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Training Manuals


We are able to supply on request our renowned Tactical Data Link (TDL) manuals.  These manuals are complimentary when attending one of our training courses, but may be purchased separately.  All contain information as detailed for our courses.


Manuals can be ordered online now using your credit/debit card, by clicking the 'Buy Now' button.  For further information please contact training@synthesys.co.uk.


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We currently have the following training manuals available:




TDL Reference Guide

This FREE Tactical Data Links (TDL) Reference Guide provides an easy access to data tables, figures and diagrams drawn from SyntheSys’ TDL training manuals. The Guide covers JTIDS/MIDS Link 16, Link 11A, Variable Format Message and Combat Net Radio. An invaluable tool for those who need quick and easy access to a variety of TDL reference material including Initialisation Tables, Time Slot Packing Levels and Access Modes.
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An Introduction to Tactical Data Links

Includes Chapters 4 and 5, not included in the free version.

Price 20 UK Pounds

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Link 11

Price 30 UK Pounds

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Link 22

This book is subject to certain distribution restrictions.

Price 40 UK Pounds

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Download Link 22 Handbook order form

Sales of the Link 22 Guide must be approved in advance - please fill in the form and fax it back to us on
+44 (0)1947 603301.

Credit card payment facilities are available once the sale has been approved.



Variable Message Format (VMF)

This book is subject to certain distribution restrictions.

Price 50 UK Pounds

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Download VMF Handbook order form

Sales of the VMF Guide must be approved in advance - please fill in the form and fax it back to us on
+44 (0)1947 603301.

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JTIDS / MIDS Link 16

Price 40 UK Pounds

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Combat Net Radio (CNR) Bearer (MIL-STD-188-220)

Price 50 UK Pounds

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MIDS / Link 16 Network Design and Management

This book covers all aspects of Network Management through Planning and Design to Distribution, Initialisation and Network Management.

Price 40 UK Pounds

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Data Link Manager (DLM) / Interface Control Officer (ICO) Handbook

This book details the planning, design, operational and management knowledge needed to run a successful multi-link environment.

Price 65 UK Pounds

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