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12/31/12US Navy awards Raytheon $169 million for DDG 1000 program
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a not-to-exceed $169 million modification to previously awarded fixed-price incentive, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for deferred mission systems equipment for DDG 1000 and DDG 1001, scheduled critical DDG 1002 non-hatchable mission systems equipment, and non-recurring engineering applicable to mission system equipment design and development. The Naval Sea Systems Command, Washington, D.C., is the co... 
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12/28/12Raytheon recognizes the 20th anniversary of the Nunn-Lugar Program
Providing two decades of CTR support for a safer country and world DULLES, Va., Dec. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), is recognizing the anniversary of the Nunn-Lugar Program, also known as the Defense Threat Reduction Agency's Cooperative Threat Reduction (CTR) Program – which Raytheon has supported almost since its inception. This month, President Obama participated in a National Defense University Sympo... 
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12/21/12Raytheon awarded $158.6 million for Airborne Low Frequency Sonar
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $158,571,809 firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 48 MH-60R Full Rate Production Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS) systems, including associated program management support.  The Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., is the contracting activity.  This contract was announced by the Department of Defense on Dec. 20, 2012, and was awarded in Raytheon's fourth quarter. ... 
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12/21/12Raytheon awarded $254.6 million for Tomahawk missile
Block IV variant provides greater accuracy, flexibility TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $254.6 million contract to procure Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missiles for fiscal year 2013. The contract calls for Raytheon to build and deliver Tomahawk Block IV cruise missiles, conduct flight tests and provide life-cycle support. Production and delivery of the missiles is scheduled to begin in 2013. "Tomahawk Block IV enables... 
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12/18/12Raytheon's US Navy satellite terminals reach Full Rate Production milestone
Navy deems terminals operationally suitable and effective MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT), which will be installed on more than 300 U.S. Navy ships, subs and shore stations, has successfully completed a Full Rate Production (FRP) review by the Navy. The review included a report that determined NMT was both operationally suitable and operationally effective, and further recommended the continued fleet introducti... 
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12/17/12Raytheon awarded $108 million for SM-2 production
Funding will support continued production of all-up rounds TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $108 million contract for continued production of Standard Missile-2 all-up rounds, a majority of which will be sold to U.S. allies through foreign military sales. This award brings the total fiscal year 2011 contract value to more than $200 million. "The U.S. Navy has committed to supporting SM-2 past 2035, and this contract award ... 
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12/14/12Missile Defense Agency awards Raytheon $208 million contract modification for AN/TPY-2 radar
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a firm-fixed price contract modification for the AN/TPY-2 radar in the amount of $207,922,395, increasing the total contract value from $364,024,477 to $571,946,872.  Under this contract modification, Raytheon will manufacture and deliver the AN/TPY-2 Radar #11 with associated spares and three forward-based prime power units with associated spares. The work will be performed in Woburn, Mass. The ... 
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12/13/12Raytheon business awarded renewal of Capability Maturity Model Integration Level 3 certification
Renewed certification rating for Development at company's Intelligence and Information Systems business GARLAND, Texas, Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has renewed its Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI®) Level 3 certification rating for Development at the company's Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS) business. This CMMI Level 3 certification enables IIS to further drive customer success across all sites through efficient program execution built on... 
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12/13/12Raytheon wins DARPA contract to design new military imaging satellites
Small satellites aim to enhance warfighter situational awareness TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $1.5 million Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract for phase one of the agency's Space Enabled Effects for Military Engagements (SeeMe) program. During the next nine months, the company will complete the design for small satellites to enhance warfighter situational awareness in the battlespace. The SeeMe program will... 
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12/12/12Raytheon acquires government business of data protection firm SafeNet
Deal provides opportunities in growing encryption market MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To support the U.S. government's growing need for protected, encrypted data, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has acquired the Government Solutions business of SafeNet Inc., a privately held data security firm. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed. The transaction will not materially impact Raytheon's total company sales or earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2012 or fisca... 
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12/05/12Raytheon technology instrumental in creating "Black Marble" image
NASA's unprecedented new Earth at Night images rely on extraordinary low-light sensitivity of the VIIRS day-night band EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Data from Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite has been used to create a series of nighttime images of the Earth that NASA is calling "an order of magnitude more detailed" than previous images. These images, including the "Black Marble" view of the entire globe, were obtained using the V... 
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12/05/12Patriot Air and Missile Defense System Gets Smarter, Faster and Tougher
ANDOVER, Mass., Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Deep inside the factory where Patriot defense systems are made, Ken Arruda stopped beside a rolling cart and pointed to a white card sprinkled with what looked like grains of sand. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121205/NE24354 ) They were computer chips for the Patriot's radar system – parts that since 2006 have shrunk to one-eighth their previous size. "Now they're as small as a speck of pepper," said Arruda, operatio... 
