Military Embedded Systems

NATO Link 22 tactical datalink integrated into naval surveillance system


November 06, 2020

Emma Helfrich

Technology Editor

Military Embedded Systems


FRANCE. NEXEYA France, a HENSOLDT company, has integrated the NATO Link 22 tactical datalink into its embedded naval surveillance and defense combat management system (CMS) LYNCEA.

The datalink is intended to enable the sharing and the monitoring of the tactical picture with other platforms using on-board sensors such as radar, optronic devices, sonar, electronic warfare, AIS, ADS-B, NATO, or non-NATO datalink.

Designed with a modular architecture, LYNCEA is offering the capacity to evolve and be adapted to all ship types. LYNCEA is designed with a modular architecture and is aimed at ensuring the management of weapons and facilitates decision-making. 

NATO Link 22 tactical datalink is designed to offer interoperability of allied forces and allow the exchange of tactical data with all sea surface, subsea, airborne, land, and space platforms. Link 22 also gives access to the Electronic Warfare domain, Command & Control (C2) orders, and Free Text. Among its greatest benefits are a Beyond Line of Sight communication.


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