TacNet Weapon Data Link

Making any guided weapon network enabled for engagement at greater ranges and in all-weather, high threat environments

Collins Aerospace's TacNet™ weapon data link (WDL) makes any guided weapon a Network Enabled Weapon (NEW). It is a key asset in a net-centric operations environment, providing the warfighter with joint weapon tracking and fire control, as well as high-confidence situational awareness data.

Features & benefits

  • Link 16 and UHF waveforms enable inflight communications and controller handoff
  • Link 16 NEW message set supports inflight updates, retargeting, and abort functions
  • Fast-sync net entry under 12 seconds for time sensitive target operations
  • Passive-sync “silent” networking enhances performance in A2AD environments
  • Industry standard interfaces reduce integration and life cycle costs
  • Advanced NSA Type 1 programmable crypto provides flexibility to adapt to future threats

TacNet Weapon Data Link Version 1.0


TacNet Weapon Data Link Version 1.1

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