Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. (TASE: ORBI) has been awarded a multi-million contract by a leading integrator in South East Asia for the supply of OceanTRx 7MIL SATCOM systems for new naval military platforms.
Prior to the signing of the contract, Orbit entered into a teaming agreement with the customer, mainly in the field of maritime SATCOMs, with plans to explore opportunities for cooperation in other regions and fields, such as ground/airborne SATCOMs and AMS. The agreement will also facilitate the improvement of local maintenance, service and support capabilities for new and existing customers.
Ocean TRx 7MIL is a new platform based on the Ocean TRx7 platform, but with advanced military features. This satellite communication system is intended for use on marine platforms, supporting a variety of antenna system configurations. With a diameter of 2.2 meters, the OceanTRx 7MIL operates on X-, Ku-, Ka- and C-band frequencies, and enables simultaneous operation of a variety of frequencies for global activities.
The OceanTRx 7MIL can be connected to a unique Orbit switching matrix (OSM) which will allow multiple internal connections and switching of up to 8 antennas and 8 modems to according to customers’ requirements. Designed for quick and convenient installation, maintenance and upgrade, the system provides defense customers with a combination of exceptional RF performance and availability.
“This teaming agreement is a show of confidence by our customer, continuing, strengthening, and expanding the joint activity of our two companies in the Asian market, and later to other regions/territories,” said Daniel Eshchar, CEO of Orbit Communication Systems. “We are proud that yet another global integrator has decided to purchase Orbit’s unique maritime satcom systems for installation in a world-leading fleet. The OceanTRx 7MIL is the first system operating to MIL Standards that enables simultaneous, continuous communication on several frequencies, even in harsh environmental conditions.”