DULLES, Va., Feb. 3, 2012. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $38.1 million contract to provide engineering support to the Command, Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program for the Missile Defense Agency.
Under the subcontract with Lockheed Martin, Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems business will provide engineering support in the areas of communications, systems architecture, modeling and simulation, integration and test, system analysis and sensor netting.
The C2BMC program forms the critical integrating command and control function that enables the Ballistic Missile Defense System. It provides the warfighter with a reliable, flexible and real-time capability to plan, monitor and manage the defense of the United States, its deployed forces and allies against ballistic missile threats.
The Missile Defense National Team leads the development and deployment of the C2BMC system for national missile defense. The National Team led by Lockheed Martin was awarded the C2BMC program originally in 2002, with most of the work conducted in Colorado Springs, Colo.; Huntsville, Ala.; and Arlington, Va.