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Raytheon to Support U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office Hydrographic Education

RESTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a task order to develop and support recertification of curricula through the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center.

This task order was issued under an existing U.S. Navy indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract. The performance period is June 16, 2009, to March 31, 2010.

"We will review and revise existing course curricula for the education of junior officers of foreign navies in the essentials of hydrographic science," said Chuck Lambeck, the Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC program manager for the contract, managed in Pensacola, Fla.

"We are looking forward to working with Raytheon on this project, as they have a solid track record of producing high-quality training," said Mike DeCoux, the Navy contracting officer's representative.

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.

    Contact:
    Kristin Patterson Jones
    703.295.2534 (office)
    571.723.2804 (mobile)
    kpjones@raytheon.com

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