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|Raytheon's Cyber Operations Training Added to GSA Schedule|
DULLES, Va., Oct. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --
Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Cyber Operations Training has been added to the company's General Services Administration (GSA) Schedule 70 contract. Federal, state, local and other eligible ordering activities such as NATO can now use GSA Schedule 70 to directly purchase Raytheon's cyber training.
"As an approved GSA Schedule vendor for cyber security training, we're now able to serve our government customers with a streamlined way to purchase our capabilities-based training," said Steve Teel, vice president for Global Training Solutions at Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC. "This represents an additional approach to how we can help arm individuals and organizations with Raytheon's world-class expertise in cyber operations to address the evolving cyber threat."
Raytheon's cyber training on the GSA Schedule ranges from a three-hour executive-level cyber security course to a three-week advanced cyber practitioner course, and includes hands-on experiential learning in Cyber Battle Labs that allow students to exercise their skills using real-time cyber threat data. Training can be provided through classroom instruction at the customer's site, via online or in virtual environments or a blend of all, with class sizes up to 20 students. For more background you may wish to visit www.gsaadvantage.gov and search on "Raytheon cyber."
Raytheon Company, with 2010 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 89 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 72,000 people worldwide. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter at @raytheon.
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