Orbit inks $46 million deal to provide communications management system for Lockheed Martin’s F-16 jets
Agreement expected to grow substantially if Lockheed Martin wins Indian Air Force supply tender
Udi Etsion | 13:13 23.08.2020
Israel-based Orbit Communications Systems Ltd. reported on Sunday that it has entered a $46 million agreement with Lockheed Martin to provide the company's Orion Combat system as the next generation of the 3D communication and audio management system for the American company’s F-16 fighter jets. According to the company’s statement, the agreement includes development, manufacturing, and support for the advanced system. Orbit, which is controlled by FIMI Opportunity Funds, specializes in precision tracking-based communications – in the areas of satellite communications, telemetry, and remote sensing – and provides an innovative solution for airborne audio management.