General Dynamics UK is part of the General Dynamics Corporation and is one of the UK’s leading defence companies, and an important supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence (MoD).
The Company has 50 years’ experience in technical leadership, manufacturing expertise and prime contract management skills to deliver C4I communications solutions, Armoured Fighting Vehicle (AFV) capability, avionics systems and deployable infrastructure.
General Dynamics UK currently provides the tactical communication system used by the UK Armed Forces, known as Bowman. In 2017, the Company was awarded a £330 million contract to design and develop the next-generation tactical communication and information system, which will be used to plan, deploy, manage and monitor communications and information for the Army. The Company designed and developed AJAX, the future of Armoured Fighting Vehicles (AFV), delivering 589 platforms for the British Army. In addition, the Company provides a range of avionic systems that are used on different types of military aircraft around the world.
We employ more than 1,000 employees in the UK, located at our sites in Bristol, Chippenham, Hastings, Merthyr Tydfil and Oakdale – structured around two main businesses: Land Systems and Mission Systems.
General Dynamics Corporation is a global aerospace and defence company, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia – with locations in 46 countries, employing more than 92,000 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation, land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions, shipbuilding and marine systems and information systems and technologies. More information about the company is available on the at www.generaldynamics.com
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- BS EN 9100 — Aviation, Space and Defence Quality Management System FM31561
- ISO 9001 — Quality Management System FM603272
- BS EN ISO 14001 — Environmental Management System EMS53703
- OHSAS18001 — Occupational Health and Safety Management System OHS61601