Friday, 24 March 2017

The Latest Issue of SyntheSys' TDL Technology Magazine is Available Now!

We are pleased to announce that the fourth edition of SyntheSys’ TDL Technology magazine is now available – packed full to the brim with articles from the Tactical Data Link (TDL) industry.

For this issue, we continue to work with other organisations to bring you interesting articles from the community within our ‘Community Forum’ and we are delighted to feature articles from ViaSat, Cobham Antenna Systems and MASS. 

This popular publication is designed to give a unique platform to share best practices and also to drive questions and curiosity about where TDLs are now, and where they will be in the future.
Get your free copy now to read more about:

  • ViaSat: A New Era in Close Air Support - Page 7
  • Cobham: Choosing the Correct Link 16 Ground Antenna - Page 8
  • MASS:  How the Information Layer Provides a Common Approach to Different Environments - Page 10
  • Ask the Trainer: Can an Operator Strengthen or Weaken a Link 22 Network? - Page 13
Also in this issue, we offer a free handy TDL Comparison Table resource which provides a useful guide, this is available via our new Defence Community Portal which is now live. 
 TDL Technology is out now and you can read the online magazine by visiting or contact: for a hard copy.

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

The SyntheSys Defence Community Portal is here!


We are pleased to announce that the SyntheSys Defence Community Portal is now available.  We are inviting members of the Tactical Data Link and wider Defence community to register to access the new facility.  Customers and colleagues have free, secure, easy access to the portal which includes:

  • Downloadable Technical Articles, White Papers and other useful resources;
  • An open Community Forum where you can share your opinions and ask questions;
  • Capabilities and Limitations (CAPS & LIMS) database;
  • Unlimited subscription to TDL Technology Magazine.

To register to access the Portal please complete the registration form here Our team will then process your request and provide login details via email within two business days.

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

Royal Danish Navy to Host SyntheSys Data Link Manager (DLM) /Interface Control Officer (ICO) Training Course in November 2017

We are delighted to announce that the Royal Danish Navy is to host our Data Link Manager (DLM)/Interface Control Officer (ICO) Course.

The course will be held from Monday 6 to Friday 24 November 2017 at Naval Warfare Centre, Naval Base in Frederikshavn.  The three-week course is focused on providing students with an in-depth understanding of Multi-TDL architectures using practical exercises, theoretical lessons, simulation and real world operational software.

There is an opportunity for students from other Nations to join this course,  if you would like to attend the course or receive a copy of the full syllabus please contact or alternatively call us at +44 (0)1947 821464.

Monday, 20 March 2017

SyntheSys to attend NTDLS 2017

We look forward to visiting Calpe, Spain to attend the 20th NTDLS event 27-30 March.  As we celebrate 20 years of the event, we also look at future challenges within the Tactical Data Link industry.  Tony Castle and Greg Meech will be attending to hear more about the future for TDL Interoperability and any lessons learned from the recent past.  We hope to see you there.  

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

SyntheSys to support the IBM Watson IoT Systems & Software Development Symposium

We look forward to supporting the IBM Watson IoT Systems & Software Development Symposium on Thursday 16th March 2017 at the Royal Academy for Engineering Headquarters in London. 

This unique seminar aims to share experiences and best practices from IBM customers such as Nationwide and Visteon, the event will also explore other hot topics in the Software and Systems Development world.  Our own Matt Mendell will be presenting his strategies for migration between DOORS and DOORS NG and our newly appointed Su Ross will be at the event to discuss your software requirements. 

The event is free to attend, more information can be found here