General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will combine its advanced information systems and C4 systems business units into a single organization that will adopt the name General Dynamics Mission Systems.
The company said Monday that the consolidation will take effect in January 2015 and Chris Marzilli, current president of the C4 systems unit, will lead the combined mission systems organization.
The future mission systems unit will base its headquarters in Fairfax, Va.
Both business units currently comprise of approximately 13, 100 employees thatÂ work in fields such as systems development, integration, operations support, communications, informationÂ systems and technology.
General Dynamics said it decided to carry out the consolidation after a review of the structure of the company’s information systems and technology business group, which houses both the advanced information systems and C4 systems units.
The group also contains General Dynamics’ information technology business unit.