Press Release

Raytheon Selected as Subcontractor to Support NASA Ames Research Center with Information Technology Services

By SpaceRef Editor
October 31, 2003
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Raytheon Company has been
selected by QSS Group, Inc. to provide information technology services for
NASA. This selection will allow Raytheon to continue supporting NASA Ames
Research Center. Raytheon Technical Services Company (RTSC), a subsidiary of
Raytheon Company, is a subcontractor to QSS Group, Inc., which was awarded the
prime contract. The competitive, cost-plus-incentive-fee subcontract has a
total base value of $50.1 million, including four, one-year options at a total
base value of $40 million.

RTSC will help provide the NASA Ames Research Center with information
technology infrastructure support consisting of e-mail, systems
administration, web services and help desk operations. RTSC will also provide
business systems applications support; aerodynamics and computational fluid
dynamics research; human factors research; algorithm and software development
for air traffic management; advanced networking initiatives to support
scientific research; and educational and public outreach. Work will be
performed in Mountain View, Calif.

“Together with QSS, we are providing solutions that will benefit NASA by
improving and streamlining its IT capabilities,” said Bryan J. Even, president
of RTSC. “Maintaining a presence at the NASA Ames Research Center and
providing the government with high-end information technology services will
lead to more IT business opportunities.”

Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC provides technical, scientific and
professional services for defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide.
It specializes in management, operation and maintenance of customer
facilities, equipment and systems; logistics and life-cycle support; overhaul
and repair depot operations; engineering, logistics and personnel support;
space and earth sciences; test and training range support; and privatization
of government services.

Raytheon Company, with 2002 sales of $16.8 billion, is an
industry leader in defense, government and commercial electronics, space,
information technology, technical services, and business and special mission
aircraft. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs more than
76,000 people worldwide.

SpaceRef staff editor.