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SOSi Tapped for Army Wideband Enterprise Satellite Systems Support Under $55M Deal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 29, 2018 — SOS International will work with the U.S. Army‘s program executive office for enterprise information systems to manage Wideband Enterprise Satellite Systems for military communications under a potential $55M contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The company said Monday it will deliver satcom engineering, installation, operation, integration, maintenance …

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SSL to Produce Antenna Subsystem Prototypes for USAF Tactical Satcom; Richard White Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 28, 2018 — SSL will build antenna subsystems to help the U.S. Air Force‘s Space and Missile Systems Center ensure secured tactical satellite communications under a deal with the Space Enterprise Consortium, ExecutiveBiz reported Aug. 17. Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR) said Aug. 16 its SSL subsidiary will leverage …

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Kratos Completes Phase 2 Work for USAF Milsatcom Shift to New Ground Architecture

TYSONS CORNER, VA, August 24, 2018 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has concluded its work under phase two of a three-year U.S. Air Force study on the planned transition of a military satellite communications ground system to the “horizontally integrated” Enterprise Ground Services architecture, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company …

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Air Force Awards Northrop Potential $429M North Pole Satcom Payload Contract

Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) has secured a potential $428.8 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to develop two extremely high-frequency payloads to support military satellite communications in the North Polar region. The Defense Department said Wednesday Northrop’s aerospace systems business will provide a pair of functionally equivalent EHF eXtended Data Rate payloads to …

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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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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: DoD Should Utilize Commercial Satcom for Core Missions

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 7, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch of Inmarsat urges the Defense Department to utilize commercial satellite communications technology to meet its wideband satcom requirements and reserve military-owned satcom platforms only for specialized missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. “Rather than have the mindset that it is milsatcom first and commercial on an as-needed basis, …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Could Support Mobile Gov’t Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 31, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has said the company’s Global Xpress commercial satellite network could help address the mobile needs of government users, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Global Xpress is a commercial Ka-band network designed to work with government military satellite …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom as a Service to Support DoD Satcom Needs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 21, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government policy, strategy and outreach at Inmarsat‘s government services business, has said satellite communications as a service works to deliver an integrated satcom architecture for the Defense Department, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a guest piece the integrated …

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NORAD, USNORTHCOM Leads Field Test on Multiple Inmarsat, L-3 Satellite Systems

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 13, 2016 — The North American Aerospace Defense Command and U.S. Northern Command led field tests in Alaska on multiple satellite systems from Inmarsat and L-3 Communication‘s (NYSE: LLL) global communications solutions business unit, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Inmarsat said Monday its GX satellite communication network and L-3 …

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