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Raytheon Chosen To Help Provide US DoD Biometrics Ops And Support Services

by Staff Writers
Reston VA (SPX) Jan 29, 2009
The U.S. Army Biometrics Task Force has selected Raytheon Company to provide biometric-related services and support to enhance the ability of the Department of Defense infrastructure, architecture and standard for biometric defense capabilities.

The Biometrics Operations and Support Services - Unrestricted (BOSS-U) award is an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract for five years, with a three-year base period and two one-year option periods. The maximum cumulative dollar ceiling value of all contracts in this multiple award procurement is $497 million.

"As a proven worldwide leader in biometrics, Raytheon has delivered cutting-edge technology that has significantly enhanced our customers' capabilities," said Guy Swope, chief biometrics architect for Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems. "We have a solid combination of program experience, research and development ability and technical talent to provide mission-critical biometrics solutions."

Based in Garland, Texas, Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems is a leading provider of information and intelligence solutions to the government. IIS had annual revenues in 2007 of approximately $2.7 billion and employs more than 9,000 engineering and technical professionals worldwide.

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