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Raytheon Selected by the Department of Homeland Security to Provide IT Services Under EAGLE Acquisition Program

RESTON, Va., July 5, 2006 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to provide IT services to DHS under EAGLE, the Enterprise Acquisition Gateway for Leading Edge solutions.

This contract will enable DHS's 22 agencies to more efficiently procure IT support and leverage their collective buying power. The EAGLE program will run for five years with two one-year renewal options and a total ceiling of up to $45 billion.

Raytheon Information Solutions (RIS) will lead the Raytheon team pursuits as prime contractor on task orders within three categories: infrastructure engineering design, development, implementation and integration; software development; and management support services.

"Raytheon looks forward to working closely with the Department of Homeland Security to support its mission by strengthening its IT solutions and capabilities," said Mike Keebaugh, president of Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems. "This new partnership with industry will enable DHS to continue its mission-critical push to becoming a fully-coordinated agency that effectively provides essential national security to the American people."

"As a global Mission Systems Integrator, we are excited to be part of the EAGLE team and are fully prepared to mobilize our world-class IT capabilities and innovative solutions in support of the DHS mission," said Ron Ross, vice president of RIS. "With a proven history in working with many of the DHS agencies, our Raytheon team will continue to help DHS leverage the best IT to deliver collaboration, agility and mission assurance to its personnel around the world."

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.

  Contact:
   Keith Little
   703.849.1675

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CONTACT: Keith Little of Raytheon Company, +1-703-849-1675

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