Raytheon to Help NASA Lab Develop, Test Space Systems Under Potential $300M Contract; Dave Wajsgras, Todd Probert Quoted

TYSONS CORNER, VA, October 29, 2019 — Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) received a potential 10-year, $300M contract to supply NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory with flight software and space platforms, GovCon Wire reported Oct. 9.

The company said Oct. 8 it will also support engineering, operations, training and classified missions at Caltech-managed JPL under the contract with a five-year base value of $150M.

“For the past 20 years, we’ve worked side-by-side with JPL's engineers and scientists,” said Todd Probert, vice president of Raytheon’s intelligence, information and services business.

"JPL's pioneering spacecraft and rovers have led to groundbreaking discoveries of our solar system and beyond," said Dave Wajsgras, president at Raytheon IIS and a 2019 Wash100 winner. "This is an incredible opportunity to continue enabling the future of space exploration."

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