Accession Number:

ADD015714

Title:

Hybrid Data Link.

Descriptive Note:

Patent, Filed 20 Apr 92, patented 16 Feb 93,

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Report Date:

1993-02-16

Pagination or Media Count:

6.0

Abstract:

A high data rate over-the-horizon communications capability is provided between two or more platforms at rest or in motion, in the air or on the surface. An RF transmitterreceiver-optical fiber interface unit is launched from a launch platform and is supported via a deployed parachute or balloon to provide a bidirectional RF data link with the launch platform and a bidirectional optical data link over an optical fiber extending to an autonomous vehicle platform, such as a missile.

Subject Categories:

  • Telemetry

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE