Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS)


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Features & Benefits

  • Time division multiple access network: 128 nets maximum and 128 slots/sec/net
  • Message catalog: J Series (TADIL J); interim JTIDS message standard available with F15, AIA, E3 and MCE terminal configurations
  • Frequency operation: JTIDS 969 to 1206 MHz @ 3 MHz channel spacing; TACAN 962 to 1213 MHz @ 1 MHz channel spacing
  • Information data rate: 28.8 to 238 kb/s; selectable message format
  • Cryptographic secure communications: Two channels of digital voice @ 2.4 and 16 kb/s
  • Anti-jam features: Fast frequency hopping; direct sequence spreading; and error detection and correction
  • Communications security: External encryption device, KGV-8A/B/C; embedded encryption device, DS-101/-102
  • Transmit power: 200 W TDMA (1000 W with high-power amplifier); 500 W TACAN


Physical Specs

Width: 12.6 in

Height: 7.6 in

Length/Depth: 15.6 in

Weight: 63.0 lb


Power Output:

200W-500W (output tailored to platform)

Typical System

Main Components

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