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Raytheon to Pursue US Air Force Network and Space Operations And Maintenance Contract

Mission Support leader to provide enhanced operations and maintenance to Air Force Satellite Control Network
by Staff Writers
Aurora CO (SPX) Mar 29, 2007
Raytheon will lead an industry team in pursuit of Network and Space Operations and Maintenance, or NSOM, a program to provide operations and maintenance services to the Air Force Satellite Control Network.

The NSOM program, which will be administered by the Air Force Space Command's 50th Space Wing, Schriever Air Force Base, Colo., will be executed over the next seven years.

"Raytheon is a proven leader of Mission Support solutions for our customers as well as proven ground systems experts that provide customers success for their mission needs," said Steven Hawkins, vice president of National Systems for Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS) business.

The NSOM program will provide operations, maintenance and logistics support to a number of Department of Defense space systems that include but are not limited to the defense satellite communications system earth terminals; MILSTAR earth terminals; data link terminals; Air Force satellite control network remote tracking stations; global positioning system ground antennas, monitor stations and the master control station.

Raytheon has extensive knowledge of the customer and a long-standing presence and relationship with its customers and strategic partners in Colorado.

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