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General Atomics Unit to Help Army Mature Electromagnetic Railgun Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 5, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit will work with the U.S. Army in efforts to advance electromagnetic railgun weapons technologies under a three-year contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. 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, …

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Navy Looks to Extend Development of BAE Electromagnetic Railgun Pulsed Power Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Jan. 11, 2017 — The U.S. Navy looks to extend BAE Systems‘ development work on a pulsed power technology for the shipboard electromagnetic railgun weapon system through a contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Military & Aerospace Electronics reported Monday the potential sole-source award will also include pulsed power unit modeling …

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Chris Hughes: BAE Wins $34M for the Navy’s Guided Projectile Project

BAE Systems will work to develop and demonstrate a modular hypervelocity projectile under a $33.6 million contract awarded by the Office of Naval Research. The guided weapon will be designed to work with the Navy’s 127-inch and 155-mm gun systems and an electromagnetic railgun, BAE said Thursday. Chris Hughes, vice …

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BAE to Develop Navy Electromagnetic Railguns

BAE Systems has won a $34.5 million contract from the Office of Naval Research to develop electromagnetic railguns for the U.S. Navy‘s long-range shooting operations. Under the Innovative Naval Prototype Phase 2 program, BAE will develop a launcher prototype of the EM railgun that has multishot, autoloading and thermal management capabilities, …

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