General Dynamics Corp, a publicly listed firm, provides manufacturing and engineering solutions to the global aerospace and defense sector.
The Virginia-based company was founded in February 1952 as a parent of Electric Boat Company.
The global aerospace and defense company provides diversified solutions and products, including combat vehicles, business aviation, weapons systems, technologies, shipbuilding design, munitions, and construction information systems.
The company’s portfolio reportedly consists of the world’s most technologically advanced wheeled combat vehicles, business jets, nuclear submarines and command and control systems.
The American company offers its products under four main business groups: marine systems, aerospace, technologies, and combat systems.
The aerospace group consists of operations related to Jet Aviation and Gulfstream Aerospace units.
The Gulfstream business unit manufactures, designs, and develops aircraft in Georgia and Savannah, including all large-cabin models. The company reportedly offers support to more than 2,900 Gulfstream aircraft in-service worldwide. In addition, it claim to own and operates the world’s largest factory-owned service network.
However, Jet Aviation manages approximately 300 business aircraft on behalf of corporate owners and individuals across the globe.
The company’s marine systems further consist of three segments—Bath Iron Works, Electric Boat and NASSCO.
The Bath Iron Works business unit has built some of the most formidable ships since 1884, the company claims and adds that it has delivered more than 425 ships to worldwide commercial and naval fleets.
In addition, the segment is reportedly a leading builder and designer of Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyer, considered as one of the capable surface combatants and technologically advanced systems.
It also operates as a lifecycle support provider and prime contractor of for the Zumwalt-class DDG-1000, a multi-mission naval surface combatant.
NASSCO provides surface-ship repair operations and related full-service maintenance in Navy fleet concentration areas in California, Virginia, Florida and Washington.
Under this segment, the aerospace company operates in three business divisions: European Land Systems, Tactical and Ordinance systems, Land Systems.
The Land Systems delivers military services for Stryker Combat Vehicles, Abrams Tank, AJAX and LAVs armored fighting vehicles, etc.
Furthermore, under the Tactical and Ordnance segment, the American company provides various weapons for air, ground and naval forces application across all the weapon platforms and calibers.
The technology solutions include mission support services, IT solutions, mobile communications, intelligence and reconnaissance solutions, surveillance solutions, command-and-control systems.
The global defense company operates through several subsidiaries such as CRSA Inc, Vangent, General dynamics UK, Open Kernel Labs, Elco Motor Yatchs, Jet Aviation Management, etc.