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General Atomics’ Multi-Payload Demonstration Satellite Completes Pre-Flight Test

General Atomics' Multi-Payload Demonstration Satellite Completes Pre-Flight Test - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has concluded pre-flight and full system tests of a satellite built to host multiple technology payloads for on-orbit demonstration. The company said Monday its Orbital Test Bed will launch onboard the SpaceX-built Falcon Heavy rocket as part of the U.S. Air Force‘s Space Technology Program. OTB will carry a …

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General Atomics to feature Orbital Test Bed model at 34th Space Symposium

General Atomics to feature Orbital Test Bed model at 34th Space Symposium - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Atomics has announced its electromagnetic systems business will showcase a new spacecraft model designed to host technology payloads for demonstration. The company said Wednesday GA-EMS will exhibit the Orbital Test Bed along with other satellite and space system offerings at the 34th Space Symposium scheduled to take place in Colorado Springs, Colorado, from …

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General Atomics to Help Army Advance Railgun Weapon Tech; Nick Bucci, Mike Rucker Comment

General Atomics to Help Army Advance Railgun Weapon Tech; Nick Bucci, Mike Rucker Comment - top government contractors - best government contracting event

A General Atomics business unit has received a three-year contract to help the U.S. Army‘s Armament Research, Development, and Engineering Command mature and evaluate electromagnetic railgun weapon systems. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems and ARDEC will collaborate to develop and test prototypes for mission performance and possible integration with Army vehicles as part the contract awarded …

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General Atomics to Develop Capacitors for DoD Non-Lethal Vehicle Stopper Platform

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

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 …

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General Atomics Test-Fires Blitzer Railgun Projectiles; Nick Bucci Comments

General Atomics Test-Fires Blitzer Railgun Projectiles; Nick Bucci Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business has used a three-megajoule railgun system to fire three guidance electronics unit-equipped hypersonic projectiles during a test series at the U.S. Army‘s Dugway Proving Ground in Utah. The company said Wednesday that the Blitzer railgun fired the projectiles at launch accelerations at a speed more than 30,000 times …

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