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DTRA Taps Raytheon Surveillance System for Moldova Border Project; David Appel Comments

DTRA Taps Raytheon Surveillance System for Moldova Border Project; David Appel Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event

Raytheon logo_EbizRaytheon will provide an electro-optical and infrared surveillance system for Moldova’s border security initiatives under a potential $12.9 million contract from the Defense Threat Reduction Agency.

The company said Friday the contract also includes training and sustainment services and the eventual handover of all related functions to the Moldova government, which wants to prevent the transport of weapons of mass destruction.

David Appel, director of defense and federal solutions at Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business, said the company has worked with DTRA on border security projects in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia as part of the agency’s Cooperative Threat Reduction program.

The contract has an 18-month, $6.3 million base value and was awarded via under the potential $950 million Cooperative Threat Reduction Integrating Contract II program.

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