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Hughes Presents Satcom Tech Prototype to Military Officials; Rick Lober Quoted

Hughes Network Systems has demonstrated a hardware technology built to protect military communications from intentional or environmental interference and support interoperability between satellite communications platforms. The company said Monday it presented to top Department of Defense officials the Multi-modem Adaptor prototype that works to autonomously select modem, satellite and service providers to …

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Hughes to Provide Satcom Integration Services for USCG Aircraft; Rick Lober Quoted

The Naval Air Systems Command has chosen Hughes Network Systems to integrate satellite communications systems on C-27J aircraft used for the U.S. Coast Guard‘s humanitarian aid and disaster relief efforts. The company said Monday it will partner with Virginia-based procurement and logistics firm ADS, Inc. to provide satcom integration services to support the …

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Hughes to Back DoD Wideband Satcom Interoperability Effort Under Follow-On Contract; Rick Lober Comments

Hughes Network Systems has received a follow-on contract from the Defense Department to develop a flexible modem interface prototype designed to facilitate interoperability between military and commercial services and platforms. The contract award marks the second phase of a pilot study that seeks to evaluate how satellite communications systems can …

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Hughes’ Rick Lober: DoD Should Apply ‘Commercial Tenets’ to Military Space Tech Acquisition

Rick Lober, vice president and general manager of Hughes Network Systems‘ defense and intelligence systems division, has said the Defense Department leadership should adopt the tenets of commercial satellite technology procurement to transform the way DoD acquires space hardware. He wrote in an opinion piece published Tuesday on Defense News that he believes …

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Executive Spotlight: Interview with Rick Lober, VP/GM of the Defense and Intelligence Systems Division at Hughes Network Systems

“I grew up as a kid watching the Apollo missions to the moon–what a great motivator to move into a career in engineering.” Space 2.0. The “new space.” What is really at stake for our place in space for 2018? With massive innovations in integrated technologies and satellite components, the …

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Hughes to Study Wideband Satcom Tech Interoperability Under DoD Contract; Rick Lober Comments

The Defense Department has awarded Hughes Network Systems a contract of an undisclosed value to examine how satellite transports can interoperate for potential use in government wideband communications. Hughes said Monday it aims to produce a wideband communications architecture that will work to facilitate multiple space and ground transports through a design …

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