Defense Security Service recognizes Raytheon tradition of industrial security excellence with three Cogswell Awards
WALTHAM, Mass., June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Security Service has awarded Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) three James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Awards, the most prestigious honor given by DSS. Cogswell-winning organizations demonstrate sustained security program excellence and innovation, as well as a commitment to industry-government partnership to protect classified information.
The Cogswell award is earned by less than one half of one percent of eligible facilities nationwide. Raytheon received the awards at the Society of Industrial Security Professionals' annual training seminar on June 8, in Nashville, Tennessee.
"We have never stopped pursuing opportunities to elevate our best-in-class Industrial Security program," said Dan Schlehr, Raytheon vice president of Global Security Services. "DSS's continued recognition of our work validates the investments we've made to ensure that our employees and technology are capable of making the world a safer place."
Raytheon's 2016 Cogswell-winning facilities include:
- Raytheon Intelligence, Information & Services
- Raytheon Company EWS Self Protect Systems (Space and Airborne Systems)
- Raytheon Company Raytheon Vision Systems (Space and Airborne Systems)
Raytheon Company, with 2015 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 94 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I™ products and services, sensing, effects, and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.
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