Joint Range Extension Application Protocol


The range of Link 16 can be extended by the use of application protocols that enable the limitations of line-of-sight radio communications to be overcome for the purposes of transmitting and receiving pre-formatted messages.  The protocols are known as Joint Range Extension Application Protocol (JREAP).


JREAP is the protocol and message structure for the transmission and reception of pre-formatted messages over communications media other than those for which the message was designed.  Many of the messages provided for Link 16 are capable of being exchanged using JREAP, although it is not appropriate for all Link 16 messages to be exchanged in this way.


Our training staff are accredited for the provision of training on Joint Range Extension (JRE) equipment and we are pleased to be the only company to have been awarded this accreditation, which ensures that Customers receive the most up-to-date information.  Details of our training can be found here.


As well as provision of training, we are able to supply and install JRE equipment.


JRE network management is an essential part of Link 16 and multi-TDL network planning.  For more details of our services in this area, please click here.

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