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Gilat secures multimillion-dollar contract for next-gen military modem

Gilat to develop next-generation software-defined radio modem for Satcom-on-the Move and Satcom-on-the-Pause military applications.

Gilat Satellite Networks has announced that a leading Defense Organisation awarded the company multimillions of dollars for the development of a next-generation SOTM/SOTP modem.

This next-generation military modem is aimed to set a new standard for mission flexibility, with fast-to-deploy and easy-to-operate capabilities while meeting the most stringent specifications. The modem will deliver high-speed satellite communications for on-the-move and on-the-pause missions. It will further provide secure, highly reliable broadband C4I satellite communications that ensure battlefield information superiority for warfighters. The modem’s advanced technologies will maximise link availability, optimise bandwidth usage, and enable high throughput anywhere, and anytime in the most challenging field conditions.

“This award once again demonstrates the trust of our customers that Gilat is the partner to deliver innovative, mission-critical solutions that meet the most stringent requirements,” said Ori Naor, RVP Defense at Gilat. “Our advanced satellite communications solutions are designed for today’s net-centric battlefield and are serving the needs of governments around the world.”