Raytheon Canada awarded North Warning System operations and maintenance contract

 Raytheon Canada awarded North Warning System operations and maintenance  contract  OTTAWA, May 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Raytheon Canada Limited (RCL), a subsidiary of  Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been awarded a five year contract by Public  Works and Government Services Canada for operations and maintenance of the  North Warning System (NWS). The contract also includes two options totaling an  additional five years.  Raytheon Canada Limited is contracted to provide operations and maintenance  for the NWS and assume full care, custody and control of the NWS and its  components. This includes forty-seven radar sites, five logistics support  sites, a monitoring and control centre and a radar depot. RCL will be  maintaining the sites to ensure continuous radar surveillance over northern  Canada in support of the defence of North American and Canadian sovereignty.  Raytheon Canada Limited partnered with Canadian Base Operations, Inc., in  bidding for the contract.  "Providing the best solution at the best value, as well as our Inuit Benefit  offering were key discriminators in our win," said Pierre LeBlanc, NWS program  manager Raytheon Canada Limited. "RCL brings training as a core competency to  develop a high technology work force in the north."  Raytheon Canada Limited is committed to not only achieve the contractual Inuit  Benefits, but has set goals beyond mandatory requirements. Raytheon has  previous experience in the Arctic and Antarctic environment and is dedicated  to supporting this important NWS endeavour.  About North Warning System  The North Warning System is a joint Canadian and United States radar system  covering the north from Labrador to the Yukon. The NWS detects airborne  threats across North America's polar region, providing a command and control  capability to the Canadian Air Defence Sector of the North American Aerospace  Defence Command.  About Raytheon Canada Limited  Raytheon Canada Limited (RCL) is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. RCL is a  leader in high technology solutions, engineering services, surveillance and  navigation systems including air traffic control radars, highway traffic  management systems, maritime surveillance radars and systems, and precision  optics.  About Raytheon  Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees  worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense,  security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation  spanning 92 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission  systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects;  and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as  cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is  headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at  http://www.raytheon.comand follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.    SOURCE  Raytheon Canada Limited  Media Contact: Val MacDonald, +1.403.295.6694, iispr@raytheon.com  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/May2014/15/c3921.html  CO: Raytheon Company ST: Ontario NI: ARO SOF  
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