ORBCOMM’s GlobalTrak Completes Shipment of Fuel Monitoring Solution in Afghanistan

  ORBCOMM’s GlobalTrak Completes Shipment of Fuel Monitoring Solution in

 Robust System Supports Theft Prevention and Improves Operational Efficiency

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ROCHELLE PARK, N.J. -- July 25, 2013

ORBCOMM Inc. (Nasdaq: ORBC), a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M)
solutions, today announced that its GlobalTrak division has completed the
shipment of its state-of-the-art fuel monitoring system, which is designed to
prevent theft of mission-critical fuel used by U.S. and NATO forces in
Afghanistan. A team has been deployed to manage on-site installation and
launch of this system.

Following a comprehensive evaluation of several major companies, the Defense
Logistics Agency (DLA) selected GlobalTrak for this project and determined
that it was the only solution provider that could demonstrate both fuel level
monitoring as well as security of the fuel ports and valves. Customers include
several fuel companies who have been contracted by DLA to deliver fuel to
critical points around Afghanistan.

This fuel monitoring system features an integrated tracking device that
delivers near-real-time location, fuel level and security status of fuel
tankers using cellular and satellite communication networks to a central data
fusion and monitoring center. This data can be accessed by the customer
through the Internet or by mobile devices. Customized reports can also be
generated to meet a customer’s specific requirements.

The system communicates with fuel sensors that are installed in chambers of a
fuel tanker and wireless security seals that can be connected to valves or
other fuel access points. This high-performance solution continuously monitors
fuel levels and security status and will send an alarm in the event of a
sudden breach or change in fuel level. Valuable metrics on driver and company
performance for transportation contractors are also delivered and serve as a
powerful forensics tool for the investigation of theft events.

“The shipment of our fuel monitoring solution to Afghanistan is an exciting
milestone for this project, and we are already seeing a growing market need
for fuel security in areas outside the region, such as in Africa, Latin
America and other parts of the Middle East, where fuel theft is also
prevalent,” said Marc Eisenberg, ORBCOMM’s Chief Executive Officer. “We
believe this solution will become a major deterrent to fuel theft in both
military and commercial zones throughout the globe and will significantly
improve operational efficiency for fuel transporters and other key

About ORBCOMM Inc.

ORBCOMM is a global provider of Machine-to-Machine (M2M) solutions. Its
customers include Caterpillar Inc., Doosan Infracore America, Hitachi
Construction Machinery, Hyundai Heavy Industries, I.D. Systems, Inc., Komatsu
Ltd., Cartrack (Pty.) Ltd., and Volvo Construction Equipment, among other
industry leaders. By means of a global network of low-earth orbit (LEO)
satellites and accompanying ground infrastructure as well as our Tier One
cellular partners, ORBCOMM’s low-cost and reliable two-way data communication
services track, monitor and control mobile and fixed assets in our core
markets: commercial transportation; heavy equipment; industrial fixed assets;
marine; and homeland security.

ORBCOMM is an innovator and leading provider of tracking, monitoring and
control services for the transportation market. Under its ReeferTrak^®,
GenTrak^TM, GlobalTrak^®, and CargoWatch^TM brands, the company provides
customers with the ability to proactively monitor, manage and remotely control
their cold chain and dry transport assets. Additionally, ORBCOMM provides
Automatic Identification System (AIS) data services for vessel tracking and to
improve maritime safety to government and commercial customers worldwide.
ORBCOMM is headquartered in Rochelle Park, New Jersey and has its network
control center in Dulles, Virginia. For more information, visit

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