Raytheon Awarded $110M Contract to Secure Military Systems in Middle East; Dave Wajsgras Quoted

Dave Wajsgras, President of Raytheon IIS

Raytheon announced on Monday has been awarded a $110 million contract to develop and deploy a mission-critical, advanced Cybersecurity Operations Center and services for a country in the Middle East and North Africa region.

Raytheon will perform vulnerability assessments and provide cybersecurity response centers that include intrusion detection, associated training, knowledge transfer, operational support and incident response to proactively address cyber threats to the country’s critical defense systems.

“Raytheon’s nation-scale cybersecurity solutions are in growing demand from countries around the world as they confront today’s dynamic cyber threats, said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services and 2019 Wash100 Award recipient.

“The challenge of defending large, complex networks, platforms and infrastructure against the most extreme class of cyber threats is fully met by our core cybersecurity competencies and global experience,” Wajsgras added.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2018 sales of $27 billion and 67,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 97 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration, C5I products and services, sensing, effects and mission support for customers in more than 80 countries.

Check Also

DoD

DoD Uses Commercial Tech for Early Coronavirus Detection

The Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) partnered with the Defense Innovation Unit to use a commercial, wearable infection warning device for COVID-19 spread reduction, DoD News reported Tuesday. The device, named Rapid Analysis of Threat Exposure, is designed to alert about the virus' presence in the wearer before he or she exhibits symptoms.