TEWKSBURY, Mass. , March 5, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded
The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. , issued the additional funding as an option under a three-year contract previously awarded to Raytheon in January 2008 . This add-on award brings the value of the contract to
"Providing technical personnel and material to support the operation of Patriot missile facilities is a key part of Raytheon's responsibility and commitment to ensure that missiles deployed by United States and our international partners are maintained in a high state of readiness," said Joseph "Skip" Garrett, vice president and deputy for Patriot Programs at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS).
Support under the contract involves technical assistance, reliability testing and data analysis of deployed systems.
Work will be performed by Raytheon IDS at its headquarters in Tewksbury, Mass. , and the Integrated Air Defense Center, Andover, Mass. ; by Raytheon Technical Services Company, in Burlington, Mass. ; and at various overseas locations.
Raytheon IDS is the prime contractor for both domestic and international Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems and systems integrator for Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles.
Integrated Defense Systems is Raytheon's leader in Global Capabilities Integration providing affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.
Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of
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