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Raytheon to Provide IT Services to the Environmental Protection Agency

RESTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been selected to provide information technology (IT) infrastructure support and solutions through the Information Technology Solutions-Environmental Protection Agency II (ITS-EPA II) contract, further expanding its extensive services provided to the EPA.

The multiple-supplier award Blanket Purchase Agreement under U.S. General Services Administration's Schedule 70 IT professional services has a ceiling value of $955 million.

Under ITS-EPA II, Raytheon will provide innovative, agile, scalable and cost-effective IT solutions to meet the requirements of the agency and to support EPA's mission goals. Raytheon will help the Office of Environmental Information provide a broad range of IT services to enable secure information exchange, data analysis, scientific investigation and informed decision-making across government and the environmental community.

"We look forward to helping increase efficiencies and supporting EPA's important environmental mission with our culture of continuous improvement," said TW Scott, vice president of Raytheon Information Solutions. "As a responsible steward of the environment, Raytheon is committed to sustainability as evidenced by successive awards from the EPA for the company's energy management and climate leadership initiatives, and receipt of an InfoWorld 2009 Green 15 Award for Green IT practices."

The ITS-EPA II contract will further expand Raytheon's existing environmental services, which include remote sensing, data management and geographic information systems at multiple EPA ecology research laboratories across the country.

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.

    Keith Little

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