Raytheon and CSC Form Alliance to Pursue U.S. Army Warfighter Training Support Program
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 16, 2006 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company, and Computer Sciences Corporation have established the Warrior Training Alliance (WTA), whose member companies are dedicated to providing integrated training support to the U.S. Army warfighter. The WTA is bidding for the Army's upcoming Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) program.
Under the direction of the Program Executive Office, Simulation, Training, and Instrumentation, Warfighter FOCUS will provide the U.S. Army with life- cycle contractor support services for training and training devices worldwide.
The WTA offers the Army a diverse alliance of companies with experience delivering flexible, integrated solutions that address warfighters' needs. WTA companies are knowledgeable about current and evolving mission requirements, and can deliver functional enhancements and cost improvements through the integration of live, virtual and constructive training (LVC) environments. These companies currently deliver the majority of LVC services to the Army, providing training support at major training centers worldwide.
Raytheon and CSC have a legacy of successful collaboration implementing complex programs, including working together on the U.S. Air Force Space Command's Eastern Range for the past 17 years.
"WTA will deliver the collective expertise of the largest and most qualified current Army training support contractors as a unified, fully integrated team supporting the warfighter," said Bryan J. Even, a vice president of Raytheon Company and president of Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC). "The WTA and each of its member companies are dedicated to providing premier training support to U.S. and coalition troops. Our combined experience in mission systems integration and life-cycle mission support enable the WTA to offer the best solution for the Army's training requirements -- today, and for the future."
"The alliance is fully committed to delivering a complete, proven training solution for the Army's current demanding operations, as well as future force objectives, while offering exceptional value," said Austin Yerks, president of CSC's Defense Integrated Solutions & Services organization. "Our member companies have extensive experience delivering key results and helping the Army realize its training transformation vision."
About the WTA
The Warrior Training Alliance is a coalition of industry leaders in training support with proven, current and relevant experience across all training environments. With a combined legacy of successfully executing large- scale and complex programs, the WTA is organized to apply the right resources to successfully accomplish each task and to deliver the best value, lowest risk solutions. Additional information is available at http://www.warriortrainingalliance.com/.
Founded in 1959, Computer Sciences Corporation (NYSE: CSC) is a leading global information technology (IT) services company. CSC's mission is to provide customers in industry and government with solutions crafted to meet their specific challenges and enable them to profit from the advanced use of technology.
With approximately 80,000 employees, CSC provides innovative solutions for customers around the world by applying leading technologies and CSC's own advanced capabilities. These include systems design and integration; IT and business process outsourcing; applications software development; Web and application hosting; and management consulting. Headquartered in El Segundo, Calif., CSC reported revenue of $14.6 billion for the 12 months ended Dec. 30, 2005. For more information, visit the company's Web site at http://www.csc.com/.
RTSC provides technology solutions for defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide. It specializes in mission support, counter-proliferation and counter-terrorism, base and range operations and customized engineering and manufacturing. Mission support -- Raytheon's integrated approach to providing total life-cycle support, predicting customer needs, sensing problems and proactively applying solutions -- enables Raytheon to increase operational availability and deliver increased readiness, enhancing customer mission success.
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with 2005 sales of $21.9 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.
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