Raytheon to build intelligence software for state police

FALLS CHURCH, Va., 26 May 2005. Raytheon Co. and Knowledge Computing Corp. have been awarded a contract to provide the intelligence management system for the Massachusetts State Police criminal information section and anti-terrorism unit, also known as the Commonwealth Fusion Center.

FALLS CHURCH, Va., 26 May 2005. Raytheon Co. and Knowledge Computing Corp. have been awarded a contract to provide the intelligence management system for the Massachusetts State Police criminal information section and anti-terrorism unit, also known as the Commonwealth Fusion Center.

Valued at $2.2 million, the contract includes customization and tailoring of software, integration of document imaging and management capabilities, installation, training, and options for four years of follow-on support and software maintenance.

Raytheon will provide software, integration services, installation, training, and follow-on support. Knowledge Computing Corp. will provide its critically acclaimed, crime-solving and analytical intelligence software known as COPLINK under subcontract to Raytheon. Work will be performed in Falls Church, Va.

"Our team is excited to be working with the Massachusetts State Police to increase the effectiveness of its crime solving and anti-terrorism initiatives," said Guy Dubois, vice president of Operational Technologies and Solutions for Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems business.

"This program provides Raytheon an outstanding opportunity to apply the company's engineering capabilities and technology to the challenges of the U.S. law enforcement and homeland security communities. We are pleased to be working with Knowledge Computing Corporation to deploy its COPLINK solution through this initiative."

Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems business has delivered similar intelligence management systems to military and government customers in the past, providing a strong set of technical and program management skills to ensure the success of this program. Raytheon's teammate, Knowledge Computing Corp., delivers the leading commercial software package for the integration and analysis of law enforcement databases in the marketplace.

"Fighting crime and thwarting terrorism through intelligence sharing are critical to the security of our nation and the citizens of the Commonwealth," said Governor Mitt Romney. "The proven technology and expertise Raytheon and Knowledge Computing Corporation bring to the Fusion Center will make Massachusetts' program a national model of success."

Raytheon Co., with 2004 sales of $20.2 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.

Knowledge Computing Corp. is an industry leader in developing analytical and intelligence software solutions for law enforcement. Its critically-acclaimed COPLINK solution is currently deployed in more than 130 jurisdictions nationwide. Headquartered in Tucson, Ariz., Knowledge Computing Corp. is privately held. For more information, see www.knowledgecc.com.

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