General Atomics Acquires Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc.

San Diego, April 2, 2021 - General Atomics (GA) and Commonwealth Computer Research, Inc. (CCRi) announced today the acquisition of CCRi by GA. CCRi is a leader in software engineering and data analytics for delivering real time, global situational awareness to government and commercial customers.

“The inclusion of CCRi within the GA group will accelerate the delivery of actionable intelligence through the dynamic conversion of data to knowledge.” said Neal Blue, CEO, President and Chairman of General Atomics. “CCRi will continue to serve defense and intelligence communities while contributing to GA systems and strategic objectives.”

CCRi is a data analytics and software engineering company, founded in 1989 and located in Charlottesville, VA. It provides custom software development and innovative information engineering solutions to customers in government and private industry. CCRi designs and implements scalable big data solutions to rapidly create activity-based intelligence and information dominance for multi-domain operations. For information on CCRi visit

About General Atomics:

General Atomics is a privately held defense and diversified technologies enterprise, founded in 1955 as a Division of General Dynamics and acquired by the Blue family in 1986. GA and affiliated companies operate on five continents and include General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. which produces a series of unmanned aircraft and provides electro-optical, radar, signals intelligence, and automated airborne surveillance systems. General Atomics’ Electromatic Systems Division produces electro-magnetic aircraft launch and recovery systems for the US Navy, satellite surveillance, electro-magnetic rail gun, high power laser, hypervelocity projectile, and power conversion systems. GA is the principal private sector participate in thermonuclear fusion research through its internationally recognized DIII-D and inertial confinement programs for the US Department of Energy. GA is a leader in development of next-generation nuclear fission and high-temperature materials technologies. For more information on General Atomics, please visit

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