General Dynamics

General Dynamics is an aerospace and defense company. It offers a broad portfolio of products and services in business aviation, combat vehicles, weapons systems and munitions, shipbuilding, communication and information technology systems and solutions. General Dynamics has four main business segments. Aerospace designs, develops, manufactures and services advanced business-jet aircraft. Combat Systems specializes in producing, supporting and sustaining land and expeditionary combat systems. Marine Systems designs, builds and supports submarines and a variety of surface ships. The Information Systems and Technology group offers technology and service capabilities that support a wide range of government and commercial needs, including systems integration expertise, hardware and software products, and engineering, management and support services.

Company Growth (employees)
Falls Church, US
Size (employees)
98,800 (est)
General Dynamics was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Falls Church, US

Key People/Management at General Dynamics

Phebe Novakovic

Phebe Novakovic

Chairman & CEO
Daniel Clare

Daniel Clare

SVP & CFO, Gulfstream Aerospace
Jason Aiken

Jason Aiken

Gregory Gallopoulos

Gregory Gallopoulos

SVP, General Counsel and Secretary
Robert Helm

Robert Helm

SVP, Planning and Development
Mark Roualet

Mark Roualet

Ira Berman

Ira Berman

SVP - Administration and General Counsel, Gulfstream Aerospace
Mark Burns

Mark Burns

President - Gulfstream Aerospace
John Casey

John Casey

Daniel Johnson

Daniel Johnson


General Dynamics Office Locations

General Dynamics has offices in Falls Church, Ottawa, Needham, Orlando and in 207 other locations
Falls Church, US (HQ)
2941 Fairview Park Drive Suite 100
Ottawa, CA
1941 Robertson Road
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General Dynamics Financials and Metrics

General Dynamics Financials

General Dynamics's revenue was reported to be $31.4 b in FY, 2016

Revenue (Q3, 2018)

7.6 b

Gross profit (Q3, 2018)

1.6 b

Gross profit margin (Q3, 2018), %


Net income (Q3, 2018)

764 m

EBIT (Q3, 2018)

1.1 b

Market capitalization (22-Dec-2017)

60.4 b

Cash (01-Oct-2017)

2.7 b


62.6 b
General Dynamics's current market capitalization is $60.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


30.9 b30.9 b31.5 b31.4 b

Revenue growth, %


Cost of goods sold

25.2 b25 b25.3 b25.1 b

Gross profit

5.7 b5.9 b6.1 b6.2 b
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


7.8 b7.9 b8 b7.7 b7.7 b7.7 b7.4 b7.7 b7.6 b

Cost of goods sold

6.3 b6.3 b6.5 b6.2 b6.1 b6.2 b5.9 b6.1 b6 b

Gross profit

1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.5 b1.5 b1.6 b1.6 b

Gross profit Margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


5.3 b4.4 b2.8 b2.3 b

Accounts Receivable

4.4 b4.1 b3.4 b3.6 b


2.9 b3.2 b3.4 b3.5 b

Current Assets

18.2 b17.4 b14.6 b15.4 b
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018


4.4 b4 b337.2 m1.9 b1.9 b2.3 b2.2 b1.9 b2.7 b

Accounts Receivable

3.7 b3.6 b3.8 b3.7 b3.5 b3.5 b3.5 b3.7 b3.4 b


3.4 b3.4 b3.2 b3.5 b3.5 b3.7 b5.8 b5.8 b5.8 b

Current Assets

16.4 b15.8 b15.3 b14.2 b14.4 b15.3 b16.6 b17.1 b18.1 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

2.4 b2.5 b3 b3 b

Accounts Receivable

(223 m)330 m604 m(161 m)


(200 m)(303 m)(156 m)(154 m)

Accounts Payable

(204 m)(161 m)(89 m)567 m
USDQ1, 2016Q2, 2016Q3, 2016Q1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018

Net Income

716 m1.5 b2.2 b717 m1.5 b2.2 b763 m1.5 b2.3 b

Accounts Receivable

388 m455 m254 m(195 m)(83 m)(52 m)(84 m)(291 m)26 m


(183 m)(149 m)(29 m)(133 m)(150 m)(288 m)2 m(14 m)57 m

Accounts Payable

210 m222 m334 m179 m157 m305 m(72 m)82 m167 m
USDY, 2017


59.5 x


33.3 x


38.9 x


76.7 k


0.4 x


0.1 x

Financial Leverage

3 x
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General Dynamics Operating Metrics

