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Steve Gizinski, president of Inmarsat’s government business segment, said the company is well-positioned to deliver integrated satellite communications capabilities to meet the U.S. Space Force’s network requirements in support of multi-service operations worldwide. Gizinski wrote in a blog post published Friday that Inmarsat developed a strategic framework on how its portfolio of multi-orbit, multi-band satcom […] More
Inmarsat has tapped Airbus’ defense and space business to transport the I-6 F2 satellite from its testing facility in Toulouse, France, to Kennedy Space Center in Florida. The satellite will fly aboard the Airbus A300-600ST aircraft, also known as Beluga, and upon arrival in Florida, spacecraft experts will then conduct final testing and integration with […] More
Inmarsat‘s government business arm has received a potential five-year, $410 million blanket purchase agreement from the Defense Information Systems Agency to provide the U.S. Army Blue Force Tracker network services. Inmarsat Elera-powered, L-band satellite communications will be used to enable connectivity between BFT platforms and satellite earth stations, the company said Monday. The new work […] More
Rocket Lab will develop and produce an L-band radio for the InCommand telemetry, command and control service of Inmarsat’s U.S. government arm in support of a NASA project that seeks to advance the development of commercial near-Earth satellite communications services. Rocket Lab said Thursday it will link its Frontier-L radio to Inmarsat’s ELERA L-band network […] More
Inmarsat‘s federal business arm and ThinKom Solutions will enable a satellite communications system through the fusion of its respective modem managers and antenna system to support the tactical operations of the Department of Defense. As part of the partnership, Inmarsat Government‘s G-MODMAN II and G-MODMAN Open Platform will be paired with Thinkom’s ThinAir Ka2517, the company’s […] More
Orbit Communications Systems obtained full type approval for its GX30 airborne Ka-band multipurpose terminal to operate on Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress network and be utilized for commercial and military Ka-band services.  The Orbit terminal can be stationed in various aerial vehicles and can yield a forward link of up to 126Mbps and a return link of […] More
L3Harris Technologies, Inmarsat‘s U.S. business arm and industry partners have showcased remote network operations at a Special Operations Forces-focused event to support the Joint All-Domain Command and Control initiative of the military. Inmarsat said Monday the demonstration for satellite communications connectivity featured the company employing its Global Xpress worldwide wideband service and L3Harris using airborne […] More
A new Inmarsat report has called on national governments, regulators and industry to adopt a coordinated action to address the threat posed by space debris and handle the expansion of mega-constellations of satellites in low-Earth orbit to prevent orbital collisions. The Space Sustainability Report offers several recommendations to improve safety and operations in space, such […] More
Inmarsat and Honeywell have introduced a new satellite communications service for government and business airborne users. SwiftJet is backed by Inmarsat’s ELERA satellite network and is set to become commercially available in the first half of 2023 to deliver inflight connectivity over L-band, Inmarsat said Monday. SwiftJet uses Honeywell-built hardware that can be installed on […] More
Inmarsat has expanded its 14-geostationary satellite fleet with the launch of the first of seven dual-band communications spacecraft planned for liftoff through 2024. The Inmarsat-6 F1 satellite took off Wednesday aboard Mitsubishi Heavy Industries’ H-IIA launch rocket from the JAXA Tanegashima Space Center in Japan, to form the company’s next-generation satellite broadband network, the U.K.-based […] More
Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of Government Policy & Strategy at Inmarsat, took part in her first Executive Spotlight interview with ExecutiveBiz to discuss the impact of developing global networks with the use of 5G and IoT capabilities, the challenges of emerging in the current space technology market, Inmarsat’s growth strategies and more. “We started as a global […] More
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