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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom-as-a-Service to Meet Nat’l Security Needs

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 29, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for U.S. government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said military and commercial integration of satellite systems works to support unhindered warfighter access to services, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted Monday that integration through …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom Resilience Based on Space Asset Diversity, Distribution, Protection

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 20, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said satellite communications resilience is centered on the diversity, distribution and protection of space assets, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a Space News article published March 28 that diversity …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: ‘Satcom as a Service’ to Drive Value in Milsatcom

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 17, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for U.S. government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said “satcom as a service” can help the military drive value from satellite communications technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday that the model works to support …

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Cubic Buys GATR, TeraLogics to Expand C4ISR, Satcom Portfolios; Bradley Feldmann Comments

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Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has acquired GATR Technologies for $232.5 million and TeraLogics for $39 million in a push to grow Cubic’s defense systems business and expand its command, communications, control, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings. Alabama-based GATR manufactures inflatable satellite communication and C4ISR terminals for deployment in remote environments, …

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Iridium 3Q Earnings, Revenue Beat Wall Street Estimates; Matt Desch on Currency Headwinds

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Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) has reported third quarter earnings of 24 cents per share to exceed Wall Street analyst forecasts by 5 cents and the prior year figure by 7 cents. Profit at the McLean, Va.-based satellite communications provider climbed 44.92 percent year-over-year to $29.54 million and revenue declined 1.4 percent from the …

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Furuno Brings Iridium Tech to Japan Customers

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 21, 2015 — Furuno Electric plans to offer Iridium Communications’ (Nasdaq: IRDM) mobile satellite communications products and services to its customers in Japan and elsewhere as part of a collaboration agreement between the two companies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Iridium said Monday it strives to bring Iridium NEXT capabilities to new …

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GATR Chooses Cubic Tech for USMC Satcom Antenna

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TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 8, 2015 — GATR Technologies has chosen Cubic (NYSE: CUB) company Dtech Labs to provide baseband equipment for the U.S. Marine Corps, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Dtech will field its M3-SE baseband for pairing with GATR’s portable inflatable satellite communications antenna to make up USMC’s HBSI-PT program of record, …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Discusses Ka-band as Military Satcom Tech

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

TYSONS CORNER, VA September 23, 2015 — Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch has touted the merits of using Ka-band satellite communications technology as a tool designed to meet the data handling requirements of military missions today, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Ka-band frequency works to support the Defense Department’s work through reliable, resilient delivery of …

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Northrop Team to Bid for Australian Military Satcom Contract

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TYSONS CORNER, VA September 1, 2015 — Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has announced a joint bid team with ViaSat and Optus for Australia’s military satellite communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Northrop said it will offer a network management system compatible to the Wideband Global SATCOM system put to use by …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Tests HD Video Capability Via Satcom Helicopter

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TYSONS CORNER, VA July 22, 2015 — ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday on Hughes and its industry partners performing a test transmission of high-definition video via satellite from a rotary wing aircraft. Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of the defense and intelligence systems division at Hughes, indicated that the exercise …

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