RESTON, Va. , Sept. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A team led by Raytheon
Technical Services Company (RTSC) LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company
(NYSE: RTN), has received a 10-year contract to provide training support for
Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controllers. The single
contractor award is valued at
The FAA's Air Traffic Control Optimum Training Solution (ATCOTS) contract is a performance-based contract that replaces the current FAA field Training Support for Air Traffic (TSAT) and the FAA Academy Instructional Support Services (ISS) contracts. The ATCOTS contract, which began Sept. 9 , gives the Raytheon team the ability to examine the entire air traffic controller training lifecycle.
"We are proud to have been selected to provide training support for the next decade," said Rick Yuse , RTSC president. "Our ATCOTS team is committed to ensuring a smooth transition, exceptional training and an improved training process for the FAA's air traffic controllers."
The Raytheon-led ATCOTS team includes Booz Allen Hamilton , Inc.,
Arlington, Va. ; Dynamic Sciences, Inc., Phoenix, Ariz. ; The Fortier Group,
Oceanside, Calif. ; CNI Information Technology, LLC, Oklahoma City, Okla. ;
Interim Solutions for Government, Oklahoma City, Okla. ; Chenega Technology
Services Corporation, Alexandria, Va. ;
"Our systematic approach to designing training solutions will help the FAA provide safe, uninterrupted travel for air travelers," said Raytheon Program Manager Charlie Keegan . "The training we will deliver to the FAA is built on more than 40 years of experience delivering a full range of training to the air traffic control community."
RTSC provides technology solutions for defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide. RTSC specializes in Mission Support (including installation, integration, maintenance, training and logistics support), counterproliferation and counterterrorism, homeland security solutions, base and range operations and customized engineering and manufacturing.
Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of
Note to Editors:
This contract award was announced by the FAA Sept. 9, 2008 .
The TSAT contract incumbent is the Washington Consulting Group (WCG), and
the ISS contract incumbent is the
SOURCE Raytheon Company