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Former Centcom Chief James Mattis Joins General Dynamics Board of Directors

Retired Marine Corps Gen. James Mattis, who led U.S. Central Command for three years until March 2013, has joined the board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) The nearly four-decade military veteran officially joined the board Wednesday and retired from the Marine Corps in May, the company said Wednesday. …

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General Dynamics Wins $212M for Navy Destroyer Deckhouse, Launch System

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has won a potential $212 million contract to build a steel deckhouse and missile launcher for a U.S. Navy destroyer, Reuters reported Friday. Andrea Shalal-Esa writes the company will install the structures on a third Zumwalt-class destroyer under construction at its facility in Bath, Maine. Citing …

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General Dynamics Combines 2 Combat Systems Business Units

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) will consolidate its armament and technical products business into the ordnance and tactical systems business within the combat systems group. Michael Wilson, president of ordnance and tactical systems, will lead the newly-combined organization that will be based in St. Petersburg, Fla., the company said Monday. “In …

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Report: General Dynamics Close to Saudi Battle Tanks Win

General Dynamics is set to win a contract to deliver an unconfirmed number of battle tanks to Saudi Arabia, Reuters reported Friday. The news agency,  citing German newspaper Handelsblatt, said General Dynamics’ bid beat out Germany-based defense company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann. According to the Handelsblatt’s sources,  the deal involves the purchase of General Dynamics …

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General Dynamics Wins $209M for Navy Submarines

A General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) subsidiary has won a $208.6 million contract modification to acquire lead-time materials for three U.S. Navy submarines. General Dynamics Electric Boat will purchase components such as steam and electrical-plant parts, main propulsion unit and turbine generators, and miscellaneous hull, mechanical and electrical systems, General Dynamics said …

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General Dynamics IT to Help Navy Analyze Foreign Sales

General Dynamics Information Technology (NYSE: GD) has won a $25 million contract modification to help the U.S. Navy analyze and investigate foreign military sales programs. The cost-plus-fixed-fee, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity award covers 300, 000 of integrated logistics services, the Defense Department said Wednesday. GDIT will receive funds on individual delivery orders as the …

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General Dynamics to Develop IRS Cyber System; Marcus Collier Comments

  General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has won a $14.7 million contract to provide a cybersecurity system to the Internal Revenue Service for the agency’s tax and revenue data asset networks. The five-year contract calls on the company to develop and update the system with the goal of preventing network penetrations, …

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Bernie Guerry Promoted to General Dynamics IT Intell Solutions SVP, GM; Dan Johnson Comments

Bernie Guerry, formerly a vice president and general manager at the General Dynamics Information Technology (NYSE: GD) business unit, has been promoted to senior vice president and general manager of intelligence solutions. He will oversee 4, 600 employees that work with customers in sectors such as the U.S. defense and …

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General Dynamics, Boeing, Wyle Primes on Proposed $200M Kuwait F-18 Support Contract

Boeing (NYSE: BA), General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) and Wyle Laboratories have won a $200 million combined contract with the Defense Security Cooperation Agency to provide aircraft support to Kuwait. The possible foreign military sale covers technical, logistic and maintenance support for Kuwait’s F/A-18 C/D aircraft as part of the U.S. government’s foreign policy to …

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General Dynamics to Pay Shareholders 56-Cent Dividend

General Dynamics‘ (NYSE: GD) board of directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 56 cents per share on the company’s common stock. Shareholders of record at the close of business on July 5 will receive the dividend Aug. 9, the company said Wednesday.

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