Raytheon’s (NYSE: RTN) Technical Services Company is partnering with General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), ASRC Aerospace Corporation, ARES Corporation, Schafer Corporation and World Technical Services Incorporated to create integrated operations support for the Air Force’s space community.
According to the firm, “as experts in developing and delivering range operations customized engineering solutions and logistics support, Raytheon is bidding on the Air Force’s upcoming Launch and Test Range System Integrated Support Contract.”
Raytheon appointed former astronaut Don McMonagle to oversee the LISC team.
“The Air Force launch and test range systems are a critical element of our nation’s assurance that we will continue to have access to space. We look forward to leading this exceptionally capable industry team in operating, sustaining and helping our customer evolve these systems to meet the demands of the next decade, ” said John Harris, RTSC president. “To live within constrained budgets and to be cost competitive in a global space launch market, we must realize the opportunity for efficiency and cost savings in this integrated support contract.”