Training Day Option 2

Introduction to the VMF over Combat Net Radio Tactical Data Link

Delivered by Aeronix

Trainers: Tony Bils, Michael Dick & Brad Austin

The objectives that will be covered on this training course are as follows:

Topic #1: Introduction to VMF Tactical Data Link

  • Protocol Stack Model Summary
  • OSI 7–Layer Communication Model
  • Applications, Modems, and Radios
  • Characteristics of a Typical VMF over CNR Network

Topic #2: Introduction to MIL–STD–6017

  • MIL–STD evolution
  • VMF Message Structure
  • VMF Message Data Elements Synopsis
  • Overview of VMF Message Parsing

Topic #3: Introduction to MIL–STD–2045–47001

  • MIL–STD evolution
  • Study of Header Fields
  • Segmentation/Reassembly Transport Layer

Topic #4: Fundamentals of Terminal Phase Close Air Support

  • Introduction to Terminal Phase CAS
  • Joint Publication 3–09.3
  • Basic DACAS Message Exchange
  • Coordinated Implementation

Topic #5: Introduction to MIL–STD–188–220

  • MIL–STD evolution
  • IPv4 / UDP COTS Layers
  • Intranet Layer
  • Data Link Layer
  • Physical Layer
  • Understanding the MIL–STD–188–220 Timing Model
  • XNPv2

Topic #6: Troubleshooting VMF Communications

  • Troubleshooting Road Map
  • Resolving Primary Transmission Communications
  • Resolving Modem Acknowledgments

Who should attend?

The course is aimed at those new to VMF. It will help requirements managers, military advisors, technical leads, and technical contributors. The goal is to provide a working vocabulary of VMF assuming no prior experience.

Gold Packages


Viasat - Gold Exhibitor

Silver+ Packages


Tactical Communications Group - Silver Plus Engility Corporation - Silver Plus

Silver Packages


Ultra Electronics - Silver Data Links Solutions Logo - Silver IBM Logo - Silver Northrop Grumman Information Systems Logo - Silver