U.S. Special Operations Command Taps Raytheon for Mission Support

U.S. Special Operations Command has awarded the SOCOM-Wide Mission Support (SWMS) contract to Raytheon Company. The multiple award is an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity vehicle with a $900 million ceiling.

Under this Group A contract, Raytheon Blackbird Technologies will provide professional, program management and technical services to special operations forces (SOF) around the world. The Group A SWMS contract vehicle is designed for large companies to work as prime contractors. It has a five-year ordering period.  

"This award recognizes Raytheon's position as a trusted provider of training and mission support services to the Department of Defense," said Dave Wajsgras, president of Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services. "Raytheon will draw upon its deep expertise to bring professional and mission support services to special operations forces wherever needed around the globe, with the speed and agility necessary to meet mission objectives."

"Our team prides itself on innovation, quick response and effective execution," said Peggy Styer, chief executive of Raytheon Blackbird Technologies. "These strengths will be used to support SOCOM in its worldwide missions."

Source: Raytheon Company
Date: Aug 18, 2015