ORBIT Communication Systems Selected as the Satellite Communication Systems Supplier for one of the World’s Principal Navies; Follow-on Order Valued at $2.5 Million
Israel, August 5th, 2014,- ORBIT Communication Systems Ltd., a leading provider of mission and business critical communication solutions for air, sea and land platforms, announced today that it has received a $2.5 million order to provide satellite communication systems to one of the world’s principal navies.
Ofer Greenberger, ORBIT’s CEO says, “ORBIT is a key player in the global marine environment. We are proud to have been selected as the VSAT systems supplier for the future communications apparatus of this major navy customer. This follow-on order, is a vote of confidence in ORBIT’s compelling solutions, systems’ performance, technology superiority, product reliability, customer service and a host of additional parameters, which were proven in the last 4 years.”
This $2.5 million order comprises the supply of a large number of broadband satellite communication systems (VSAT) that includes OrSat systems at Ku Band and the revolutionary OceanTRx 7-300 systems at C Band. The order also includes a long term multi-year service contract. Both the Ku and C Band system types are based on a unique technology which boasts the best footprint-to-performance ratio on the market. This is significant as it allows for VSAT installations on tight-space platforms.
ORBIT’s satellite communication systems are deployed by over 20 navies worldwide. The systems are considered the world’s leading solutions of their kind for their technical performance and durability under the most demanding conditions. Equally remarkable is the systems’ compatibility with international standards, including performance and regulatory compliance with the demands of the world’s largest satellite companies.
ORBIT’s OrSat systems have set the standard with their unique design, providing industry-leading performance and significant competitive advantages in virtually every performance aspect. Over 1,300 systems of this type have been sold to date with installations on board vessels, representing every market segment, primarily serving the global oil and gas industries on board drilling platforms, oil tankers, merchant ships, fishing vessels, and many others.
About ORBIT Communication Systems
ORBIT is a global provider of highly engineered mission-critical communication solutions for air, sea and land platforms. ORBIT’s maritime, aerospace and land application solutions are suitable for commercial, defense and homeland security markets. ORBIT’s portfolio includes mobile satellite communication systems, communication management systems and tracking and telemetry ground stations, deployed on thousands of marine, airborne and ground platforms worldwide. ORBIT’s customers include leading Navies, major integrators, communication service providers, earth observation organizations and Space Agencies.
ORBIT is a public company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: ORBI). The company boasts an international sales and customer support network that includes the United States, Europe and the Far East in addition to its international technical services centers located around the world.