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12/05/12JLENS simultaneously tracks swarming boats, cars, aircraft
JLENS proves ability to defend congested vital waterways SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Swarming boats operating in highly-trafficked strategic waterways will soon be easier to detect, target and engage. During a recent test, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) JLENS simultaneously detected and tracked double-digit swarming boats, hundreds of cars and trucks, non-swarming boats and manned and unmanned aircraft. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121205/NE22947 ) The ... 
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12/04/12Raytheon BBN Technologies awarded $16 million in DoD funding to enhance text understanding
Deeper language understanding to reveal implications and larger context CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $16 million under the Deep Exploration and Filter of Text (DEFT) program, sponsored by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency and the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory. BBN Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Government analysts collect and process huge amounts of data from a variet... 
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12/04/12Raytheon UK to deliver additional Paveway™ IVs to UK MOD
HARLOW, England and GLENROTHES, Scotland, Dec. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon UK has won a £25 million contract from the UK MOD for further Paveway™ IV precision-guided bombs. This latest contract will adhere to the accelerated delivery timeframe of two previous orders, placed over the last year, totaling nearly £80 million. Bob Delorge, chief executive Raytheon UK, commented: "The Paveway IV is well recognized as being the RAF's precision-guided bomb of choice, with accur... 
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12/03/12Raytheon Receives US Army Contract for JAGM Continued Technology Development
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a contract from the U.S. Army's Aviation Missile Command to develop and deliver a next-generation guidance section for Joint Air-to-Ground Missile (JAGM) continued technology development (CTD). During the first four months of CTD, Raytheon will update its design and complete a delta preliminary design review. During the next 24 months, the team will focus on a critical design review, guidance section qualificat... 
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12/03/12Raytheon wins first contract for new lightweight GPS anti-jam capability for land systems
HARLOW, England, Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon UK has been awarded a significant contract by the UK Ministry of Defence for delivery of a new GPS Anti-Jam Antenna System. The contract is for an undisclosed number of advanced systems for deployment in operational theaters spanning multiple vehicle platforms. This UOR (Urgent Operational Requirement) contract is the first award for Raytheon's GPS Anti-Jam (AJ) Land product family. Bob Delorge, chief executive, Raytheon UK, commented... 
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11/29/12Deputy Assistant to the President for Homeland Security Richard Reed to receive public safety leadership award
Reed honored for managing natural disaster response and recovery WASHINGTON, Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Richard Reed, who has held senior disaster preparedness, recovery, and resilience positions in the federal government including his current post at the White House, will receive the Government Security News/Raytheon Award for Distinguished Leadership and Innovation in Public Safety and Security. The GSN/Raytheon Award honors extraordinary individuals who, by virtue of their personal... 
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11/29/12US Air Force selects Raytheon to develop future Protected SATCOM System
Awards include terminal design and demonstration, and developing a new waveform MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded $8.7 million from the U.S. Air Force to participate in development of the future protected tactical military satellite communication system. The Air Force's objective is to identify cost effective architectures and component development paths for the future SATCOM system that will follow the Advanced Extremely High Frequen... 
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11/28/12Raytheon awarded $422 million contract for Paveway™ II
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $422 million contract for its combat-proven Paveway™ II family of precision-guided munitions. The company was awarded the direct commercial sale from an international customer. Paveway™ is a Raytheon-designed kit that transforms "dumb" bombs into precision-guided munitions. "Paveway™ has revolutionized tactical air-to-ground warfare by providing the warfighter unparalleled accuracy and standoff capabil... 
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11/26/12Raytheon receives contract for C4I system for Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Contract valued in excess of $600 million FULLERTON, Calif., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a contract to deliver a Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) system to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The contract, received by Raytheon's Network Centric Systems business and valued in excess of $600 million, was awarded as a direct commercial sale by the Saudi Ministry of Defense (MOD) and will provide a national, strategic C4I... 
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11/26/12Raytheon opens new Standard Missile factory in Alabama
State-of-the-art facility will produce weapons to defend U.S. and allies HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Nov. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has opened its new all-up-round Standard Missile production facility in Huntsville, Ala. At the cutting-edge factory, workers will complete final assembly and testing of the company's Standard Missile-3 and SM-6 interceptors. Raytheon executives from around the country joined government customers and elected leaders at a ribbon-cutting cere... 
