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Dec 23, 2014, 12:15 ET
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General Dynamics Awarded $100 Million for Abrams Tank Production

 General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded a $99.7 million follow-on contract for the procurement and production of Saudi M1A2 (M1A2S)...

Dec 22, 2014, 10:00 ET
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U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $498 Million for Mobile Landing Platform Afloat Forward Staging Base

 The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics NASSCO a $498 million contract for the detail design and construction of the Mobile Landing...

Dec 19, 2014, 10:00 ET
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General Dynamics Awarded $36 Million for Development of Advanced Submarine Technologies

General Dynamics Electric Boat has been awarded a $36.5 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy to develop advanced submarine technologies...

Dec 18, 2014, 12:30 ET
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General Dynamics NASSCO Starts Construction on Second American Petroleum ECO Tanker

 General Dynamics NASSCO signaled the start of construction of a second "ECO" tanker to be built for American Petroleum Tankers at a steel...

Dec 17, 2014, 12:30 ET

General Dynamics NASSCO Celebrates Opening of Bremerton Facility

General Dynamics NASSCO celebrated the grand opening of its new location in Bremerton, Wash., yesterday. The facility will support the company's...

Dec 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
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General Dynamics NASSCO and Braemar LNG BV Announce LNG Containment Technology Licensing Agreement

 General Dynamics NASSCO and Braemar LNG BV, a wholly owned subsidiary of Braemar Shipping Services PLC, have signed a technology licensing...

Dec 09, 2014, 10:00 ET
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U.S. Navy Awards General Dynamics $44 Million for Support Services at Groton Submarine Base

 The U.S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $44.5 million contract modification to perform non-nuclear maintenance work for...

Dec 03, 2014, 15:30 ET
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General Dynamics Appoints Johnson as Information Systems and Technology Group Executive; Heebner to Retire

 The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has elected S. Daniel Johnson to be executive vice president, Information Systems and...

Dec 03, 2014, 14:00 ET
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General Dynamics Board Declares Dividend

 The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of 62 cents per share on the company's...

Dec 01, 2014, 13:30 ET
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General Dynamics Awarded Contract by U.S. Army for Hydra-70 Rocket Program

 General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems was awarded a competitive, five-year fixed firm price contract by the U.S. Army Contracting...

Nov 24, 2014, 10:00 ET
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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. Partner on Modular Handgun System

 General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems and Smith & Wesson Holding Corp. are partnering to pursue the U.S. Army's Modular Handgun...

Nov 19, 2014, 10:00 ET
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General Dynamics Partners with ST Kinetics on 40mm High Velocity Air Burst Ammunition

 General Dynamics announced today that it has entered into a strategic agreement with Advanced Material Engineering Pte Ltd (AME), a subsidiary...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:35 ET
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General Dynamics to Design, Build and Support Anchor Stations for Canada's Mercury Global Project

 General Dynamics Canada has been awarded two contracts on the Mercury Global Project. The first contract is for the design-and-build of a...

Nov 13, 2014, 10:00 ET
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General Dynamics Land Systems-Canada Awarded $287 Million by the Government of Canada for LAV Reconnaissance Surveillance System Upgrade

 The Honourable Diane Finley, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, announced today that the Government of Canada has awarded a...

Nov 12, 2014, 10:00 ET
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General Dynamics' TNE Cyber-defense Software Connects U.S. Military with International Defense Partners to Share Information and Intelligence

 General Dynamics C4 Systems' Trusted Network Environment (TNE®), version 11-S cyber-defense software, is now being used by the...

Nov 11, 2014, 10:00 ET
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General Dynamics NASSCO Celebrates Start of Construction for Three SEA-Vista Commercial Product Tankers

 General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), signaled the start of construction for three 50,000...

Nov 06, 2014, 10:00 ET
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General Dynamics to Continue Supporting Arkansas Healthcare Transformation

 General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), announced today that it will continue to...

Nov 06, 2014, 08:00 ET
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General Dynamics Awarded a Position on the UK Managed Email Services Framework

 General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a place on the UK Managed Email...

Oct 30, 2014, 15:52 ET
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General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Lays Keel of DDG 115, Starts Fabrication on DDG 118

This week, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works celebrated two milestone events for the Arleigh Burke-class program. On October 30, Bath Iron Works...

Oct 30, 2014, 15:00 ET
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General Dynamics Receives $84 Million Award for Ohio Replacement Program Missile Tubes

 The U. S. Navy has awarded General Dynamics Electric Boat a $83.8 million contract modification to continue development of the Common...