21 September 2015: Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, Inmarsat’s U.S. Government SVP Government Strategy and Policy, discusses the driving factors that differentiate Ka-band as the preferred frequency for today’s mobile and global satellite communications, in an article published in MilsatMagazine titled, Why Ka-band Best Supports the Modern Military Mission.
Government users are increasingly seeking Ka-band from commercial owners and operators, as the Department of Defense (DoD) has developed a high dependency on COMSATCOM to fill significant capability gaps within Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS), according to the Government Accountability Office (GAO).
Augmenting existing MILSATCOM services, the benefits of Ka-band, deliverable by Inmarsat’s Global Xpress service, include:
Now is time for the military and commercial industry providers to work together to create the best Ka-band environment possible. To read in more detail about the benefits of Ka-band visit: www.milsatmagazine.com.