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  • Previous Rank345
  • Revenues ($M)$30,973
  • Revenue Percent Change-1.2%
  • Profits ($M)$2,912.00
  • Profits Percent Change-1.5%
  • Assets ($M)$35,046.00
  • Employees98,600

This year has been a good one for the defense industry and General Dynamics is no exception. The market cap of the Phebe Novakovic-led company has gone up since this time last year, due in part to the Trump administration’s promise to increase weapons spending. The company, which specializes in building tanks and nuclear submarines, is thriving on strong demand from the U.S. armed forces: The Navy has upped its orders of military vessels, and the Air Force just awarded GD a much sought-after $9 million cloud hosting contract.

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Company Information

Phebe N. Novakovic
Aerospace & Defense
Aerospace & Defense
HQ Location
Falls Church, Va.
Years on Global 500 List18

General Dynamics Rank History

Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)

($ Millions)% change
Revenues ($M)$30,973-1.2%
Profits ($M)$2,912.00-1.5%
Assets ($M)$35,046.00-
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$11,435.00-

Profit Ratios

Profit as % of Revenues9.4%
Profits as % of Assets8.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity25.5%