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  • General Atomics Seeks to Expand Tech Development Efforts Through New Mexico Facility - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    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 […] More

  • General Atomics Produces Initial Li-ion Battery Shipset for USSOCOM Combat Submersible - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Produces Initial Li-ion Battery Shipset for USSOCOM Combat Submersible

    General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has produced and delivered the first batch of Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant batteries for a new transport vehicle of the U.S. Special Operations Command. Lockheed Martin contracted GA-EMS to supply the LiFT battery systems designed to power propulsion and internal support systems of USSOCOM’s Dry Combat Submersible platform, General Atomics said Thursday. USSOCOM awarded Lockheed […] More

  • DARPA Taps General Atomics to Build Portable Diagnostic Platform With Sensor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    DARPA Taps General Atomics to Build Portable Diagnostic Platform With Sensor

    A General Atomics business unit has received a contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to build a portable medical device for military personnel to detect if they have come into contact with an infectious disease. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will equipe the Portable Diagnostic Platform with sensor technology and disposable cartridges designed to perform laboratory-quality molecular […] More

  • General Atomics EMS to Develop High Power Microwave Capacitators Under Navy Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics EMS to Develop High Power Microwave Capacitators Under Navy Contract

    General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a U.S. Navy contract to develop high energy density capacitors designed as components for emerging high power microwave systems. The company said Wednesday it seeks to construct capacitors with reduced size for HPM systems to be used on smaller naval platforms. The contract follows a previous one awarded early January […] More

  • General Atomics Develops Capacitor Tech for High-Voltage, High-Temperature Operations - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Develops Capacitor Tech for High-Voltage, High-Temperature Operations

    General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business unit has produced a capacitor technology designed to operate at high voltages and temperatures. The company said Wednesday the new capacitor works to support stable operation of power electronics at more than 1000 volts and temperatures as high as 500 degrees Celsius. Scott Forney, president of General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems, said the […] More

  • General Atomics to Develop Capacitors for DoD Non-Lethal Vehicle Stopper Platform - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics to Develop Capacitors for DoD Non-Lethal Vehicle Stopper Platform

    A business unit of General Atomics has been selected by the Defense Department Ordnance Technology Consortium to produce high-energy density capacitors for a non-lethal platform designed to stop and disable vehicles as part of force protection and checkpoint operations. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will supply the capacitors to DoD’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate for integration into the Pre-Emplaced […] More

  • General Atomics to Build, Test Navy's Large Displacement UUV Motor - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics to Build, Test Navy’s Large Displacement UUV Motor

    A business unit of General Atomics has secured a contract to design and build a permanent-magnet propulsion motor technology for large displacement unmanned undersea vehicles of the U.S. Navy. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems will also test and deliver the motor under the contract from the Office of Naval Research, the company said Wednesday. Rolf Ziesing, vice […] More

  • General Atomics to Support Army Comms Satellite System - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics to Support Army Comms Satellite System

    General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a contract from Advanced Technology International to support a satellite system designed to help U.S. Army personnel transmit voice and data communications in the battlefield. GA-EMS will support the Army Resilient Global on-the-move SATCOM system under the  contract awarded through the Department of Defense Ordnance Technology Consortium, General Atomics said […] More

  • General Atomics to Help MDA Test, Integrate UAV Laser Tech - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics to Help MDA Test, Integrate UAV Laser Tech

    General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems group has received a nine-month, $8.9 million contract to help the Missile Defense Agency integrate and test a low-power laser system on an unmanned aerial vehicle. The Defense Department said Monday GA-EMS will conduct work under MDA’s Low Power Laser Demonstrator Phase One effort that seeks to address power and aperture size requirements for laser technology. Work […] More

  • General Atomics, University of Mississippi Form UUV Tech Devt Partnership - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics, University of Mississippi Form UUV Tech Devt Partnership

    General Atomics has partnered with the University of Mississippi on a project to build acoustic-based navigation and sensing technologies for unmanned underwater systems designed to aid deep-sea operations. The company’s electromagnetic systems group will work in UM’s Insight Park facility and support efforts to develop acoustic-based UUV navigation and control techniques, the university reported Thursday. “Over the course of the […] More

  • General Atomics Lands Lockheed Subcontract for Li-ion Batteries on USSOCOM Submersibles - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Lands Lockheed Subcontract for Li-ion Batteries on USSOCOM Submersibles

    Lockheed Martin has awarded General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems subsidiary a contract to supply Lithium-ion Fault Tolerant battery systems for the U.S. Special Operations Command’s new Dry Combat Submersible delivery vehicles. The LiFT battery system features a high energy density and will work to power DCS propulsion and internal support systems as the vehicle ferries divers in dry environments, General Atomics said […] More

  • General Atomics Delivers 'Infrasound' Sensors for Early Tornado Detection Research - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    General Atomics Delivers ‘Infrasound’ Sensors for Early Tornado Detection Research

    The University of Alabama in Huntsville has received 20 Infrasound Collection Element small sensors from General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems subsidiary to support early tornado detection research and real-time tornado tracking. General Atomics said Monday the sensor works to gather radar-independent “infrasound” data that can be used to predict the path of a storm and potentially increase lead […] More

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