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Link 16 with Network Enabled Weapons

3-Day Course

$1990 per person


Link 16 Network Enabled Weapons (NEW) integrate enhanced Precision Guided Munitions into existing Link 16 networks. Positive weapons control (pre / post launch) enhances accuracy, supports target adjustments, retargeting, BDA, and weapon abort. Further, the weapon updates its location and status throughout its mission, increasing situation awareness. The Link 16 and Network Enabled Weapons course contains 21 instructional modules that provide an excellent foundation to Link 16 technology and operations. This is followed by an in-depth description of the operational capabilities, design, message structure, and implementation requirements associated.

  1. Introduction to Link 16
  2. Link 16 Documentation
  3. System Characteristics
  4. Time Division Multiple Access
  5. Network Participation Groups
  6. J-Series Messages
  7. Link 16 Terminal Waveform Generation
  8. Time Slot Components
  9. Link 16 Message Packing and Pulses
  10. Link 16 Networks / Nets
  11. Link 16 Network Access Modes
  12. Link 16 Terminal Synchronization
  13. Link 16 Network Time
  14. Link 16 Network Roles
  15. Link 16 Terminal Navigation
  16. Link 16 Network Relays
  17. Communications Security
  18. Link 16 Pulse Deconfliction
  19. Link 16 Terminal Restrictions
  20. Time Slot Duty Factor
  21. Link 16 Terminals
  22. Network Enable Weapon Introduction
  23. J11.0 Weapon Response / Status Message
  24. J11.1 Weapon Directive Message
  25. J11.2 Weapon Coordination Message
  26. NEW Information Exchange
  27. Message Implementation Requirements
  28. Receipt Compliance Processing
  29. Network Planning Considerations
  30. Network Design Considerations
  31. Operational Considerations
  32. Weapons Data Link Terminal
  33. Network Enabled Weapon Scenarios

If this course is not on the current schedule of open enrollment courses and you are interested in attending this or another course as an open enrollment, please contact us at (410) 956-8805 or ati@aticourses.com. Please indicate the course name, number of students who wish to participate. and a preferred time frame. ATI typically schedules open enrollment courses with a 3-5 month lead time. For on-site pricing, you can use the request an on-site quote form, call us at (410) 956-8805, or email us at ati@aticourses.com.


Patrick Pierson a retired U.S. Navy (USN) Joint Interface Control Officer (JICO), is the Managing Director of NCS. Patrick has more than 30 years of operational Tactical Data Link (TDL) experience, and has developed more than 75 TDL training courses which have been delivered to thousands of students around the globe. He is also responsible for the design of the Multi-TDL Planning System, OPTASK Link Generator, Network Design Tool, INDE Processing Program, Improved TSDF Calculator, JFAR, JCM, JAR Generator, and the Link 16 Pulse Planning System. Prior to his retirement, Patrick served as the Theatre JICO for the Commander US Naval Forces Europe and Commander US Naval Forces Sixth Fleet, and was part of the JICO teams for Operation Iraqi Freedom, Operation Allied Force, and dozens of Joint and Coalition exercises.

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