Tag Archives: Satellite 2016

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch: Collaboration Key in DoD’s Adoption of Commercial Satcom-as-a-Service Model

Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, senior vice president of government strategy and policy at  Inmarsat‘s U.S. government segment, has said she believes partnerships could help usher in a new model for the Defense Department to procure satellite communications technology from industry. She wrote in a blog article published Friday that some government and industry …

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Rick Ambrose: Lockheed-Boeing Team Seeks ‘Prudent’ Approach to Vulcan Rocket Development

Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed Martin‘s space systems segment, has said Lockheed and Boeing are committed to fund the development of their 50-50 joint venture’s Vulcan rocket, Space News reported Thursday. Mike Gruss writes Ambrose told a press briefing at the Satellite 2016 conference in Maryland that uncertainty on how to …

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Inmarsat Gets MSUA Gov’t Mobility Satcom Award for Global Xpress; Peter Hadinger Comments

Inmarsat has received a Mobility Satellite Innovation Award from the Mobile Satellite Users Association in recognition of the company’s Global Xpress satellite communications constellation. Inmarsat accepted the 2016 Top Government Mobility Satcom Innovation award during MSUA’s inaugural awards ceremony at the four-day Satellite 2016 conference in Maryland, Inmarsat said Tuesday. …

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