International General Atomics Group

General Atomics is an international active, family-owned group of companies operating in the high technology, defense and energy business segments.


Global Progress Through Technology

General Atomics Europe is part of the international General Atomics group. General Atomics is active in the fields of defense, energy and high technology, was founded in 1955 as a division of General Dynamics and was taken over by the Blue family in 1986. To this day, the company with headquarters in San Diego, USA, is owned and managed by the Blue family.

General Atomics companies are active on five continents, employ more than 12,500 people and operate more than of 8.3 million square feet of engineering, laboratory and manufacturing facilities.

In Europe, General Atomics Europe and its subsidiaries support General Atomics' business development in Germany, Scandinavia and the Benelux countries.

The companies of the General Atomics Group

General Atomics operates worldwide and employs over 12,500 people. Get to know the companies of the General Atomics Group, a complete overview can be found here.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems produces a series of unmanned aircraft and provides electro-optical, radar, signals intelligence, and automated airborne surveillance systems, including the Predator UAV series and Lynx SAR/GMTI sensor system. The company provides comprehensive solutions for military and commercial applications worldwide.

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General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group

General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group 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.

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Heathgate Resources

Heathgate Resources is a mineral mining and technology company operating in South Australia. It uses the state-of-the-art in-situ recovery method for the extraction and export of uranium.

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General Atomics Energy Group​

General Atomics Energy Group 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. This makes the company a leader in development of next-generation nuclear fission and high-temperature materials technologies.

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Diazyme Laboratories​

Diazyme Laboratories uses its proprietary enzyme technologies to develop diagnostic reagents which can be used on most automated chemistry analyzers in user-friendly formats. Diazyme's products include test kits for diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, liver disease, cancer markers, renal disease, diabetes, and electrolytes.

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