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Honeywell, Inmarsat Government Ink Agreement for Global Xpress In-Flight Connectivity

A U.S.-based subsidiary of Inmarsat and Honeywell have entered into a service provider agreement to provide Inmarsat Global Xpress satellite services and wideband connectivity to the U.S. government’s aeronautical sector. Inmarsat Government said Tuesday the agreement extends an existing partnership between the two companies in providing in-flight connectivity to the Global Xpress network. Michael Edmonds, vice president of marketing …

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Susan Miller: Inmarsat Government to Offer L-Band Airborne ISR Service for US Public Sector

A U.S.-based, wholly owned subsidiary of Inmarsat has completed airborne testing of its L-band Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance service that works to provide up to 10 Mbps broadband data transmission rate. Inmarsat Government said Thursday public sector customers can use LAISR for applications such as unmanned aircraft systems, signals intelligence and synthetic aperture radar support …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Wins AFCEA International Award

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s senior vice president of U.S. government sector, has received an Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association award for her advocacy to help further women empowerment in the work space. The AFCEA Northern Virginia chapter selected the executive for the award to honor her leadership of the Women in NOVA program …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch on Inmarsat’s US Gov’t Market Strategy and Industry’s Role in Spectrum Mgmt

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, oversees direction and policy functions for the British satellite services provider’s U.S. government business unit. The nearly three-decade aerospace and defense veteran is also a former member of the Senior Executive Service and served as a program executive officer at the Defense Information Systems Agency …

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Dwight Hunsicker: Globecomm to Offer Inmarsat’s Global Xpress to US Gov’t Buyers

Inmarsat Government — a wholly-owned subsidiary of the British satellite services firm — and Globecomm Systems have partnered to provide U.S. government customers with the Global Xpress Ka-band data service as part of a subscription services agreement. Inmarsat Government said Tuesday it designed Global Xpress to interoperate with the military’s Wideband Global Satellite system. “We are pleased to add …

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Inmarsat to Update Europe’s ATC Data Link; Rupert Pearce Comments

Inmarsat has been awarded a $19 million contract from the European Space Agency to build a satellite data link for the continent’s air traffic control infrastructure. ESA’s Iris Precursor project seeks to improve controller-pilot communications and help industry cut airborne delays by using Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband service, Inmarsat said Wednesday. “Our …

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Inmarsat Adds Hughes Portable BGAN Terminal to Data Streaming Service; Greg Ewert Comments

Inmarsat has approved Hughes Network Systems‘ 9211-HDR portable Broadband Global Area Network terminal as part of its BGAN HDR streaming service for mobile satellite connectivity. Inmarsat said Monday the terminal supports data streaming rates of up to 800 kilobytes per second and features a compact form, Wi-Fi access for multiple users, automatic context activation and built-in RJ11 connector. “BGAN HDR …

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Executive Profile: Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat Govt. Services SVP

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch is senior vice president for government policy, strategy and outreach for Inmarsat‘s U.S. government services business unit. Cowen-Hirsch shapes Inmarsat’s strategic direction and policy regarding government and leads the company’s government outreach and advocacy program. She shapes the program’s execution and government focused capabilities. Cowen-Hirsch, a 20-year veteran …

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Executive Profile: Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Gov’t Strategy and Policy SVP at Inmarsat

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch serves as senior vice president for government strategy and policy for Inmarsat‘s U.S. government business unit. Cowen-Hirsch has responsibility for shaping Inmarsat’s strategic direction and policy with respect to government. She also leads the government outreach and advocacy program for Global Xpress. The 20-year defense, aerospace and executive leadership veteran is …

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Peter Hadinger: Inmarsat-TECOM Team to Offer GX Satcom Antennas in Gov’t Market

TECOM has partnered with Inmarsat to produce and market an antenna technology for government customers of Inmarsat’s Global Xpress satellite communications service. The companies agreed to offer a TECOM-built satcom antenna system that aims to provide Ka-band broadband access to aviation organizations across the public sector, Inmarsat said Monday. Peter …

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Inmarsat Unveils Military Satcom Service Offerings; Peter Hadinger Comments

Inmarsat has started offering wideband communications services to U.S. military customers through the company’s mobile satellite networks. The Inmarsat-5 Global Xpress satcom coverage has been expanded to deliver Ka-band connectivity for aeronautical and ground missions across the Indian Ocean, the company said Monday. GX employs fixed and steerable beam technology …

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Inmarsat GX Terminals Complete Factory Acceptance, Over The Air Testing; David Schoen Comments

Inmarsat moved closer to fully deploying its $1.6-billion Global Xpress satellite constellation with the conclusion of testing for land terminals from Paradigm Communications and Skyware Technologies. Paradigm met over the air testing and factory acceptance testing requirements for its GX core interface module and Connect 70, Connect 100 and Connect 180 …

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