General Dynamics Dedicates New Facility in Healdsburg, California

      General Dynamics Dedicates New Facility in Healdsburg, California

PR Newswire

HEALDSBURG, Calif., July 18, 2013

HEALDSBURG, Calif., July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Ordnance
and Tactical Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD),
dedicated its new Healdsburg, Calif., facility yesterday at 190 Foss Creek
Circle. A ribbon-cutting ceremony and facility tour was held with employees,
local business and community leaders, customers and government personnel.

The state-of-the-art facility is designed to meet the rigorous standards of
the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) for a "clean room" production environment. It
will house the company's manufacturing operations for advanced
electro-mechanical actuation systems used in a variety of guided projectiles
and missiles. General Dynamics supplies proportional control actuation systems
to a number of defense contractors.

"The opening of this facility is an example of General Dynamics Ordnance and
Tactical Systems' continued growth and expertise in developing and producing
sophisticated components for next-generation missile programs," said Dan Paul,
vice president and general manager of Precision Systems for the company. "This
operations expansion reinforces our commitment to serve the missile defense
industry using innovative technology combined with a proven and reliable
production capability."

The General Dynamics Healdsburg Operations is a world-class developer,
manufacturer and integrator of electro-mechanical servo-control actuation
systems (CAS) for the U.S. armed forces and missile-defense industry. The
Healdsburg operations produce some of the highest power-density actuators in
the world for applications on land, sea and air.

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems is a world leader in the
manufacture of large, medium- and small-caliber direct and indirect-fire
munitions, mortar weapons and systems, artillery projectiles, bomb bodies and
Ball Powder® Propellant. The company also manufactures precision metal
components; provides explosive load, assemble and pack services for a variety
of munitions, tactical missile and rocket programs; and designs and produces
shaped charge.

More information on General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical is available at
www.gd-ots.com.

More information about General Dynamics is available at
www.generaldynamics.com.

SOURCE General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems

Website: http://www.generaldynamics.com
Website: http://www.gd-ots.com
Contact: Media: Laurie VanBrocklin, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical
Systems, (727) 578-8187, Investors: Erin Linnihan, General Dynamics, (703)
876-3583
 
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