to speak with their forces by voice, video, and information throughout all facets of army operations. MIDS-JTRS networking functionality and a number of waveforms are supposed to permit collaboration regardless of geographical and organizational boundaries. MIDS-JTRS is a pre-planned product enchancment of the MIDS-LVT system. When built-in into a number platform, MIDS-JTRS offers MIDS-LVT capabilities, plus three further programmable channels able to internet hosting JTRS Software program Communications Structure-compliant waveforms within the 2 to 2,000 megahertz radio frequency bandwidth.

EuroMIDS is shaped by 4 main European Protection Industries: THALES Communications and Safety SA (France), FINMECCANICA S.p.A. (Italy), AIRBUS Defence & House Deutschland GmbH (Germany) and INDRA Sistemas SA (Spain). Every Companion Firm participates on the event and manufacturing of the Terminal. The web page “Companions” will provide you with additional details about these totally different corporations. The EuroMIDS Terminal has been certified and licensed by IPO. A number of a whole lot of EuroMIDS Terminals are already in manufacturing for the 4 European MIDS Individuals and lots of Third Get together nations. The Euromids Headquarters are situated in Paris, France.