US NGA awards IAS contract extension to Raytheon

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) has awarded defence contractor Raytheon a one-year, $30m (£19m) extension for the Information Assurance Services (IAS) contract.

If all option years are exercised, the total value of this extension will be $88.7m.

The Raytheon IAS contract is the NGA’s first performance-based contract for computer network defence and provides integrated IA services at the enterprise level.