GA-ASI Strengthens Commitment to Increased Cooperation with India

Plans to Open Local Office, Enhance Country’s Maritime Security

FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW – 12 July 2016 – General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a leading manufacturer of Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions, today announced that it plans to expand its presence in India and open an office in New Delhi by the end of the year.

GA-ASI recognizes the importance of India and looks forward to working more closely with the Indian Government from its new local office. The company plans to increase collaboration with India in the areas of maritime security and maritime domain awareness, which are key missions for the Indian Ministry of Defense and the Indian Navy.

“We are looking forward to continuing to enhance our cooperation with India by working with the U.S. Government to provide the Indian Navy with persistent, operationally proven maritime domain awareness,” said Linden Blue, CEO, GA-ASI.

The maritime environment in which the Indian Navy operates is both vast and diverse. Unpredictable weather patterns over the Indian Ocean dictate stringent performance requirements for airborne surveillance systems.

About GA-ASI

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc., an affiliate of General Atomics, delivers situational awareness by providing remotely piloted aircraft systems, radars, and electro-optic and related mission systems solutions for military and commercial applications worldwide. The company’s Aircraft Systems business unit is a leading designer and manufacturer of proven, reliable RPA systems, including Predator® A, Predator B/MQ-9 Reaper®, Gray Eagle, the new Predator C Avenger®, and Predator XP. It also manufactures a variety of state-of-the-art digital Ground Control Stations (GCS), including the next-generation Advanced Cockpit GCS, and provides pilot training and support services for RPA field operations. The Mission Systems business unit designs, manufactures, and integrates the Lynx® Multi-mode Radar and sophisticated Claw® sensor control and image analysis software into both manned and remotely piloted aircraft. It also focuses on providing integrated sensor payloads and software for ISR aircraft platforms and develops high energy lasers, electro-optic sensors, and meta-material antennas. For more information, please visit

Predator, Avenger, Altair, Reaper, Lynx, and Claw are registered trademarks of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

For more information contact:

Kimberly Kasitz 
Public Relations Manager 
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. 


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