General Dynamics's Backlog was reported to be $63.9 b in Q3, 2018
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General Dynamics Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Vertex Antennentechnik GmbH
General Dynamics Land Systems - Australia Pty. Ltd.
General Dynamics Land Systems - Canadian Services Limited
General Dynamics Land Systems - Force Protection Inc.
General Dynamics Land Systems Customer Service & Support Compan
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems Inc.
General Dynamics OTS (Aerospace) Inc.
General Dynamics OTS (Pennsylvania) Inc.
General Dynamics SATCOM Technologies Inc.
GM GDLS Defense Group L.L.C.
Gulfstream 100 Holdings LLC
Gulfstream Tennessee Corporation
International Manufacturing Technologies Inc.
Itronix Manufacturing LLC
Jet Aviation (Asia Pacific) Pte. Ltd.
Jet Aviation (Bermuda) Ltd.
Jet Aviation (Hong Kong) Ltd.
Jet Aviation Business Jets FZCO
Jet Aviation Texas Inc.
Longreach Energy LLC
Material Service Resources Company LLC
Mediaware International Pty Ltd
Midwest Properties Sales LLC
Newberry Holdings LLC
Page Europa Srl
Patriot I Shipping Corp.
Patriot II Shipping Corp.
Plane 79 LLC
Proyectos Prohumane Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Santa Barbara Sistemas S.A.
Signal Solutions LLC
Steyr Spezialfahrzeug AG de Venezuela C.A.
Tecnologias Internacionales de Manufactura S.A. de C.V.
Jet Aviation Savannah Holding LLC
Jet Aviation Services GmbH
Jet Aviation Teterboro LP
Jet Aviation/Palm Beach Inc.
Jet Professionals LLC
Metro Machine Corp.
Prodelin India Private Limited
Quincy Maritime Corporation III
Raven Acquisitions LLC
Southern Illinois Recovery Inc.
Steyr-Daimler-Puch SSF de Venezuela C.A.
Vangent Servicios de Mexico S.A. de C.V.
Bath Iron Works Australia Corporation
Expro Finance Inc.
GD Brazil Holdings LLC
GD European Land Systems - Steyr GmbH
GD European Land Systems Holding GmbH
General Dynamics - OTS (Global)
General Dynamics AIS Australia Pty Ltd
General Dynamics Broadband
General Dynamics Canadian Finance Inc.
General Dynamics Canadian Holdings Inc.
General Dynamics Commercial Cyber Services
General Dynamics European Finance Limited
General Dynamics European Land Systems - Austria GmbH
General Dynamics European Land Systems - Czech s.r.o.
General Dynamics European Land Systems - Denmark ApS
General Dynamics European Land Systems - Mowag GmbH
General Dynamics Global Force
General Dynamics Global Holdings Limited
General Dynamics International Corporation
General Dynamics Itronix
General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada Corporation
General Dynamics Limited
General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc.
General Dynamics One Source LLC
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - Canada Inc.
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - Simunition Operations Inc.
General Dynamics OTS (DRI) Inc.
General Dynamics Properties Inc.
General Dynamics Satcom Technologies Asia Private Limited
General Dynamics Shared Resources Inc.
General Dynamics Support Services Company
General Dynamics United Kingdom Limited
General Dynamics Worldwide Holdings Inc.
General Dynamics-OTS Inc.
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (CA)
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (DE)
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (GA)
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation (OK)
Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation of Texas
Gulfstream Aerospace Hong Kong Limited
Gulfstream Aerospace LLC
Gulfstream Aerospace Ltd.
Gulfstream International Corporation
Gulfstream-California Inc.
Intellect IP Holdings LLC
Interiores Aereos S.A. de C.V.
Jet Aviation Business Jets (Hong Kong) Limited
Jet Aviation Business Jets AG
Jet Aviation California LLC
Jet Aviation Dulles LLC
Jet Aviation Holding GmbH
Jet Aviation Houston Inc.
Jet Aviation International Inc.
Jet Aviation Management AG
American Overseas Marine Company
ARMA Global Corporation
Avjet Corporation
Bath Iron Works Canada
Blueprint Technologies
