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Former Comtech SVP Jay Icard Named XTAR President, CEO

Former Comtech SVP Jay Icard Named XTAR President, CEO - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Jay Icard, former senior vice president of strategic sales at Comtech Telecommunications‘ command and control technologies business, has joined XTAR as president and CEO of the Ashburn, Virginia-based commercial satellite operator. The 13-year industry veteran succeeds outgoing President Philip Harlow, who has led XTAR over the past eight years and will help ensure …

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Hughes' Rick Lober, Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Discuss System-Level Approach to Mobility

Hughes' Rick Lober, Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch Discuss System-Level Approach to Mobility - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Communications sector executives such as Hughes Network Systems' Rick Lober and Inmarsat's Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch discussed the various system-level approaches to mobility services for the military in a panel discussion at Satellite 2015, C4ISR & Networks reported Wednesday. Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat senior vice president of government policy and strategy, said she believes mobility needs to …

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XTAR Colocation Space Hosts Leidos’ Manned Aircraft Comm Tests; Andrew Ruszkowski Comments

XTAR Colocation Space Hosts Leidos' Manned Aircraft Comm Tests; Andrew Ruszkowski Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Leidos selected XTAR late last year to provide colocation space in Mount Jackson, Virginia to host tests of an airborne communications system on an manned intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft used by the U.S. Army. XTAR said Aug. 20 that tests held at the Mount Jackson teleport includes Leidos’ X-band antenna and terrestrial connectivity network that leverages the …

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