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11/19/12Raytheon executives to speak at Credit Suisse Aerospace & Defense Conference on Nov. 28
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson and Raytheon Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Wajsgras will speak at the Credit Suisse Aerospace & Defense Conference on Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2012. Their presentation is scheduled to start at 11:45 a.m. EST, and their remarks will be audiocast live (listen-only mode) through the Raytheon website, http://www.raytheon.com/... 
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11/15/12US Air Force, Raytheon successfully evaluate Ground Based Sense and Avoid capabilities for safe UAS flight in National Airspace System
Raytheon automation and radar system for air traffic control is NAS-certified, fielded MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As the U.S. government prepares for unmanned aerial systems (UAS) in the National Airspace System by 2015, the U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) have conducted concept evaluation demonstrations that show existing air traffic control equipment could be modified to safely track the presence of nearby unmanned aircraft. Ground Based Sense an... 
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11/15/12US Navy, Raytheon receive Pentagon engineering award for GPS-guided precision landing program
Risk mitigation, cost and schedule targets cited MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Navy program that uses Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) technology to land aircraft in harsh weather has been recognized with a Department of Defense engineering award. The Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) Increment 1A ship system received the Systems Engineering Top 5 Programs Award for "successful implementation of systems engineering best practices resulting in prog... 
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11/15/12Patriot performs flawlessly in Japan test firings
Government and industry partner for superior results TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) continued its track record of successfully test firing Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System during its annual training exercise at McGregor Range, N.M. The exercise included target engagement and firings of Patriot in stressing tactical mission scenarios. "The results of this annual exercise speak to the operationa... 
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11/14/12Raytheon Company declares quarterly cash dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on Feb. 7, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Jan. 2, 2013. About Raytheon Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defe... 
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11/14/12Raytheon achieves eighth consecutive 100 percent score on Corporate Equality Index
Company recognized by Human Rights Campaign for LGBT equality in the workplace WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved a perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) 2013 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the eighth consecutive time. The HRC, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender civil rights organization, uses the CEI as a means to rate large U.S. companies on how they treat their LGBT employees, co... 
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11/14/12Raytheon submits Space Fence proposal to the US Air Force
Leverages lessons learned from operational prototype and 7 decades of radar leadership to track space debris TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has submitted its proposal for the U.S. Air Force's Space Fence program.  Space Fence, a large, S-band radar to be based in Kwajalein atoll, will be capable of detecting more and much smaller objects in low Earth orbit to provide greater accuracy and timeliness to meet space situational awareness require... 
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11/13/12Raytheon achieves critical firsts for US Navy dual-band radar
Cobra Judy Replacement program demonstrates full power and satellite tracking with X- and S-band radars TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved two significant milestones on the Cobra Judy Replacement program, meeting critical performance requirements to advance ongoing system integration. For the first time, the company demonstrated the full-power radiation capability with the high sensitivity CJR shipboard X- and S-band active phased-array... 
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11/12/12Patriot Air and Missile Defense System receives US Army stamp of approval
Modernized Patriot passes all tests TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System has received the U.S. Army's final stamp of approval after undergoing stringent testing. During the testing, Patriot's performance was outstanding when subjected to challenging climatic and electromagnetic environments. "This approval validates the modernized Patriot system's readiness to counter evolving threats and pro... 
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11/11/12Raytheon and Student Veterans of America join forces to empower student vets
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Student Veterans of America (SVA) have joined forces to help empower student veterans to attain their higher education goals. Raytheon presented SVA with a $50,000 grant during a Veterans Day reception Sunday in Massachusetts. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121111/NE10203 ) Raytheon's partnership with SVA will provide support, mentoring, career guidance and opportunities to service members pursu... 
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11/08/12Raytheon recognized as one of America's most community minded companies in The Civic 50
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been recognized for its commitment to community in The Civic 50 – the first scientific evaluation to single out S&P 500 companies that best invest their time, talent and resources to improve the quality of life where they do business. The Civic 50 survey was conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, leading national experts on civic engagement, and published in the Novem... 
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11/08/12Raytheon receives 2 prestigious training industry awards
Named to 'Top Learning Portal Companies' and 'Top Workforce Development Companies' lists by Training Industry, Inc. DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been named to the 2012 "Top Learning Portal Companies" and "Top Workforce Development Companies" lists by Training Industry, Inc. These Top 20 designations recognize leading training companies for high quality services and comprehensive capabiliti... 
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11/08/12Calling all middle school students! Raytheon's MathMovesU Middle School Grant and Scholarship Program is now open
Scholarship program invites students to share their enthusiasm for math WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Don't miss out: Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is calling for submissions to its 2012-13 MathMovesU® Middle School Grant and Scholarship Program. To participate, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students nationwide are invited to illustrate the importance of math in the mission to Mars and in space exploration.  Student submissions will be evaluated on creativity, original... 
