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
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
GA-EMS specializes in power conversion, energy storage, and power generation technologies. GA-EMS offers high voltage capacitors, scalable battery systems, high speed electric motors and generators, and adjustable speed drives for maritime, land, air, and undersea applications.
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.
Missile Defense and Advanced Weapon Systems
GA-EMS offers a depth of experience and diverse engineering capabilities to deliver the transformational technologies that keep our warriors safe and help them defend the homeland.
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.