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General Atomics, Pratt & Whitney Test Unmanned Tanker Engine; David Alexander Comments

Pratt & Whitney has provided an engine technology for an unmanned aerial refueling aircraft that an industry team led by General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems business is offering to the U.S. Navy. Both companies tested the inlet and exhaust systems of General Atomics Aeronautical System Inc.‘s MQ-25A Stingray that features the PW815 engine technology, General Atomics said Thursday. P&W delivered …

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General Atomics to Help Sustain USS Ford Aircraft Launch, Arresting Gear System

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has received a delivery order for spare parts needed to sustain a U.S. Navy carrier’s Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear system. The company said Monday GA-EMS will support the USS Gerald R. Ford AAG ground-based facility at Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst in New Jersey. GA-EMS will also …

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General Atomics Subsidiary Demos Record-Breaking Pulsed Power Capacitor; Nick Bucci Comments

A General Atomics subsidiary has developed and demonstrated new pulsed power capacitors that broke a previous energy content world record by more than 20 percent. The company said Thursday two of General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems‘ power capacitor model demonstrated a capacity to fire 500 shots at 0.115 kilowatts per hour in repetitive fire mode and …

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Christina Back Describes General Atomics Reactor Concept to Senate Subcommittee

Christina Back, lead physicist for General Atomics‘ reactor concept, has testified before the U.S. Senate Environment and Public Works subcommittee on clean air and nuclear energy. Back discussed the Energy Multiplier Module reactor concept and the four core challenges that it works to address to aid the modernization of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission and progress …

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Parsons Receives 2011 Project Achievement Award

For a second year in a row, Parsons has been awarded the 2011 Project Achievement Award by the Construction Management Association of America, South Atlantic Chapter. The firm is being recognized for its work on the James B. Messerly Water Pollution Control Plant project in Augusta, Ga. “We are honored …

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