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11/08/12Raytheon awarded $11.5 million to upgrade US Air Force Weather Data Analysis system
System enhancement delivers critical environmental intelligence to warfighters quickly and efficiently OMAHA, Neb., Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) an $11.5 million contract to enhance the Weather Data Analysis (WDA) system. The modernized system is expected to deliver significant efficiencies and improve weather forecast analysis capabilities, enabling warfighters to make critical mission decisions. "Enhancing WDA will deliver advanc... 
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11/05/12Raytheon announces Small Format Guard to secure data transfer for mobile and tactical forces
Small, lightweight, low-power and high throughput for operation outside traditional data centers WASHINGTON, Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced the addition of Small Format Guard™ to its cross domain product portfolio.   Small Format Guard is a software-based multilevel data transfer solution built specifically for mobile and tactical forces with strict size, weight, power and... 
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11/05/12Raytheon awarded US Navy contract for Ship Self-Defense System
Extending open architecture combat system deployment and fleet support TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $22.5 million U.S. Navy contract for the Ship Self-Defense System. With this award, Raytheon will continue system development, test and integration, as well as Platform Systems Engineering Agent (PSEA) services and support for fleet-deployed systems. SSDS is an open, distributed combat management system in service on carrie... 
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11/05/12Raytheon BBN Technologies' WNaN next generation network software selected for NIE 13.1 experiment
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has selected the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's (DARPA) Wireless Network after Next (WNaN) radios to support the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) 13.1 experiment at Fort Bliss. The WNaN team consists of DARPA; Raytheon BBN Technologies, which provides the applications, networking and integration capabilities for this next generation platform; and Cobham Sensor Systems LLC, which provides innovative, low cost hardwa... 
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11/02/12Raytheon executive named among the 'Most Powerful Executives' in America by Black Enterprise magazine
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- John D. Harris, president of Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC and a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) vice president, was selected by Black Enterprise magazine for its 100 Most Powerful Executives in Corporate America list. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121102/NE04836 ) Black Enterprise featured its top 100 list in a September 2012 cover story following six months of research, according to the publication. Each executive ... 
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11/01/12Raytheon salutes men and women of the armed services
Hashtags4Heroes social advocacy platform to amplify messages of support on Veterans Day and throughout November WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To honor all who have served in the armed forces, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is encouraging Americans across the country to show their appreciation and support. On Veterans Day and throughout November, Raytheon will take to Twitter to encourage the community to share remembrances and express their appreciation for veterans by tweeting... 
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11/01/12Focusing on Math Adds Up: Raytheon Survey Shows Parents Believe Math is Critical to Children's Future Success
Parents expect math skills to trump athletic ability and social skills in helping their children achieve the promise of tomorrow WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A majority of parents questioned believe math is an important factor in defining their children's future success, according to a survey released today by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Raytheon's "Parent Survey about Math Learning and Future Success" reported that 53 percent of parents said being good at math eclipsed be... 
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10/31/12US Army's Soldier Radio Waveform demonstrated on Raytheon's next generation air and ground radios
Multiple waveforms run on Raytheon tactical radios MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a key milestone, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has demonstrated the Soldier Radio Waveform (SRW) on its new class of airborne and ground radio terminals, providing soldiers with another way to communicate across disparate networks. During the demonstration, users were able to send voice and data traffic between Raytheon's terminal and another soldier radio running SRW. Raytheon is movin... 
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10/25/12Patriot, SM-2 engage ballistic and cruise missile targets in sophisticated test scenario
Ballistic missile engagements cued by forward-based AN/TPY-2 radar RONALD REAGAN BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE TEST SITE, Kwajalein Atoll, Oct. 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) radars, missiles and integrated systems played key roles in the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's Flight Test Integrated-01, the largest combined developmental and operational integrated live fire missile defense exercise ever conducted. "This is the most sophisticated test of our ballistic missile ... 
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10/25/12Raytheon Reports Solid Third Quarter 2012 Results
-- Strong bookings of $7.3 billion; book-to-bill of 1.21 -- Adjusted EPS(1) of $1.60, up 15 percent; EPS from continuing operations was $1.51, up 6 percent -- Adjusted Operating Margin(1), of 13.8 percent, up 80 basis points; reported operating margin of 13.0 percent up 120 basis points -- Net sales of $6.0 billion, down 1 percent -- Strong operating cash flow from continuing operations of $1.1 billion -- Increased full-year 2012 guidance for EPS WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 25, 2012... 
