FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), was honored yesterday with the 2008 Outstanding Contractor Award by the Administration for Children and Families (ACF) within the Department of Health and Human Services.
The award recognizes extraordinary performance under the Child Care Bureau's (CCB) Child Care contract. This is the second time General Dynamics Information Technology has been honored with this contractor award, winning in 2006. In addition, General Dynamics' redesign and deployment of the bureau's web site earned CCB an E-Gov Trailblazer Award in 2001.
General Dynamics has supported ACF since 2000, providing a variety of services including training and technical assistance, development of software applications and data analysis. General Dynamics developed and maintains three websites: the Child Care Bureau website, the http://www.Afterschool.gov portal and the http://www.ChildCare.gov portal.
"General Dynamics is grateful for this recognition from our Health and Human Services customer," said Marcus Collier, General Dynamics Information Technology's senior vice president for Civilian and Homeland Security Solutions Division. "The fact that this is the second time we've received this award is indicative of our ongoing commitment to providing superior service. We look forward to continuing our work for the Child Care Bureau."
As a trusted systems integrator for more than 50 years, General Dynamics Information Technology provides information technology (IT), systems engineering and professional services to customers in the defense, intelligence, homeland security, federal civilian government and commercial sectors. With approximately 15,000 professionals worldwide, the company manages large-scale, mission-critical IT programs delivering IT services and enterprise solutions. More information about General Dynamics Information Technology is available at http://www.gdit.com.
General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Va., employs approximately 85,600 people worldwide. The company is a market leader in business aviation; land and expeditionary combat systems, armaments and munitions; shipbuilding and marine systems; and information systems and technologies. More information about the company is available on the Internet at http://www.generaldynamics.com.
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