General Dynamics Information Tech is a leading systems integration company that provides mission, operational and information technology support to the United States government. It designs, integrates, maintains and upgrades systems for national defense, intelligence, emergency response, infrastructure and other government missions. The company also provides many of its customers with the systems engineering and program management skills necessary to manage the development and operations of their mission-critical systems. It supports all military services within the Department of Defense, the Department of Homeland Security and nearly all cabinet-level agencies. In addition, General Dynamics Information Tech supports civilian and national intelligence agencies. The company, formerly known as Anteon, was founded in 1976 and has grown to employ more than 9,500 in more than 100 offices worldwide. The company consistently ranks among the top information technology integrators based on independent surveys and was named to the Forbes List of the 400 Best Big Companies in 2005.