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Raytheon Engineers Recognized by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

Information Assurance Services Engineers Receive Meritorious Unit Citation Award

RESTON, Va., April 17, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Eight Raytheon Company (RTN: NYSE) engineers on the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Information Assurances Services (IAS) program were recognized with the NGA Meritorious Unit Citation Award. The recognition occurred as part of the Computer Network Defense Service Provider Team at the NGA 2007 Director's Recognition Ceremony.

As a result of sustained performance by IAS team members, NGA has received the first accreditation of its Computer Network Defense operations from the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and U.S. Strategic Command. This is crucial to the continued confidentiality, availability, and integrity of networks and data critical to the NGA's mission.

"This is a great honor for Raytheon and the NGA, even more for the men and women on the information assurance team," said McClellan "Guy" DuBois, vice president of Operational & Technologies Systems for Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS) business.

The IAS program is the Information Security Management service provider for the NGS's Mission Assurance Office. IAS ensures the successful delivery of NGA GeoInt products to the intelligence community and combatant commanders by providing security management of NGA systems.

Raytheon was originally awarded the IAS contract in October 2005.

Based in Garland, Texas, Raytheon IIS is a leading provider of information and intelligence solutions to the government. Raytheon IIS has annual revenues of approximately $2.6 billion and employs more than 8,000 engineering and technical professionals worldwide. Raytheon IIS recently achieved a strategic milestone in earning CMMI® (Capability Maturity Model Integration) Maturity Level 3 accreditation for the full model scope (System Engineering, Software Engineering, Integrated Product and Process Development, and Supplier Sourcing) across its enterprise.

Raytheon Company, with 2006 sales of $20.3 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning more than 80 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.

  Keith Little

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: Keith Little of Raytheon Company, +1-703-849-1675

Web site: http://www.raytheon.com/

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