Brazilian Air Force Selects ORBIT's Communication Management System for P-95
Maritime Patrol Aircraft
NETANYA, Israel, Nov. 20, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ORBIT Communication Systems
Ltd. a subsidiary of ORBIT Technologies Ltd. (TASE:ORBI), a provider of
mission-critical connectivity solutions in a variety of markets, including
satellite communications, tracking and telemetry, and communications
management systems, today announced that it has received an order from the
Brazilian Air Force (BAF) to supply a communication system to be installed
onboard the P-95 maritime patrol aircraft.
Maritime patrol and surveillance is one of the fastest-growing defense
markets, with countries seeking a range of technologies to improve their
ability to monitor traffic in territorial waters and secure offshore rigs,
ports and other maritime facilities from threats.
BAF required an advanced airborne communication system capable of meeting the
unique and challenges of maritime patrol missions, including secure
communications and support for large crews.After conducting a thorough
evaluation of several alternative solutions, BAF selected ORBIT's Airborne
Digital Management Systems (ADAMS) based on its proven, high performance as
well as its cost-effectiveness.
ADAMS is a secure, high-performance communication system, designed to meet the
complex requirements of large crew aircraft such as commercial airliners,
transport, tanker and mission applications. This modular COTS system supports
up to 20 full capability users, 8 intercom only users, 16 radios and 31
receivers, 6 recording outputs, discrete lines and several internal intercom
"We are honored that the Brazilian Air Force has chosen to install our
Communication Management Systems to support its mission-critical maritime
patrol operations. We view this as strong validation of the quality and
suitability of our systems to handle the complex requirements of maritime
patrol applications," said Ofer Greenberger, CEO of ORBIT Communication
Systems Ltd. "This is one of several recent orders from Brazilian customers,
reflecting the substantial efforts and resources we continue to invest in this
strategic regional market."
ORBIT's Communication Management Systems (CMS) portfolio features flexible and
robust systems used to manage the complex voice, video and data communication
on board mobile platforms (airborne, seaborne and ground applications). These
systems include a digital switch that seamlessly integrates the routing and
distribution of inbound and outbound communication on board the mobile
platform, as well as an intercom that can be used among crew members,
maintenance personnel and technicians.
About ORBIT Communication Systems, Ltd.
ORBIT is a global provider of highly engineered mission-critical
communications systems and solutions for maritime, aerospace, and earth
observation applications in commercial, defense and homeland security
markets.Our portfolio includes mobile Satellite Communications systems,
Tracking & Telemetry solutions andCommunications Management Systems which are
deployed on thousands ofmarine, airborne and ground platforms worldwide.
ORBIT's customers include over 20 Navies, major integrators such as Airbus
Military, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Rockwell Collins,
communications service providers such as SELEX Communications and Telespazio
(Finmeccanica companies), Eutelsat, NewSat, Gilat, Harris Caprock
Communications, MTN, Milano Teleport and earth observation organizations such
as Imagesat and the European Space Agency.
ORBIT is a public company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange. The company
has an international sales and customer support network that includes the
United States, Europe, Brazil and the Far East in addition to its
international technical service centers located around the world.
For more information, please visit www.orbit-cs.com.
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CONTACT: Naomi Azrieli
Marketing Communications Manager
ORBIT Communication Systems Ltd.
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