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Defense Contractor Raytheon Secures $29 million NASA Contract

A team led by U.S. defense contractor Raytheon won a $29.1 million contract from NASA to enhance the simulation capabilities and modeling in the Airspace Concepts Evaluation System (ACES).

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“Raytheon innovation is propelling industry efforts to deliver the NextGen solutions that modernize and transform the National Air Space, ” said Andy Zogg, vice president of Raytheon network centric systems command and control systems, “Our partnership with NASA will lead to transformational results that accelerate the benefits of increased safety and maximized airspace capacity.”

The Raytheon team that won the contract also includes Intelligent Automation, Sensis, Mosaic ATM, Aerospace Computing, and PDA Associates. The team will provide models that will assist NASA, the Federal Aviation Association, and other researchers to better understand the concepts that will have an impact on the National Airspace System.

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