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10/24/12Raytheon's Excalibur Ib demonstrates accuracy during flight tests
New precision artillery variant moves through qualification program YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired eight precision-guided Excalibur Ib projectiles during qualification flight tests. All eight rounds landed within five meters of the target, meeting stringent test objectives. "This program has made great achievements in a very short amount of time," said Lt. Col. Josh Walsh, the U.S. Army Excalibur program manager. "In two years... 
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10/24/12Raytheon, Motion Reality demonstrate fully immersive, small unit tactical training system at US Army's Bold Quest
Dismounted ground forces trained as if it were for real WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Virtual immersion simulation technology from Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Motion Reality Inc. (MRI) made soldiers feel they were in the middle of the action during the U.S. Joint Staff's second annual Bold Quest exercise at the U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence at Fort Benning, Ga. Using VIRTSIM™ virtual immersion training, three squads of Army, Marine Corps and coalition soldiers ... 
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10/24/12Raytheon enhances Common Sensor Payload capabilities
Company introduces high definition EO/IR derivative of its CSP WASHINGTON, Oct. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully demonstrated the enhanced capabilities of its new CSP HD turret, a high definition electro-optical and infrared version of its Common Sensor Payload (CSP). The initial CSP HD system flight test occurred on a U.S. Army Gray Eagle UAS (unmanned aircraft system) platform in September. Built upon the existing CSP system, CSP HD provides signif... 
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10/23/12Raytheon awarded $51 million from US Army to produce and upgrade airborne radios
ARC-231 to be first MUOS airborne radio available WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded $51 million to build more airborne radios and continue to modernize future radios for the U.S. Army. The modernization effort includes Phase 3 of the Mobile User Objective Service/Cryptographic Modernization (MUOS/CM) Upgrade Program, which significantly increases satellite capacity for soldiers. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121023/NE95943 )... 
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10/23/12Army test proves JLENS can target swarming boats
JLENS ready to defend ships, critical waterways and strategic infrastructure from swarming boat threat SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Early results from a recent U.S. Army test proved the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) produced JLENS can provide target-quality data on swarming boats to a variety of defense command networks in real time. "JLENS gives commanders more time and distance to counter dangers like swarming boats because it can detect threats from hundreds of miles a... 
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10/23/12UK Ministry of Defence awards Raytheon new Phalanx contract
Five Close-In Weapon Systems to be added starting in 2013 PARIS, Oct. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a contract for 42.8 million pounds to deliver five Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon Systems to the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence starting in 2013. Installation and in-service support will be provided by Babcock Marine. "Phalanx provides unparalleled ship self-defense to fleets operating in blue water as well as littoral environments," said Rick... 
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10/22/12New TOW missile achieves 100th direct hit in latest testing
Raytheon proves wireless TOW reliability TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army achieved excellence in recent flight tests of the tube-launched, optically-tracked, wireless (TOW) missile. In September, the team scored its 100th TOW hit, which marked the successful engagement of 100 out of 100 targets. During the testing program, which began in 2011, several missiles hit targets beyond 4,000 meters with zero inches of deviation from the... 
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10/22/12Raytheon's BattleGuard® demonstrates accuracy of target identification and engagement
Versatile remote weapon station hit stationary, moving targets WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- During a recent test at Fort Benning, Ga., Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) BattleGuard modular weapon station struck targets with every burst of ammunition fired, proving its precision engagement capability under both stationary and moving engagement scenarios. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121022/NE95914 ) The maturity of the BattleGuard system was demonstrated at a ... 
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10/22/12Raytheon acquires technology development firm Teligy, Inc.
Extends critical cybersecurity offerings in wireless communications GARLAND, Texas, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has acquired Teligy, Inc., a technology development company, further extending Raytheon's cybersecurity offerings in wireless communications, vulnerability analysis, reverse engineering and custom kernel software/device driver development. These critical focus areas represent top priorities of intelligence, defense and commercial organizations worldw... 
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10/22/12Raytheon's RAM Block 2 successful in double-fire test
Both missiles prove command and control effectiveness PARIS, Oct. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 successfully completed its third guided test vehicle flight, further demonstrating the system's upgraded kinematic performance, guidance system and airframe capabilities. The test also verified the use of RAM production-representative hardware.  Designed to represent a salvo operation, the test included the firing of two missiles to v... 
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10/21/12US Army chooses Raytheon to provide Thermal Weapon Sights
Most affordable solution to the government cited as key performance metric WASHINGTON, Oct. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a competition against two other suppliers, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was selected by the U.S. Army to provide Thermal Weapon Sights (TWS) with enhanced capabilities so soldiers can better detect and engage targets day or night. One of the key drivers behind the Army's decision was Raytheon's ability to deliver cost-effective, advanced technology. (Photo:  http://phot... 
