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Raytheon Awarded Information Assurance Contract by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

RESTON, Va., Oct. 31, 2005 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company has been awarded a competitive performance based, cost-plus-award fee contract to provide information assurance (IA) services to the National Geospatial- Intelligence Agency (NGA). Financial terms were not disclosed.

The IA services will consist of program management, life cycle planning, intrusion detection and prevention, information system security, public key technical support and IA special projects including studies, analyses, recommendations and support for the protection of NGA computer systems, networks and infrastructure.

The work will be performed at NGA facilities in the greater Washington, D.C., and St. Louis, Mo., metropolitan areas. Work will be conducted over a five-year period ending in September 2010.

Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS), with 2004 revenues of $2.2 billion and 9,700 employees, is a leading provider of intelligence and information solutions to government customers worldwide. Leveraging 35 years of expertise and excellence in operations, maintenance & engineering; mission management; signal processing; knowledge management, software development, information security and systems integration, IIS enables customers to make better, quicker mission decisions.

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.

   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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