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San Diego, March 3, 2023.

Bigger and Better Industry Financing and Innovation Conference on May 10, Featuring Lockheed Martin Ventures and A6K

On May 10, 2023, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will host the latest edition of its “Blue Magic Belgium” event. This year’s event, to be held in Charleroi, Belgium, near Brussels, will once again bring together Belgian companies and leaders from the aerospace industry. But this year’s event will grow to include more companies and a broader base of technologies competing for capital investment. Joining GA-ASI this year are Lockheed Martin Ventures and Belgium-based technology enabler A6K. On May 10, 2023, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) will host the latest edition of its “Blue Magic Belgium”. This year’s event, to be held in Charleroi, Belgium, near Brussels, will once again bring together Belgian companies and leaders from the aerospace industry. But this year’s event will grow to include more companies and a broader base of technologies competing for capital investment. Joining GA-ASI this year are Lockheed Martin Ventures and Belgium-based technology enabler A6K. Brad Lunn, GA-ASI’s Managing Director of Strategic Finance, said: “We want to further develop our successful Blue Magic concept to foster a collaborative environment for creating technology ideas and adding even more value to our product range, as well as advancing our goal of mastering information.” “In this year’s edition, we will expand our concept with the addition of new partners and an ideation space. We will hear technology launches, a lively panel discussion and we will organize a networking event where participants can meet with other companies and leaders to see if its capabilities can be harnessed in new and useful ways.” Blue Magic Belgium 2023 focus areas will be Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning, Autonomy, Advanced Materials, Sensors, Advanced Manufacturing and Space. GA-ASI held its first Blue Magic Belgium event in 2019, with subsequent events held in 2020 and 2021. Since BMB’s inception, GA-ASI has begun working with a wide range of Belgian companies, including AeroSimulators Group; airbot; ALX Systems; coexpair; droneport; Hexagon’s Security, Infrastructure and Geospatial division; ScioTeq; SABCA; Thales Belgium; and ST Engineering. In 2020, the Belgian Ministry of Defense announced that it will purchase the MQ-9B SkyGuardian® remotely piloted aircraft from GA-ASI. Companies interested in participating in BMB 2023 should visit www.ga-asi.com/blue-magic-belgium -2023 for more information and to register for the event. The deadline to submit pitch requests is March 27, 2023. About GA-ASI General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), a subsidiary of General Atomics, is a leading designer and manufacturer of pitch systems. most reliable and proven remotely piloted aircraft (RPA), radar, electro-optical systems and related mission systems, including the Predator® RPA series and Lynx® multi-mode radar. With over seven million flight hours, GA-ASI provides long-endurance, mission-capable aircraft with the integrated sensor and data link systems necessary to deliver persistent flight that enables situational awareness and rapid attack. . The company also manufactures various ground control stations and image analysis and sensor control software, provides pilot training and support services, and develops metamaterial antennas. For more information, visit www.ga-asi.com. Avenger, Lynx, Predator, SeaGuardian, and SkyGuardian are registered trademarks of General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

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