TYSONS CORNER, VA May 19, 2015 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has opened a National Coast Watch Center in the Philippines in collaboration with the U.S. Defense Threat Reduction Agency, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday.
The NCWC uses a system integrated with Raytheon’s border security technology designed to detect and deter maritime threats near the Southeast Asian state’s territorial waters, the company said Monday.
“The center’s opening represents our commitment to providing critical services and solutions to help countries mitigate the risk of illicit weapons and materials crossing their sovereign borders, ” said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2015.
“Raytheon’s global mission operations team has extensive experience with successfully delivering similar solutions in the Middle East, Eastern Europe and Asia-Pacific regions.”
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