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10/19/12Raytheon-led team graduates first Afghan Air Force pilots on Warfighter FOCUS program contract
DULLES, Va., Oct. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The first 10 Afghan Air Force (AAF) students graduated as commercial-level rotary-wing pilots on a contract led by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to provide training for up to 80 Afghan airmen on fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft. The graduation ceremony, held Sept. 26 in the Middle East, marked the students' completion of a two-year program that included English language immersion training, ground school and flight training. Nearly 70 additional Afg... 
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10/18/12Raytheon awarded $45 million MK 54 torpedo contract
Increases US MK 54 lightweight torpedo inventory; bolsters critical undersea warfare capability of Australian and Indian navies TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $45.3 million U.S. Navy contract to provide MK 54 lightweight torpedo hardware, test equipment, spares and related engineering and repair services for U.S. fleet inventory and in support of foreign military sales to the Royal Australian Navy and the Indian Navy. The awar... 
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10/18/12Raytheon tapped by Office of Naval Research to develop hybrid power generator technology for the Marine Corps
- Program aims to reduce fuel consumption by at least 40 percent - Hybrid technology leverages solar energy to offset fuel consumption - Decreased fuel consumption saves costs, reduces vulnerabilities TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a contract from the Office of Naval Research to develop next-generation hybrid tactical generator technology for the U.S. Marine Corps. Through the Hybrid Dish/Engine Expeditionary Generator (HyDE-2G... 
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10/18/12Raytheon UK awarded a 15-year logistic support contract by NATS
HARLOW, England, Oct. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon UK has been awarded a contract for the logistic support of NATS en route surveillance infrastructure, covering 23 radar sites throughout the UK, including those at London's three major airports. This contract, which will run for the next 15 years, covers the provision of technical assistance, full radar repairs, maintenance materials and obsolescence management. The customer support team at Raytheon's Harlow facility will manage the ... 
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10/17/12Raytheon honors service members and military families at Shades of Green® at the Walt Disney World® Resort
Company renews sponsorship of Raytheon Wounded Warrior Suite; salutes service members, families with Disney Character breakfast WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company is honored to renew its sponsorship of the Raytheon Wounded Warrior Suite at the Shades of Green® Resort at the Walt Disney World® Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The Raytheon Wounded Warrior Suite provides wounded service members and their families with a 1,200-square-foot ADA compliant suite that can... 
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10/16/12Raytheon's Sum of all Thrills soars into third anniversary
INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® experience propels visitors to explore real-life science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sum of all Thrills™, a popular experiential attraction at Epcot® at Walt Disney World® Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla., is celebrating its third anniversary. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121016/NE93891-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121016/NE93891-INFO-b ) Housed at INNOVENTION... 
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10/16/12Raytheon Company to release third quarter results on Oct. 25, 2012
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its third quarter 2012 earnings news release at 7 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The third quarter 2012 earnings results conference call will be at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 25, 2012. The call will be audiocast on the Internet at www.raytheon.com/ir. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the website for printing prior to the ... 
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10/10/12US Office of Naval Research awards Raytheon contracts to develop next-generation power technology for naval systems
Advanced power distribution system will dramatically improve fuel efficiency and enable ship systems to tap more power as needed TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded two Phase 2 contracts under the Office of Naval Research's (ONR) Compact Power Conversion Technologies (CPCT) program. The program aims to deliver better fuel economy and architectural flexibility for critical mission systems on future surface ships and submarines. "As... 
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10/08/12Raytheon studies intelligence analysts' tradecraft to learn more about decision-making process
Company works with Penn State University on analyst research during a scenario-based gaming exercise GARLAND, Texas, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has created a scenario-based gaming exercise to study in depth the intelligence analyst's tradecraft to ultimately help analysts produce the best intelligence products and streamline workflows. "One way to think of this is that we are analyzing the analysts," said Karen Ebling, analytics strategy director for Rayth... 
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10/08/12Raytheon awarded $349 million US Army contract for TOW missiles
Multi-year contract will fund wireless precision-assault capability TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $349 million five-year, multi-year contract to provide heavy anti-tank, wireless precision-assault missiles for the U.S. government. Raytheon received the award during its third quarter. Under this contract, Raytheon will deliver 6,676 of the new wireless TOW (tube-launched, optically tracked, wireless-guided) missiles that r... 
