Raytheon Professional Services Awarded NATO e-ITEP Development Contract
RUESSELSHEIM, Germany, May 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has received a NATO contract to develop an electronic Individual Training and Education Program (e-ITEP).
The e-ITEP is a Web-based, commercial, off-the-shelf software application customized by RPS for the alliance. "The system will allow near real-time visibility by users to ensure transparency and improve the communication of training requirements and opportunities," said Paul Swinscoe, RPS business development director.
"This is a key milestone in the new NATO training landscape," said Allied Command Transformation Deputy Chief of Staff Karlheinz Viereck. "e-ITEP will support the goal of delivering the right training to the right people at the right time, allowing individuals arriving at a NATO post to possess the skills and competencies necessary to perform their assigned duties."
Read more about NATO's e-ITEP.
Raytheon Company, with 2010 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defence, 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.
The North Atlantic Treaty Organization, or NATO, is an intergovernmental military alliance based on the North Atlantic Treaty. NATO Allied Command Transformation (ACT) is tasked to transform NATO training to harmonize, synchronize, standardize and supervise the delivery of education and individual training in a manner that is transparent, open to nations, partners, academia and industry in order to provide greater effectiveness, efficiency and affordability to NATO.
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