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GA-ASI Secures First Gray Eagle 25M Contract with Army National Guard

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has received an order from the Army National Guard for 12 Gray Eagle 25M Unmanned Aircraft Systems, funded by 2023 congressional allocations. This comes after successful engine tests of the upgraded UAV.


General Atomics Concludes Heavy Fuel Engine Durability Testing

The new engine, designed for the MQ-1C Gray Eagle, promises reduced field maintenance and a 40% increase in time between replacements compared to the current engine.


GA-ASI Completes Durability Test for 200-HP Heavy Fuel Engine

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) has successfully finished the durability testing for its 200-horsepower heavy fuel engine at the El Mirage, California facility, marking a key milestone for the Gray Eagle 25M program.

General Atomics is a defense and diversified technologies company, 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 GA Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI). GA-ASI produces a series of unmanned aircraft and provides electro-optical, radar, signals intelligence, and automated airborne surveillance systems. GA’s Electromagnetic 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 participant in thermonuclear fusion research through its internationally recognized DIII-D and inertial confinement programs for the US Department of Energy. GA developed the UCSD Supercomputer Center and has constructed more than 60 TRIGA nuclear research reactors in 24 countries. GA is a leader in development of next-generation nuclear fission and high-temperature materials technologies

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