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[June 20, 2011]

ORBIT to Showcase the OrBand(TM) - a Revolutionary, Compact Maritime VSAT System at CommunicAsia 2011

(GlobeNewswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) SINGAPORE, June 20, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- CommunicAsia 2011 -- ORBIT Communication Systems, Ltd., a subsidiary of Orbit Technologies Ltd. (TASE:ORBI),a Satellite Communications, Tracking & Telemetry, and Communications Management Systems provider, today announced that it will be showcasing its new AL-7107 OrBand™ VSAT system at the CommunicAsia 2011 trade show starting today at the Marina Bay Sands, Singapore. ORBIT's experts will be available to discuss and demonstrate its latest VSAT offerings in Hall C, Booth #1V4-01.

The AL-7107 OrBand™ is the first of Orbit's new family of maritime VSAT systems to be rolled out. OrBand™ combines an extraordinarily compact 2.7m footprint with exceptional RF performance (equivalent to an industry-standard 2.4m system). The system supports extended C-Band and extended Ku-band frequencies, as well as several RF feeds featuring electrically switchable linear and circular polarizations. Due to its compact size, a pre-assembled and tested OrBand™ system and its radome fit into a 20-foot container, reducing shipping costs and allowing for dramatically shorter deployment times.

Fully compliant with all major satellite regulations for C-Band, OrBand™ is uniquely suited to address the broadband satellite communication needs of offshore oil & gas rigs/platforms and support vessels, naval vessels and commercial shipping, which depend more than ever on reliable always-on broadband for applications such as corporate networking and ERP, live video monitoring and surveillance, crew welfare/communication services and more. In order to meet the high availability requirements of mission-critical applications, OrBand™ features advanced remote access capabilities for monitoring and remote diagnostics.

"Our recently launched OrBand™ system is yet another example of our commitment to leveraging our technological and customer support leadership to provide end customers with reliable solutions that increase operational efficiencies and enhance crew productivity and morale," stated Yosi Albagli, President of Satellite Communications at ORBIT. "This breakthrough system has already been selected and delivered to a major Navy. Building on this success, we are confident that our recently introduced line of VSAT systems will open new opportunities for adoption of C-Band global satellite communications in the maritime industry." ORBIT offers a diverse portfolio of advanced satellite communications solutions for maritime and land-based applications. ORBIT's systems are installed on over 3,300 marine platforms – from naval vessels to cargo ships, ocean liners and oil rigs - enabling TV reception and broadband IP connectivity for always-on applications such as Internet, video, telephony and more.

About ORBIT Communication Systems, Ltd.

ORBIT is a world leading supplier of innovative Satellite Communications solutions as well as Tracking & Telemetry and Communications Management Systems. The company's products are deployed on board airborne, marine and land platforms with both military and civilian customers and are installed on thousands of projects with companies and organizations worldwide. ORBIT's customers include over 20 Navies, major integrators such as Airbus Military, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Rockwell Collins, as well as communications service providers such as SELEX Communications, Telespazio, Eutelsat, NewSat, Gilat, Harris Communications, SpeedCast and others.

ORBIT is a public company traded on the Tel-Aviv Stock Exchange. The company boasts an international marketing, sales and support network that includes the United States, Europe, 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 CONTACT: Naomi Azrieli Marketing Communications Manager ORBIT Communication Systems Ltd.

Tel: +972-9-892-2785 naomi.azrieli@orbit-cs.com Source: Orbit Communication Systems Ltd.

2011 GlobeNewswire, Inc.

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