Raytheon Lands $600M Army Software Sustainment Contract; Dave Wajsgras Comments

Dave Wajsgras

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has received a potential $600 million contract to provide software sustainment and modernization services for the U.S. Army’s missile defense systems and other strategic platforms.

The company will perform work at the Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center’s software engineering directorate at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, Raytheon said Thursday.

Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business and an inductee into Executive Mosaic‘s Wash100 for 2017, said the company will help AMRDEC SED develop, test and field software updates for strategic systems that U.S. defense agencies and combatant commands use on the battlefield.

The contract covers software engineering and sustainment support for the service branch’s radars, visualization and data mining tools, missiles and launchers, virtual operations facilities and intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance platforms.

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