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General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems conducted full-system pre-flight tests on the modular low-Earth orbit test bed in preparation for the U.S. Air Force's Space Technology Program - 2 mission, the company said Monday. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic is a ...
General Atomics' electromagnetic systems business has concluded pre-flight and full system tests of a satellite built to host multiple technology payloads for on-orbit demonstration. The company said Monday its Orbital Test Bed will launch onboard the SpaceX-built Falcon Heavy rocket as part of the U.S. ...

According to National Defense, the Pentagon's Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium awarded a contract to General Atomics, developer of the U.S. Navy's railgun system, to “evaluate and mature railgun weapon system capabilities in support of U.S. Army Armament Research, Development and ...
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) has completed full system and “ready for launch” pre-flight testing of its Orbital Test Bed (OTB) satellite. OTB will launch as part of the U.S. Air Force's Space Technology Program (STP-2) flight on the SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket. The OTB hosts multiple ...
WASHINGTON ― General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has successfully demonstrated flight deck taxi capability for the MQ-25. Using a Predator C Avenger as a surrogate, the company demonstrated its unmanned platforms can integrate with the complexities of flight deck operations. The Avenger ...
San Diego-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems said Monday its tanker drone has successfully demonstrated taxi operations on an simulated aircraft carrier deck with operators using Wii-like controllers. “This demonstration proves that the GA-ASI solution will integrate into existing ship operations, ...

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General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. has announce the recent award of a $81M Foreign Military Sales contract by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center for the United Kingdom MQ-9B PROTECTOR unmanned aircraft system programme. This contract provides for integration ...
San Diego-based General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. has been awarded an $81 million contract by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center for the United Kingdom, the company announced Friday. The contract provides for integration and component-level testing for UK specific ...
In California's High Desert region, straddled between Palmdale and Victorville, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) has been developing what could become the U.S. Navy's first large, carrier-based UAV. A World War II-era Army airfield and former McDonnell Douglas radar cross-section ...
General Atomics, purveyor of the iconic Predator and Reaper drones, has officially released more concept art and new details about its carrier-based tanker drone to our friend and Aviation Week reporter James Drew. One main revelation in Drew's report is that the company doesn't plan on actually ...
General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems is expanding for the 10th time in 13 years in Shannon. The project is a $20 million private capital investment and is expected to create 48 jobs over the next three years. It currently employs 256. The Mississippi Development Authority is providing a $510,000 grant ...
The Air Force said in a FedBizOpps notice it aims for General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. to develop the AVSIM technology under the planned sole-source contract with the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center's medium-altitude unmanned aircraft system division. About Executive Mosaic: ...
When General Atomics first opened here, its main mission was to help design and build its Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System, or EMALS, which replaces the steam-powered launching system once used in U.S. Navy aircraft carriers. The newest carrier to the fleet, the $13 billion U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford, ...
“For 13 years, General Atomics has been a leader in growing Lee County's economy while protecting and defending freedom around the world through their investment in innovative defense systems manufactured by Mississippians in Shannon,” said MDA Executive Director Glenn McCullough, Jr. “This ...
The U.S. Air Force has announced plans to award a General Atomics business unit a contract to develop an air-to-air missile aviation simulation technology for the MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. would develop the AAM AVSIM system under the proposed ...
The company said Thursday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems participated at the event in Fort Sill to showcase the Fencepost acoustic detection technology's functions in missions to counter unmanned aerial systems or protect assets. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, Executive Mosaic ...

