Training support for the many challenges of a complex threat environment
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FAIRFAX, VA, Aug. 20, 2015 /CNW Telbec/ - CGI (NYSE: GIB) (TSX: GIB.A) today announced that it has won a US$124 million, five-year contract (one base plus four option years) with the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command Intelligence Directorate (TRADOC G2) for program management and technical support of core functions and operating environment.
TRADOC G2 defines, describes and delivers the Operating Environment (OE) for US Army training. The OE provides training scenarios, threat replication and data needed to assure Army units are prepared to meet the challenges of complex environments, including traditional military as well as asymmetric and hybrid threats.
As the incumbent prime contractor, CGI has helped TRADOC G2 lower costs, accelerate project delivery schedules and significantly improve project quality, all while providing the tools and dashboards needed to improve leadership visibility and control.
"We are very proud to be able support TRADOC G2 with a range of sophisticated planning, training and innovative information technology services," said Pat Dougherty, Senior Vice-President, CGI. "We look forward to continued program success in the years ahead."
Founded in 1976, CGI Group Inc. is the fifth largest independent information technology and business process services firm in the world. Approximately 68,000 professionals serve thousands of global clients from offices and delivery centers across the Americas, Europe and Asia Pacific, leveraging a comprehensive portfolio of services including high-end business and IT consulting, systems integration, application development and maintenance, infrastructure management as well as a wide range of proprietary solutions. With annual revenue in excess of C$10 billion and an order backlog of approximately C$20 billion, CGI shares are listed on the TSX (GIB.A) and the NYSE (GIB). Website: www.cgi.com.
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