Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. announced that it has entered into a multi-year, multimillion-dollar strategic framework agreement with a world-leading unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) manufacturer.

High/medium altitude long endurance 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, 60 cm 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.”