ORBIT Wins Contract to Supply SatCom Solution for Airborne Platforms to Large Defense Organization in East Asia
Netanya, Israel; January 26, 2015 – ORBIT Communication Systems, a leading provider of mission and business critical communication solutions for air, sea and land platforms, today announced that it has won a large contract to supply a satellite communication solution for Airborne platforms to a major defense organization in eastern Asia. Given the long-term nature of the project, this initial contract has the potential for additional follow-on orders.
The Asian defense organization is a longstanding ORBIT customer and has been using the company’s Tracking and Telemetry solutions for many years. Recently, ORBIT was informed that it was selected by the same organization to provide maritime UAS command and control antennas for installation on an operational ship.
According to Ofer Greenberger, ORBIT’s CEO: “ORBIT is a well-known global player in the government and defense industry, providing a wide range of SatCom, Tracking & Telemetry and Communications Management solutions for air, sea and land platforms. This deal strengthens ORBIT’s position as a leading provider of Airborne connectivity solutions, and we are proud to have been selected once again by the defense organization for strategic projects.”
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.