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Raytheon Teams With Booz Allen Hamilton to Pursue the FAA's Air Traffic Control Optimum Training Solution Program

RESTON, Va., Sept. 6, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has signed a teaming agreement with Booz Allen Hamilton, Inc., to pursue the Federal Aviation Administration's Air Traffic Control Optimum Training Solution (ATCOTS) program.

ATCOTS is the FAA's program to procure a performance-based solution for training of new and current air traffic controllers. The FAA is expected to announce the multi-year, performance-based award, with an estimated value of more than $100 million, in 2008.

RTSC's experience in training development, delivery and transformation in the commercial, civil agency and defense markets will complement Booz Allen Hamilton's expertise in human capital development, learning management, human performance, and operational and organizational transformation.

"RTSC's teaming agreement with Booz Allen is a win-win for both organizations," said Blaine Salvador, vice president of the Mission Support Solutions product line of RTSC's Integrated Support Solutions business. "We are bringing the strength of our respective capabilities together to provide an innovative solution to achieve the FAA's training objectives."

"Booz Allen Hamilton and Raytheon share a common vision and commitment to helping the FAA usher in the next generation of air traffic control," said Booz Allen Vice President Walt McFarland.

"We recognize that achieving the full promise of the next generation air transportation system hinges on establishing an efficient, scalable training program to address immediate workforce needs while preparing for evolving job requirements," adds Brian Legan, a Booz Allen Principal.

RTSC provides technology solutions for defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide. RTSC specializes in Mission Support (including installation, integration, maintenance, training and logistics support of air traffic control systems), counter-proliferation and counter-terrorism, homeland security solutions, base and range operations and customized engineering and manufacturing.

Booz Allen Hamilton has been at the forefront of management and technology consulting for businesses and governments for more than 90 years. Providing consulting services in strategy, operations, organization and change, systems engineering & integration, and information technology, Booz Allen is the one firm that helps clients solve their toughest problems, working by their side to help them achieve their missions. Booz Allen is committed to delivering results that endure.

  Robert Koch
  Office: 703.295.2535

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: Robert Koch of Raytheon Company, +1-703-295-2535,

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

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