Asian Ministry of Defense (MoD) Orders Orbit Aeronautical Telemetry Systems for approximately US$5 Million
Orbit to provide a turnkey solution – including a 5m S-band antenna and full ground station – for test range applications
Netanya, Israel, February 5, 2018 – Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI), a leading provider of precision tracking-based communications solutions and airborne communications management systems, announced today that an Asian Ministry of Defense (MoD) ordered an aeronautical telemetry system for approximately US$5 million.
The turnkey solution – including a 5-meter S-band antenna and full ground station with total data chain capabilities – will be used for test range applications. Delivery of the high-precision system is expected in 2019.
“This order follows on the heels of a similar one from April of last year, for a 1.8-meter S-band system, from the same customer,” indicated Eitan Livneh, Orbit’s CEO. “Repeat deals such as these validate our value proposition in the market.”
About Orbit’s Aeronautical Telemetry solutions
Orbit’s aeronautical telemetry solutions are used in defense and civilian applications, such as flight testing, space exploration and rocketry, to enable real-time monitoring of environmental conditions in flying objects. Key advantages include:
- Large installed base including major national defense organizations
- Fast target acquisition for unsurpassed tracking accuracy and quality
- Proven L/S/C/Ka multiband-band solution delivering superior market performance
- Weather-resistant terminals built to withstand extreme temperature ranges (from -40°C to 55°C)
Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. is wholly-focused on precision tracking-based communications – in the areas of satcom, telemetry and remote sensing – and provides an innovative solution for airborne audio management. With certification by defense, government and commercial agencies, we deliver tailor-made, turnkey solutions at sea, on land and in the air. Orbit’s unique combination of smart design, high reliability and field-tested experience means that if you can conceive it, we can provide it.
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Gelbart-Kahana Investor Relations