DULLES, Va., June 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 9, 2017, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security re-awarded the Development, Operations and Maintenance contract, known as DOMino, to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN).
The IDIQ contract has a value of up to $1 billion over five years. Raytheon, a global leader in cybersecurity and defense, will be the prime contractor and systems integrator to help safeguard the .gov domain by providing design, development, operations and maintenance services in support of DHS's National Protection and Programs Directorate.
"Raytheon stands ready to help protect the networks of more than 100 federal government departments and agencies," said David C. Wajsgras, president of Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services. "Our cutting-edge vulnerability testing, proactive threat hunting and remediation technologies will enable critical systems to be resilient in the face of ever increasing cyber-attacks."
Under the contract, Raytheon will help develop DHS's next generation National Cybersecurity Protection System, delivering new and upgraded capabilities, including:
- Intrusion detection and prevention
- Information sharing
Raytheon Company, with 2016 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, civil government and cybersecurity solutions. With a history of innovation spanning 95 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. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts. Follow us on Twitter.
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