PETAH TIKVA, Israel, March 11, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd. (Nasdaq:GILT), a worldwide leader in satellite networking technology, solutions and services, announced today the availability of the new StealthRay 300X-M (SR 300X-M) ultra-compact, low-profile, MIL-STD, X-band broadband antenna for real-time broadband satellite communications on-the-move and on-the-pause. StealthRay 300X-M is a member of the StealthRay 300 (SR-300) family of products, which include also low-profiles antennas for Ku- and Ka-band. SR 300X-M is designed to operate in rough environments and interoperate with different X-band satellite constellations, including the high-throughput Wideband Global Satcom constellation (WGS). It features an efficient SWAP design which is especially suited for compact platforms and tight rooftop space. Installation is quick and easy, requiring practically no technical expertise. Its innovative low-profile design provides better safety, smaller radar profile and improved maneuverability for military forces. The new antenna also includes an enhanced and more accurate satellite tracking mechanism, providing short initial acquisition and instantaneous re-acquisition time. "The SR300X-M was developed to accommodate our clients' growing need for an ultra-small, high performance X-band SOTM broadband antenna," said Moshe (Chico) Tamir, Gilat's Executive Vice President and President of Defense & HLS Division. "It is the latest addition to the StealthRay 300 family and our growing portfolio of low-profile SOTM solutions, which are some of the most comprehensive in the industry." The SR300X-M antenna seamlessly integrates with Gilat's MLT-1000 modem system and other components to form a compact and fully integrated terminal. For more information, please visit http://www.gilat.com/StealthRay-300X-M or booth, #5030, at Satellite 2014. About Gilat Gilat Satellite Networks Ltd (Nasdaq:GILT) (TASE:GILT) is a leading provider of products and services for satellite-based broadband communications. Gilat develops and markets a wide range of high-performance satellite ground segment equipment and VSATs, with an increasing focus on the consumer and Ka-band market. In addition, Gilat enables mobile SOTM (Satellite- on-the-Move) solutions providing low-profile antennas, next generation, solid-state power amplifiers and modems. Gilat also provides managed network and satellite-based services for rural telephony and Internet access via its subsidiaries in Peru and Colombia.