DULLES, Va., 24 Aug. 23 2013.Raytheon Co. (NYSE:RTN) won a Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) maritime border security contract for the Philippines. The contract, worth up to$18 million if all options are exercised, is Raytheon's first border security-related agreement in Southeast Asia.
Under the two-year base contract, Raytheon will design and build a National Coast Watch Center (NCWC), support integration of data from various agencies into the NCWC, and provide acquisition, installation, and training on an automatic identification system, as well as radio communications for the Government of the Philippines. The contract was awarded July 2013, and will end July 31, 2015.
"With this contract, Raytheon continues its role in providing critical services and solutions to help other countries deter, detect and interdict illicit weapons and materials that could harm their citizens," says David Appel, director of Surveillance, Range, and Infrastructure Solutions for Raytheon's Intelligence, Information, and Services business.
Raytheon has performed similar work for DTRA: Raytheon won the CTR Integrating Contract (CTRIC II) multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract in April 2011. This Philippines project are part of CTRIC II.