- Laurence Russell
Gilat receives over $8 million follow-on order for support of low Earth orbit constellation
Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today it received an over $8 million dollar follow-on order for support of gateways of a Low Earth Orbit (LEO) constellation.
Gilat’s subsidiary, Wavestream, was chosen as the sole provider to supply Gateway Solid State Power Amplifiers (SSPAs) to a leading satellite operator to support the LEO constellation gateways. The order is above and beyond last year’s previously announced $50 million contract, which is currently being delivered.
“Repeat business like this is a testament to our reliable manufacturing ability to meet the stringent requirements of non-geostationary satellite orbit constellations,” said Bob Huffman, General Manager at Wavestream and Senior Vice President at Gilat. “Our manufacturing capacity, product reliability, and experience with high-power Ka-Band SSPA technologies position us well to capture a significant share of the NGSO gateway market.”