WASHINGTON; Sept. 3, 2004 – Accenture (NYSE: ACN) has finalized contract agreements with the three lead subcontractors supporting the US-VISIT program as part of the Smart Border Alliance. Accenture LLP was awarded the US-VISIT prime contract by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security on May 28, 2004 and has concluded subcontract negotiations with Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), SRA International (NYSE: SRX), and Titan Corporation (NYSE: TTN).
Raytheon will provide support in the areas of systems engineering and biometrics. In addition, the company will also play a lead role in deployment activities, as well as provide support in the overall enterprise architecture structuring.
SRA will provide support for data analysis. In addition, the company will help manage data privacy and security considerations on behalf of the Smart Border Alliance.
Titan will provide support in the areas of quality management, configuration management, and testing for systems developed by the Smart Border Alliance. In addition, the company will also provide support in the areas of systems engineering, system design and development, and deployment.
Accenture LLP is the U.S.-based business of Accenture, the global management consulting, technology services and outsourcing company. Committed to delivering innovation, Accenture collaborates with its clients to help them become high-performance businesses and governments. With deep industry and business process expertise, broad global resources and a proven track record, Accenture can mobilize the right people, skills and technologies to help clients improve their performance. With approximately 95,000 people in 48 countries, the company generated net revenues of US$11.8 billion for the fiscal year ended Aug. 31, 2003. Its home page is www.accenture.com.
Raytheon Company, with 2003 sales of $18.1 billion, is an industry leader in defense and government electronics, space, information technology, technical services, and business and special mission aircraft. With headquarters in Waltham, MA, Raytheon employs 78,000 people worldwide.
About SRA International
SRA is a leading provider of information technology services and solutions – including strategic consulting; systems design, development, and integration; and outsourcing and operations management – to clients in national security, civil government, and health care and public health markets. The company’s 3,400 employees serve clients from its headquarters in Fairfax, Virginia and offices across the country.
About Titan Corporation
Headquartered in San Diego, The Titan Corporation is a leading provider of comprehensive information and communications systems solutions and services to the Department of Defense, intelligence agencies, and other federal government customers. As a provider of national security solutions, the company has approximately 12,000 employees and annualized sales of approximately $2 billion.