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Peraton to Support Army Pacific Command Satcom Tech Under $72M Contract; Stu Shea Comments

The Defense Information Systems Agency has awarded Peraton a potential five-year, $71.8 million contract to help the U.S. Army Pacific Command implement and manage commercial satellite communications technology. Peraton said Thursday it will also provide satellite services, technical and engineering support for mobile and fixed platforms of USARPAC’s network architecture. Stu Shea, CEO of Peraton, said …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Unified Satcom Key to Support Military Mission Requirements

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 3, 2018 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said an integrated satellite communications infrastructure will work to help service personnel support military missions around the world even amid challenges such as budget constraints, ExecutiveBiz reported Dec. 21. She …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Leads SIA Workshop Discussion on Integrated Satcom

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 28, 2017 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, participated at the Satellite Industry Association’s 13th annual DoD Commercial SATCOM Workshop as a moderator on a panel discussion about integrated satellite communications, GovCon Executive reported Dec. 19. The company said Dec. …

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Satellite Industry Vet Samer Halawi to Join Intelsat as Chief Commercial Officer

Samer Halawi, formerly chief commercial officer of satellite communications firm OneWeb, has been appointed to a similar role at Intelsat (NYSE:I) in a move slated to take effect Jan. 9. Intelsat said Wednesday Halawi’s appointment comes as the company aims to accelerate the commercialization of its EpicNG satellite fleet and the launch of new managed service offerings. The …

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Rick Lober: Hughes Eyes ‘New Space’ & Satcom Developments in Defense Marketplace

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 27, 2017 — Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems unit, has said the company is working with partners such as OneWeb to pursue opportunities from the emergence of the “new space” or Space 2.0 sector in efforts …

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ArchIntel to Provide Tailored Business Intelligence to a Leading Satellite Communications Provider

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 22, 2017 – ArchIntel, a provider of concise actionable intelligence to business leaders today announced that it will provide the entire suite of ArchIntel business information services to a leading satellite communications technology innovator and services provider. ArchIntel will be providing the customer with daily intelligence briefings covering …

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Cubic Presents C4ISR Tech at MilCIS 2017; Mike Twyman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 20, 2017 — Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) mission solutions business has participated at the Military Communications and Information Systems 2017 event in Australia last week where it was scheduled to exhibit networking, satellite communications and other technologies, GovCon Executive reported Nov. 13. The company said Nov. 13 Cubic …

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Globecomm Lands Spot on Potential $2.5B GSA IDIQ for Satcom Products, Services; Dwight Hunsicker Comments

Globecomm has secured a spot on a potential 10-year, $2.5 billion General Services Administration contract vehicle for managed network systems that utilize commercial satellite communications technology platforms and services. The company said Monday the Complex Commercial SATCOM Solutions contract works to help government agencies access products and services necessary to configure, …

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Iridium Announces Q3 2017 Govt Services Revenue, Subscribers; Matt Desch Comments

Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) recorded $22 million in government service revenue with 95,000 government subscribers during the third quarter of 2017. Iridium said Thursday government data and voice subscribers rose 14 percent to 40,000 during the third quarter ended Sept. 30, compared with the same period last year. The McLean, …

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Cubic Unit to Provide Satcom Equipment Under New Zealand FMS Deal; Mike Twyman Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2017 — A subsidiary of Cubic (NYSE: CUB) will deliver satellite communications equipment that will work to support New Zealand’s military under an estimated $5 million foreign military sales contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday GATR Technologies will supply inflatable satellite antennas with associated hardware and spares …

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