2018 in review: Taking significant steps toward a new path of unified SATCOM

18 December 2018: In a contributed article for MilSatMagazine, Inmarsat Government’s Senior Vice President of Government Strategy and Policy, Rebecca Cowen-Hirsch, discusses the significant steps military and industry leaders have taken in 2018 towards a unified satellite communication (SATCOM) architecture.

Cowen-Hirsch highlights the National Defense Strategy, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 and the transition of the Joint Space Operations Center (JSpOC) to the Combined Space Operations Center (CSpOC) as key advancements towards a fully integrated, capable, resilient and global SATCOM architecture.

“These enhanced government-commercial relationships will help open the door to enriched technology innovation. From aspirational proposals to well-established resilient global networks, new, flexible and affordable sophisticated technologies and business models such as SATCOM as a Service – overshadow the legacy technology and greatly enhance efficiencies and responsiveness to meet Department of Defense and other national security and federal government requirements.,” Cowen-Hirsch wrote.

Read the full article here: www.milsatmagazine.com

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