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General Atomics’ Chris Pehrson to Speak at TTC UAS Symposium

Chris Pehrson, vice president for Defense Department strategic development at General Atomics’ aeronautical systems business, will serve as a guest speaker at Technology Training Corp.-hosted Unmanned Aircraft Systems East for Defense and Government symposium that will kick off Saturday, Nov. 7, in Washington, D.C. Pehrson is one of the 24 guest …

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Rolf Ziesing Joins General Atomics as Programs VP for Electromagnetic Systems Business

Rolf Ziesing, former vice president of national security programs and nuclear equipment manufacturing at BWX Technologies, has been named VP of programs at General Atomics‘ electromagnetic systems business unit. General Atomics said Tuesday Ziesing will oversee the day-to-day operations of the company’s Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System and Advanced Arresting Gear programs as …

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General Atomics to Showcase Ground Control System Simulator, Maritime ISR Aircraft in Japan

General Atomics‘ aeronautical systems subsidiary will demonstrate its ground control system simulator and maritime intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance aircraft at the Japan International Aerospace show through Oct. 15. The company said Wednesday GA-ASI’s booth will feature the Guardian ER aircraft and hands-on demonstrations of the Advanced Cockpit Block 50 Ground Control Station simulator. David …

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Students Complete General Atomics’ DOE-Sponsored Science Undergraduate Lab Internship Program

A new batch of General Atomics summer interns has completed the Science Undergraduate Laboratory Internship program that the Energy Department‘s office of science has financed as a program sponsor. The company said Friday 10 interns worked at its DIII-D magnetic fusion energy facility and inertial fusion technologies program to support the advancement of fusion …

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Cubic Names James Edwards VP, General Counsel

Cubic Corp. has appointed James Edwards as vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, the company announced Thursday. Edwards, who joined Cubic in February 2008, will manage acquisitions and other U.S. and international business transactions. Edwards will also focus on intellectual property, Securities and Exchange Commission filings and regulatory compliance. …

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CNAS Unveils 9 New Advisory Board Appointments; Kurt Campbell Comments

The Center for a New American Security has appointed nine executives from the defense, consulting and financial industries to the organization’s board of advisers. CNAS said Thursday that each appointee will serve a three-year term and aims to help inform the debate over U.S. national security issues. “Their engagement on key topics …

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Executive Profile: Chris Pehrson, Strategic Development Director at GA-ASI

Chris Pehrson serves as director of strategic development for General Atomics-Aeronautical Systems Inc., where he is responsible for business acquisition strategies to promote company’s unmanned aircraft systems, tactical reconnaissance radars and sensor systems in U.S. and international markets. Pehrson joined the company in 2010 after service in the U.S. Air Force, where he commanded …

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Will the FAA Open Civilian Skies to UAVs?

While Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) have proven their effectiveness in military theaters around the world, especially Iraq and Afghanistan, their use in the United States is currently limited to restricted airspace and certain sections of the Mexican and Canadian borders. The use of UAVs in American airspace is a contentious …

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