Tag Archives: military satcom

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: ‘Commercial First’ Strategy Could Help Gov’t Implement Integrated Satcom Architecture

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, wrote in a MilsatMagazine article that there are several measures the U.S. government can consider to further advance the development of an integrated satellite communications architecture and one is the implementation of a "commercial first" strategy.

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Industry Supports Gov't Missions Through Investments in Satcom Capabilities

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch of Inmarsat Government wrote in a SatMagazine article that the commercial satellite communications industry supports government customers' missions and understand their requirements by investing in programs and capabilities that seek to improve the mobility, redundancy, flexibility, throughput, protection and resilience of satcom systems.

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Inmarsat Government's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch on USAF's Protected Anti-Jam Tactical Satcom

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch of Inmarsat Government has said the Protected Anti-Jam Tactical Satcom program's goal to protect both government and commercial satellite networks is a “very interesting shift and a very important focus,“ SpaceNews reported Monday. “If one is jammed, you have other systems to fall back on,“ Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and …

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Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Satcom as a Service Could Help Warfighters Focus on Critical Missions

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, has said government and military leaders should leverage commercial satellite communications platforms to support critical missions through the satcom-as-a-service business model. Cowen-Hirsch wrote in a MilsatMagazine piece that the business model is designed for global mobility and to deliver “end-to-end, …

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Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: DoD's National Defense Strategy Calls for “˜Resilient' Satcom, Space Tech Investments

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president for government strategy and policy at Inmarsat Government, told C4ISRNET in an interview published Wednesday that the Defense Department's National Defense Strategy highlights the need to build up space-based threat awareness and safeguard military and commercial space assets from adversaries. Cowen-Hirsch said the space sector should bolster …

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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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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: 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: 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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