Our commitment to the Armed Forces Covenant
General Dynamics UK was one of the first signatories of the Armed Forces Covenant in 2013. We renewed our pledges in May 2018. We are proud to have a large cohort of veterans and reservists working in our business, recognising the added value of their training, skills, qualifications and experience. Specifically, we:
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.
General Dynamics has more than 1,450 employees in the UK, including approximately 1,350 who work for General Dynamics UK, located across four sites.