ORBIT Communication Systems Ltd., a satellite communications, tracking & telemetry, and communications management systems provider, announced that it has recently shipped its 1,000th OrSat maritime VSAT system.

"As a premier industry event, Satellite 2011 is the ideal setting in which to mark this major milestone of one thousand OrSat systems sold," stated Avi Cohen, President and CEO of ORBIT Communication Systems Ltd." In this very competitive market, major maritime IT integrators require proven systems that mitigate project risk and reduce ongoing maintenance costs. OrSat's unprecedented track record is a testament to its technological superiority, operational performance and reliability over time."

Originally introduced to the market in 2007, the OrSat is currently recognized as the world's best performing VSAT system and leads the industry in satellite regulation compliance. OrSat supports high performance, high-speed, two-way broadband communications. The product enables a wide variety of applications, including voice calls, fax, data transfer, video conferencing, email, remote support, data backup and more. ORBIT's extensive base of civilian and military customers for its OrSat systems represent all segments of the maritime industry including Oil and Gas, Navies, Commercial Shipping, Mega Yachts and Fishing boats.

"Our customers expect immediate and effective support for both deployment and operations," added Cohen. "To this end, we back up our OrSat products with a network of hundreds of trained technicians worldwide to assist customers with any support issues that may arise."