GA Acquires Assets of Colorado-based Co. Specializing in Small Satellites

By December 20, 2017Executive Hotline

 

General Atomics has acquired the majority of the assets of Englewood, Colorado-based Surrey Satellite Technology US LLC, a company specializing in the design, manufacture, launch and operation of small satellites.
The San Diego business made the announcement Nov. 13. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. GA said it plans to integrate the business into its Electromagnetic Systems Group, whose products include railguns and electromagnetic aircraft catapults for aircraft carriers.
Surrey provides innovative small satellite technologies, systems and services. It was established in 2008 as a subsidiary of Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. of the United Kingdom.