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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 to Develop New MQ-9 UAV Sensor Under $134M MDA Contract

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a $133.9M Missile Defense Agency contract to develop, integrate and test a new sensor for use with the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle. The company will test the sensor in realistic conditions at locations within and outside the continental U.S., the Defense Department said Monday. The agency will …

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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 Concludes Acoustic Detection Tech Demo at Army Event

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 12, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit has completed a demonstration of an acoustic detection system during the U.S. Army‘s Maneuver Fires Integrated Experiment in Oklahoma, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The company said Thursday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems participated at the event in Fort Sill to showcase the Fencepost acoustic …

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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 Unit to Provide Portable Bio-Threat Diagnostic Tool Under DARPA Program

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 16, 2018 — A business unit of General Atomics will work to develop a portable medical device that serves to help the military detect exposure to infectious diseases as part of a contract with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday General Atomics …

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General Atomics Unit to Develop High-Energy-Density Capacitors for Future Navy Microwave Platforms

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Feb. 2, 2018 — A General Atomics business unit will work to build capacitors with high energy density that will serve as components of future high-power microwave systems for the U.S. Navy, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. The company said Wednesday the contract —  awarded to its electromagnetic systems business through the Defense Ordnance …

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General Atomics Names Former AFRL Scientist to Head Operations at NM Facility

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 said Friday Peterkin will work specifically within the General …

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General Atomics to Deliver Capacitors for DoD Checkpoint Vehicle Stopper

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 Wednesday General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will supply the capacitors to help the DoD …

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