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Raytheon to Provide Improved Track Correlation and Fusion Capability

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 1, 2010  /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $3.3 million contract modification to develop and install a sensor tracking correlation system that will provide improved intelligence and information sharing to the Joint Interagency Task Force South.

Raytheon will provide JIATF South with a track correlation system consisting of a multisensor correlation, intelligence fusion, and information-sharing capability as part of the Joint Operations Center modernization project known as JOC 2010.  

"The contract modification increases the capability being built into this system that will be critical to our homeland security," said David Gulla, vice president, National and Theater Security Programs for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. "We are pleased to continue improving this broad capability for use in protecting our coastline, ports and borders."

The original contract, awarded by the Department of Defense's Counter-Narcoterrorism Program Office, included a base and two options, valued at nearly $4.8 million.

Raytheon is a supplier of proven multidomain awareness systems in support of counter- narcoterrorism technology networks, infrastructure and capabilities worldwide that focus on the detection, identification, and disruption of narcoterrorist activities and organizations.  

Raytheon Company, with 2009 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 88 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 75,000 people worldwide.

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