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Decision on fate of German Heron TP deal expected soon
The final ruling on Germany's decision to lease one Israel Aerospace Industries Heron TP unmanned air vehicle is expected to be made soon, following a protest submission to a high court from rival bidder General Atomics
Aeronautical Systems. German ...
Mon, 31 Oct 2016 11:26:57 GMT
Breakthrough enables greater control of fusion energy
Researchers working at the DIII-D National Fusion Facility at General Atomics
(GA) have created an important new tool for controlling fusion plasmas that are hotter than the sun. Energy and momentum in DIII-D's magnetically contained plasma is ...
Sun, 30 Oct 2016 14:48:45 GMT
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Fri, 28 Oct 2016 18:12:51 GMT
Colorado Springs Movers & Shakers: Rebecca Decker
- Colorado Springs Gazette
Decker launched her career as an imagery analyst and mission planner for the U-2 mission while serving in the U.S. Air Force, which led to jobs with Boeing, BAE Systems, Booz Allen Hamilton and General Atomics
Aeronautical Systems Inc. She earned a ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 17:21:36 GMT
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:20:34 GMT
Varying neutral beams to improve control in fusion reactors
- The Engineer
The team, which works on the DIII-D tokomak at General Atomics
in San Diego, has been tackling difficulties with the device's neutral beam injection system. A tokomak is a toroidal (doughnut-shaped) vacuum vessel surrounded by electromagnets that keep ...
Fri, 28 Oct 2016 10:19:41 GMT
Deals this week: General Atomics, General Electric, BAE Systems
- Army Technology
The US Army Contracting Command has awarded a $310m one-year logistics support contract to General Atomics
Aeronautical Systems. Under the deal, General Atomics
will provide logistics support services related to sustainment activities of the MQ-1C ...
Thu, 27 Oct 2016 18:39:31 GMT
Extinguishing a fusion fire in a flash of light
"We have to quickly cool a 100-million degree gas undergoing fusion in roughly 1/1000 of a second," said General Atomics
scientist Nicholas Eidietis, "So when you have to shut down a fusion plasma that fast you have to be very careful of where all that ...