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General Dynamics Information Technology Named 2007 Sun Best-in-Class Supplier
Oct 09, 2007 (10:10 AM EDT)

FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology was named Best-in-Class Supplier for Hardware/Software Field Service in Sun Microsystems' 2007 Supplier Awards program. The Supplier Awards recognize companies that make outstanding contributions to Sun's record of delivering superior technology, quality service and excellent value to its customers.

"General Dynamics Information Technology is honored to receive this coveted award from Sun," said Tom Kirchmaier, senior vice president and general manager of the Intelligence Solutions Division for General Dynamics Information Technology. "For the second straight year, General Dynamics Information Technology has received this prestigious Best-in-Class award from Sun Microsystems. This is an outstanding achievement and exemplifies the hard work and dedication of the ninety-plus General Dynamics Information Technology personnel that provide quality operations and maintenance services to Sun supporting Sun's strategic customer accounts and classified government accounts. Sun has been a valued customer for over 10 years and we look forward to continuing our trusted relationship."

The Best-in-Class Award evaluates the performance of all suppliers that delivered a similar product or service and recognizes the highest performer in that area. This award also considers suppliers that demonstrated significant improvement over the course of Sun's fiscal year. The Meritorious Performance Award recognizes suppliers that have shown exemplary performance in any specific area.

About General Dynamics Information Technology

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 civil, international and commercial sectors. With 16,000 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 .

General Dynamics, headquartered in Falls Church, Virginia, employs approximately 82,900 people worldwide and anticipates 2007 revenues of more than $27 billion. 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 online at .

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