General Atomics (GA) was founded in 1955 as a division of General Dynamics, GA and its affiliated companies now constitute one of the world's leading resources for high technology solutions ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to electromagnetic systems, remotely operated aircraft, airborne sensors and advanced electronic, wireless and laser technologies.
GA carries out the largest and most successful fusion program in industry. Its TRIGA® research reactors have been operating safely around the world for more than 50 years. The company is currently developing the groundbreaking Energy Multiplier Module, EM2, a compact, fast, waste-burning reactor.
From its original charter to explore peaceful uses of atomic energy, GA drew leading scientists who formed the nucleus of a thriving company that continues to attract leaders in science and engineering. Today, total staff numbers more than 8,000 people worldwide.