Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd., a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions, and services, announced today that it has entered into a multi-year, multimillion-dollar strategic framework agreement with a world-leading UAV manufacturer.
High/Medium Altitude Long Endurance (HALE/MALE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) will be empowered with innovative capabilities enabled by next-generation BRP60 satellite communication terminals from Gilat.
The BRP60 is a modular SATCOM terminal that has recently been optimized with advanced capabilities increasing system robustness and reliability. With a multi-axis, 60cm parabolic dish, it is configurable to operate with Ku or Ka-band satellites. Designed for new platforms and evolving UAV designs, Gilat’s BRP60 is ready to adapt to sophisticated missions anywhere in the world.
“We are proud to have the latest generation of our satellite communication terminals in these UAVs, which are serving a variety of applications all over the world,” said Michal Aharonov, Chief Commercial Officer at Gilat. “This new agreement represents an important milestone in our long-term partnership and continuing success in the industry.”