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10/04/12Raytheon promotes National Cyber Security Awareness Month with Diamond Sponsorship of CyberPatriot Competition
Competition to inspire interest in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) and cyber careers WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced it will be a Diamond Sponsor of the Air Force Association's (AFA) CyberPatriot National High School Cyber Defense Competition. The sponsorship is part of Raytheon's broader efforts to raise awareness of cybersecurity issues and promote cyber resiliency as a critical component of ou... 
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10/04/12Raytheon to highlight analytics and other intelligence technologies at GEOINT Symposium
Capabilities showcase how efficiencies can be delivered to customers GARLAND, Texas, Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will feature capabilities that enable and secure the IT enterprise, integrate multi-INT analytics and improve user experiences during the nation's largest intelligence forum, the GEOINT Symposium in Orlando, Fla., starting Monday, Oct. 8. Technologies on Display Raytheon technologies on display include the following: Cross-domain solutions ... 
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10/02/12Raytheon hosts 90 Massachusetts classroom field trips in celebration of its 90th anniversary
Field trips with experiential learning opportunities bring science, technology, engineering and math concepts to life WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its 90th anniversary celebration, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is sponsoring field trips for 90 Massachusetts classrooms to experience interactive math and science exhibits at the Museum of Science, Boston and The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon. Raytheon will host the classrooms throughout... 
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10/01/12Raytheon partners with Twisted Pair Solutions to securely integrate smartphones, tablets with interoperability server
Software provides seamless communication for first responders SAN DIEGO, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with Twisted Pair Solutions, a Seattle-based provider of critical communication applications, to help first responders communicate on a variety of hand-held devices. Police, fire and emergency rescue workers will be able to communicate with each other no matter what device they are using. Twisted Pair's WAVE software will be integrated with Rayt... 
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10/01/12Raytheon to provide LA County Sheriff's Department motorcycle fleet with first-ever laptops
More capabilities for deputies, end of sole reliance on radios LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has begun equipping the motorcycle fleet of the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) with computers that provide a new level of public safety and efficiency capabilities. Approximately 100 motorcycles will carry the new, lightweight computers in saddle bags by this fall. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20121001/NE83060 ) Historically... 
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09/24/12Raytheon and PACAF expand the reach of realistic training environments
'Authorization to Connect' renewal includes access to the Distributed Missions Operations Network WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE:  RTN), today announced that its SimShield™ customer, U.S. Pacific Air Forces (PACAF) and its 353d Combat Training Squadron, has been granted a Secret and Below Interoperability (SABI) renewal Authorization to Connect from the Defense Information Assurance S... 
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09/24/12Raytheon MALD-J Decoy Goes 4 for 4 in Operational Flight Tests
New jammer variant to provide warfighters with greater capability TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) began operational testing of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD®-J). After completing a highly successful developmental test phase, the MALD-J team achieved four successful flights in four attempts.    MALD-J adds radar-jamming capability to the basic MALD platform. MALD is a state-of-the-art, low-cost ... 
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09/21/12US Army, Navy Demonstrate JLENS' Ability to Defeat Anti-ship Cruise Missile
Multiple Raytheon systems integrated to successfully protect ships WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Sept. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent U.S. Army and Navy test proved the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) JLENS can integrate with defensive systems currently in the U.S. Navy's inventory to provide, for the first time, overland cruise missile defense from the sea. During the test, a JLENS' fire-control radar acquired and tracked a surrogate anti-ship cruise missile target. The ... 
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09/19/12Raytheon Company declares quarterly cash dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on Nov. 1, 2012, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Oct. 3, 2012. About Raytheon Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland ... 
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09/19/12Raytheon to provide Joint Tactical Terminal radios with latest security features to US Navy
Radios provide near real-time threat data and surveillance reports MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Sept. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received an $8.7 million modification to a previously awarded production contract to provide the U.S. Navy with Joint Tactical Terminal Senior (JTT-Sr) radios that are compatible with the new Common Interactive Broadcast (CIB) waveform and contain the latest security, hardware and software enhancements. The radios receive and... 
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09/17/12Raytheon awarded second low-rate initial production contract for US Air Force F-15E Radar Modernization Program
APG-82(V)1 active electronically scanned array radar to provide advanced combat capabilities and improved reliability EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded its second contract from Boeing Company for low-rate initial production (LRIP) of active electronically scanned array radar systems for the U.S. Air Force F-15E Radar Modernization Program. Raytheon's APG-82(V)1 AESA radar can simultaneously detect, identify and track multipl... 
