Raytheon tapped for mission system work on DD(X) destroyers

Raytheon Co. won a $3 billion contract from the U.S. Navy to continue designing standardized, interoperable mission systems for a new fleet of destroyers, the company said today.

Under the contract Raytheon will continue its work on developing advanced mission equipment and performing electronic system integration for the Navy's DD(X) Destroyer, a new class of high-tech attack vessels. The defense company serves as the mission systems integrator for the DD(X) national team, which includes Lockheed Martin Corp., IBM Corp., UDLP Holdings Corp. and a consortium of small businesses.

Raytheon's integrated defense systems unit based in Tewksbury, Mass., is the lead Raytheon business for the program. The company plans to issue subcontracts for work by mid-summer.

The contract was originally announced by the Defense Department May 23.

Headquartered in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 80,000 people worldwide and had 2004 revenue of $20.2 billion. The company is "No. 7 on Washington Technology's 2005 Top 100 list of federal prime contractors.

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