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DISA Updates Inmarsat Broadband Satcom Support RFI to Cover CMMC Requirements

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The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued an updated request for information on broadband satellite communications services to add requirements for meeting Level 3 Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification program criteria. DISA said in the updated notice posted Wednesday that the U.S. Space Force seeks Inmarsat resellers to provide services and equipment that support the Inmarsat-built Global Xpress satellite and Broadband Global Area Network.

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Inmarsat Approves L3Harris Satellite Terminal for Global Xpress Broadband Service

L3Harris DarkWing

An L3Harris Technologies-built very small aperture terminal has been certified for military and commercial use on Inmarsat's Global Xpress satellite broadband connectivity network. Inmarsat granted Category 1 and Category 4 approval for the DarkWing VSAT offering to help customers gain high-speed internet access, connect to virtual private networks and transmit videos, L3Harris said Monday.

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Inmarsat-Addvalue Partnership Intros Satellite Link Service; Todd McDonnell Quoted

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Inmarsat and Singapore-based communications firm Addvalue Innovation have introduced a service to facilitate data transfer between low-Earth orbit small satellites and ground stations. The partnership commissioned the Inter-satellite Data Relay System service Nov. 12 on Sequoia, a Capella Space synthetic aperture radar microsatellite, and launched the IDRS offering after completion of a live data connectivity demonstration, Inmarsat said Monday.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch on Inmarsat’s Global Xpress 5 Satellite

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch on Inmarsat's Global Xpress 5 Satellite - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Inmarsat is seeking to meet increased U.S. military and commercial demand for more bandwidth in the Middle East and Europe with its Global Xpress 5 communications satellite, C4ISRNET reported Thursday. “GX5, adding to that mix, looks at an area where we've got increased and significant demand. It is a very, very dense environment for commercial as well as military," said Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government.

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