Braintree I Maritime Corp.
Braintree II Maritime Corp.
Braintree III Maritime Corp.
Braintree IV Maritime Corp.
Braintree V Maritime Corp.
Buccaneer Computer Systems & Service
Concord I Maritime Corporation
Concord II Maritime Corporation
Concord III Maritime Corporation
Concord IV Maritime Corporation
Concord V Maritime Corporation
Convair Aircraft Corporation
Convair Corporation
Eagle Enterprise
EB Groton Engineering
Electric Boat Corporation
Force Protection Europe Limited
Freeman United Coal Mining Company
General Dynamics do Brasil Solucoes Para Projectos Ltda
General Dynamics European Land Systems - Germany GmbH
General Dynamics European Land Systems S.L.
General Dynamics Government Systems Corporation
General Dynamics Government Systems Overseas Corporation
General Dynamics Information Technology Canada
General Dynamics Installation Services
General Dynamics Land Systems - Canada Services Inc.
General Dynamics Land Systems Inc.
General Dynamics Marine Systems Inc.
General Dynamics Mission Systems International Limited
General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems - Canada Valleyfield Inc.
General Dynamics OTS (California) Inc.
General Dynamics OTS (Niceville) Inc.
General Dynamics Overseas Systems and Services Corporation
General Dynamics Robotic Systems Inc.
General Dynamics Satellite Communication Services LLC
Gulfstream Aerospace LP
Gulfstream Aerospace Services Corporation
Gulfstream Do Brasil Servicos De Suporte E Manutencao A Aeronaves Ltda.
Gulfstream Leasing LLC
Gulfstream Product Support Corporation
IPWireless PTE. Limited
Jet Aviation (Malaysia) SDN BHD
Jet Aviation 125 Services LLC
Jet Aviation AG
Jet Aviation Brazil Holdings Inc.
Jet Aviation Flight Services Inc.
Jet Aviation France SAS
Jet Aviation Holdings USA Inc.
Jet Aviation of America Inc.
Jet Aviation St. Louis Inc.
NASSCO Holdings Incorporated
National Steel and Shipbuilding Company
OOO Jet Aviation Vnukovo
Open Kernel Labs Pty Ltd
Patriot IV Shipping Corp.
Savannah Air Center LLC
St. Marks Powder Inc.
Weco LLC
EBV Explosives Environmental Company
Electric Boat - Australia
Electric Boat - UK
Electric Boat Canada
ForeSight Technology Services
GDOTS Services Corporation
General Dynamics Broadband Holdings
General Dynamics Global Imaging Technologies
General Dynamics Government Satellite Services
General Dynamics Information Technology Limited
General Dynamics Information Technology
Bluefin Robotics CorporationFebruary 22, 2016
Applied Physical SciencesDecember 21, 2012
Open Kernel LabsSeptember 10, 2012
Gayston Corporation - Defense OperationsAugust 27, 2012
Fidelis CybersecurityAugust 20, 2012
Earl Industries - Ship Repair and Coatings DivisionJune 29, 2012
IPWirelessMay 10, 2012$150 m
Force ProtectionDecember 20, 2011
Metro MachineOctober 31, 2011
VangentAugust 16, 2011$960 m
Network Connectivity Solutions, Corp.July 18, 2011
Diamond Fortress TechnologiesJune 14, 2011
KylmarJune 22, 2010
EBV Explosives EnvironmentalMay 12, 2010
Ascend IntelligenceJanuary 14, 2010
AxsysJune 04, 2009$643 m
AxleTech InternationalJanuary 05, 2009
Jet AviationNovember 05, 2008
ViPSJune 03, 2008
Mediaware InternationalNovember 14, 2007
Anteon International CorporationDecember 14, 2005
FC Business SystemsDecember 13, 2005
Tadpole ComputerAugust 16, 2005
ItronixAugust 03, 2005
MAYA VizApril 01, 2005
Engineering TechnologyOctober 31, 2004
Spectrum AstroJuly 12, 2004
TriPoint Global CommunicationsJune 09, 2004
Steyr-Daimler-Puch Spezialfahrzeug AG & Co KGSeptember 30, 2003
VeridianJune 09, 2003
Creative TechnologyMarch 30, 2003
Command SystemAugust 26, 2002
Advanced Technical ProductsMay 02, 2002$250 m
General Motors DefenseApril 23, 2002$1.1 b
Galaxy Aerospace CompanyMay 01, 2001
PrimeX TechnologiesNovember 09, 2000
DevcorOctober 29, 2000
Matthews Land CompanySeptember 11, 2000
Saco DefenseJune 30, 2000
GTE Government SystemsJune 23, 1999
Gulfstream AerospaceMay 18, 1999
NASSCOOctober 08, 1998
Computing Devices InternationalNovember 03, 1997
Bath Iron WorksAugust 18, 1995

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