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August 02, 2015 9:40 PM ET

Aerospace and Defense

Company Overview of General Atomics, Inc.

Company Overview

General Atomics, Inc. develops technology solutions for defense, energy, and transportation applications worldwide. The company’s defense solutions comprise aircraft launch and recovery systems, including electromagnetic aircraft launch and arresting gear systems; weapons and support systems, such as railgun systems; and demilitarization and hazardous waste destruction products. Its energy solutions include nuclear energy, nuclear fuel, and alternative energy. The company’s transportation solutions comprise magnetic levitation (maglev) systems, including urban maglev systems, electromagnetic cargo conveyors, and high-speed maglev systems; and linear motor systems for civil transportation app...

3550 General Atomics Court

San Diego, CA 92121-1122

United States

Founded in 1955





Key Executives for General Atomics, Inc.

Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer
Age: 79
Chief Architect of Nirvana - Division and Director of Nirvana - Division
Director of Maglev Systems
Director of Business Development for Advanced Technologies Group
Director of EMS Contracts & Purchasing
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2015.

General Atomics, Inc. Key Developments

General Atomics Wins $18.04 Million Federal Contract

General Atomics, San Diego, won an $18,036,157 sole source firm-fixed-price federal contract from the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, for aircraft launching, landing and ground handling equipment.

General Atomics Wins Production Contract for Launch & Recovery Systems for Future John F. Kennedy Aircraft Carrier

General Atomics (GA) was awarded an undefinitized contract action for the production of the and for the future CVN 79 aircraft carrier to be named John F. Kennedy. This contract is for the production of equipment to support installation of EMALS and AAG into CVN 79, the second of the Gerald R. Ford-class aircraft carriers. CVN 79 is scheduled to be delivered to the U.S. Navy in 2022. GA was awarded the prime contract to provide EMALS and AAG systems for CVN 78 in June 2009. Final hardware delivery to CVN 78 will be completed in July 2015.

General Atomics Wins $737 Million Federal Contract

General Atomics was awarded a $737 million federal contract modification by the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Maryland, for advanced arresting gear and electromagnetic aircraft launch system to be used on the CVN 79 aircraft carrier. The place of performance will be in Aston, Pennsylvania; Cameron, Texas; Cincinnati; Green Bay, Wisconsin; Mankato, Minnesota; New Milford, Connecticut; San Diego and San Leandro, California; Tupelo, Mississippi; and Waltham, Massachusetts.

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