General Dynamics Corporation

United States

Founded: February 7, 1899

Employees: 103,100

CEO: Ms. Phebe N. Novakovic

NYSE: GD -0.09%

Market Cap

$78.16 Billion

USD as of July 1, 2024

Market Cap History

Company Description

General Dynamics Corporation is an aerospace and defense company. One of the largest defense contractors in the US and the world, General Dynamics provides a number of military and civil aerospace and marine equipment, combat systems, and technologies, including ships, aircraft, submarines, tanks, and systems for communications, weapons, intelligence, and cybersecurity.

General Dynamics Corporation market capitalization over time

Evolution of General Dynamics Corporation market cap in the past 5 years

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Market Cap History of General Dynamics Corporation

Detailed Description

General Dynamics Corporation operates as an aerospace and defense company worldwide. It operates through four segments: Aerospace, Marine Systems, Combat Systems, and Technologies. The Aerospace segment designs, manufactures, and sells business jets; and offers aircraft maintenance and repair, management, charter, aircraft-on-ground support and completion, staffing, and fixed-base operator services. The Marine Systems segment designs and builds nuclear-powered submarines, surface combatants, and auxiliary ships for the United States Navy and Jones Act ships for commercial customers, as well as builds crude oil and product tankers, and container and cargo ships. This segment also provides navy ships maintenance and modernization services; lifecycle support and repair services for navy surface ships; and program management, planning, engineering, and design support services for submarines and surface ships. The Combat Systems segment manufactures land combat solutions, such as wheeled and tracked combat vehicles, Stryker wheeled combat vehicles, piranha vehicles, weapons systems, munitions, mobile bridge systems with payloads, tactical vehicles, main battle tanks, armored vehicles, and armaments. This segment also offers modernization programs, engineering, support, and sustainment services. The Technologies segment provides information technology solutions and mission support services; mobile communication, computers, and command-and-control mission systems; and intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance solutions to military, intelligence, and federal civilian customers. This segment also offers cloud computing, artificial intelligence; machine learning; big data analytics; development, security, and operations; software-defined networks; everything-as-a-service; defense enterprise office system solutions; and unmanned undersea vehicle manufacturing and assembly services. General Dynamics Corporation was founded in 1899 and is headquartered in Reston, Virginia.

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Stocks & Indices

General Dynamics Corporation has the following listings and related stock indices.

Stock: NYSE: GD wb_incandescent

Stock: BMV: GD wb_incandescent

Stock: Bovespa: GDBR34 wb_incandescent

Stock: FSX: GDX wb_incandescent

Stock: XETR: GDX wb_incandescent

Product & Services

Business jets Combat vehicles and tanks Fighter jets Weapon systems Autocannons and rotary cannons Grenade launchers Munitions Watercraft, Submarines Communications systems, command and control, & IT systems

Key People

Founder(s): John Philip Holland

Phebe Novakovic (Chairman and CEO)


Revenue: US$39.350 billion (2019)

Operating income: US$4.648 billion (2019)

Net income: US$3.438 billion (2019)

Total assets: US$50.258 billion (2019)

Total equity: US$14.716 billion (2019)


United States