Satnews Daily
December 14th, 2017

Asian Defense Organization's US$7 Million Order for Orbit's Aeronautical Telemetry Systems 

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The order came in from an Asian defense organization to this company that will provide approximately US$7 million worth of precision tracking-based communications solutions and airborne communications management systems.

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.

Eitan Livneh, Orbit’s CEO stated that this order includes a unique collapsible, transportable antenna, and their ability to deliver customized solutions helps explain why they have become the technology provider of choice for aeronautical telemetry systems in this country.

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) 


Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. is wholly-focused on precision tracking-based communications in the areas of satcom, telemetry and remote sensing and provides a solution for airborne audio management.