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Raytheon Awarded Transportation Security Administration Contract for Aviation Security Enterprise Management Solution

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 11, 2006 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been awarded a $3.7 million contract by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to develop an aviation security enterprise management solution.

RTSC will manage Phase 1 of the TSA's Security Technology Integrated Program (STIP) initiative, to include developing, integrating and testing commercial off-the-shelf and custom software used to exchange data with the Threat Image Projection (TIP) Ready X-ray (TRX) systems. The enterprise management solution will communicate data and images to approximately 1,200 TRX systems fielded at 80 airports across the country. RTSC will also be responsible for training and support.

"Phase I is critical to the future of commercial airport security," said Dave Dacquino, RTSC vice president and general manager of RTSC's Burlington, Mass.-based business unit. "The STIP initiative will ultimately provide the TSA with an enterprise management system connecting thousands of pieces of aviation security equipment at hundreds of commercial airports."

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 services. Mission Support -- Raytheon's integrated approach to providing total life-cycle support, predicting customer needs, sensing problems and proactively applying solutions -- enables Raytheon to maintain readiness and deliver operational capability on demand, enhancing customer mission success.

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.

  John G. Clemons

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: John G. Clemons of Raytheon Company, +1-703-295-2530

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

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