General Atomics – Has been awarded a contract by DARPA (“Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency) for the development of the complete Demonstrator Laser Weapons Systems for the Agency’s High Energy Laser Defense System (HELLADS) program.
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August 18th, 2010 | Posted in General Atomics
General Atomics, San Diego, is being awarded a $6.5-million modification to a previously awarded contract for engineering services that support the development of a proof-of-concept hybrid electric drive (HED) system for a full-scale demonstration. HED is aimed at improving the operating efficiency of the engineering plant on DDG 51 class ships and is intended to [...]
June 22nd, 2010 | Posted in General Atomics
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Poway, California, was awarded a $7-million contract in May to revise ground control stations used to fly unmanned aircraft. The company plans to improve pilots and sensor operators ergonomics through improved cockpit hardware.
March 12th, 2010 | Posted in General Atomics
General Atomics, San Diego, was one of two teams that won $20-million in grants from the US Department of Energy to create designs and plans for the Next Generation Nuclear Plant program. General Atomics will design a helium-cooled reactor. The other team, Westinghouse Electric, will design a pebble bed reactor, using a different technology. The [...]