Press Release

General Dynamics Board of Directors Elects Raynor B. Reavis a Vice President of the Corporation

By SpaceRef Editor
August 5, 2004
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The board of directors
of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) today elected Raynor B. Reavis, 63, a vice
president of the corporation. Reavis has been senior vice president of
marketing and sales for Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation, a wholly owned
subsidiary of General Dynamics, since July 2002 and will continue to hold that

At Gulfstream, Reavis led the successful introduction of the company’s new
seven-aircraft fleet in Sept. 2002, and has directed the subsequent
introduction of the G350 and G450 large-cabin, mid- and long-range business-
jet aircraft as well.

Prior to joining Gulfstream, Reavis was senior vice president of sales of
NetJets, Inc., a Berkshire Hathaway Company, from 1998 to 2002. He previously
was vice president of marketing for Gulfstream (1994 to 1998), senior vice
president of sales for Raytheon/BAE and vice president of business development
for Electronic Data Systems.

Reavis also was a pilot in the U.S. Marine Corps, and he has a bachelor’s
degree in business administration from Baylor University.

Gulfstream, headquartered in Savannah, Ga., designs, develops,
manufactures, markets, services and supports the world’s most technologically
advanced business jet aircraft. Gulfstream has produced more than 1,400
aircraft for customers around the world since 1958.

To meet the diverse transportation needs of the future, Gulfstream offers
a comprehensive fleet of aircraft, comprising the mid-cabin, high-speed
Gulfstream G100(TM); the wide-cabin, high-speed Gulfstream G150(TM); the
large-cabin, mid-range Gulfstream G200(TM); the large-cabin, mid-range
Gulfstream G300(TM); the large-cabin, long-range Gulfstream G400(TM); the
large-cabin, long-range G450(TM); the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream
G500(TM) and the large-cabin, ultra-long-range Gulfstream G550(TM). Gulfstream
also offers aircraft ownership services via Gulfstream Financial Services
Division and Gulfstream Pre-Owned Aircraft Sales®. The company employs more
than 6,750 people at seven major locations. More information and photos of
Gulfstream aircraft are available at

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs
approximately 69,400 people worldwide and anticipates 2004 revenues of $19
billion. The company has leading market positions in land and amphibious
combat systems, mission-critical information systems and technologies,
shipbuilding and marine systems, and business aviation. More information
about the company can be found on the World Wide Web at

SpaceRef staff editor.