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General Dynamics Corporation (GD)

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General Dynamics Corporation
2941 Fairview Park Drive
Suite 100
Falls Church, VA 22042
United States - Map
Phone: 703-876-3000

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Sector:Industrial Goods
Industry:Aerospace/Defense Products & Services
Full Time Employees:96,000

Business Summary 

General Dynamics Corporation operates as aerospace and defense company worldwide. Its Aerospace group designs, manufactures, and outfits business-jet aircrafts; provides aircraft services, such as maintenance, repair work, fixed-based operations, and aircraft management services; and performs aircraft completions for aircraft. The company’s Combat Systems group is involved in the systems engineering, spanning design, development, manufacture, and support of tracked and wheeled military vehicles, weapons systems, and munitions. Its product lines include wheeled combat and tactical vehicles; main battle tanks and tracked combat vehicles; munitions and armaments; axle and drivetrain components, and aftermarket parts; and support and sustainment services. This group also manufactures aircraft and ground equipment components, engineered axles, suspensions, brakes, and aftermarket parts for various vehicles of military and commercial clients. The company’s Marine Systems group designs, builds, and supports submarines and surface ships. This group offers nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants, auxiliary and combat-logistics ships, and commercial ships; and provides design and engineering support services, as well as overhaul, repair, and lifecycle support services. Its Information Systems and Technology group provides technologies, products, and services that support a range of military, federal/civilian, and commercial information-system needs. This group offers secure mobile communication systems; information technology solutions and mission support services; and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, naval control systems, and cyber security solutions. The company was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia.

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Corporate Governance 
General Dynamics Corporation’s ISS Governance QuickScore as of Sep 1, 2014 is 2. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 8; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 4.
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Key Executives 
Ms. Phebe N. Novakovic , 56
Chairman and Chief Exec. Officer
Lieutenant General David K. Heebner , 69
Exec. VP of Information Systems and Technology
Mr. John P. Casey , 59
Exec. VP of the Marine Systems Group
Mr. Mark C. Roualet , 55
Exec. VP of Combat Systems
Mr. Jason W. Aiken CPA, 42
Chief Financial Officer and Sr. VP
Amounts are as of Dec 31, 2013 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc.Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year.
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