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Asian Defense Organization Orders Orbit Aeronautical Telemetry Systems for approximately US$7 Million

Orbit to provide a turnkey solution including several shipborne 1.8m S-band antennas, full ground stations and a mission control center

Netanya, Israel, December 7, 2017 – 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 defense organization ordered aeronautical telemetry systems for approximately US$7 million.

The turnkey solution – including several shipborne 1.8-meter S-band antennas, full ground stations and a mission control center – will be used for test range applications. Delivery of the high-precision systems is expected to continue until 2020.

“This order includes a unique collapsible, transportable antenna,” said Eitan Livneh, Orbit’s CEO. “Our ability to deliver customized solutions helps explain why we have become the technology provider of choice for aeronautical telemetry systems in this country.”

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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)

About Orbit

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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