Aircraft data link processor
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airborne data link processor
An aircraft-resident processor that is specific to a particular air-ground data link (e.g. Mode S) and which provides channel management, and segments and/or reassembles messages for transfer. It is connected to one side of aircraft elements common to all data link systems and on the other side to the air-ground link itself.
ICAO Official definition added to An 10/III by Amdt 71 (7/11/1996) and modified by Amdt 77 (28/11/2002)
AN 10/III Aeronautical Telecommunications — Part I, Digital Data Communication Systems; Part II, Voice Communications Systems 1995, 1st ed., p. 5-1