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21 December 2016: In an interview with MilsatMagazine, Inmarsat’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, U.S. Government Business Unit, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, shares her motivations behind pursuing a career at Inmarsat and how she is using her extensive Department of Defense (DoD) experience to act as a “chief translator” between industry and government.

She also discusses the challenges and opportunities facing the U.S. government today regarding SATCOM, and how initiatives like the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) Commercial Integration Cell (CIC) are strengthening the relationship between the government and satellite industry.

In addition, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch highlights Inmarsat’s approach to SATCOM as a Service, discusses the launch of the first and only end-to-end throughput commercial Ka-band network, Global Xpress, and looks to Inmarsat’s continued investments including innovation tailored to government requirements, the upcoming launch of the fourth Inmarsat-5 satellite and the development of Inmarsat-6.

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