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Gilat Delivers Mission-Critical UAV Connectivity and Maximizes Payload with Comprehensive BLoS SATCOM Solutions

Monday, May 04, 2015

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today that it intends to promote its comprehensive line of Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLoS) solutions at AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems 2015 event,May 5-7 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA, USA – Booth # 2143.

At the booth, Gilat will display its BlackRay terminals, which enable connectivity for long-endurance flights while maximizing payload weight. Gilat SATCOM solutions feature:

    Low-SWaP profiles, ideal for low-weight UAVs
    Larger panels for larger bitrates
    Support for full-duplex satellite communications
    Spectrum-efficient IP connectivity

“As one of the industry's smallest and most compact aerial solutions, Gilat BlackRay terminals enable broadband communications that facilitate intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions Beyond-Line-of-Sight (BLoS),” said Moshe (Chico) Tamir, Gilat Corporate VP and President of the Mobility Division. “As a world leader in SATCOM Mobility, our solution suite keeps our customers connected at all times – on land, at sea and in the air.”

About Gilat

Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd is a leading provider of products and services for satellite-based broadband communications. Gilat develops and markets a wide range of high-performance satellite ground segment equipment and VSATs, with an increasing focus on the consumer and Ka-band market. In addition, Gilat enables mobile SOTM (Satellite-on-the-Move) solutions providing low-profile antennas, next generation solid-state power amplifiers and modems. Gilat also provides managed network and satellite-based services for rural telephony and Internet access via its subsidiaries in Peru and Colombia.

With over 25 years of experience, and over a million products shipped to more than 90 countries, Gilat has provided enterprises, service providers and operators with efficient and reliable satellite-based connectivity solutions, including cellular backhaul, banking, retail, e-government and rural communication networks. Gilat also enables leading defense, public security and news organizations to implement advanced, on-the-move tactical communications on board their land, air and sea fleets using Gilat's high-performance SOTM solutions. Gilat controlling shareholders are the FIMI Private Equity Funds. For more information, please visit us at

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