2003 Top 100

7: General Dynamics Corp.
Top 100 Revenue: $1,265,555,000
Defense Revenue: N/A
Civilian Revenue: N/A
2002 Revenue: $13.8 billion
2002 Earnings: $917 million
2001 Revenue: N/A
2001 Earnings: N/A
Number of employees: 57,000
Headquarters: Falls Church, Va.
Website: www.generaldynamics.com

Nicholas Chabraja, chairman and CEO

Kenneth Dahlberg, executive vice president and group executive, information systems and technology

Ticker: GD
Lines of business: Aerospace, combat systems, information systems and technology, and marine systems
Major customers: Canadian Department of National Defence; Navy; Army, U.S. Department of Defense
Major contracts/projects: General Dynamics is modernizing the U.S. Coast Guard''s coastal search and rescue radio infrastructure, called Rescue 21. UPDATE: General Dyanmics and Veridian Corp. have signed an agreement June 9 for Veridian to be purchased by General Dynamics for $1.5 billion. The deal is expected to close by the end of the third quarter of 2003.