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General Atomics to Build Air Force RPA Ground Control Stations Under $134M Contract

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 finish work by Jan. 31, 2020, …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent Executive Moves in the GovCon Industry

Weekly Roundup December 4 – December 8 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In recent weeks the GovCon industry has experienced multiple significant executive shifts that are sure to leave an impact on the industry as a whole. Recent executive moves …

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General Atomics to Help Integrate Small-Diameter Bomb Onto Reaper Drone

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 29, 2017 — A General Atomics business unit will collaborate with the U.S. Air Force to integrate the GBU-39B/B laser small-diameter bomb onto the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle under a $17.5 million contract, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. The Defense Department said Monday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will utilize …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: Recent GovCon Mergers, Acquisitions and Restructuring

Weekly Roundup November 13 – November 17 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson In recent weeks the GovCon community has experienced significant M&A and restructuring activity. Notable transactions include: H.I.G.’s purchase of WBB for an undisclosed sum General Atomics’ purchase of a majority …

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General Atomics, Intelsat Test Reaper UAS Beam Switching on EpicNG Satellite

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 17, 2017 — General Atomics has collaborated with a subsidiary of Intelsat (NYSE: I) to test the beam switching capability of a Block 5 Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aircraft system connected to the Intelsat 29e satellite, ExecutiveBiz reported Thursday. Intelsat General said Wednesday the test worked to demonstrate the first in-flight …

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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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NAVSEA Vet Jim Mosquera Named General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems VP, CTO

Jim Mosquera, a 37-year federal civilian and naval officer, has joined General Atomics as vice president and chief technology officer of the company’s electromagnetic systems  business. Mosquera will help execute the unit’s strategic financial, technical and business goals in support of technology and product development efforts as well as oversee technology …

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General Atomics Eyes Automation Tech for Reaper UAV; Chris Pehrson Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2017 — General Atomics is exploring the integration of automation technology into the MQ-9 Reaper unmanned aerial vehicle as part of efforts to update and boost the performance of the platform, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. National Defense Magazine reported Friday that Darren Moe, senior director of automation and user experience …

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General Atomics, University Partner to Build UUV Navigation, Sensing Tech

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 30, 2017 — General Atomics will collaborate with the University of Mississippi to develop acoustic-based navigation and sensing technologies that will work to support unmanned underwater vehicle platform systems for deep-sea missions, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The university said Thursday the partnership involves General Atomics’ electromagnetic systems unit occupying …

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Executive Mosaic’s Weekly GovCon Round-up: October’s M&A Activity

Weekly Roundup October 23 – October 27 2017 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson With October coming to a close, let’s take a look at the most significant M&A activity that took place over the course of this month. Notable M&A activity …

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