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ORBIT Appoints Thomas Lipari as Director of Sales and Business Development in North America for Its Satellite Communications Business

NETANYA, Israel, June 7, 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 recruitment of Thomas Lipari.
/ Source: GlobeNewswire

NETANYA, Israel, June 7, 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 recruitment of Thomas Lipari.

Tom brings in-depth knowledge of the maritime and offshore VSAT market, as well as rich experience in sales, marketing and business development in the telecommunications industry. Over the past ten years, Tom held the position of Director of Sales at two major VSAT providers serving the offshore oil and gas industry - PetroCom LLC (today Broadpoint) and Caprock Communications Inc. Prior to that, Tom served as Director of Sales for BellSouth and Regional Director National Accounts for Sprint PCS in the cellular wireless market.

In addition to his professional experience, Tom served six years in the United States Marine Corp as a Battalion Telecommunications Chief and Instructor in radio communications. Tom attended East Carolina University and completed his Executive Education at the Jones Graduate School of Management, Rice University.

Tom will play a key role in growing ORBIT's VSAT business in the important North American market. He will also serve as a key resource in the provision of maritime VSAT communications solutions and support for Orbit's local customers.

You can contact Tom at his email: thomas.lipari@orbit-cs.com

Or Phone: +1 (954) 397-6954

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.

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