A General Dynamics military plant in Taunton dodged a huge bullet when the Pentagon this week backed off a plan to cut hundreds of millions of dollars from a communications projects being developed there. The Defense Department’s proposal to cut $334.6 million from the project--a mobile communications system for military units in the field--met with stiff opposition in Congress, particularly from Sen. Scott Brown (R-Mass.). General Dynamics had said the cut would have led to layoffs at the Taunton plant.
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