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

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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DoD Selects Honeywell Satcom Tech to Support Military Aircraft Comms

Honeywell will provide a satellite communications system for U.S. military transport aircraft as part of the Department of Defense-managed Fixed Installation Satellite Antenna program. Honeywell said Monday its Ku-band JetWave system is designed to work with Inmarsat's Global Xpress satellite network to provide global connectivity for the U.S. Air Force's C-17 Globemaster III planes.

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