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About GM Gdls Defense Group, L.L.C.

A business unit of General Dynamics' Combat Systems division, General Dynamics Land Systems (GDLS) makes tracked and wheeled armored and amphibious combat vehicles for the US military and its allies (for personnel transport, medical evacuation, fire support, anti-tank missions, combat engineering, and reconnaissance). Its big gun is the Abrams main battle tank (MBT). Other products include the Stryker infantry combat vehicle and gun systems, its LAV family of combat and reconnaissance vehicles, mine resistant ambush protected vehicles (MRAPs), and the Specialty vehicles, which include Buffalo, Cougar, and Ocelot.


 GDLS' products include Ajax, Mutt, M46 weapon system, MMPV type II, and Peace Keeping Security vehicle GD's portfolio spans the realm of the world's most technologically advanced business jets, wheeled and tracked combat vehicles, command and control systems and nuclear submarines.

Geographic Reach

GDLS is headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan and has presence in Canada, KSA, Middle East & North Africa, and the UK.

Sales and Marketing

GDLS' primary customer is the US Army.

Company Background

General Dynamics Land Systems was formed when General Dynamics acquired and integrated Chrysler's defense operations in 1982.

GM Gdls Defense Group, L.L.C.

38500 Mound Rd
Sterling Heights, MI 48310-3260
Phone: 1 (586) 825-4000

Firm Stats

Employer Type: Privately Owned
Senior Vice President of Groun: Mike Cannon
Employees (This Location): 6
Employees (All Locations): 7

Major Office Locations

Sterling Heights, MI

Other Locations

Auburn, WA