Morrison Foerster served as government contracts and regulatory counsel to L3Harris on regulatory matters related to its acquisition of Viasat Inc.’s Tactical Data Links (TDL) product line. Also known as Link 16, the TDL network is integrated on military aircraft, ground vehicles, surface vessels, and operating bases, enabling warfighters across multiple domains to securely share voice and data communications. L3Harris will acquire the TDL product line from Viasat’s Government Systems Segment, consisting of Link 16 Multifunctional Information Distribution System (MIDS) platforms and associated terminals, which are installed in more than 20,000 U.S. and allied platforms around the world.
The MoFo team was led by partners Damien Specht, Charles Capito, and Tyler Sewell, with assistance from of counsel James Brower and associates Locke Bell, Hardin Cox, Caitlin Crujido, Nicole Giles, Lyle Hedgecock, and Nathaniel Kurcab.
Read more in L3Harris’s press release.