GENERAL DYNAMICS CORPORATION
SUPPLEMENTAL RETIREMENT PLAN
Effective January 1 1983
and restated effective January 1, 2002
TABLE OF CONTENTS
INTRODUCTION AND PLAN HISTORY
1.01 Introduction. This Plan is maintained so as to strengthen the ability of the Corporation to attract and retain persons of
outstanding competence upon which, in large measure, continued growth and profitability depend.
The Plan is intended to supplement any benefits that may be provided under any plans of the Corporation and its Subsidiaries,
as they may be in effect from time to time, that are qualified under Section 401 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. The
Corporation shall not be required to fund, in any way, any of the benefits provided under this Plan prior to the time payments
become due to persons hereunder.
The Plan is intended to be an excess benefit plan within the meanings of Sections 3(36) and 201(7) of ERISA and an unfunded
deferred compensation plan for a select group of management or highly compensated employees within the meanings of
Sections 201(2), 301(a)(3) and 401(a)(4) of ERISA and shall be construed and interpreted accordingly.
1.02 Effective Date. The Plan was established January 1, 1983, and previously amended and restated as of January 1, 1989.
The effective date of the amendment and restatement of the Plan as set forth herein is January 1, 2002, except as otherwise
provided in the Plan or an Appendix attached to this document.
1.03 Plan Appendices and Exhibits. From time to time, the Corporation may adopt Exhibits to the Plan for the purpose of
setting forth specific provisions of this Plan. In addition, the Corporation may from time to time adopt Appendices to this Plan
for the purpose of providing documentation necessary to determine benefits under the Plan for certain employee groups. Each
such Exhibit or Appendix shall be attached to and form a part of the Plan. Each such Exhibit or Appendix shall specify the
Employing Unit to whi