Raytheon to support U.S. airport screening equipment services

Company awarded contract to manage integration of equipment at airports across the country


RESTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company was awarded a task order to manage the integration of electronic baggage screening equipment at dozens of airports around the country.

The task order was issued under the Transportation Security Administration's Security Equipment Integration Services indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract. Raytheon is leading a world-class team composed of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.; CAGE Inc.; SRA International Inc.; Alltech International Inc.; Orion Management LLC; URS Corp.; and Quatrotec Inc. The contract began Aug. 20, 2009, and ends Aug. 19, 2014. The task order has a one-year period of performance.

"Raytheon has more than 10 years of experience in providing the TSA and Federal Aviation Administration with aviation security expertise and innovative integration solutions that ensure safe and efficient movement of people around our nation's airports," said Charles Keegan, Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC director of Civil Aviation Solutions.

"We provide a nationwide workforce with deep aviation domain expertise and proven program management, systems integration and engineering analysis capabilities to this program of national interest," added Keegan.

Raytheon Technical Services Company provides technical, scientific and professional services, as well as a full spectrum of training services and outsourcing for defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide. It specializes in Mission Support, training, counterproliferation and counterterrorism, range operations, product support, Homeland Security solutions and customized engineering services.

Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of $23.2 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 87 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 73,000 people worldwide.