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Hughes Proceeds to Phase 2 of DoD Satcom Interoperability Study; Rick Lober Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 15, 2018 — Hughes Network Systems will build a Flexible Modem Interface prototype that will enable interoperability between military and commercial systems as part of a follow-on contract under a Defense Department pilot study, ExecutiveBiz reported May 8. The company said May 7 the contract covers work for the second phase …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober: Commercial Satellite Procurement to Guide DoD Space Acquisition

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 19, 2018 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the procurement principles for commercial satellite technologies will serve to guide the Defense Department in its acquisition of space hardware, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 4. He wrote in a piece …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Eyes ‘New Space’ & Satcom Developments in Defense Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the company is working with partners such as OneWeb to pursue opportunities from the emergence of the “new space” or Space 2.0 sector in efforts …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober a Panelist at UK MilSatCom Conference in November

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 25, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems executive Rick Lober will serve as a panelist at the Global MilSatCom Conference to be held in the U.K. from Nov. 7 to 9 and contribute to discussions on ground-based systems for military satellite communications, GovCon Executive reported Thursday. SMi Group said Tuesday Lober, …

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Rick Lober: Hughes to Help DoD Study Interoperability for Wideband Satcom Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 26, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems will look into the interoperability of commercial satellite transports in efforts to build a wideband communications architecture for government under a contract from the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday the Wideband Communications Architecture Study aims to help DoD …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober: Backlog in Launch Schedule for Military Comms Satellites Eases

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of defense and intelligence systems at Hughes Network Systems, has said commercial satellite operators have expressed some concern over the schedule backlog in the launch of military communications satellites, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. National Defense Magazine reported …

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Hughes to Update General Atomics Predator B Variant’s Satcom System; Rick Lober Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2017 — Hughes Network Systems has entered into an agreement with General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business for updates to the satellite communications system of a Predator B remotely piloted aircraft variant, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Hughes said Monday it will equip the Predator B SkyGuardian with customized HM Series airborne …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Looks to Expand Mobility Offerings Through Airbus Partnership

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2017 — Rick Lober,  vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems division, has said the company aims to expand its mobility service offerings through its partnership with Airbus. He said in an interview with ExecutiveBiz published Jan. 10 Hughes will work …

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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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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Rick Lober See Commercial Tech Opportunity in Military Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch of Inmarsat and Rick Lober of Hughes Network Systems have stated that commercial platforms could support the U.S. military’s broadband communications and satellite coverage needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 2. “The opportunity lies in engaging with commercial industry to learn what capabilities we are investing in …

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