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Inmarsat Picks Arianespace to Launch 5th Global Xpress Satellite in 2019

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2017 — Inmarsat has named Arianespace as the launch services provider for the upcoming fifth Global Xpress communications satellite that Thales Alenia Space is building based on the updated Spacebus 4000 B2 platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Arianespace said Friday it will launch GX-5 from the Guiana Space Center in the French …

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Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Part of Networked Joint Force Operations Trial in Australia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 18, 2017 — Inmarsat has provided its Global Xpress satellite communications service to support encrypted file transfer and live video streaming capabilities as part of tests on the Australian air force’s C-130J Hercules transport aircraft, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Friday the six-month trial through December will utilize GX and …

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Inmarsat to Provide Satcom Connectivity for USAID’s Fishing Monitoring Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 30, 2017 — Inmarsat will collaborate with the U.S. Agency for International Development to drive the adoption of sustainable fishing practices in Southeast Asia and support maritime communications for port and vessel monitoring activities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Friday it will provide its Fleet One and IsatData Pro satellite communications platforms …

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Northrop Grumman Subsidiary Performs Initial Review of Inmarsat-6 Satellite Reflector Design

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 11, 2017 — A subsidiary of Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has completed the preliminary design review of the AstroMesh reflectors for two Airbus-built communications satellites that will be part of the Inmarsat-6 constellation, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Northrop said Wednesday Astro Aerospace conducted the review to check the reflectors’ …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Urges Commercial-Focused Gov’t Strategy for Integrated Satcom Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 25, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the commercial satellite communications industry will play a key role to facilitate a unified and integrated satcom architecture for government, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a MilsatMagazine article that the U.S. …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Collaboration, ‘Commercial First’ Approach to Address Satcom Program Challenges

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 21, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has noted that collaboration between industry and the Defense Department will drive the analysis of alternatives for the wideband satellite communications program, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a National Defense Magazine guest piece …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Gov’t Works to Boost Industry Partnerships for ‘Space Superiority’ Efforts

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 19, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the Defense Department and other federal agencies are pursuing policies to drive partnerships with the commercial satellite communications sector to boost U.S. space capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an …

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Inmarsat to Supply Satcom, Volunteer Support for UK Disaster Response NGO

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 17, 2017 — Inmarsat will provide satellite communications resources and manpower to support the emergency response and disaster relief programs of non-government organization Team Rubicon in the U.K., ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the partnership enables it to supply satcom equipment and connectivity and its employees will …

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DoD Gets Access to Inmarsat Mobile Satcom Services Via COMSAT

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 26, 2017 — Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress and Broadband Global Area Network satellite services will be available to the Defense Department through value-added reseller COMSAT under a blanket purchase agreement, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. COMSAT will utilize the networks to support Internet Protocol-based mobile satellite communications for DoD users around the world, Inmarsat said …

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Rockwell Collins Offers Inmarsat Global Xpress Satellite Services to Government Aviation Sector

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 24, 2017 — Inmarsat has chosen Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) as a value-added reseller of Global Xpress satellite broadband services to government aviation customers, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Rockwell Collins said Monday it will offer Ka-band connectivity for government aircraft through Inmarsat’s satellite network as part of the expanded VAR agreement that previously covered …

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