General Dynamics Research and Development expenses

Research and Development (R&D) Expenses of General Dynamics (2011-2021)

Amounts are in $millions.

YearCompany sponsored R&D Expenses ($mn)
2021$415
2020$374
2019$466
2018$502
2017 $521
2016 $418
2015 $395
2014$358 
2013$310 
2012$374 
2011$310 

Company-sponsored research and development (R&D) expenses of General Dynamics, including Aerospace product development costs, were $415 million in 2021, $374 million in 2020 and $466 million in 2019. R&D expenses fell in 2019 and 2020 with the completion of the G500 and G600 aircraft test programs, and increased again in 2021 driven by activities mainly associated with the G700 aircraft test program

Company sponsored R&D expenses of General Dynamics weer $502 million in 2018 compared to $521 million in 2017.