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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems

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Who We Are  

General Dynamics-Ordnance and Tactical Systems empowers the U.S. military and its allies with an extensive range of over-arching product segments.. applied across all levels of strategic and tactical operations.

A business unit within the Combat Systems Group of General Dynamics, we are a world leader in the manufacture of large, medium- and small-caliber direct and indirect-fire munitions, mortar weapons and systems, artillery projectiles, bomb bodies, Ball Powder¨ Propellant, solid propellants, non-lethal products and Force Protection products. The company also manufactures precision metal components; provides explosive load, assemble and pack services for a variety of munitions, tactical missile and rocket programs; and designs and produces shaped charge warheads and control actuator systems.

Our expansive array of capabilities and services include innovative engineering and design, advanced modeling; simulations; system integration and management; precision machining and forging; as well as testing and evaluation.

Combining proven ammunition development and production capabilities with advanced research and development strengths in key technological areas, we continue to meet the needs of the armed forces of the United States, its friends and allies with the highest quality, "best value" combat solutions.

What We Do  

Our Saco, Maine center of excellence is dedicated to the production of the company's aircraft and crew served weapon systems.  

Through proven manufacturing methods and a dominant position in the market, GDOTS has applied decades of aircraft gun system manufacturing expertise to a broadening line of advanced Individual and Crew Served weapons systems, including the 40mm MK47 and the 25mm and 12.7mm Advanced Crew Served Weapon. GDOTS has over 50 years of experience manufacturing gun systems for the U.S. Military's land, air and sea applications.

Working Here  

Throughout our history, General Dynamics has endeavored to deliver the highest-quality products and services, as well as foster a culture of continuous improvement, innovation, ethical behavior and integrity.

We value our employees and the role they play in our success. We recognize and reward their achievements and we invest in their training, development, benefits and compensation.

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We are looking for experienced, knowledgeable employees. The types of skill sets required vary, but one thing that each job requires is commitment: to your job responsibilities and your co-workers.

If you are a talented and motivated individial that wants to be part of a growing company and winning team, please explore the featured job opportunities available around our company to find your fit. You will be redirected to
General Dynamics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.


Employee Benefits

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • AD&D Insurance
  • Short Term Disability
  • Long Term Disability
  • Reimbursement Accounts
  • Paid Holidays and Vacation
  • Savings and Stock Investment Plan (SSIP) with Match (401k)
  • Employee Assistance Programs


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We give back to the communities in which we work through...

  • Community Service
  • Environmental Health and Safety





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General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer - Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled.

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Contact Details

291 North Street
Saco, Maine  04072
Phone: 207 283-3611
Fax: 207 286-3186
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Type: For Profit
Industries: Defense
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