Masterclass 2

MIDS-JTRS & BU2 Introduction Masterclass

Delivered by Viasat

Trainers: Tim Tredeau and Joe King

As the transition of crypto-modernized radios start to arise in more allied nations we are starting to see the critical need for the basic to intermediate level of knowledge need for proper operation of MIDS-JTRS operations. By adding more specific training in areas of concern to the operations and maintenance of the MIDS-JTRS Software Defined Radio (SDR) and understanding of the Software Architecture. This new understanding will benefit any operator, maintainer, or engineer. This course will demonstrate the breakdown of the software architecture of the CMN-4 radio and the HMIG interface terminal web server use case in how to conduct fault finding, diagnose and report and the proper repair processes or level.

The Following Topics will be discussed over the course of Thursday and Friday:


  • Introduction to MIDS-JTRS
  • MIDS-JTRS LRU Overview
  • MIDS-JTRS SRU Overview
  • Software Architecture
  • CMN-4 Overview
  • Human Machine Interface Guard (HMIG)
  • MIDS-JTRS Built-In-Test
  • MIDS-JTRS Support Equipment
  • Troubleshooting/Maintenance Techniques

The Following Topics will be discussed on Monday:

Introduction to MIDS LVT BU2

  • Intro to MIDS LVT BU2
  • Operating BU2 and MIDS JTRS
  • BU2 operating with non BU2 terminals
  • Lunch
  • CMN4 operating with non CMN4 capable radios
  • Crypto Loading differences
  • Short Quiz on topics learned

Gold Packages

Viasat - Gold Exhibitor

Silver+ Packages

SAIC - Silver Tactical Communications Group - Silver Plus

Silver Packages

Ultra Electronics - Silver Data Links Solutions Logo - Silver General Dynamics/Hensoldt General Dynamics/Hensoldt Thales- Silver