ORBIT to Supply Aeronautical Telemetry Ground Station Solution for a leading Space Systems Manufacturer

ORBIT will provide its innovative S-band Aeronautical Telemetry Ground Station

Netanya, Israel, March 24 2015 – ORBIT Communication Systems, a leading provider of mission and business critical communication solutions for land, sea, air and space applications, announced today that it has won a contract to supply an aeronautical telemetry ground station solution to a leading manufacturer of space systems in Oceania.

The customer, based in the US and Oceania, is a world leader in the design and manufacturing of space systems, including a revolutionary launch vehicle for the emerging small satellite market. The customer sought a turnkey tracking & telemetry ground station for their launch missions and ORBIT was selected following an in-depth selection process. The integrated turnkey solution is based on ORBIT’s AL-4034 5m S-band telemetry system, along with complementary equipment, M&C subsystem, on-site installation, training and support services. It will be supplied within a very short time frame during 2015 in order to accommodate the customer’s mission schedule.

ORBIT was selected due to its cost-effective solution, high performance capabilities, comprehensive support for turnkey solutions and fast delivery commitment.

According to Ofer Greenberger, ORBIT’s CEO: “We are pleased to receive this order from a leading innovator in the satellite launch vehicle industry. ORBIT is known for its high quality systems, as well as its willingness to go the extra mile to ensure complete customer engagement. It is clear that our solution offered the best value for the customer’s technological, support, and budgetary requirements.”

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 service centers located around the world. For more information, please visit www.orbit-cs.com .