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General Atomics to Build Subassemblies Under Army Hypersonic Glide Body Prototyping Project; Scott Forney Quoted

A General Atomics business unit will produce mechanical, cabling and electrical systems for the U.S. Army's Common Hypersonic Glide Body program as part of a Dynetics-led industry team that won a $351.6M other transaction agreement in September.

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General Atomics to Deliver Prototype Li-ion Battery for Navy Snakehead UUV

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 6, 2019 — A General Atomics business unit will develop and test a Lithium-ion battery system for U.S. Navy unmanned undersea vehicles under a contract with Advanced Technology International, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Atomics said Monday its electromagnetic systems unit will provide a prototype Lithium-ion Fault …

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General Atomics to Host French Payload on Orbital Test Bed Satellite Under USAF Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 8, 2018 — General Atomics will integrate a France-supplied sensor-based data collection payload with a 242.5-pound Orbital Test Bed satellite that it will launch for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration under a U.S. Air Force order, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday the Air Force’s Space and Missile …

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Army Vet Sean MacFarland Takes VP Role at General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Business

Sean MacFarland, a retired U.S. Army lieutenant general, has joined General Atomics as vice president of weapons program strategic development within the company’s electromagnetic systems group. He will initially work at a company office in Washington, D.C., and will transfer to the group’s San Diego headquarters to lead transition of key technology platforms …

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General Atomics Unit Concludes Pre-Flight Tests on Orbital Test Bed Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, April 25, 2018 — A business unit of General Atomics has completed tests on the Orbital Test Bed satellite platform ahead of its launch aboard a SpaceX Falcon Heavy rocket to perform on-orbit demonstrations of various hosted technologies, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems conducted full-system pre-flight tests …

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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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General Atomics Unit to Supply Batteries for SOCOM’s Lockheed-Built Dry Combat Submersibles

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. Lockheed awarded a contract to General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems to build and …

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General Atomics Buys Xagenic Assets to Complement Defense Microelectronics Devt

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 assets into a bio-sensor technology development unit of its electromagnetic systems business in Rancho Bernardo, …

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General Atomics Eyes Satellite Portfolio Expansion Via Surrey-US Asset Purchase Deal

General Atomics has purchased the majority of Surrey Satellite Technology US’ assets for an undisclosed sum in a strategy to advance the development of small satellites and other payloads. General Atomics said Monday it will incorporate Surrey-US’ employees and assets into its electromagnetic systems business in support of growth objectives. …

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