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General Atomics

September 18th, 2013 | Posted in 2013, General Atomics

General Atomics – Poway:  Was awarded nearly a $200-million contract to provide MQ-IC Gray Eagle fiscal year 2013 full rate production and fiscal 2012 hardware backfill requirements applicable to the Grey Eagle Unmanned Aircraft System.  Work will be performed in Poway.

General Atomics

September 4th, 2013 | Posted in 2013, General Atomics

General Atomics – Has designed a potent nuclear reactor that is small enough to be built in a factory and shipped to a plant site and can put out 265 megawatts of power, which is similar to the energy produced by small coal-burning facilities.  Plus the design’s emphasis on efficiency also reduces the creation of nuclear waste.  It is […]

General Atomics

July 21st, 2011 | Posted in 2011, General Atomics

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.

General Atomics

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 […]

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

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.

General Atomics

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 […]