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At Reagan National Defense Forum, CEO Culp Says GE Aerospace Innovating for the Future of Military Aviation

Dianna Delling
December 06, 2023

Hundreds of leaders across the military, government, defense industry, and media gathered in Simi Valley, California, last weekend at the 10th annual Reagan National Defense Forum to discuss the current and future state of the U.S. military.

“Day to day, we’re right there with all of our military customers assuring readiness while we invest in next-generation platforms,” said GE chairman and CEO and GE Aerospace CEO Larry Culp.

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Trusted Around the World: GE Aerospace’s Engines Power Defense Forces at Home and Abroad

Christine Gibson
June 22, 2023

It’s safe to say most people who have traveled by air have encountered GE Aerospace products during their journey. Engines made by GE Aerospace or its partner companies power three-quarters of the world’s flights. Just as notable is GE’s work with militaries around the world.

GE’s world-class engines and integrated systems benefit from the company’s investment in both military and commercial technologies, and their performance and reliability have earned them the trust of warfighters and nations across the globe.

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‘The First 21st-Century Engine’: GE’s Next-Gen XA100 Fighter Jet Engine Passes Its Last Big Test

Jeremy K. Spencer
September 12, 2022
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“Designing a fighter jet engine is an incredibly humbling experience,” says David Tweedie, VP and general manager for advanced products at GE’s Edison Works. “There’s literally zero room for error,” which is why Tweedie is so excited about GE’s new XA100 passing its final and most rigorous test — conducted in August at Tennessee’s Arnold Air Force Base — and what that means for the future of America’s national security. 

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GE begins industry’s first adaptive cycle engine tests at Arnold Engineering Development Complex

March 30, 2022

TULLAHOMA, Tenn. – The U.S. Air Force and GE on March 25th initiated Phase 2 testing of GE’s second XA100 adaptive cycle engine at the Air Force’s Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC). This milestone marks the first test of an Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP) engine at AEDC.

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GE successfully concludes phase 1 testing on second XA100 adaptive cycle engine

December 15, 2021

EVENDALE, Ohio – GE has concluded phase 1 testing on its second XA100 adaptive cycle engine as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP). Phase 1 testing took place at GE’s Evendale, Ohio, altitude test facility and  enabled GE to continue gathering high-quality performance data validating the engine’s transformational propulsion capability. Phase 2 tests will begin at the U.S. Air Force’s advanced testing facilities at Arnold Engineering  Development Complex (AEDC) in the first quarter of 2022.

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William "Cole" Massie
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The Superjet: How GE’s Adaptive Cycle Jet Engine Could Supercharge Military Aviation

Alyssa Newcomb
October 25, 2021

When David Tweedie describes what it’s like working on the XA100, a fighter jet engine that has been designed to adapt for improved fuel burn on long patrols or increase thrust in combat situations, he compares it to a robot that could have leaped off the pages of a comic book.

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GE initiates testing on second XA100 adaptive cycle engine

September 07, 2021

EVENDALE, Ohio – GE has initiated testing on its second XA100 adaptive cycle engine as part of the U.S. Air Force’s Adaptive Engine Transition Program (AETP). Testing began on August 26, 2021, at GE’s Evendale, Ohio, altitude test facility. This is GE’s final planned prototype engine as part of AETP.

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William "Cole" Massie
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