General Dynamics Land Systems
The General Dynamics Land Systems Engineering Scholarship is given to qualified GVSU students who are pursuing a degree in engineering. This scholarship was initiated and endowed by General Dynamics Land Systems, headquartered in Sterling Heights, Michigan, which designs and builds armored vehicles and subsystems for the U.S. Army, the U.S. Marine Corps, and international customers.
General Dynamics Land Systems was formed in 1982 when General Dynamics Corporation acquired Chrysler Corporation’s defense operations. Land Systems has approximately 5,000 employees in ten states and recorded revenue of $1.2 billion in 2001.
Engineering, research and technology innovation continue to keep General Dynamics Land Systems at the forefront of the U.S. Army’s and U.S. Marine Corps armored force modernization programs.
General Dynamics Land Systems is a business unit of General Dynamics Corporation (NYSE:GD), headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia. The company has more than 54,000 employees worldwide and anticipates 2002 revenues of $14 billion. The company has leading market positions in business aviation, information systems, marine systems, and land and amphibious systems.