General Dynamics Armament and Technical Products' Advanced Materials business unit is a leader in providing intelligent solutions for the manufacture and design of lightweight and reliable advanced composite products. With over 60 years of experience delivering high-performance composites for the commercial, aerospace and defense markets, we have the expertise and the technology to provide the full spectrum of composites fabrication.
Our capabilities cover the entire range of advanced composites fabrication. Our facilities allow us to manage a complete scope of services from small development projects to large, complex, high-rate production programs. We use an intelligent manufacturing approach, collaborating closely with our customers to choose the best process and most appropriate materials to fit their needs for cost and performance.
As a proven and reliable supplier, our highly-skilled Advanced Materials team is committed to continuous improvement and persistently strives to be the standard to which others are compared.
Key Product Areas
GDATP produces lightweight composite structural components for a wide variety of aircraft applications. Our aircraft composite products include radomes; fuselage, wing and engine structures; doors; pressure vessels; drive shafts and external fuel tanks.
GDATP has a long history of supplying composite rocket motors and launch tubes for tactical and strategic missiles launched from ground, air, ship and submarine platforms. These products offer cost-effective, lightweight alternatives to heavy metal components.
We design, fabricate, integrate and test shelters and vehicle enclosures ranging in size from lightweight High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle enclosures to 20-foot ISO containers.
GDATP has extensive experience in the design, development, qualification and integration of high-performance lightweight composite pressure vessels for aircraft, satellite, launch vehicle and missile platforms.