Defense

General Atomics (GA) is on the forefront of researching, designing, and manufacturing transformational technologies to support critical land, sea, air and space operations worldwide. Our diverse portfolio of first-of-kind electromagnetic aircraft launch and recovery systems, multi-mission railgun weapon systems, satellite systems, and integrated power and energy technologies are helping revolutionize the way military forces address complex challenges and protect against evolving threats.

Aircraft Launch and Recovery Systems

Aircraft Launch and Recovery Systems

GA Electromagnetic Systems’ (GA-EMS) Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) system are successfully installed and tested on U.S. Navy Ford-class carriers. EMALS and AAG are well suited for a variety of platforms and are capable of launching and recovering a wide range of aircraft.

Batteries, Power, and Energy

Batteries, Power, and Energy

GA-EMS specializes in power conversion, energy storage, and power generation technologies. We offer high voltage capacitors, scalable battery systems, high speed electric motors and generators, and adjustable speed drives for maritime, land, air, and undersea applications.

Demilitarization

Demilitarization and Hazardous Waste Destruction

GA-EMS’ unique cryofracture, industrial Supercritical Water Oxidation (iSCWO), and neutralization systems safely and thoroughly destroy conventional and complex munition stockpiles and a broad range of hazardous and non-hazardous waste.

Laser Weapon Systems

Laser Weapon Systems

GA-EMS’ laser weapon systems for land, sea, and air platforms are designed to arm the future force with capabilities to counter a range of existing and emerging threats.

Railgun Weapon Systems

Railgun Weapon Systems

GA-EMS’ multi-mission railgun weapon system provides highly effective capabilities to enhance our nation’s ability to defend against threats on land, sea, and air.

Satellite and Space Systems

Satellite and Space Systems

GA-EMS’ flexible satellite platforms, payloads, and integrated support systems help customers launch new missions, demonstrate new technologies, and cost efficiently explore the possibilities of space.