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General Atomics Receives Aviation Week Award for Extended-Range Gray Eagle UAS Program

A General Atomics subsidiary has won a Program Excellence award from Aviation Week magazine in recognition of its Gray Eagle Extended Range unmanned aircraft system program. General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc.‘s program team that oversees GE-ER development efforts for the U.S. Army received the award in the original equipment manufacturer research and development/system design and development …

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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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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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