Raytheon team wins AF intel system contract

A team led by Raytheon Co. of Lexington, Mass., will build a network that integrates multiple intelligence systems into a single, worldwide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance system.

Raytheon officials announced the win last week. It is worth $157 million over one and one-half years. But options to include 29 Air Force and 39 Navy systems could push the contract value up to $360 million, officials said.

The Raytheon team "will ensure that our armed forces will have the right information at the right time to win on any battlefield now and in the future," said William Swanson, Raytheon's president and chief executive officer.

The team includes Lockheed Martin Corp. of Bethesda, Md., BAE Systems plc of Hampshire, U.K., and General Dynamics Corp. of Falls Church, Va. The contract was awarded by the Air Force's Electronic Systems Center at Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.

The companies will upgrade an intelligence system called the Distributed Common Ground System, known as DCGS 10.2 Multi-INT upgrade. Web-based technologies will make intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance an integrated element of Defense Department weapons systems. The work will be performed at various customer sites.

Raytheon had revenue of $16.8 billion in 2002. The company employs more than 76,000 people worldwide. Raytheon ranked No. 6 on the Washington Technology Top 100 list.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
close

Trending

  • VIDEO: Explore the 2019 M&A Trends

    Editor Nick Wakeman interviews Kevin DeSanto of the investment bank KippsDeSanto about the highlights of their annual M&A survey and trends driving acquisitions in the federal space. Read More

  • PROJECT 38 PODCAST

    In our latest Project 38 Podcast, editor Nick Wakeman and senior staff writer Ross Wilkers discuss the major news events so far in 2019 and what major trends are on the horizon. Read More

contracts DB

Washington Technology Daily

Sign up for our newsletter.

Terms and Privacy Policy consent

I agree to this site's Privacy Policy.