Tactical Data Network DDS-M

MAGTF Communications
for the Entire Spectrum of Operations

The Tactical Data Network (TDN) augments the existing Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF) communication infrastructure, providing a complete integrated data network that forms the backbone of MAGTF data and Defense Message System (DMS). TDN consists of a network of Gateways and Data Distribution Systems (DDS) interconnected with one another and their subscribers via a combination of common user long-haul transmission systems, local area networks, single channel radios, and the switched telephone system.

 

The Digital Technical Control (DTC) provides a deployable, digital technical control capability for communications support organizations organic to a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The DTC facilitates the installation, operation, restoration, and management of individual circuits and digital trunks. It provides the primary interface between subscriber systems/networks within a local area and long-haul, multi-channel transmission systems to transport voice, message, data, and imagery traffic.
  • Primary Data Switch System for the MAGTF
  • Interconnects all end-user Tactical Data Systems
  • Inter-networks deployed FMF with:
    • In-theater Joint Information Systems
    • Strategic Level Defense Networks
    • Global Internet
  • Primary local area and nodal interface
  • Overall control, timing, patching and test of tactical network
  • Legacy (TRI-TAC) and commercial ISDN switching
  • Joint interoperability
  • Step connectivity
  • Furnishes Local Area Network (LAN) service
  • Primary data subscriber access point
  • Interconnects TDN Gateway and other DDS
  • Accomodates a wide variety of interface media
  • Features
    The Digital Technical Control (DTC) provides a deployable, digital technical control capability for communications support organizations organic to a Marine Air Ground Task Force (MAGTF). The DTC facilitates the installation, operation, restoration, and management of individual circuits and digital trunks. It provides the primary interface between subscriber systems/networks within a local area and long-haul, multi-channel transmission systems to transport voice, message, data, and imagery traffic.
  • TDN Gateway Benefits
    • Primary Data Switch System for the MAGTF
    • Interconnects all end-user Tactical Data Systems
    • Inter-networks deployed FMF with:
      • In-theater Joint Information Systems
      • Strategic Level Defense Networks
      • Global Internet
  • TDN Gateway Benefits
    • Primary local area and nodal interface
    • Overall control, timing, patching and test of tactical network
    • Legacy (TRI-TAC) and commercial ISDN switching
    • Joint interoperability
    • Step connectivity
  • DDS Benefits
    • Furnishes Local Area Network (LAN) service
    • Primary data subscriber access point
    • Interconnects TDN Gateway and other DDS
    • Accomodates a wide variety of interface media
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