UK give Raytheon,Qinetiq, Serco, 92 MILLION more?

Raytheon and their friends Serco and Qinetiq get 92 million more from UK government for what?..emmmm.. extended functionality and services related to uk border security..so what is that when it is at home? So how faulty was the exisitng contract and what was it for? Do we want these global coporate rotters doing UK border security?

Raytheon Wins Contract Add-On From UK
Houston Chronicle, United States - Feb 12 2008
© 2008 AP GARLAND, Texas — Military contractor Raytheon Co. said Monday it received a contract addendum worth 92 million British pounds ($179 million) from ...
Raytheon inks $179M addendum to UK e-Borders contract
CNNMoney.com - SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11, 2008 (Thomson Financial delivered by Newstex) -- Raytheon (NYSE:RTN) Co. said Monday it has signed an addendum, valued at roughly ...
Border Control
Identity Loop, UK - Feb 12 2008 Trusted Borders, a consortium of companies led by Raytheon Systems Limited of the UK, has signed an addendum to the e-Borders contract it originally signed ...
Raytheon Bags $179 Million Add-On UK E-Borders Contract
RTT News, NY - 2/11/2008 2:53:50 PM Monday, Raytheon Co. (RTN), a manufacturer of technological products, services and solutions, announced signing an additional contract ...
A Raytheon-led team will provide the U.K. Home Office extended functionality and services for the program, under the addendum, worth 92 million pounds Sterling or around $179 million.

Raytheon is the key contractor for the e-Borders consortium ‘Trusted Borders', which won the original contract signed in November 2007. The other members are Serco, Accenture, Detica, QinetiQ, Capgemini and Steria.

Mike Keebaugh, President, The Waltham, Massachusetts-based company's Intelligence and Information System business, said, "Raytheon is on the leading edge of providing technology and management solutions to address infrastructure and border protection challenges across the globe. As effective visitor management continues to be a critical issue facing nations today, we are confident this will be a significant growth area for our company."

Raytheon Awarded $179 Million Add-On to UK e-Borders Contract
Biloxi Sun Herald, USA -By Raytheon Company Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has signed an addendum to the e-Borders contract it won in November 2007. Under the addendum, valued at 92 ...

Below is an extract from the Defy-ID 'greasy palms' list (available in full on www.defy-id.org.uk/greasypalms.htm), of companies either involved or actively seeking involvement in the UK identity scheme. This list is a work in progress and any information about companies, listed or not listed, will be gratefully received. Email:

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