The EuroMIDS terminal is the LVT(1) which is produced according to the IPO specifications and under the control of IPO.
The MIDS LVT(1) was developed during the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase of the MIDS program, to provide a Link-16 capability for space and weight constrained platforms: for example USN F/A-18, USAF F-16, Rafale, Eurofighter and numerous other air, navy and army platforms.
The MIDS LVT(1) configuration consists of two Line Replaceable Units (LRUs), the Receiver/Transmitter (R/T) and the Remote Power Supply (RPS).Additional Power Supply Adapters can be provided to fit the terminal into army and navy platforms specific prime power requirements.
The R/T contains all digital and Radio Frequency (RF) functions and the post-regulator and control section of the power supply.
The RPS contains the power line filters and the pre-regulator section of the power supply that can be located up to 4.5 meters away from the R/T.
of physically separating these LRUs provides flexibility in
The main terminal can be delivered in different configurations: with or without TACAN SRU; with or without VOICE SRU; or without TACAN and VOICE SRUs. The EuroMIDS terminal is available to any nation, subject to MIDS participating Government’s approval.
| EuroMIDS has set up a very efficient support organization to
assist host platform integrators and users to install, use and
maintain the MIDS terminal. This support is addressed to
system engineering assistance, training, configuration
management, logistics, repairs, etc, for navy, army and air
EuroMIDS can provide a wide spectrum of test equipment, ranging from terminal testers to host platform integration tools. The existing support organization can be tailored to match the specific customer needs.