General Dynamics
General Dynamics

General Dynamics

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General Dynamics Corporation is an American aerospace and defense corporation. 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 ranked No. 92 in the 2019 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue. It is headquartered in Reston, Fairfax County, Virginia.

Formed in 1954 with the merger of submarine manufacturer Electric Boat and aircraft manufacturer Canadair, it evolved through multiple mergers and divestitures and changed markedly in the post–Cold War era of defense consolidation. General Dynamics' former Fort Worth Division, which manufactured the F-16 Fighting Falcon, was sold to the Lockheed Corporation in 1993, but GD re-entered the airframe business in 1999 with its purchase of business jet manufacturer Gulfstream Aerospace.

10% of General Dynamic stock is owned by the Crown family, which includes Nancy Carrington Crown and Steven Crown. This is the family's largest single asset.

Highest paying job titles at General Dynamics include Network Engineer, Software Engineer, and IT Systems Administrator


Market Cap$53.9 billion
Revenue$37.9 billion
5 Year Trendarrow trend up+3.6%
Net Income$3.1 billion
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Top Experts at General Dynamics

General Dynamics Compensation

Network Engineer



Average Compensation:$98,056

Software Engineer



Average Compensation:$100,690

IT Systems Administrator



Average Compensation:$114,600

Systems Engineer



Average Compensation:$111,515

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