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DataPath Secures Potential $363M Army Satcom Field Services Contract

DataPath has been awarded a potential $363 million contract to support various satellite communication terminals and controllers that the U.S. Army uses in the field, Space News reported Sunday. Phillip Swarts writes DataPath will manage the deployment of approximately 200 field services support personnel to military sites globally under the Global Tactical Advanced …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Current Gov’t Satcom Procurement Model Not Fit for Complex Acquisition Demand

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 30, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has stated that the government’s current satellite communications procurement model is fragmented and unable to address new complex demand, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 22. “The government should no longer follow a procurement …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Hughes’ Rick Lober Speakers at SIA DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 16, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, and Rick Lober, a VP and general manager at Hughes Network Systems, were among the executive speakers at the Satellite Industry Association’s Defense Department Commercial SATCOM Workshop, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Cowen-Hirsch and Lober were scheduled to tackle …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Public-Private Satcom Partnership to Continue Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, believes the incoming U.S. administration will facilitate continued maturity of satellite service partnerships between the commercial and government sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the satellite communications company also sees demand …

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Former Rolls-Royce Exec Jason Smith Joins Inmarsat as COO

Jason Smith, former president of Rolls-Royce‘s nuclear business, has been named chief operations officer at Inmarsat. He succeeds Ruy Pinto, who vacated his post at Inmarsat to “pursue new interests,” the  satellite communications services provider said Monday. Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce said Smith’s appointment builds on the company’s mission to give customers and partners …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom as a Service to Support DoD Satcom Needs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government policy, strategy and outreach at Inmarsat‘s government services business, has said satellite communications as a service works to deliver an integrated satcom architecture for the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a guest piece the integrated …

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CACI’s National Security Solutions Business Lands $77M Navy Satcom Support IDIQ

A CACI International (NYSE: CACI) subsidiary has won a potential four-year, $77 million contract to provide satellite communications, special operations communications systems and network support services for the U.S. Navy. The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Atlantic in South Carolina awarded the cost-plus-fixed-fee contract to CACI National Security Solutions through …

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Air Force Picks Raytheon, L-3, ViaSat for Wideband Satcom Tactical Service Demo Contracts

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) and ViaSat (Nasdaq: VSAT) have won separate contracts to provide protected tactical service field demonstration support services to the U.S. Air Force. The service branch awarded the cost-plus-incentive-fee contracts through a competitive acquisition process with five proposals received, the Defense Department said Thursday. The companies will …

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Hughes, Klas Telecom, GetSAT & NexTech Combine Tech for Satcom-on-the-Move Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems has teamed with Klas Telecom, GetSAT and NexTech Solutions to develop and demonstrate a mobile satellite communications technology that supports voice, data and video, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Klas Telecom said Tuesday the communications-on-the-move platform has been used mounted on a sport utility vehicle and …

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Rockwell Collins Receives $67M Navy Contract For Airborne Comm System Repair Services

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has secured a potential 10-year, $67 million contract to provide weapon replaceable assembly repair services in support of the AN/ARC-210 integrated communications system for the U.S. Navy and other Defense Department  components. DoD said Monday the company will also help the service branch manage the system’s technical and configuration changes as …

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