General Dynamics Land Systems

(L to R) Carol Cain, Major General Gwen Bingham, Sean Carlson, Sonya Sepahban and Scott Badenoch, Sr. appear on “Michigan Matters” 11:30 a.m. Sunday  on CBS 62. (credit: James C. Turner/CBS 62)

‘Michigan Matters’ Focus: Growing The Defense Industry

What will it take to grow Michigan’s defense industry?

10/01/2014

Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder gets a look at autonomous vehicle technology at a robotics forum in Sterling Heights Tuesday. WWJ photo / Matt Roush

Michigan Robotics Week Kicks Off With Industry Executive Forum

Michigan’s fifth annual Robotics Week kicked off Tuesday with a new event, the Michigan Robotics Industry Executive Forum. Organized by the National Center for Manufacturing Sciences, the day-long event drew more than 100 business leaders and technology innovators to the Maneuver Collaboration Center on the General Dynamics Land Systems campus in Sterling Heights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/08/2014

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Army Awards General Dynamics $28M For Engineering Stryker Modernization

The U.S. Army TACOM Contracting Command recently awarded General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), a $28 million contract for research, development and testing in preparation for the Stryker Engineering Change Proposal upgrade program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/04/2013

Event Notices From Sept. 25

The latest event and meeting notices from Michigan’s technology-focused companies, institutions and groups.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2013

The NextEnergy Center in Detroit

General Dynamics Land Systems, NextEnergy, TM3 Systems Demonstrate Microgrid Technology

General Dynamics Land Systems Maneuver Collaboration Center, NextEnergy and TM3 Systems successfully completed a microgrid technology demonstration in July at General Dynamics Land Systems’ headquarters in Sterling Heights.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/22/2013

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General Dynamics Marine Personnel Carrier Completes Critical Marine Corps Swim and Human Factors Testing

General Dynamics Land Systems’ Marine Personnel Carrier vehicle successfully completed the U.S. Marine Corps’ water performance swim and human factors testing at the Amphibious Vehicle Test Branch, in Camp Pendleton, Calif.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/06/2013

An artist's illustration of the Inspiration Mars Foundation's spacecraft for a 2018 mission to Mars by a two-person crew. The private Mars mission would be a flyby trip around the Red Planet. Inspiration Mars Foundation photo.

Matt’s Favorites: General Dynamics Correction, Boston Bombing Clues, West Michigan Judge’s Phone Embarrassment, Mars Madness, And Much More

So, what’s new and amazing and disturbing in the world of high tech? Glad you asked, here goes…

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/16/2013

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General Dynamics Awarded $26 Million for MK46 Naval Weapon Systems

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a $25.7 million contract to produce eight MK46 30mm Naval Weapon Systems for the U.S. Navy for use on San Antonio-class ships and the Littoral Combat Ship class.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/26/2013

A current U.S. Marine Corps. amphibious combat vehicle. Marine Corps photo.

General Dynamics Amphibious Combat Vehicle Hull Design Meets Marine Corps’ Survivability Requirement

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), recently conducted simulated mine-blast tests that confirmed the ability of its Amphibious Combat Vehicle ballistic hull design to meet the U.S. Marine Corps’ current ACV mine-blast survivability requirements.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/05/2012

US M1A1 tanks of 11th Armor Cavalry Regiment from the National Training Center at Fort Irwin, California, US, are loaded onto trains. (Credit: WON DAE-YEON/AFP/Getty Images)

General Dynamics Gets $395M To Develop Engineering For Abrams Tank Upgrade

The venerable M1 Abrams tank, the main battle tank of the United States, is now 32 years old. Thursday, Sterling Heights-based General Dynamics Land Systems got an eight-year, $395 million contract for research, development and testing for improvements designed to make the Abrams work for American forces for another 38 years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/27/2012

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