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General Dynamics Board Declares Dividend, Authorizes Share Repurchases

Thursday, June 07, 2012

General Dynamics Board Declares Dividend, Authorizes Share Repurchases15:00 EDT Thursday, June 07, 2012FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The board of directors of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) yesterday declared a regular quarterly dividend of 51 cents per share on the company's common stock, payable August 10, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on July 6. The board also authorized management to repurchase 10 million shares of the company's issued and outstanding common stock on the open market.General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 93,000 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 www.generaldynamics.com.SOURCE General DynamicsFor further information: Media: Rob Doolittle, +1-703-876-3199, rdoolittle@gd.com; Investors: Amy Gilliland, +1-703-876-3748