General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems (GD-OTS) 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.
Our pressure vessels combine a permeation barrier (liner) with a filament-wound outer shell. The liners are made from a wide variety of materials depending on customer requirements in order to optimize the design while maintaining cost objectives. The pressure vessels range in size and shape to suit a wide variety of customer needs.
Applications include military and commercial aircraft flotation and emergency power; missile control; launch vehicle and satellite propulsion subsystems.