Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) won a $19.9 million contract to “supply a mobile data computer system to the Los Angeles Sheriff’s Department (LASD).”
According to the firm, “the Raytheon system will significantly improve data rates from the old system, enabling LASD to extend its desktop capabilities and applications to the vehicles.”
The LASD is the largest sheriff’s department in the world.
“This mobile data computer system will improve the capabilities of the department by allowing deputies to quickly share information more efficiently in the field, resulting in a safer environment for the deputies and the public, ” Bill Iannacci, director of Civil Communications, Raytheon Network Centric Systems, said. “In addition, our relationship with LASD is off to a great start as a result of last month’s successful program kick off.”