General Dynamics

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General Dynamics Corporation
TypePublic
Traded as
IndustryAerospace
Defense
Shipbuilding
When it was createdFebruary 7, 1899; 120 years ago (1899-02-07)
People who started itJohn Philip Holland
HeadquartersWest Falls Church, Virginia, United States
Area servedWorldwide
Key peoplePhebe Novakovic
(Chairman and CEO)
Things made
Money earnedIncrease US$36.19 billion (2018)[1]
Operating incomeIncrease US$4.45 billion (2018)[1]
Net incomeIncrease US$3.34 billion (2018)[1]
Total assetsIncrease US$45.40 billion (2018)[1]
Total equityIncrease US$11.73 billion (2018)[1]
Employees105,600 (December 2018)[1]
Websitewww.gd.com

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.[2] The company is number 92 in the 2019 Fortune 500 list of the biggest United States corporations by total revenue.[3] It is headquartered in West Falls Church, Fairfax County, Virginia.[4][5][6]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 "General Dynamics Corporation 2018 Annual Report (Form 10-K)" (PDF). sec.gov. U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. January 2019.
  2. "Top 10 Defense Contractors in the World". CNBC, 2019-01-10, accessed 2019-07-03.
  3. "Fortune 500 Companies 2019". Fortune. Retrieved 2019-7-3. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  4. "Business Units." General Dynamics. Retrieved on September 7, 2011. "Corporate Headquarters General Dynamics 2941 Fairview Park Drive, Suite 100; Falls Church, Virginia 22042-4513"
  5. "Jefferson CDP, Virginia[permanent dead link]." U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved on September 6, 2011.
  6. "Company Locations." Northrop Grumman. Retrieved: September 6, 2011.