Raytheon Helps US Navy Recover Training Materials Lost in Hurricane Katrina

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Raytheon is helping the US Naval Oceanographic Office recover hydrographic educational materials lost in 2005 during Hurricane Katrina. The office’s hydrographic training center located in south Mississippi was destroyed by the hurricane and 50% of the original hydrographic training curriculum was lost. Since then, about 25 percent of the materials have been recovered, leaving the remaining 25 percent, or about 222 hours, still missing, according to Kristin Patterson Jones with Raytheon Technical Services. Hydrographic information is used to draft nautical maps and enhance geospatial information. A recent task order received by Raytheon directs the company to perform a gap analysis, develop the missing hours and fulfill the requirements of hydrographic recertification, she noted. The task order was issued under a $256.5 million contract vehicle awarded last year to 6 companies to provide education and training products and support services to the US Navy… Under the 6 indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts awarded Aug 22/08 by the Fleet and Industrial Supply Center Norfolk’s Contracting Department Philadelphia Division, the companies will provide education and training products and support services for programs managed by the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center (NETPDTC) in Pensacola, FL for the Manpower, Personnel, Training […]

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