Safeguarding the ultimate high ground

31 October 2016: In an interview with SpaceNews, Inmarsat’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, U.S. Government Business Unit, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, shares her perspectives on the Department of Defense’s (DoD) possible move to integrate commercial capabilities when securing the U.S. military’s satellite advantage.

Leveraging more than 25 years of experience in defense, aerospace and executive leadership, Rebecca is responsible for establishing Inmarsat’s strategic direction and policy with respect to U.S. government. Previously leading efforts to acquire commercial satellite capacity for the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA), Rebecca shares her insights on the universal acceptance that engaging with the commercial industry is a key aspect when deciding on architectural concepts behind military satellite systems.

Find out more about Rebecca’s perspectives on the importance of the military turning to the commercial industry to satisfy its day-to-day satellite communication needs here.