Tag Archives: commercial SATCOM

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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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Calls for Clear Gov’t Strategy, Funds for Commercial Satcom Procurement

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 4, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, has said the government needs a defined strategy and funding for the acquisition, operations and maintenance of commercial satellite communications capabilities, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 13. Space News reported Dec. 12 …

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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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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: Commercial Satcom Provides Operational Flexibility, Resilience for Military Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 24, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said she believes commercial satellite communications serves to support military satcom requirements amid potential operational challenges, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. She told Federal News Radio in an interview posted April 17 that the company’s Global Xpress network …

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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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