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  • Inmarsat, Securiport to Combine Satcom, Border Security Platforms; Andy Start Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat, Securiport to Combine Satcom, Border Security Platforms; Andy Start Comments

    Inmarsat and Securiport have partnered to introduce a service offering for government organizations to manage border security and disease control issues with the help of satellite communications technology. The alliance seeks to offer Securiport’s ground sensor-equipped Integrated Immigration Control System and Intelligent Information Management System in conjunction with Inmarsat-4 and GlobalXpress mobile satellite connectivity services […] More

  • Inmarsat Taps ORBIT to Make Aviation Terminals for Gov't Customers; Andy Start Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat Taps ORBIT to Make Aviation Terminals for Gov’t Customers; Andy Start Comments

    Inmarsat has signed an agreement with ORBIT Communication Systems to help manufacture Global Xpress aviation terminals and identify other opportunities to leverage the technology to drive adoption of the GX satellite broadband service. The companies said Wednesday ORBIT will provide its airborne tracking and communication antenna terminals for GX as they serve the government market. Andy Start, president of Inmarsat’s […] More

  • Andy Start: Airbus, Inmarsat Combine Aircraft Broadband Offerings - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Andy Start: Airbus, Inmarsat Combine Aircraft Broadband Offerings

    Airbus and Inmarsat have partnered to develop broadband airborne terminals for aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicle customers. Military and government clients are meant to gain access to Inmarsat's Global Xpress Ka-band satellite service through Airbus' airborne portfolio, Airbus said Tuesday. “Combining the unique Global Xpress service with Airbus Defence and Space's proven heritage in airborne satcom […] More

  • Inmarsat, Spectra Group Offer Radio Comm System With UHF-VHF Adapter; Andy Start Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat, Spectra Group Offer Radio Comm System With UHF-VHF Adapter; Andy Start Comments

    Inmarsat and Spectra Group UK have unveiled their joint L-TAC VHF offering that uses Inmarsat’s L-TAC service for satellite-connected UHF tactical radio communications and the Spectra Slingshot converter and antenna kit for access to the L-TAC network. The new service is intended to aid during emergencies as well as combat communications by providing interoperability between radio systems used by civilian, police and military forces, Inmarsat […] More

  • Andy Start: NSSLGlobal Joins Inmarsat SATCOM Net's Reseller Network - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Andy Start: NSSLGlobal Joins Inmarsat SATCOM Net’s Reseller Network

    NSSLGlobal a has agreed to work as value-added reseller of Inmarsat‘s Global Xpress satellite constellation for military and government customers in the European market, extending the companies’ existing GX VAR partnership for maritime services. Inmarsat said Tuesday it intends for NSSLGlobal to help address bandwidth, mobility, coverage and service availability needs for European government customers. “We are very pleased […] More

  • Inmarsat Taps Globecomm as Global Xpress Reseller; Andy Start, Keith Hall Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat Taps Globecomm as Global Xpress Reseller; Andy Start, Keith Hall Comment

    Inmarsat has selected satellite services provider Globecomm as an value added reseller of Inmarsat’s Ka-band broadband satellite network to government customers in Africa and the Middle East. Global Xpress is built to integrate with Inmarsat's L-band network for land, maritime and aero terminal customers to use GX's bandwidth services through a secure mobile waveform, Inmarsat said […] More

  • Inmarsat Offering Selected for Military Applications Overseas; Andy Start Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat Offering Selected for Military Applications Overseas; Andy Start Comments

    Inmarsat Plc was recently selected by government and military customers abroad to demonstrate satellite communications services, Satnews Daily reported Tuesday. Two armed forces clients already purchased Inmarsat's L-TAC communications service and other government customers from several countries recently tested a communications-on-the-move offering that was launched in July, according to the report. Andy Start, president of global […] More

  • Inmarsat Demos Tactical Satellite Comm Product; Andy Start Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Inmarsat Demos Tactical Satellite Comm Product; Andy Start Comments

    Inmarsat Plc recently tested a new satellite communication product on a vehicle running at 70 miles per hour, Satnews Daily reported Wednesday. The new Lossless Transform Audio Compression service will provide government customers a tactical ultra-high frequency satellite technology that works to help troops communicate through existing radio systems, according to the report. Andy Start, […] More

  • Poland Picks Harris for $5 Million Order of Falcon Multiband Radios - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Poland Picks Harris for $5 Million Order of Falcon Multiband Radios

      Harris Corporation recently won a $5 million task order to supply Poland with Harris Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multiband manpack radios. Poland is the eighth country to acquire the radios. The Falcon III AN/PRC-117G delivers mobile ad-hoc networking, voice and wideband data communications to the battlefield. It supports a growing number of network-enabled missions with […] More

  • Harris Introduces the First Soldier "Smart Radio" - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Introduces the First Soldier "Smart Radio"

    Harris Corporation introduces the first soldier “smart radio,” the RF-7800S-LR Leader Radio, embedded with GPS, encryption and Personal Digital Assistant.  The RF-7800S-LR provides unit leaders with communication and computing capabilities in a single, lightweight device for enhanced mission flexibility. This new radio has a built-in computer to deliver voice, wideband data and networking and supporting applications […] More

  • Harris Introduces Falcon III RF-7800N-CP Mobile Computing Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Harris Introduces Falcon III RF-7800N-CP Mobile Computing Platform

    Harris Corporation introduces the new Falcon III RF-7800N-CP Mobile Computing Platform. The MCP server is designed to host, process and deliver mission-critical communications and multimedia applications when needed in the field. The RF-7800N-CP Mobile Computing Platform utilizes Internet Protocol standards to manage and route data traffic to and from various communication networks for military and […] More

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    Harris Corp Wins Contract to Provide Wideband Tactical Radios

    Harris Corporation has today received a contract from the Government of Canada to provide Falcon III AN/PRC-117G multi-brand manpack radios and RF-7800B tactical satellite communication systems. “This is another illustration of Harris growing capability to deliver reliable, rugged and secure systems that address challenging requirements for communications,“ said Andy Start, Harris RF Communications' president of […] More

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