Asian Ministry of Defense orders Orbit Aeronautical telemetry systems

Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI), a provider of precision tracking-based communications solutions and airborne communications management systems, has announced that an Asian Ministry of Defense (MoD) ordered an aeronautical telemetry system for approximately USD 5 million, the company said.

The turnkey solution — including a 5-meter S-band antenna and full ground station with total data chain capabilities — will be used for test range applications. Delivery of the high-precision system is expected in 2019.

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:

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 on land, at sea 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.