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Global Defense Needs Answered with Gilat's Technology
Gilat supplies tactical SATCOM solutions for mobile platforms
PETAH TIKVA, Israel, July 07, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq: GILT, TASE: GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today an award of a multi-million-dollar contract to provide satellite communication (SATCOM) equipment to a large system integrator for its customer in Asia.
Gilat's renowned multi-application platform, SkyEdge II-c, Capricorn VSATs and TotalNMS will serve the needs of the defense forces to provide tactical SATCOM solutions for mobile platforms and enable efficient communication channels during emergency and disaster response besides the critical C4I needs. Multiple hubs and hundreds of VSATs will be deployed in redundant configurations to meet the critical security needs, as well as the high quality and key regulatory requirements.
"Gilat was chosen to answer the defense needs due to Gilat's superior technology, highly secure solution, proven global track record and commitment to the local market," said Vinod Kaul, General Manager South Asia at Gilat. "Together with the local partners we see a large potential for our technology in additional Defense projects, as well as other segments such as Education, Banking, Oil & Gas and IFC."
"We are proud that Gilat's SkyEdge II-c platform answers the most stringent requirements and thus provides the technological capability to enable realizing today's demand of digital warfare, wherever and whenever digital information is required," said Res. BG. Eyal Zelinger, Gilat’s Vice President of Defense. "This contract is an additional significant step in implementing Gilat's strategy in the global Defense market."
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT, TASE: GILT) is a leading global provider of satellite-based broadband communications. With 30 years of experience, we design and manufacture cutting-edge ground segment equipment, and provide comprehensive solutions and end-to-end services, powered by our innovative technology. Delivering high value competitive solutions, our portfolio comprises of a cloud based VSAT network platform, high-speed modems, high performance on-the-move antennas and high efficiency, high power Solid State Amplifiers (SSPA) and Block Upconverters (BUC).
Gilat’s comprehensive solutions support multiple applications with a full portfolio of products to address key applications including broadband access, cellular backhaul, enterprise, in-flight connectivity, maritime, trains, defense and public safety, all while meeting the most stringent service level requirements. Gilat controlling shareholders are the FIMI Private Equity Funds. For more information, please visit: www.gilat.com
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