Raytheon Awarded $38.1 Million Contract for Missile Defense System
Work will include engineering support to C2BMC program
DULLES, Va., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $38.1 million contract to provide engineering support to the Command, Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program for the Missile Defense Agency.
Under the subcontract with Lockheed Martin, Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems business will provide engineering support in the areas of communications, systems architecture, modeling and simulation, integration and test, system analysis and sensor netting.
The C2BMC program forms the critical integrating command and control function that enables the Ballistic Missile Defense System. It provides the warfighter with a reliable, flexible and real-time capability to plan, monitor and manage the defense of the United States, its deployed forces and allies against ballistic missile threats.
The Missile Defense National Team leads the development and deployment of the C2BMC system for national missile defense. The National Team led by Lockheed Martin was awarded the C2BMC program originally in 2002, with most of the work conducted in Colorado Springs, Colo.; Huntsville, Ala.; and Arlington, Va.
Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 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 90 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 71,000 people worldwide. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter at @raytheon.
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