The testing of complex systems and data interfaces does not come without its challenges. As platform exchange requirements become more integrated, complex and specialist, it is vital that Tactical Data Link (TDL) test initiatives are robust, accurate and effective.
Which is why we are pleased to announce that SyntheSys Defence has been selected to provide further assistance to the Lightweight & Medium Attack Systems Project Team (LMAS PT) on the UK Select Precision Effects At Range (SPEAR) Capability 3 (SC3) Development Phase Programme. TDL Subject Matter Expertise (SME) and simulation support will be provided to independently test and assess the maturity of the MBDA-developed Network Enabled Weapon (NEW) Link 16 Test Tool based at their Filton site in Bristol. SyntheSys’ mobile TDL simulation suite will be deployed to test the interaction of specific Link 16 exchanges with the NEW capability.
SyntheSys Defence Operations Director, Mark Hudspeth commented:
“Our involvement in UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) testing programmes allows us to deliver relevant testing services to the defence market as we adapt to evolving requirements. Our specialist services contribute to enhanced situational awareness whilst creating confidence in overall MOD programme delivery. We are delighted to be working with the SPEAR 3 team again and are confident that these crucial services will play a part in the future success of the programme.”
If testing TDL Interoperability is presenting challenges within your organisation, or you would like to learn more about how we can bring confidence within your testing programmes whilst reducing overall costs, visit: http://www.synthesys-defence.co.uk/interoperability_test_and_evaluation.html or contact Mark at: email@example.com.
SyntheSys secured the contract as part of a competitive tender process through the Engineering Delivery Partner (EDP) programme being delivered by The Aurora Engineering Partnership.
The EDP programme is the established default route for contracted engineering services for DE&S and is available for use by the wider MOD community. It is a collaborative, progressive and agile programme that accesses the right skills, expertise and resources to ensure the UK’s Armed Forces and Front-Line Commands receive the best equipment and support. EDP provides capacity and capability across all service areas and focuses on output-based and longer-term outcomes to maximise efficiencies, operational performance, and innovation. EDP is delivered by the Aurora Engineering Partnership. QinetiQ, Atkins and BMT have joined forces to form The Aurora Engineering Partnership. This brings together considerable cross-sector and non-defence experience, supported by a world class provider network of specialist providers. All parties committed to implementing longer-term, output-based programmes for engineering services over the 10-year contract