GA-EMS to Demonstrate Submarine Propeller Disposal

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it has completed a task order from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to develop and demonstrate secure, cost-efficient procedures to render obsolete Los Angeles-class submarine propellers and related hardware for disposal and recovery of essential metal elements for reuse. This task order is part of a broad Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite…

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GA-EMS Studying Feasibility of Submarine Propulsor Bearings

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it has been awarded a task order from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to conduct a manufacturing assessment of several new propulsor bearing concept designs. The task order is under the Propulsor Demonstration Hardware (PDH) Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract previously awarded to GA-EMS. “Manufacturing feasibility evaluations such as…

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General Atomics Awarded Propulsor Demonstration Hardware Contract Delivery Order

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it has been awarded a sole- source delivery task order from Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) to provide structural hardware for the propulsor of the Navy’s new Columbia-class submarine. The delivery task order is part of a broad Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) Propulsor Demonstration Hardware (PDH) contract to develop…

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GA-ASI Selected for Japan Coast Guard RPAS Project

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), the global leader in Remotely Piloted Aircraft Systems (RPAS), is pleased to be selected to support the Japan Coast Guard’s (JCG) RPAS Project. Operations will feature GA-ASI’s MQ-9B SeaGuardian® and begin in October 2022. SeaGuardian will be used to conduct wide-area maritime surveillance to support JCG’s missions, which include search and rescue, disaster response,…

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GA-ASI: 30 Years of UAS Innovation

With more than 1,000 aircraft delivered and 7 million flight hours logged by its U.S. and allied partners across its fleet of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA), General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) is celebrating 30 years of excellence in 2022. “Thirty years is an important milestone,” said GA-ASI President David R. Alexander. “We’re proud to have made an important contribution…

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General Atomics Delivers Supports for Columbia Class

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it has delivered to the U.S. Navy the first of two Bearing Support Structures (BSS) for installation in the first Columbia-class submarine currently under construction. GA-EMS has been under contract with Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division (NSWCCD) since 2019 to fabricate and deliver the BSSs according to exacting Navy specifications and…

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General Atomics Named an Approved Alteration Installation Team

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced September 9th that it has been approved as an Alteration Installation Team (AIT), a qualification that enables the Navy to contract with GA-EMS subject-matter experts capable of independently performing alterations and system installations onboard U.S. Navy ships during maintenance availability periods. “AIT qualification is recognition of the outstanding work our teams have performed over…

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General Atomics Continues Delivery of EMALS/AAG for CVN 79, CVN 80

July 12, 2021 – General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that it continues on-time delivery of the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) for installation on the future Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers USS John F Kennedy (CVN 79) and USS Enterprise (CVN 80). GA-EMS’ EMALS and AAG installed aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN…

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Inaugural Unmanned Battle Problem 21 Begins

April 15, 2021 – The Navy begins its inaugural multi-domain manned and unmanned capabilities exercise Apr 19. The exercise will feature unmanned capabilities “Above the Sea, On the Sea and Below the Sea.” Led by U.S. Pacific Fleet and executed by U.S. 3rd Fleet, Unmanned Integrated Battle Problem 21 will generate warfighting advantages by integrating multi-domain manned and unmanned capabilities…

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DSCA Approves MQ-9B for Taiwan

November 3, 2020 – The State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the United States (TECRO) of four (4) Weapons-Ready MQ-9B Remotely Piloted Aircraft and related equipment for an estimated cost of $600 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of…

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