Military Embedded Systems

Hypersonic glide body prototypes to be manufactured by General Atomics

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October 18, 2019

Emma Helfrich

Associate Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Hypersonic glide body prototypes to be manufactured by General Atomics
Graphic courtesy of General Atomics.

SAN DIEGO, Calif. General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced that it won a contract from Dynetics Technical Solutions (DTS) for the manufacture and production of subassemblies for the Common Hypersonic Glide Body (C-HGB).

 

GA-EMS will provide cable, electrical, and mechanical manufacturing to support DTS’ three year contract award from the U.S. Army Hypersonic Project Office to produce 20 prototype glide bodies with an option for additional quantities.

GA-EMS will manufacture its portion of the glide bodies at its San Diego, Calif., Huntsville, Ala., and Tupelo, Miss. facilities.