March 22, 2016 - 08:55 ( Brasília )

Technology

ORBIT to Introduce Its New Airborne VSAT Antenna – The AirTRx 60

Suitable for various aircraft, providing high throughput broadband communication, several AirTRx™60 systems have been ordered by an Asian customer

ORBIT Communication Systems, Ltd. – a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions for land, sea, air and space applications – introduces an innovative airborne stabilized VSAT antenna system for various aircraft at Defexpo India 2016. Providing high throughput and quality broadband communication via satellite, the company has already received an order for several AIRTRx™60 systems from an Asian customer.

Designed to accommodate the regional and global coverage needs of the airborne communication market, the low-weight AirTRx™ 60 is built to empower critical applications. AirTRx™ 60 complies with the most stringent worldwide SatCom regulations and certifications, including RTCA/DO-160G. Following the demand from the government and defense market, ORBIT released its MPT 60 Airborne VSAT Antenna systems suitable for mission aircraft and UAVs.

AirTRx™ 60 and MPT 60 support Ku or Ka bands, featuring outstanding RF performance and dynamic response under virtually any operating environment. Switching between RF bands requires a simple replacement of the feed. Additional features include among the rest: multiband support, minimal swept volume, short lead time, INS and RF tracking.

According to Erez Shabirow, ORBIT's CEO, "As a world leader in the supply of advanced flexible systems for airborne applications, ORBIT continues to make significant investments in R&D – reflecting customer demand for comprehensive, reliable, compact and continually more complex broadband infrastructure for audio, video, data and Internet. Prestigious customers – including aircraft manufacturers, major integrators, communication service providers and government agencies – have selected ORBIT's robust and dependable solutions for the past 20 years, with over 1500 systems in operation globally."

ORBIT is a global provider of advanced business and mission critical communication solutions for land, sea, air and space applications. The company’s solutions address the maritime, aerospace, defense and homeland security markets. ORBIT’s portfolio includes mobile satellite communication systems, tracking & telemetry solutions, communication management systems and earth observation ground stations, which are operating on thousands of platforms worldwide.

ORBIT’s customers include leading navies, government and defense organizations, major integrators, space agencies, earth observation and communication service providers.

ORBIT is a public company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange (TASE: ORBI). The company has a global presence of sales and customer support with a footprint in the United States, Europe and the Far East.