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General Dynamics Corporation
Traded as
  • S&P 100 Component
  • S&P 500 Component
Industry Aerospace
Founded February 7, 1899; 124 years ago (1899-02-07)
Founder John Philip Holland
West Falls Church, Virginia
Area served
Key people
Phebe Novakovic
(Chairman and CEO)
Revenue Increase US$36.19 billion (2018)
Operating income
Increase US$4.45 billion (2018)
Increase US$3.34 billion (2018)
Total assets Increase US$45.40 billion (2018)
Total equity Increase US$11.73 billion (2018)
Number of employees
105,600 (December 2018)

General Dynamics Corporation (GD) is an American aerospace and defense multinational corporation. They were created by mergers and divestitures. As of 2019, it was the fifth-largest defense contractor in the United States, and the sixth-largest in the world, by sales. The company is number 92 in the 2019 Fortune 500 list of the biggest United States corporations by total revenue. It is headquartered in West Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia.

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