Tag Archives: SATCOM

SMC Seeks Info on Classified Enterprise IT for Next-Gen OPIR, ESS Satcom Programs

Next-Gen OPIR

The Space and Missile Systems Center has asked industry to provide information on an enterprise classified information technology infrastructure to meet SMC’s collaboration, security and data access requirements for Next Generation Overhead Persistent Infrared and Evolved Strategic Satellite Communication programs.

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CPI Completes Purchase of General Dynamics’ Antenna Systems Business; Bob Fickett Quoted

Bob Fickett

Communications & Power Industries has finalized its acquisition of SATCOM Technologies from General Dynamics (NYSE: GD). The newly acquired company will operate as a subsidiary under the name CPI Satcom & Antenna Technologies and will retain its executive management team, which will report directly to Andrew Ivers, chief operating officer of CPI.

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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

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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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