General Atomics Seeks to Expand Tech Development Efforts Through New Mexico Facility

General Atomics has established an office in Albuquerque, New Mexico, in a move to expand its presence and technology development efforts in the region.

The company said Monday its new office in Innovate ABQ’s Lobo Rainforest building offers General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems an opportunity to connect with local contractors, entrepreneurs and laboratories.

“We’re looking forward to continuing our work with the community to strengthen existing relationships and foster new opportunities for collaboration, as we advance critical energy, directed energy, and electric weapon systems and technologies for defense applications,” said Scott Forney, president of GA-EMS.

The company aims to work with government-backed research facilities in Albuquerque such as the Sandia National Laboratories, Air Force Research Laboratory and Los Alamos National Laboratory.

A recent GA-EMS open house event was attended by Albuquerque Mayor Tim Keller as well as Sen. Martin Heinrich and Rep. Michelle Lujan Grisham, both Democrats from New Mexico.

You may also be interested in...

SBIRS GEO-5 Satellite Lockheed Martin

Lockheed-Made SBIRS GEO-5 Satellite Set for Launch Next Year

Lockheed Martin has announced the launch readiness of an upcoming military space satellite designed to provide missile warning via infrared technology. The company said Wednesday its fifth Space-Based Infrared System Geosynchronous Earth Orbit satellite or SBIRS GEO-5 is set for flight in 2021, following the satellite's completion in October this year.

Parsons

Parsons Announces New Products for Cloud Native Streaming

Parsons has unveiled a new series of cloud products designed to help government and commercial customers process large amounts of data while ensuring lesser infrastructure costs. The company said Wednesday it will offer cloud native stream platforms to deliver the scalability needed to maximize cloud resources.

Bitglass

Bitglass Gets FedRAMP OK for Secure Cloud Access Offering

Bitglass has earned a certification under the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program for a platform developed to protect any interaction between devices, applications, on-premises resources, infrastructure and web destinations.