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November 6th, 2014

Gilat's Presentation @ London's Global Milsatcom 2014... Satellite Communications for Defense and Homeland Security 

[SatNews] “In today’s net-centric battlefield when ‘beyond-line-of-sight’ tactical communications for land, sea and air are required, satellite is an obvious solution.”

SMi Group's 16th Annual Global MilSatCom conference and exhibition takes place on November 4th - 6th in London bringing together over 400 of the industry’s key senior military representatives. MilSatCom is useful in their operations as are the leading SatCom solutions providers and operators.

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ, TASE: GILT) announced that it is presenting its Satellite Communications Solutions for the Defense and Homeland Security markets at Global Milsatcom 2014, November 4-6 at the Park Plaza Riverbank, 18 Albert Embankment, London. 

At the event the Company highlights its latest satcom innovations in battlefield broadband, low-profile ‘stealth’ antennas and UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) terminals, along with its battle-proven SSPAs, BUCs and modems.

“In today’s net-centric battlefield when ‘beyond-line-of-sight’ tactical communications for land, sea and air are required, satellite is an obvious solution,” said Moshe (Chico) Tamir, Corporate VP and President, Defense and HLS division, who is scheduled to speak at the event. “With innovative products deployed at some of the world's leading Defense and Homeland Security organizations, Gilat has years of field-proven experience in reliable, cost-effective tactical satcom.” You can learn more and register here.

Global MilSatCom 2014 will give end-users the opportunity to hear about the newest technologies to help them develop more secure satellite communications with services that are cost-effective and efficient, giving them an advantage over their opposition. Solution providers will be able to network with the decision-makers in the Armed Forces on SatCom equipment and therefore will have the opportunity to make new contacts and get ahead in the marketplace.

The focus for Global MilSatCom 2014 will be looking at current operational challenges faced by MilSatCom end-users such as difficulty of establishing SatCom capability when troops have just been deployed, managing MilSatCom on difficult terrain and the issue of securing cost-efficient MilSatCom. The conference will be focusing on how to overcome these challenges, be more cost-efficient through international cooperation with both military and civil projects.