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Data Link Manager/Interface Control Officer (DLM/ICO) Training Down Under  
SyntheSys DLM/ICO training moved into the truly international are...
SAVE THE DATE: June 14 – 16, 2016  
Tactical Communications Group (TCG) is pleased to announce the da...
CAOC Uedem Again Host SyntheSys Data Link Manager (DLM) /Interface Control Officer (ICO) Training Course in 2016 
We are delighted to announce that for the third consecutive year,...
Link 16 Network Design Tool (NDT) Version 2.0 
Link 16 Network Design is one of the most complex and technical s...
MIDS/Link 16 Training delivered to UK RAF Typhoon Mission Support Centre Personnel 
JCSys Ltd recently delivered a second training course aimed speci...
Web-Based Link 16, Network Enabled Weapons, and JREAP Training 
NCS is conducting a series of web-based training events in the co...

IDLS2016 has been confirmed

The next symposium will take place in Masstricht, The Netherlands on the 02/11/2016 - 04/11/2016. Click here to visit the IDLS2016 website.

Masstricht Hotel

IDLSoc 2016 Training Day

The Training Day will take place in Masstricht, The Netherlands on 1 November 2016. There are 5 courses on offer. For course details click here.

Top 10 Issues

Brigadier General Brundidge, challenged the Society, at IDLS2010, to identify the top ten issues that would face the Data Link Community in the future. Lt Cdr Roy Johansson Chairman of the International Data Links Society wrote to Brigadier General Brundidge outlining what we felt the top ten issues were.

Click here to view the Issues.

General Brundidge


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A Brief Overview

The International Data Links Society (IDLSoc) started in 2004, after delegates at the third International Data Links Symposium (IDLS) voted to create a Society.

It is a not-for-profit organization set up to represent the international data links community through individual, government and corporate memberships.

Its aims include

  • To provide a Government-Industry forum
  • To further interoperability
  • To further the effectiveness of digital information exchange
  • To create a framework of co-operation across nations

Quick Guides

Take a look at our latest JTIDS/MIDS - Link 16 Quick Guide

The Quick Guides are a set of Data Links guides, which give an overview of different forms of Data Links. The Society is looking to add to these guides.

To view the guides, please go to the Quick Guides page in the Publications area.

Membership Renewal

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If you have forgotten your membership number and/or password please email Webmaster.

You must be a fully paid up member of the Society to claim any of the discounts offered at Society events.

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