Raytheon Books $157 Million to Continue Antarctic Research Support

Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) Technical Services Company booked an extension to cover another 12 months of work with the National Science Foundation’s U.S. Antarctic Program.

The extension is valued at $157 million.

RTSC’s Raytheon Polar Services Company has supported logistics, operations, and maintenance for research programs at three U.S. stations and two science vessels in Antarctica since 2000.

“We are excited to continue working with the National Science Foundation’s Office of Polar Programs in support of Antarctic research, ” said RTSC President John D. Harris II. “I had the opportunity to visit some of the USAP facilities on ‘the Ice’ earlier this year, and I am proud of the accomplishments of our employees in that harsh and challenging environment.”

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