Soldiers, police officers, agents and others who protect and defend our quality of life depend on communication and information systems and products that connect, protect and provide better awareness of all threats and situations.
With advanced system integration prowess and a broad product portfolio, we provide end-users with tools that make them more effective when performing the toughest jobs, in the most challenging environments, in the most unpredictable situations.
From designing satellite ground infrastructures to integrating secure advanced communication systems to delivering the technologies and operational hardware that successfully secure the country's most important information, we offer a broad and powerful portfolio of capabilities and products that place better tools in the hands of our customers.
We employ over 9,000 people worldwide, from systems and software engineers to sales and manufacturing specialists. Our employees are passionate about the work they do, developing new applications, cutting edge technology and relevant, affordable solutions that directly benefit our customers. Applying continuous improvement to processes and capabilities, they're dedicated to delivering the world's best solutions to the world's best customers.
We are making a difference around the world. Here are a few examples of the exciting projects we're involved in:
- Significantly improving communications for U.S. forces through a mobile battlefield network that embeds high-speed intranet into all tactical vehicles
- Delivering instant networked communication with a radio that forms a network where no infrastructure exists, in any environment - anytime, anywhere
- Delivering air traffic control radios to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) for 20 years, we will now provide the next-generation radios to help improve communications performance
- Part of the Atacama Large Millimeter/submillimeter Array (ALMA) astronomical observatory, our highly-specialized scientifically advanced antennas will enable the world's most advanced telescope to capture never-before seen details about the cosmos
- Developing the first truly mobile, secure laptop that allows users to remotely access, process, protect, and communicate information classified Secret and Below
- Integrating a state of the art search and rescue system that locates distressed mariners and deploys rescue assets through a single human-system interface
- Delivering small, lightweight, software defined radios for use by all branches of the U.S. military in systems like unattended sensors and unmanned aerial vehicles
- Sponsoring the EDGE Innovation Network, a collaborative, open environment enabling industry and academia, with government input, to work together to enhance the delivery cycle of new technologies and innovative capabilities for warfighters, first responders and other end users
At A Glance
- President: Chris Marzilli
- Headquarters: 8201 E. McDowell Road Scottsdale, Arizona 85257
- Customer Base: U.S. Department of Defense, federal and civilian agencies, the intelligence community, and international customers.
- We are an operating business unit of General Dynamics Corporation and part of the Information Systems and Technology group that consists of four business units including: C4 Systems, Advanced Information Systems, Information Technology and United Kingdom Limited. The corporation's New York Stock Exchange Symbol is GD.
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