Hughes Expands Tactical Comms Partnership With Airbus Defense & Space; Rick Lober Comments

Rick Lober
Rick Lober

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems and Airbus‘ defense and space segment have expanded their partnership to offer the HM System satellite networking technology and Skynet satellite communications service in the defense market, ExecutiveBiz said Wednesday.

The companies aim to help global military customers address tactical satcom requirements with their joint offerings, Hughes said Tuesday.

“The continued strategic relationship with Airbus Defence and Space along with Tampa Microwave‘s ruggedized packaging of innovative Hughes technology will open new opportunities in the growing tactical defense market, ” said Rick Lober,  vice president and general manager of Hughes’ defense and intelligence systems division.

“It builds on the early success of our joint delivery of combined HM System and XEBRA services, exemplifying the critical role that satellite providers play in supporting the rapidly changing, national security landscape around the world.”

About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic is a leadership organization and media company. It provides its members an opportunity to learn from peer business executives and government thought leaders while providing an interactive forum to develop key business and partnering relationships. Executive Mosaic offers highly coveted executive events, breaking business news on the Government Contracting industry, and delivers robust and reliable content through seven influential websites and four consequential E-newswires. Executive Mosaic is headquartered in Tysons Corner, VA.

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