Accession Number : ADB032339

Title :   JTIDS Joint Tactical Information Distribution System. Class 3. Terminal Conceptual Study. Volume I. Executive Summary.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.

Corporate Author : IBM FEDERAL SYSTEMS DIV OWEGO NY ELECTRONICS SYSTEMS CENTER

Report Date : 19 JUN 1978

Pagination or Media Count : 68

Abstract : This Volume of the JTIDS Class 3 Terminal Conceptual Study Final Report is the Executive Summary. The Class 3 terminal will provide reliable JTIDS communications and position location to a broad spectrum of Army, Marine, Navy, and USAF users, in man-portable, vehicular, airborne, and water-borne applications where low cost, light weight, small size, and simplicity of user operation are important. This Executive Summary provides an overview of the total study and includes top-level summaries of the study highlights and of each of the six study tasks. It includes the key issues and accomplishments of each task and overall study conclusions. (Author)

Descriptors :   *TACTICAL DATA SYSTEMS, *DATA PROCESSING TERMINALS, DIGITAL SYSTEMS, MESSAGE PROCESSING, SPREAD SPECTRUM, INTEGRATION, INTERFACES, POSITION(LOCATION), MILITARY ORGANIZATIONS, MODIFICATION, MULTIPURPOSE, MANPORTABLE EQUIPMENT, LIGHTWEIGHT, LOW COSTS.

Subject Categories : Computer Hardware
      Non-radio Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE