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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Wideband Satcom AoA Needs ‘Commercial First’ Mindset

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the Defense Department should collaborate with the commercial industry to accelerate the “analysis of alternatives” for the wideband satellite communications program. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an article published Thursday on the National Defense magazine website that a cultural shift is …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: New Policies Aim to Advance Partnerships With Satcom Industry

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has highlighted new policies initiated by leaders of the Defense Department and other federal agencies to facilitate partnership with the commercial satellite communications sector and maintain the country’s superiority in space. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a Space News op-ed piece published …

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Inmarsat to Provide Satcom, Manpower Support to Disaster Response Organization

Inmarsat has partnered with the U.K. chapter of non-government disaster response organization Team Rubicon to provide satellite communications equipment and manpower support. The company said Thursday its employees will also be given an opportunity to become part of the trained Team Rubicon volunteers group called Greyshirt. Stuart Lane, field operations director at Team Rubicon …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Ka-band Satcom Key to Military’s Manned, Unmanned Airborne Missions

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said she believes Ka-band satellite communications can help military and government agencies support manned and unmanned aerial missions amid the evolving global security environment. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an op-ed piece published in MilSatMagazine that Ka-band satellite constellations work to …

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COMSAT Gets DoD BPA for Inmarsat Global Xpress, BGAN Mobile Satcom Services

COMSAT has received a blanket purchase agreement from the Defense Department to provide internet protocol-based mobile satellite communications services through Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Ka-band network and Broadband Global Area Network. COMSAT will work to deliver voice, video and data services to uniformed personnel through portable satellite terminals and help DoD meet …

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Rockwell Collins to Resell Inmarsat’s Global Xpress Broadband Service to Govt Aviation Customers

Rockwell Collins has begun to offer Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress broadband service to the government aviation market through an expanded value added reseller arrangement. Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based Rockwell Collins said Monday it currently delivers Inmarsat’s GX service and Jet ConneX in-flight connectivity offering to commercial and business aviation customers under previous VAR agreements. David Poltorak, Rockwell …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: 4th Global Xpress Satellite Launch Aims to Advance Satcom Tech Resilience

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the launch of the fourth Boeing-built satellite for the Global Xpress satellite communications network seeks to validate Inmarsat’s efforts to promote resilience within its satcom offerings. The Inmarsat-5 F4 satellite lifted off Monday aboard a SpaceX-made Falcon 9 rocket from a launch …

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Cobham, Inmarsat Launch New UAV SATCOM Service; Andy Start Comments

Cobham‘s satellite communications business and Inmarsat have unveiled a new unmanned aerial vehicle SATCOM service designed to help boost operational capacity for users. Inmarsat said Monday the SwiftBroadband UAV SATCOM service was designed for use with Cobham SATCOM’s Aviator UAV 200 terminal which combines various technologies into a compact and lightweight …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch on Commercial Satcom Services’ Interoperability With Military Satcom

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, said in an interview aired Monday on Federal News Radio that commercial satellite communications services play a critical role in military communications amid delays and other challenges facing military satcom programs. Cowen-Hirsch told Federal Tech Talk host John Gilroy that a …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: DoD Should Shift Bulk of Wideband Satcom Needs to Commercial Sector

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the Defense Department should transition a larger part of its wideband satellite communications requirements to industry, Defense News reported Tuesday. Valerie Insinna writes Cowen-Hirsch told Defense News in a Friday interview before the Space Symposium that service branches …

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Airbus Taps Northrop Unit to Provide L-Band Mesh Reflectors for Inmarsat 6 Satellites

Airbus’ defense and space segment has selected a Northrop Grumman subsidiary to supply mesh reflectors for two of Inmarsat‘s communications satellites. Northrop’s Astro Aerospace business will provide its AstroMesh reflectors for integration with Inmarsat 6 satellites designed to provide L-band communication services, Northrop said Thursday. John Alvarez, general manager of …

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COMSAT Lands Contract to Deliver Inmarsat Global Xpress Satcom Service to DoD Users in Africa

COMSAT has received a contract to provide Inmarsat’s Global Xpress satellite communication services to Defense Department personnel in Africa. COMSAT runs a Multiprotocol Label Switching network that uses Global Xpress to support Non-classified Internet Protocol Router/Secret Internet Protocol Router services, Inmarsat said Monday. Inmarsat partners with COMSAT and other value-added resellers to …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Govt’s Partnership With Commercial Satcom Industry Key to Space Resiliency

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said the federal government should advance partnership with the commercial satellite communications industry to help the Defense Department ensure resilience in space and gain access to secure satcom worldwide. Cowen-Hirsch told MilsatMagazine in an interview she believes such a partnership can facilitate …

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