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Raytheon Awarded Intelligence System Contract by the Massachusetts State Police

FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 26, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Knowledge Computing Corporation have been awarded a contract to provide the intelligence management system for the Massachusetts State Police criminal information section and anti-terrorism unit, also known as the Commonwealth Fusion Center.

Valued at $2.2 million, the contract includes customization and tailoring of software, integration of document imaging and management capabilities, installation, training, and options for four years of follow-on support and software maintenance.

"Fighting crime and thwarting terrorism through intelligence sharing are critical to the security of our nation and the citizens of the Commonwealth," said Governor Mitt Romney. "The proven technology and expertise Raytheon and Knowledge Computing Corporation bring to the Fusion Center will make Massachusetts' program a national model of success."

"Our team is excited to be working with the Massachusetts State Police to increase the effectiveness of its crime solving and anti-terrorism initiatives," said Guy Dubois, vice president of Operational Technologies and Solutions for Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems business. "This program provides Raytheon an outstanding opportunity to apply the company's engineering capabilities and technology to the challenges of the U.S. law enforcement and homeland security communities. We are pleased to be working with Knowledge Computing Corporation to deploy its COPLINK solution through this initiative."

Raytheon will provide software, integration services, installation, training, and follow-on support. Knowledge Computing Corporation will provide its critically acclaimed, crime-solving and analytical intelligence software known as COPLINK(R) under subcontract to Raytheon. Work will be performed in Falls Church, Va.

Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems business has delivered similar intelligence management systems to military and government customers in the past, providing a strong set of technical and program management skills to ensure the success of this program. Raytheon's teammate, Knowledge Computing Corporation, delivers the leading commercial software package for the integration and analysis of law enforcement databases in the marketplace.

Raytheon Company, with 2004 sales of $20.2 billion, is an industry leader in defense and government electronics, space, information technology, technical services, and business and special mission aircraft. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 80,000 people worldwide.

Knowledge Computing Corporation is an industry leader in developing analytical and intelligence software solutions for law enforcement. Its critically-acclaimed COPLINK solution is currently deployed in more than 130 jurisdictions nationwide. Headquartered in Tucson, Ariz., Knowledge Computing Corporation is privately held. For more information: http://www.knowledgecc.com/.

  Contact:
   Raytheon Company                        Knowledge Computing Corporation
   Darci Bushey                            Amy M. Smith
   303.344.6608                            703.200.8218
SOURCE: Raytheon Company

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

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