FALLS CHURCH,Tri-Point Global Communications, which is a developer of sophisticated communications equipment, is being acquired by General Dynamics.

Tri-Point is based in Newton, NC.

Financial details were not disclosed. Tri-Point is privately held.

Tri-Point develops ground-based satellite and wireless communication equipment plus integration services for video, voice and data. It has some 1,450 employees at 14 locations, including Newton as well as Duluth, GA.

General Dynamics: www.generaldynamics.com