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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt Recognizes Commercial Satcom’s Role Through 2018 NDAA

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch,  senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said the U.S. government recognizes the role of commercial satellite communications in supporting national security and military efforts through the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an article for MilSatMagazine that there are three components …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: FY 2018 NDAA Aims to Meet Military Satcom Requirements

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act serves as the U.S. government’s response to help meet warfighters’ need for secure and resilient satellite communication capabilities with the aid of the commercial satcom industry. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Talks Satcom, Industry-Military Partnerships at Satellite 2018

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, cited the importance of communications to the U.S. military during a panel discussion Wednesday at the Satellite 2018 conference, National Defense reported Thursday. “There is no mission that takes place in the United States military that isn’t enabled …

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Inmarsat’s Tactical Satellite Service Gets MSUA Mobility Innovation Award

Inmarsat has received recognition from the Mobile Satellite Users Association for the company’s L-band service offering designed to support beyond line-of-sight tactical communications. The company said Wednesday its L-band Tactical Satellite service won the 2018 Mobility Innovation Award in the “Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation” category. “We are proud to win this award for the third consecutive year …

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Inmarsat to Develop 4D Air Traffic Management SATCOM Service for ESA

Inmarsat has received a European Space Agency contract to develop satellite communication technologies that provide 4D trajectory air traffic management. The Iris program entails technologies that will be used to support European airspace traffic management beginning 2020, the company said Tuesday. Developed technologies will compose the Iris system that will make use of Inmarsat’s SB-S …

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Inmarsat, Australia’s State-Run Aviation Firm to Test Satellite Voice Comms Service

A government-owned air navigation service company in Australia has partnered with  Inmarsat to evaluate a satellite voice communications system designed to supplement air traffic services in areas without very-high-frequency voice coverage. Inmarsat said Monday that Airservices Australia aims to facilitate direct controller-to-pilot communications over oceans and in remote areas as well as to reduce …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Integrated Satcom Architecture Needs Industry Innovation

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said she believes an integrated satellite communications architecture should incorporate industry’s technological advancements to change the cultural misperception about military and commercial satcom. “For space programs, it remains imperative to incorporate advancements from the commercial sector into the baseline …

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Cobham Demos Inmarsat Satcom Connectivity Platform for Tactical UAVs

Cobham has showcased a communications terminal designed to offer internet connectivity for tactical unmanned aerial vehicles or smaller airframes via an Inmarsat satellite network. The company said Tuesday its satcom business demonstrated the AVIATOR UAV 200 system at the ongoing the Singapore Air Show. AVIATOR UAV features a compact lightweight design and offers access to the internet …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Talks Satcom as a Service, Wideband Global Satcom at Kratos Podcast

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, said in a Kratos Defense & Security Solutions podcast aired Wednesday that satellite communications as a service works to provide military and commercial users with a “full end-to-end” communications capability. Cowen-Hirsch told Constellations podcast moderator John Gilroy that …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Industry Backs Military Via Protected Satcom Tech Investments

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said warfighters seek and use protected tactical waveforms as adversaries target satellite communications through jamming. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a two-part blog post published Monday that the private sector continues to invest in new technology capabilities that seek to …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Ka-Band Satcom Tech Essential for Airborne ISR Missions

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has said she believes the adoption of Ka-band satellite communications technology can help the military address interoperability requirements for airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a two-part blog post published Thursday that Ka-band’s capacity to cover …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Named MSUA Board Member for 2018

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has been reappointed to serve on the Mobile Satellite Users Association’s board of directors. MSUA works to promote exchange of ideas, information and news among providers and customers of mobility communications, navigation and safety platforms, the association said Thursday. Other …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Named STEM Leadership Finalist for Women in Tech Awards

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for Inmarsat Government, has been chosen by Women in Technology as a finalist in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics leadership category for the nonprofit organization’s 19th annual leadership awards. Inmarsat said Thursday WIT will hold its annual awards banquet on …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt, Industry Partner to Create Integrated Satcom Architecture

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said calendar year 2017 saw several efforts that government and industry leaders initiated to build an integrated satellite communications architecture that views commercial and military satcom as a “holistic capability.” Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a SpaceNews commentary published Dec. 18 those efforts …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Warfighters Need Access to Integrated Satcom Architecture

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said that it is crucial for U.S. service personnel to have access to an integrated satellite communications architecture to support military missions worldwide “across the full spectrum of engagement.” Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an article for MilsatMagazine that such an architecture requires the …

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