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Raytheon Awarded General Services Administration FirstGov.gov Task Order

RESTON, Va., May 30, 2006 /PRNewswire/ -- Federal Systems Integration and Management Center and the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) have awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) the FirstGov Web Solutions task order to provide new hosting and professional services solutions to FirstGov Portal and other government Web sites.

The task order awarded under the GSA's Millennia Government-Wide Acquisition Contract to the GSA Office of Citizen Services and Communications (OCSC) has a potential value of up to $71 million for a one-year term and four renewal years.

Under the terms of the agreement, Raytheon Information Solutions (RIS) will lead a team that will provide technical support, Web hosting, disaster recovery, application development and content delivery services for FirstGov (The U.S. Government's Official Web Portal) and other federal government Web sites.

"We look forward to working with OCSC and other federal agencies to help modernize the delivery of vital government services and information to our citizens," said Ron Ross, vice president of RIS. "This award highlights OCSC's confidence in Raytheon to provide innovative, reliable and scalable solutions to continuously improve system and mission performance."

Teaming with Raytheon are SAVVIS Federal Systems, Herndon, Va.; Maximus, Reston, Va.; Stevens Technologies, Longmont, Colo.; and Vignette, Austin, Texas.

Raytheon Company 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.

  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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