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General Dynamics Board Declares Dividend

Wednesday, December 05, 2012

General Dynamics Board Declares Dividend16:25 EST Wednesday, December 05, 2012FALLS CHURCH, Va., Dec. 5, 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 December 26, 2012, to shareholders of record at the close of business on December 18, 2012.  The company is accelerating its dividend payment in advance of possible tax increases in 2013.General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 93,700 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 General Dynamics is available online at General DynamicsFor further information: Media: Rob Doolittle, +1-703-876-3199; Investors: Amy Gilliland, +1-703-876-3748,