Red Lion Operations

General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Red Lion Operations, provides engineering services for product design and development and is a major manufacturing house for products employing carbon fiber. Today, General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, Red Lion Operations, is the longest established single user of carbon fiber prepeg materials and offers several unique capabilities to its customers. For example, in-house proprietary and patented techniques include manufacturing processes using a Radial Layup to create cylindrical structures capable of extraordinarily high compressive strengths and sheer load for a variety of applications and industries.

The in-house R&D laboratory and engineering staff performs custom product design, production process development and prototype production. The plant has the capability to manufacture its own tooling and gages and conduct metal and composite properties testing. In addition, services include finite element analysis, exterior and interior ballistics calculations, and the performance of model shop prototyping.