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DOE Selects General Atomics for Potential $162M Fusion Tech R&D Contract

General Atomics has landed a potential $162M contract to help the Department of Energy research and develop multicomponent fusion power systems for use in high-energy-density experiments. The company will fabricate inertial confinement fusion targets, parts and assemblies, DOE said in a FedBizOpps notice posted Wednesday.

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General Atomics to Provide Army Data Terminals Under Potential $275M Contract

The U.S. Army has awarded General Atomics a potential two-year, $275M contract to deliver airborne and ground data terminals designed to facilitate satellite communications. The company's aeronautical systems business will also provide program management and equipment maintenance support under the cost-plus-fixed-fee, firm-fixed-price contract, the Department of Defense said Monday.

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Mark Schmaltz, Michael Maughan, Kenneth Lowe Named to VP Roles at Cubic’s Defense Business

Cubic‘s (NYSE: CUB) defense business has named three executives to vice president roles to oversee digital product innovation, growth efforts and revenue streams. Mark Schmaltz, a business and program management executive, has joined Cubic as VP and general manager of the newly created synthetic and digital solutions business line, the …

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General Atomics Awarded $99M Army UAS Logistics Support Contract

General Atomics secured a potential five-year, $99M contract to provide logistics support for the U.S. Army’s MQ-1C Gray Eagle unmanned aircraft system. Army Contracting Command solicited one bid for the cost-plus-incentive-fee contract and obligated the full value at the time of award, the Department of Defense said Friday. DoD expects the …

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General Atomics’ MQ-9B Drone to Feature Detect & Avoid System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 26, 2019 — A General Atomics business unit will equip a future multimission remotely piloted aircraft with a detect-and-avoid system as part of efforts to secure airworthiness certifications, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The company said Monday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will provide the MQ-9B intelligence, surveillance …

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CAE Trainer for General Atomics’ Predator B Gets Italian Air Force Clearance; Gene Colabatistto Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 12, 2019 — A CAE-built (NYSE: CAE) flight simulation platform for General Atomics‘ Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft has received approval from Italy’s air armaments and airworthiness directorate for use at Amendola Air Base, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. CAE said Feb. 5 its Predator Mission Trainer has been qualified …

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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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CAE to Supply Training System for General Atomics-Built UK Protector RPA; Gene Colabatistto Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, February 1, 2019 — CAE (NYSE: CAE) will work with General Atomics on a project to provide the U.K. air force a platform designed to train Protector RG Mk1 remotely piloted aircraft operators, ExecutiveBiz reported Jan. 24. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. awarded a contract to CAE to build a …

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General Atomics to Update FY 2017 Air Force Reaper RPAs

TYSONS CORNER, VA, January 22, 2018 — General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business will update the fiscal 2017 configuration of the U.S. Air Force’s MQ-9 Reaper remotely piloted aircraft under a $37M contract modification, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. The Department of Defense said Thursday General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. will install force and vortex capabilities onto …

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