Delivering collaborative capabilities to mission-critical systems
The TopLink Tactical Data Link (TDL) product range ensures optimal situational awareness, command and control in increasingly complicated environments through secure data exchange between all Participating Units cooperating in a single mission.
The past ten years have revolutionized concepts of air and naval operations, not only due to changing threats, but also because of the growing need to conduct joint forces operations and/or operate in coalition.
As tactical data links offer both theatre connectivity and long-distance real-time communications, it is now a key asset of modern forces, and sometimes an absolute necessity. Once limited to air fighters, large vessels and C2 systems, they are progressively connecting other platforms such as mission aircraft, helicopters, smaller vessels and special forces units.
TopLink is a range of tactical data link solutions and products featuring leading-edge capabilities developed in partnership with the most demanding users. TopLink benefits from years of field experience and takes advantage of the latest technologies.
- Thales has been one of the two key experts of Link 16 since the early development phase.
- Toplink includes Link 11, Link 22, Link 16 and National Tactical data link capabilities.
- Our tactical data link systems are operated by more than 10 countries in the most demanding environments.
Tactical data link solutions feature smart connectivity in joint operations. They range from equipment to TDL network solutions, including stand-alone configurations. They have services for real-time awareness, and can be mono-link or multi-link, depending on what is needed. The data link solutions feature a suitable interface for any type of combat management system. They have reached NATO and national standards and have been tested under the most trying military conditions.
The data link solutions feature smart connectivity and TDL communication processors, tools, and integration solutions to make set-up and communication easy, as well as allowing for monitoring and dynamic management of the network.