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Abe Peled, Simon Bax Join Inmarsat Board

Abe Peled and Simon Bax have been appointed non-executive directors to Inmarsat‘s board, effective immediately. Peled becomes a member of the nominations committee while Bax joins the remuneration committee, Inmarsat said Tuesday. Peled currently serves as senior vice president of Cisco‘s (NASDAQ: CSCO) video and collaboration group and advises U.K.-based Permira …

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Inmarsat Helping FEMA Run First Responder Mobile Comm System

Inmarsat Government has won a potential five-year contract to provide mobile satellite services to the Federal Emergency Management Agency for first responders to communicate in the event of disasters. Since 2008, the British telecommunications firm’s subsidiary has provided satellite products and services to FEMA such as communication devices, terminals and …

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Inmarsat Govt. Names David Helfgott CEO

Inmarsat has appointed David Helfgott president and CEO of its U.S. government business, the company announced Tuesday. The 20-year technology and service sector veteran will be responsible for the overall strategy and direction of Inmarsat Government. He joined the company in April 2011 as president of Inmarsat Inc., the British satellite …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Government-Industry Partnership Should Pursue ‘Commercial First’ Satcom Investment Principles

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 1, 2020 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, said a new level of public-private collaboration that embraces a "commercial first" approach is key to innovate and modernize military space systems, ExecutiveBiz reported May 12.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Acquisition Process Updates Help Advance Gov’t-Satcom Industry Collaboration


Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, told Catherine Melquist, president of the Mobile Satellite User Association, in an interview published on MilsatMagazine that the U.S. government and industry are teaming up to leverage the opportunities of space by making changes to acquisition practices.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Government-Industry Communication Helps Drive Commercial Tech Investment


TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 19, 2020 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government policy and strategy at Inmarsat Government, said the extent to which the government and the private sector can discuss future actions will help companies make decisions about technology investments and partnerships,  ExecutiveBiz reported March 11.

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Gary Gagnon Returns to Mitre as Chief Security Officer, Cyber Strategy VP

Gary Gagnon, former vice president and chief security officer at Amazon (Nasdaq: AMZN), has rejoined Mitre as VP of cyber strategy and CSO. He will be responsible for developing and implementing cyber and physical security measures across the nonprofit corporation’s work program, Mitre said Monday. Jason Providakes, president and CEO of Mitre and a 2018 …

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General Atomics Flies SkyGuardian RPA Over Atlantic for Royal International Air Tattoo

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 12, 2018 — General Atomics has flown an MQ-9B SkyGuardian variant of its Predator B remotely piloted aircraft from North Dakota in the U.S. to Gloucestershire in the U.K. ahead of the platform’s presentation at the 2018 Royal International Air Tattoo airshow over the weekend, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The company …

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Kratos, Partners to Create Proof of Concept for Roaming Government Satcom

TYSONS CORNER, VA, June 19, 2018 — A subsidiary of Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) will develop a proof of concept and demonstrate a prototype government network operating center in efforts to build on the capacity, resiliency and responsiveness of wideband satellite communications for the U.S. government, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. …

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Satcom Direct lands $245M DISA BPA for aeronautical broadband connectivity services

The Defense Information Systems Agency has re-awarded Satcom Direct‘s communications business a potential five-year, $245 million blanket purchase agreement for global voice and data connectivity services, Satnews reported Thursday. Satcom Direct Communications will provide aeronautical broadband services to the Defense Department and other government agencies via Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress satellite network. SDC serves as a tier …

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