The EMALS contract confirmed General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group (GA-EMS) is world-class developer of high power, state-of-the-art controlled power magnetic components and systems.
General Atomics, like most private companies in the defense sector, doesn’t disclose its company R&D spending, either as a gross number or as percentage of sales. But the company is committed to keeping R&D spending strong...http://www.defensenews.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2013311170008
Dr. John Parmentola, Senior Vice President and a physicist, displays GA's breakthrough technology to KGTV-10 News Sept. 12, 2013.
The Christian Science Monitor – The days of the behemoth nuclear plants may be numbered, King writes. There is a movement to design and build smaller nuclear reactors that are more affordable and flexible.
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General Atomics has applied for DOE funds to commercialize a nuclear reactor that could lower electricity costs by 40 percent.