updated 5/30/2011 9:45:19 PM ET 2011-05-31T01:45:19

NETANYA, Israel, May 30, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ORBIT Communication Systems, Ltd., a subsidiary of Orbit Technologies Ltd. (TASE:ORBI),a Satellite Communications, Tracking & Telemetry, and Communications Management Systems provider, today announced the recruit of Capt. Philip van Bergen.

As part of our growth strategy for the European market, ORBIT is pleased to announce that Capt. Philip van Bergen will join the company as Director of Sales and Business Development.

Philip brings with him extensive experience in the Maritime IT and Satellite Communications industries, gained as a commercial fleet captain, as well as two decades of senior project management, marketing and sales positions at leading Maritime Satellite communications companies.

During the last three years, Philip was the Head of Commercial Sales in Selex (Marine) in Europe, where he was responsible for driving sales growth and developing innovative value propositions and market penetration strategies. Previously, Philip worked as Business and Marketing Manager in C&W, Equant (today Orange Business Services), INMARSAT and EMS.

Philip has gained extensive experience in the maritime communications and shipborne applications market, including value-added networks, messaging systems, satcom, e-commerce and engineering services.

Joining Mr. Michel Rieken at ORBIT Europe, Capt. Philip van Bergen will be instrumental in further developing and expanding ORBIT's presence and market share in the European maritime satellite communications space. He will also serve as an additional key resource in the provision of solutions and support for Orbit's European customers.

You can contact Philip at his email: philip.van-bergen@orbit-cs.com or Phone: +44 7879 693826

About ORBIT Communication Systems, Ltd.

ORBIT is a world leading supplier of innovative Satellite Communications solutions, as well as Tracking & Telemetry and Communications Management Systems. The company's products are deployed on board airborne, maritime and land platforms with both military and commercial customers and are installed on thousands of projects with companies and organizations worldwide. Orbit's customers include major integrators such as Airbus Military, Boeing, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman and Rockwell Collins, as well as communications service providers such as SELEX Communications, Telespazio, Eutelsat, NewSat, Gilat, Harris Communications, and SpeedCast.
ORBIT is a public company traded on the Tel‐Aviv Stock Exchange. The company boasts an international marketing and sales network that includes the United States, Europe, and the Far East in addition to its international technical service centers located around the world.

For more information, please visit www.orbit-cs.com

CONTACT: Naomi Azrieli
         Marketing Communications Manager
         ORBIT Communication Systems Ltd.
         Tel: +972-9-892-2785
         naomi.azrieli@orbit-cs.com

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