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David Albritton, formerly executive director of product development and international communications at General Motors, has been promoted to president of the automotive company’s defense business, PR Week reported Wednesday. Albritton said he will focus on efforts to assess GM Defense operations and develop a strategy for the group to engage with stakeholders at the Pentagon […] More
Twelve universities will work to develop an eco-friendly road vehicle for a Department of Energy-supported competition with General Motors and software firm MathWorks serving as co-sponsors. The four-year EcoCAR Mobility Challenge tasks teams to each modify a 2019 Chevrolet Blazer into an an energy-efficient vehicle geared for carsharing uses, EcoCAR said Friday. Participants will employ […] More
General Motors aims to create a new defense industry unit as part of the vehicle maker’s efforts to expand business with the U.S. military, Automotive News reported Monday. The report said GM will establish the GM Defense unit within the company’s global product development arm. GM has initiated multiple defense projects and is in talks with the U.S. […] More
Bioservo Technologies has licensed a robotic glove technology built by General Motors and NASA with the intent to repurpose the device for healthcare and manufacturing applications. The licensing deal between the two companies allows Bioservo to integrate its Soft Extra Muscle technology to the battery-powered wearable RoboGlove in an effort to build a grasp assist device that will work to help address human operator […] More
Linda Gooden, formerly an executive vice president at Lockheed Martin, has joined General Motors“™ board of directors. Gooden served as president of Lockheed’s information technology division and oversaw integrated IT and cyber services for civil, defense, intelligence and other government clients, GM said Thursday. Tim Solso, GM chairman, said Gooden“™s “background in the aerospace and defense industry provides […] More
Orbital ATK supplied a composite fairing component and nine graphite epoxy motors ““ GEM 40 ““ for a United Launch Alliance-built Delta II rocket that took off Saturday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. The first Joint Polar Satellite System that NASA and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration developed through a collaborative effort launched aboard the Delta […] More
General Dynamics‘ ordnance and tactical systems business has received a $59.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Army to supply Hydra rockets and motors to Afghanistan under a foreign military sales agreement. The Defense Department said Thursday the modification covers the delivery of 38,496 M151; 458 M229; 49,728 M274; and 1,200 M278 units along with MK66 MOD4 20,871 […] More
Orbital ATK has secured a five-year, $48 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency to help sustain Trident I and Orion rocket motors the agency intends to use in target and interceptor vehicles. The company said Wednesday it will provide engineering, test and analysis, motor logistics storage and disposal static test, and flight test motor preparation support under the […] More
Howard Glaser and Pat Kemp have joined AM General as president of the company“™s commercial business segment and executive vice president of Mobility Ventures, respectively. Glaser, formerly an EVP at OTG Management, will be responsible for AM General“™s commercial business execution and report to President and CEO Charlie Hall, AM General said Thursday. He also held […] More
General Atomics  is looking for partners to build and market new electromagnetic weapons and associated equipment for defense customers in India, The Financial Express newspaper reported Saturday. Huma Siddiqui writes that India-based technology companies Pipavav and L&T are interested in collaborating with the U.S. contractor. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently met with Vivek Lall, […] More
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