Raytheon awarded $35.9 million DTRA border security contract
Surveillance, training and maintenance will support the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan
DULLES, Va., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) border security contract valued at $35.9 million.
Under the nearly three-year base contract, Raytheon will design, develop and implement an integrated surveillance system along parts of the Jordanian border. Also, the contract requires Raytheon to provide training, maintenance and repair, as well as equipment.
"Raytheon's global reach and the Jordan project affirm our ability to provide subject matter expertise and solid experience on cooperative threat reduction programs in all regions of the world," said John Harris, Raytheon Company vice president and general manager of Intelligence, Information and Services. "Our company is committed to offering competitive, open architecture solutions that employ equipment and sensors best suited to a country's requirements and that can adapt to the needs of customers like DTRA in making the world more secure."
Raytheon has performed cooperative threat reduction work for DTRA under a number of contracts. The CTR Integrating Contract (CTRIC II), awarded in April 2011, is a multiple award indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract, and the Jordan project is part of CTRIC II.
Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 91 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. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @raytheon.
Note to Editors
The contract was awarded in February 2013 to Raytheon Technical Services Company, which became part of Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services business on April 1, 2013.
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