Raytheon Information Solutions received an award from the US Department of Justice under the Office of Small and Disadvantage Business Utilization for employing small businesses for its Law Enforcement National Data Exchange (N-DEx) program at the FBI in 2008. The award is given as an appreciation of major companies giving work to smaller subcontractors such as small women-owned, veteran-owned, service-disabled veteran-owned and HUBZone businesses.
Raytheon first installed the N-DEx system in March 2008, the second installment is set for delivery by July 2009. The finished project, based on an agile, service-oriented architecture, will give 200, 000 investigators and 18, 000 local, state, tribal and federal law enforcement agencies the chance to collect and share incident and investigative information across disperse systems and jurisdiction boundaries.
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