General Dynamics facts for kids
|When it was created||February 7, 1899|
|People who started it||John Philip Holland|
|Headquarters||West Falls Church, Virginia, United States|
|Key people||Phebe Novakovic
(Chairman and CEO)
|Money earned||US$36.19 billion (2018)|
|Operating income||US$4.45 billion (2018)|
|Net income||US$3.34 billion (2018)|
|Total assets||US$45.40 billion (2018)|
|Total equity||US$11.73 billion (2018)|
|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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In 1999 the company acquired Gulfstream Aerospace. Here, a Gulfstream G650 departs Bristol Airport, England in 2014.
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