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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Public-Private Satcom Partnership to Continue Growth

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Dec. 5, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, believes the incoming U.S. administration will facilitate continued maturity of satellite service partnerships between the commercial and government sectors, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Space News reported Tuesday the satellite communications company also sees demand …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Rick Lober See Commercial Tech Opportunity in Military Comms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 10, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch of Inmarsat and Rick Lober of Hughes Network Systems have stated that commercial platforms could support the U.S. military’s broadband communications and satellite coverage needs, ExecutiveBiz reported Nov. 2. “The opportunity lies in engaging with commercial industry to learn what capabilities we are investing in …

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Army Taps L-3 for Potential $500M Data Link, Satcom Services Contract

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has secured a potential five-year, $500 million contract to provide common data link and satellite communications support services to the U.S. Army. The cost-plus-fixed-fee contract will run through Oct. 31, 2021 and the Army will assign work locations and funds to L-3 upon issuance of each order, the Defense Department …

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Former Rolls-Royce Exec Jason Smith Joins Inmarsat as COO

Jason Smith, former president of Rolls-Royce‘s nuclear business, has been named chief operations officer at Inmarsat. He succeeds Ruy Pinto, who vacated his post at Inmarsat to “pursue new interests, ” the  satellite communications services provider said Monday. Inmarsat CEO Rupert Pearce said Smith’s appointment builds on the company’s mission to give customers and …

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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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Hughes Expands Tactical Comms Partnership With Airbus Defense & Space; Rick Lober Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 15, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems and Airbus‘ defense and space segment have expanded their partnership to offer the HM System satellite networking technology and Skynet satellite communications service in the defense market, ExecutiveBiz said Wednesday. The companies aim to help global military customers address tactical satcom requirements with …

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Inmarsat Demos Global Xpress Satcom-as-a-Service for Aeronautical Applications

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Sept. 13, 2016 — Inmarsat has worked with its Global Xpress partners and government end users to demonstrate a satellite-communications-as-a-service platform using different aeronautical scenarios, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday the demonstration works to verify the GX Satcom as a Service offering for government aero applications in support of wideband connectivity and user …

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General Dynamics to Supply HF Comms Link for Navy Digital Modular Radios

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Aug. 8, 2016 — General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will provide the high-frequency, third-generation Automatic Link Establishment system to support the U.S. Navy‘s AN/USC-61(C) digital modular radios under a new contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the high-frequency communications capability works to reduce static and background noise, increase transmission …

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Hughes, Klas Telecom, GetSAT & NexTech Combine Tech for Satcom-on-the-Move Platform

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 28, 2016 — Hughes Network Systems has teamed with Klas Telecom, GetSAT and NexTech Solutions to develop and demonstrate a mobile satellite communications technology that supports voice, data and video, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Klas Telecom said Tuesday the communications-on-the-move platform has been used mounted on a sport utility vehicle and …

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Rockwell Collins Receives $67M Navy Contract For Airborne Comm System Repair Services

Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has secured a potential 10-year, $67 million contract to provide weapon replaceable assembly repair services in support of the AN/ARC-210 integrated communications system for the U.S. Navy and other Defense Department  components. DoD said Monday the company will also help the service branch manage the system’s technical and configuration changes as …

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