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Orbit to Supply VSAT Systems to Asian Navy

ORBIT Communication Systems Ltd., a  provider of mission-critical communication solutions for land, sea and air platforms, has received an order to supply its new OceanTRx4 maritime satellite communication systems to an Asian Navy.  The  undisclosed Asian customer has been operating ORBIT’s previous-generation OrSat maritime VSAT systems for the past five years, says a press note from the company.   Orbit CEO Ofer Greenberger said: "By deploying OceanTRx, the Asian navy [customer] will continue to benefit from Orbit's cutting-edge performance and support, which enable

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E-scan Radar Enhanced for Coastal and Harbor Security

only four Watts of power and consumes just 100 Watts allowing operation via solar panels and easy installation in difficult areas to reach such as rocky or inaccessible coastal regions. The radar's low data bandwidth requirement also allows remote operation over narrowband wireless links or satellite communication systems. Like most radars, Blighter integrates with a range of electro-optic camera systems – and other situation awareness sensors - and these elements are controlled through the BlighterView HMI command and control (C2) software platform. BlighterView can also integrate with AIS transponde

MTR 100: Liquid Robotics Inc.

are the harshest with the sub below the surface protected from the surface conditions. The separation between surface float and sub harvests wave energy and transforms it into forward thrust. The Wave Glider is equipped with sophisticated computers for navigation and payload control, satellite communication systems, and state of the art ocean sensors to measure the environment around it. Highly customizable, it supports a growing array of sensors able to collect a wide variety of scientific and commercial data.   (As published in the July/Aug 2014 edition of Marine Technology Reporter -

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Hydroid Hires Two New Employees

. Conti brings four years’ experience performing scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on more than 70 avionic systems on the Navy’s P-3C Orion anti-submarine patrol aircraft. He has experience working on a very wide variety of systems, including inertial navigation units, satellite communication systems and advanced sonar communication systems. At Hydroid, Conti will be responsible for the testing, evaluation, repair and maintenance of the REMUS 100, 600 and 6000 vehicles. He will also train Hydroid customers on the operation, maintenance and data interpretation for their REMUS vehicles

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