Protocol data unit

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PDU

Definition

A unit of data transferred between peer entities within a protocol layer consisting of protocol control information and higher layer user data (i.e. service data units)

Definition Source

ICAO (1996) ANNEX 10, VOLUME 3, PART 1, CHAPTER 3, Aeronautical Telecommunication Network (ATN), Chapter 3, p.30 [1]

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