Tag Archives: Commercial Integration Cell

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: National Defense Strategy, NDAA Key Drivers for Unified Satcom Architecture

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch of Inmarsat Government has said industry and military leaders have initiated several space-related measures in 2018 meant to establish a resilient, global and integrated satellite communication architecture. Those actions include the fiscal 2018 National Defense Authorization Act, National Defense Strategy and the Joint Space Operations Center’s transition to the Combined …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Talks Govt’s Satcom Challenges, JSpOC Commercial Integration Cell

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat, has said budget issues with regard to the recapitalization of federal satellite communications platforms and a “fragmented” procurement model are some of the satcom challenges the U.S. government currently faces. “The government should no longer follow a procurement model …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Commercial Integration Cell Program Aims to Help Address Satcom Threats

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy for U.S. government at Inmarsat, has said she believes the Defense Department‘s Commercial Integration Cell program will help to track and resolve threats to satellite communications. She wrote in an opinion piece for MilSat Magazine that CIC is poised to introduce major updates …

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Inmarsat’s Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satellite Operators, DoD to Collaborate on Commercial Integration Cell Program

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has said her company and five other satellite contractors will collaborate with the Defense Department to test the Commercial Integration Cell program within DoD’s Joint Space Operations Center. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in an Inmarsat blog post published Monday that she expects the program to help improve …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Gov’t, Commercial Satellite Sector Should Address In-Orbit Collisions Through Collaboration

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, a senior vice president at Inmarsat, has called on the U.S. government and commercial satellite vendors to collaborate in the development of policies on the safety of satellite launches and seek to reduce the risk of in-orbit collisions. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a SpaceNews op-ed published Tuesday that inactive satellites and debris constitute the majority of approximately 23,000 man-made …

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