Raytheon Team Starts Work To Integrate the U.S. Army's Live, Virtual and Constructive Training Support

RESTON, Va. , May 6, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Warrior Training Alliance, led by Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), has begun integrating the U.S. Army's live, virtual and constructive training under the Warfighter FOCUS (Field Operations...


RESTON, Va. , May 6, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Warrior Training Alliance, led by Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), has begun integrating the U.S. Army's live, virtual and constructive training under the Warfighter FOCUS (Field Operations Customer Support) program.

RTSC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), won the 10-year, indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract last summer. Since the program was awarded, the team has spent the last several months on transition activities to ensure the program would be ready to start May 1 .

"We have completed the transition process and are positioned to provide world-class training support for our warfighters around the globe," said Mike Edwards , RTSC vice president and program manager for the Warrior Training Alliance.

The Warfighter FOCUS program is under the Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation to consolidate operations and maintenance, systems integration and engineering support services for the Army's live, virtual and constructive training systems. The program is operated by the Raytheon-led Warrior Training Alliance, which is composed of industry leaders with highly relevant areas critical to the Warfighter FOCUS program's success.

RTSC provides technology solutions for defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide. RTSC specializes in Mission Support (including installation, integration, maintenance, training and logistics support of air traffic control systems), counterproliferation and counterterrorism, homeland security solutions, base and range operations and customized engineering and manufacturing.

Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of $21.3 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 86 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass. , Raytheon employs 72,000 people worldwide.

SOURCE Raytheon Company