US: Raytheon has received a USD 174.5 million follow-on contract from the US Air Force to provide field support for high-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and the Distributed Command Ground System (DCGS) mission. It is the 15th year that Raytheon has partnered with the Air Force on the contract, and ninth year that Raytheon has implemented year-over-year cost savings. Under the Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex contract, the Raytheon-led team provides around-the-clock contractor field services to the warfighter at numerous sites around the globe. The contractor requirements cover a broad range of ground operations support including: operation training; post-mission problem analysis; new system installations and upgrades.
According to the company’s press release, DCGS is a worldwide distributed, network centric, system-of-systems architecture that conducts collaborative intelligence operations. DCGS provides both physical and electronic distribution of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance data, processes, and systems.