General Dynamics C4 Systems provides network solutions to corporate clients. It offers the development, design, manufacturing and integration of communication and information technology systems. The company provides technical assistance and support services. General Dynamics C4 Systems offers various equipment installation, software and hardware development and maintenance services, as well as material fielding and test support. It manages several programs, such as the Alliant, Combat Operations Center, Common Ground Station, Common Hardware Software III, Digital Modular Radio, HYDRA, DIRECT Messaging System and EAGLE. The company also offers system support, training, configuration management, satellite operations and information assurance services. General Dynamics C4 Systems serves government agencies and the Department of Transportation, as well as the commercial and defense sectors. It maintains a location in Fort Hood, Texas and employs more than 9,000 people. The company is a business unit of General Dynamics, which was founded in 1952 and employs a staff of over 80,000 people.