Upgrading the MQ-9 Reaper to track moving targets more effectively will improve the Lynx synthetic aperture radar but cannot replace the E-8C Joint Surveillance Attack Radar System's capabilities, General Atomics tells Inside the Air Force . The Air Force in its fiscal year 2019 budget request decided not to ...
General Atomics' electromagnetic systems business demonstrated an acoustic detection system during an event held at the U.S. Army's Fires Center of Excellence in Lawton, Oklahoma. The company said Thursday it was invited to showcase the Fencepost platform at the annual Maneuver Fires Integrated ...
The company said Thursday the Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium awarded the contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems for technology maturation and evaluation support to Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Command. About Executive Mosaic: Founded in 2002, ...
A General Atomics business unit has received a three-year contract to help the U.S. Army's Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Command mature and evaluate electromagnetic railgun weapon systems. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems and ARDEC will collaborate to develop ...
The company said Monday its new office in Innovate ABQ's Lobo Rainforest building offers General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems an opportunity to connect with local contractors, entrepreneurs and laboratories. “We're looking forward to continuing our work with the community to strengthen existing ...
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 20, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit has provided its Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant battery technology to power the Dry Combat Submersible platform that Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is building for the U.S. Special Operations Command, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday.
After the Navy unveiled its fiscal year 2019 budget request that included $719 million to fund MQ-25A Stingray system development, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems announced it had inked a deal with Boeing, another of the companies submitting a Stingray bid, to work together developing GA's ...
After we wrote this article Tyler Rogoway talked with General Atomics about their partnership plans and their MQ-25 contender. Our findings from that interview are included at the bottom of this piece. On Feb. 12, 2018, General Atomics revealed the partnership with Boeing in a press release that also ...
"Boeing Autonomous Systems is pleased to have the opportunity to collaborate with General Atomics on its MQ-25 proposal,” Boeing Autonomous Systems Vice-President and General Manager Chris Raymond was quoted as saying, adding, “We look forward to supporting GA-ASI with our aviation and ...
Amid continuing success from flight trials of its advanced MQ-9B SkyGuardian Predator B and growing signs the certified variant is lead contender for Australia's medium-altitude long-endurance unmanned air system (UAS) requirement, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) is bullish on future ...
Using nuclear fusion as a virtually unlimited source of energy has been a thrilling yet distant dream for more than six decades. An expensive and incredibly complicated international project to determine if the fantasy can become reality is finally taking shape — and San Diego's General Atomics is in the ...
Some 45 full-time General Atomics employees are building what is called ITER's Central Solenoid in a giant warehouse at the company's Poway facility. The seven 250,000-pound circular modules will eventually be shipped to Europe, where they will be inserted into the center of the ITER facility under ...
But development of this cutting-edge technology, built by San Diego defense firm General Atomics, has not been without growing pains. And the system's readiness, along with that of other new systems on the USS Gerald R. Ford, the first of a new class of carriers, is at the center of a debate between the ...
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems will develop the MQ-9 software for the Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Combat Command, the Defense Department said Friday. The Air Force Life Cycle Management Center will obligate $9.9 million at the time of award from the service branch's fiscal ...
SAN DIEGO. Officials at General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group (GA-EMS) announced the acquisition of certain assets of Xagenic, Inc., a Toronto, Canada-based developer of molecular diagnostic systems. The assets will be integrated into the new GA-EMS bio-sensor technology development ...
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems has won a $49.3 million order to continue work on MQ-9 Reaper drones under an Air Force Special Operations Command and Air Combat Command contract. The company will provide software development services for the drone. MQ-9 Reapers are remotely piloted ...
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc., Poway, California, has been awarded a $49,336,683 cost-plus-fixed-fee order (FA8620-18-F-2363) to previously awarded basic ordering agreement FA8620-15-G-4040. The contract provides for tasks necessary to develop, field, and sustain Air Force Special ...
San Diego-based General Atomics has purchased certain assets of molecular diagnostics technology maker Xagenic in a push to continue advances in the defense microelectronics, advanced sensor and signal processing technology areas. General Atomics said Thursday it will integrate the acquired ...
General Atomics' electromagnetic systems business unit has produced a capacitor technology designed to operate at high voltages and temperatures. The company said Wednesday the new capacitor works to support stable operation of power electronics at more than 1000 volts and temperatures as high ...
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems successfully showed off the satellite-controlled launch and recovery capabilities of its MQ-9B remotely piloted aircraft, aiming to eliminate the need for a ground control station and crew at the base from which it takes off. Conducted in December 2017, the ...
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Incorporated, Poway, California, has been awarded an $11,430,408 cost-plus-fixed-fee and firm-fixed-price contract modification (P00002) to a previously awarded contract (FA8620-17-F2351) for the MQ-12 Block 5 kits, to include extended-range kits, beyond-line-of-sight kits and ...
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 17, 2018 — General Atomics has hired Robert Peterkin, a former chief scientist for directed energy at the Air Force Research Laboratory's New Mexico campus, as operations director for the contractor's Albuquerque facility, GovCon Executive reported Tuesday. The company ...
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 12, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit is set to receive work to supply contractor-owned/contractor-operated unmanned aircraft systems for Task Force Southwest's intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The Naval Air ...
The U.S. Navy intends to award General Atomics' aeronautical systems business a contract to provide contractor-owned/contractor-operated unmanned air systems to support Task Force Southwest missions across the U.S. Central Command area of operations in fiscal 2018 and fiscal 2019. A FedBizOpps ...
The U.S. Navy intends to award General Atomics' aeronautical systems business a contract to provide contractor-owned/contractor-operated unmanned air systems to support Task Force Southwest missions across the U.S. Central Command area of operations in fiscal 2018 and fiscal 2019. A FedBizOpps ...
TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 5, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit will provide high-energy density capacitors for a Defense Department program that utilizes a Pre-Emplaced Vehicle Stopper in support of force protection and checkpoint operations, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said ...
General Atomics recently inked a yearlong management, support and maintenance contract worth nearly $329 million for its MQ-9 Reaper and MQ-1 Predator -- which is set to retire this spring. The Defense Department said in a Dec. 22, 2017 contract announcement the funding covers "core management, ...
The US Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS ) a contract to design and deliver an advanced permanent-magnet propulsion motor intended for use in the US Navy's (USN's) Large Displacement Unmanned Undersea Vehicle (LDUUV) ...
The Defense Department said Friday that General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will help the service branch operate flights, maintain depot fields, supply technical manual and manage inventory control points for both remotely piloted aircraft platforms. GA-ASI will also provide depot repair, technical ...
A business unit of General Atomics has secured a contract to design and build a permanent-magnet propulsion motor technology for large displacement unmanned undersea vehicles of the U.S. Navy. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will also test and deliver the motor under the contract from the ...
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc has been awarded a contract modification worth $24.9m to provide phase two contractor logistics support (CLS) for the French Air Force's MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle. Awarded by the US Air Force Life Cycle Management Center, Wright-Patterson Air ...
Ten aerospace startups presented technologies to industry representatives and potential investors during “The Future Is Now” event that took place Dec. 1 at GA-ASI's headquarters in Poway, California, General Atomics said Monday. “We hosted this event as a way to provide aerospace entrepreneurs with ...
A General Atomics business unit has received a potential $134 million contract from the U.S. Air Force to produce ground control stations for remotely piloted aircraft. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will produce block 30 terminals at a company facility in Poway, California, and is expected to ...


 

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