Navy selects Raytheon for satellite communication systems support

INDIANAPOLIS, 18 June 2011. Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) engineers will provide the U.S. Navy logistics support for communication terminals under a $51.6 million contract for the Navy's Extremely High Frequency Satellite Program (NESP).

Jun 18th, 2011

Posted by John McHale
INDIANAPOLIS, 18 June 2011. Raytheon Co. (NYSE: RTN) engineers will provide the U.S. Navy logistics support for communication terminals under a $51.6 million contract for the Navy's Extremely High Frequency Satellite Program (NESP).
Udner the contract Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC) will be required to fulfill all requisitions; resolve supply-obsolescence or source issues; warehouse and track government-furnished material; and evaluate, test, repair, and/or modify communication terminals as needed. The work will be undertaken at RTSC sites in Norfolk, Va., and Chula Vista, Calif., with other engineering support undertaken at Raytheon sites in Marlborough, Mass., and Largo, Fla.
The NESP provides jam-proof communications for major surface ships, submarines, and sites onshore, says Wayne Iurillo, customized engineering and depot support vice president at RTSC. It also provides connectivity with U.S. Army and Air Force communication systems, he adds.

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