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TMCNet:  Gilat wins Southeast Asian Navy contract

[December 19, 2012]

Gilat wins Southeast Asian Navy contract

Dec 19, 2012 (TELECOMWORLDWIRE via COMTEX) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (NASDAQ: GILT) said it was selected by a Southeast Asian Navy to upgrade its ground operations with IP-based satellite communications system.

As part of the contract, Gilat will deliver redundant SkyEdge II hubs, RF transmission capability and VSAT terminals that offer increased bandwidth efficiency throughout the Navy units. The increased bandwidth will allow enhanced connectivity to the Internet, video and other high-speed, broadband services while also enabling strategic military communications on board the Navy's mobile vehicles.

Gilat already supplies satellite communication solutions to the country's Air Force and Central Command.

Gilat is a veteran supplier of maritime and ground satellite based communication systems for military organizations around the globe. Its SkyEdge II system is designed and optimized for broadband communications via satellite. The company's website is at www.gilat.com.

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