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Raytheon Partners with MIT and U.S. Army to Open The Institute For Soldier Nanotechnologies
May 21,2003
    WHO:    President of MIT Dr. Charles M. Vest, Commanding General John C.
            Doesburg, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
            (Provisional); Dr. A. Michael Andrews II, Deputy Assistant
            Secretary for Research and Technology/ Chief Scientist, OASA, U.S.
            Army; Dr. Richard E. Smalley, University Professor, Nobel
            Laureate, Rice University; Dr. Thomas M. Connelly, Jr., Senior
            Vice President and Chief Science and Technology Officer, DuPont;
            Mr. Gregory S. Shelton, Vice President of Engineering, Technology,
            Manufacturing and Quality, Raytheon; Dr. Alice P. Gast, Vice
            President for Research and Associate Provost, MIT; and Specialist
            Jason C. Ashline, U.S. Army.

    WHAT:   The Institute for Soldier Nanotechnologies, a joint research
            collaboration between the United States Army and the Massachusetts
            Institute of Technology, will formally opened its doors with a
            ribbon cutting and dedication.

    WHERE:  Massachusetts Institute of Technology
            500 Technology Square, Cambridge, Mass.

    WHEN:   May 22, 2003 11:00 a.m.           Ceremony
            12:30 - 3:00 p.m.    Press Opportunities
            2:00 p.m.            Press Tour of Facility
            (Please RSVP to Kristen Collins, 617.258.5403)

   WHY:     Founded in March 2002 by a $50 million grant from the U.S. Army,
            the ISN combines basic and applied research to create an expansive
            array of innovations in nanoscience and nanotechnology that will
            dramatically improve the survivability of individual soldiers.
            Research is currently underway in three key areas: protection,
            performance improvement, and injury intervention and cure.

    Contact:  Wendy Jacobs, 781.860.2412 or Janet Kopec, 214.912.0402
SOURCE  Raytheon Company
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CO:  Raytheon Company; MIT
ST:  Massachusetts
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