ORBIT Receives First Order as Part of Strategic Agreement with A Leading European Integrator
ORBIT will supply Maritime Satellite Communication Systems from its
The order is for a leading NATO Navy and is valued at $1.5M
February 21, 2016 – ORBIT Communication Systems, a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions for Land, Sea, Air and Space applications, announced today that it has received an order for OceanTRx™4 and OceanTRx™7 systems, its Maritime Satellite Communication solutions, from a leading European integrator. The contract is valued at $1.5M. The systems will be installed onboard Navy vessels to allow broadband connectivity at sea. This is the first order of the new contract with the Integrator, which the company estimate will order multiple C, Ku and Ka-band Maritime Satellite Communication systems in the next few years.
OceanTRx4 (1.15m) and OceanTRx7 (2.2m) are ORBIT’s flagship maritime SatCom systems supporting C, X, Ku and Ka band frequencies in various configurations. The modularity of these systems allows for easy maintenance and upgrade on the ships, as well as outstanding RF performance and dynamic response under all sea conditions. The innovative design of the OceanTRx systems has set the standard for maritime SatCom solutions around the world for both Defense and Commercial uses for mission and business critical applications, providing industry-leading performance and significant competitive advantages in every performance aspect. Equally notable is their compatibility with international standards, including performance and regulatory compliance with the demands of the world’s largest satellite companies.
According to Erez Shabirow, ORBIT’s CEO: “We are proud to accept this significant order for a leading NATO Navy. ORBIT sees it as confirmation of its position as a leading player in the defense market. The OceanTRx family is well known for its performance and reliability and I believe that this order is a harbinger of additional significant orders for ORBIT in 2016.”
About ORBIT Communication Systems
ORBIT is a global provider of advanced business and mission critical communication solutions for land, sea, air and space applications. The company’s solutions address the maritime, aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. ORBIT’s portfolio includes mobile satellite communication systems, tracking & telemetry solutions, communication management systems and earth observation ground stations which are operating on thousands of platforms worldwide.
ORBIT’s customers include leading navies, government and defense organizations, major integrators, space agencies, earth observation and communication service providers.
ORBIT is a public company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: ORBI). The company has global presence of sales and customer support with footprints in the United States, Europe and the Far East.