MIL-STD-1553 Tutorial (GFT-711A)
MIL-STD-1553 is a military standard that defines the electrical and protocol characteristics for a data bus. A data bus is used to provide a medium for the exchange of data and information between various systems. It is similar to what the personal computer and office automation industry has dubbed a Local Area Network (LAN). This guide provides an introduction to the MIL-STD-1553 data bus, its history, applications, and use.