General Dynamics

The late photographer David Posavetz, shown in front of his plane, donated his time and took many young Detroiters on first flights for free at Detroit's City Airport. The tradition continues at a community event on June 14 being named after him. (credit: Nancy Cain Posavetz)

Young Detroiters Get Free Flights In Honor Of Late Photographer David Posavetz

The late award-winning photographer David Posavetz grew up near Detroit’s City Airport and spent hours watching planes take off and land not far from his home. He dreamed what it would be like to fly one.


The Macomb-OU INCubator at Velocity Center in Sterling Heights.

Executives-In-Residence To Lend Insight To Aspiring Entrepreneurs

The Macomb-OU INCubator is starting 2013 with a bang as the new Executives-in-Residence program kicks off. After a highly competitive application process, new EIRs have made their way to Mac-OU INC to provide additional resources and support to what is already an extensive acceleration program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/09/2013

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

The Abrams tank. Wikimedia Commons photo

General Dynamics Awarded $395 Million for Egyptian Abrams Tank Work

The U.S. TACOM Lifecycle Management Command has awarded Sterling Heights-based General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics, a $395 million contract for work under the Egyptian tank co-production program.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/17/2011

Defense Dept. Cuts Could Lead To Job Losses In Michigan

The Pentagon is ending a multi-billion-dollar push for a new amphibious vehicle for the Marine Corps. It was anticipated the program would have created hundreds of jobs in Michigan.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/07/2011


General Dynamics Gets $112M Stryker Contracts

Sterling Heights-based General Dynamics Land Systems has been awarded three contracts by the U.S. Army to support performance specification changes to and fielding of the Stryker vehicle. The contracts are worth a combined $112.2 million. Some of the work will be done in Sterling Heights.


General Dynamics Gets $68M for Abrams Tank Tech Support

General Dynamics Land Systems, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded $68 million for Abrams Tank Systems Technical Support by the U.S. Army TACOM Lifecycle Management Command of Warren.