Air Defense Systems Integrator


The Air Defense Systems Integrator (ADSI) ® system is composed of a number of software and hardware modules—each addressing the specialized and varied needs of the real-time tactical decision maker. Delivered on Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) hardware, the ADSI ® software modules draw from a meticulously configuration-managed baseline.

With more than 1000 ADSI system products installed worldwide, the combat-proven ADSI system remains unmatched in its ability to provide joint-certified tactical data link forwarding software combined with an unparalleled number of tactical data link, radar and electronic intelligence interfaces.

For the last 20 years, the U.S. military has relied on the ADSI during every major crisis. Today, the ADSI supports critical operations in Southwest Asia, the Pacific Rim, Europe and the Continental United States. It is used today on aircraft carriers and command ships, in tactical and air operations centers, in airspace integration systems, and in joint command centers around the world.

The ADSI, which currently forwards 4,000 tracks, contains the latest in hardware technology: CompactPCI. All Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) products employed in new ADSI systems (everything from circuit cards to hard-disk drives to backplanes) are CompactPCI and Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (SATA)-compliant.

The ADSI does much more than just receive and display information. In fact, the ADSI provides joint-certified tactical data link forwarding. Additionally, it automatically generates tracks from digitized radar plot data and receives, displays, and translates data from electronic intelligence interfaces. The user controls how data is sent from one interface to all other interfaces.

The ADSI has set a new standard for interoperability among coalition, joint, and service unique command and control systems. With its flexibility and scalability, the ADSI provides the warfighter with the interoperability necessary to conduct the mission anywhere, anytime.

For more information, please see the following ADSI datasheet: adsi_v15_pr1_hr.pdf

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