Raytheon honored with Cogswell award

TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 29 (UPI) -- The U.S. Defense Department's Defense Security Service has honored two Raytheon facilities with a 2009 James Cogswell award.

U.S. company Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems unit announced its Massachusetts-based Surveillance and Sensors Center and its Missile Systems' East Camden, Ark., facility were both honored with a Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award.


The industrial security achievement award, the Defense Department Security Service's highest honor, recognizes outstanding security practices based on the National Industrial Security Program standards.

"We're honored to receive this recognition of our security practices," John Letendre, mission center executive for the Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems Surveillance and Sensors Center, said in a statement.

"The award underscores our no doubt commitment to our warfighters and our dedication to maintaining a world-class security program."

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