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General Dynamics Board Increases Dividend

Wednesday, March 07, 2012

General Dynamics Board Increases Dividend16:30 EST Wednesday, March 07, 2012FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today declared a regular quarterly dividend of  51 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable May 11, 2012, to shareholders of record on April 13.  The dividend represents an 8.5 percent increase from the previous quarterly dividend of 47 cents per share.General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 95,100 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 Internet at General DynamicsFor further information: Media: Rob Doolittle, +1-703-876-3199,, Investors: Amy Gilliland, +1-703-876-3748,