General Scientific Corporation (GSC)
General Scientific Corporation (GSC), a minority-owned, small business (SB) was incorporated in 1987 and over the years has become a diversified firm providing engineering, technical, information management, and complex program management services to defense and civilian agencies of the U.S. Government and commercial clients. At its inception General Scientific concentrated its resources on developing comprehensive capabilities in naval anti-submarine warfare and acoustic processors. General Scientific chose these two programs to establish a solid reputation as a top performer in specific technologically demanding business areas. Subsequently, General Scientific has successfully added airborne mine countermeasures, mine warfare, logistics, asset management, earned value management, and technical support in other fields for a growing list of clients. Their primary SIC Code, then and today, is 8711/NAICS 2002 - 541330 – Engineering Services.
In 1989, the Small Business Administration certified General Scientific as a minority-owned 8(a) firm. Since then, the Federal Government has awarded contracts to General Scientific, some restricted to 8(a) firms and others awarded competitively. Currently the mix of contract types is 100% competitive. General Scientific graduated from the 8(a) program in 1998. As a result General Scientific has been blessed with a broad customer base and varied contract experience.
General Scientific has been consistently recognized as an entrepreneurial provide of professional engineering, management, organizational, business improvement and information technology services. During the 1990’s General Scientific was named by Washington Technology, Black Enterprise, and INC magazines as one of the fastest growing high technology companies.”