Home / Tag Archives: satellite communications (page 8)

Tag Archives: satellite communications

Skot Butler to Succeed Kay Sears as Intelsat General President; Stephen Spengler Comments

Skot Butler,  vice president of satellite networks and space services at Intelsat General — a U.S. subsidiary of the Luxembourg-based satellite services provider — has been promoted to president. His promotion is effective April 4 and he will succeed Kay Sears, who is leaving the company after a 10-year career there, Intelsat said Thursday. “[Butler] has a …

Read More »

Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Gets ‘Top Govt Mobility Satcom Innovation’ Award

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 10, 2016 — Inmarsat has received recognition from the Mobile Satellite Users Association for the Global Xpress satellite communications network, GovCon Executive reported Wednesday. Inmarsat said Tuesday MSUA presented the 2016 Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation award to the company during the Mobility Satellite Innovation Award ceremony at the Satellite 2016 …

Read More »

Iridium to Update DoD Network Gateway for Satellite Connectivity; Scott Scheimreif Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 22, 2016 — Iridium Communications (Nasdaq: IRDM) will help update the Defense Department‘s network gateway under an $8.57 million task order from the Defense Information Systems Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Thursday the award works to provide distributed tactical communications services to DoD and support access to …

Read More »

Boeing to Update Air Force Satcom System’s Anti-Jam Tech for $55M

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 18, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) will provide an updated X-band anti-jam system to the U.S. Air Force under a $54.98 million contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. The Defense Department said Tuesday the anti-jam system is designed to boost the resilience and security of the Air Force’s Wideband Global …

Read More »

Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: ‘Satcom as a Service’ to Drive Value in Milsatcom

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 17, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for U.S. government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said “satcom as a service” can help the military drive value from satellite communications technology, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted Tuesday that the model works to support …

Read More »

Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom Industry Saw Commercial-Military Partnership, Reform Efforts in 2015

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 13, 2016 — Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for U.S. government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, believes an ongoing collaborative program between the company, the Defense Department and other satellite operators will help boost commercial-military space operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a blog entry posted …

Read More »

Raytheon Awarded $467M to Produce Satcom Terminals for US, UK Naval Ships

The Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) a potential seven-year, $466.6 million contract to provide multiband satellite communications terminals to the U.S. and British naval forces. The Defense Department said Tuesday Raytheon’s space and airborne systems unit will produce and test Navy Multiband Terminals under the firm-fixed-price contract and …

Read More »

Inmarsat, EM Solutions Combine Milsatcom, Global Xpress for New Maritime Satellite Terminal

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 15, 2015 — Inmarsat has partnered with EM Solutions to combine military satellite communications and Global Xpress technology to develop a satcom terminal for maritime users, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Inmarsat said Friday it plans to accredit the terminal in the second quarter of 2016 and submit it …

Read More »

Tim Mahoney: Honeywell to Buy Satcom1 for In-Flight Connectivity Market Push

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has agreed to purchase aeronautical satellite communications technology and services company Satcom1 for an undisclosed amount as the companies aim to develop an integrated in-flight connectivity offering. Tim Mahoney, president and CEO of Honeywell’s aerospace business, said Monday the company made the acquisition to also grow its satcom hardware and software …

Read More »

Inmarsat Extends Global Xpress Coverage to Americas, Atlantic Govt Users

TYSONS CORNER, VA, November 5,  2015 — Inmarsat has expanded the coverage of the Global Xpress satellite communications network to serve the public sector in the Americas and the Atlantic Ocean region, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Satnews reported Tuesday the new coverage adds to Global Xpress’ public-sector satellite services in Asia, Africa, Europe and …

Read More »