Raytheon NCS Engineering Recertified at CMMI Level 5

August 16, 2010

MCKINNEY, Texas, Aug. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ — Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Network Centric Systems (NCS) Engineering has been recertified at Capability Maturity Model Integration® Level 5 across the $4.8 billion business.

“Sustaining a CMMI Level 5 rating is not easy – especially across multiple disciplines and geographic sites,” said Ralph Williams, lead appraiser, Cooliemon Inc. “This achievement speaks volumes about the dedication of senior management and the maturity of NCS programs and support functions.”

CMMI is an industry-recognized standard for benchmarking process integration and improvement in engineering, quality, configuration management, and supplier selection management disciplines. CMMI Level 5 is the most mature rating.

“This recertification validates our collective commitment to delivering the highest quality solutions to our customers,” said Colin Schottlaender, president, Raytheon Network Centric Systems. “With our common process architecture, we can design, build and provide support with a consistent level of predictable performance.”

Now in its sixth year at CMMI Level 5, NCS Engineering is using data to manage and improve program execution. This ability enables the organization to quickly identify, predict and prevent problems to deliver superior technical solutions.

NCS locations recognized in the appraisal included Marlborough, Mass.; Alexandria, Va.; Fort Wayne, Ind.; St. Petersburg, Fla.; McKinney, Texas; and Fullerton, Calif.

Raytheon Company, with 2009 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 88 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 75,000 people worldwide.

    Kelly Baisden

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