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09/17/12Raytheon to debut target-seeking BattleGuard® at US Army 2012 Maneuver Conference
Modular, cost-effective remote weapon station for combat vehicles COLUMBUS, Ga., Sept. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will unveil its BattleGuard modular weapon system at the U.S. Army 2012 Maneuver Conference, which runs Sept. 18-19. BattleGuard is an integrated Electro-Optical Infrared and visible sensor with a weapon station that accurately identifies targets beyond the maximum effective range of weapons systems – more than twice that of competing technologies. ... 
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09/14/12Raytheon celebrates 60 years on the New York Stock Exchange
Chairman and CEO Swanson rings NYSE closing bell WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) marked 60 years on the New York Stock Exchange with Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson ringing Friday's closing bell. He was joined on the NYSE balcony by members of Raytheon's senior leadership team, including Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Wajsgras. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120914/NE73934  ) "This miles... 
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09/12/12Raytheon celebrates back to school with 'Mission to Mars'
Facebook game and video contest engage students and teachers with science, technology, engineering and math WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Welcoming students and teachers back to school, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has launched its "Mission to Mars" social media campaign, designed to inspire interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). Celebrating the Mars rover landing, the campaign encourages teachers to drive STEM curiosity in, and beyond, th... 
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09/12/12Missile Defense Agency and US Air Force award Raytheon $125 million contract for early warning radar upgrade
System will help keep homeland safe by providing early warning on missile launches and missile targeting data TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. and its allies will soon have an enhanced ability to detect and defend against missile launches by hostile nations and entities. The Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $125.3 million contract to modernize and add new capability to an Air Force early warning radar (EWR) syste... 
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09/10/12US Army's JLENS will protect sailors, critical waterways
JLENS proves capable of tracking swarming boats SALT LAKE CITY, Sept. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Soldiers will soon have a system that enables them to protect sailors and safeguard commercial and military navigation in strategic waterways. In June, a series of tests demonstrated that Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JLENS is capable of detecting and tracking swarming boats from hundreds of miles away. During the tests, JLENS simultaneously detected and tracked multiple speedboats on the Grea... 
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09/07/12Raytheon brings engineering to life in the classroom through Engineering is Elementary® scholarships
Program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts with elementary school educators nationwide WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has opened the 2012 application process for its Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) Teacher Scholarship Program. During the 2012-13 school year, Raytheon will grant awards of $3,000 each for selected elementary school teachers nationwide whose applications best demonstrate innovative methods of... 
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09/06/12Raytheon recognizes 'Math Hero' teachers nationwide
Educators commended with teacher scholarships and matching grants for math excellence inside the classroom WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is ringing in the school year by honoring 32 teachers nationwide with MathMovesU® Math Heroes Awards.  The honor recognizes outstanding work with students in math using interactive and creative learning initiatives. Each Math Hero receives a $2,500 award and a matching grant for his or her school. Winners we... 
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09/05/12Raytheon successfully tests HARM upgrades
Missile improvements add precision, reduce collateral damage TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed testing of High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) upgrades, which make the combat-proven missile more precise and accurate, while reducing collateral damage. HARM suppresses or destroys surface-to-air missile radars, early warning radars and radar-directed air defense artillery systems. The upgrade, called the HARM Control Section Modification... 
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09/04/12Raytheon receives $230 million contract for SM-3
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $230 million contract for 14 Standard Missile-3 Block IA missiles and five SM-3 Block IB missiles. The SM-3 Block IA missiles will bolster the nation's inventory that is deployed around the world today aboard U.S and Japanese Navy ships. Designed to destroy short- to intermediate-range ballistic missile threats in space, Raytheon's SM-3 Block IB includes an enhanced two-color inf... 
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09/04/12Raytheon executives to speak at Morgan Stanley Conference Sept. 13
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson and Raytheon Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Wajsgras will speak at Morgan Stanley's Industrials & Autos Conference on Thursday, Sept. 13, 2012. Their presentation is scheduled to start at 8:35 a.m. EDT, and their remarks will be audiocast live (listen-only mode) through the Raytheon website, http://www.raytheon.com/ir... 
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08/30/12Raytheon marks Maverick's 40-year legacy of evolving to meet customer needs
Versatile precision-guided missile essential in today's battlespace TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is marking the 40th anniversary of the combat-proven AGM-65 Maverick missile. Maverick was first produced and delivered to the U.S. Air Force in August of 1972. Raytheon has continued to evolve the missile to meet today's needs. Maverick is a versatile precision-guided missile that is effective against a wide variety of fixed, stationary, moving an... 
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08/21/12Raytheon, US Navy begin JSOW C-1 integrated testing
Weapon retargeted in flight to engage large, maneuvering ship POINT MUGU SEA TEST RANGE, Calif., Aug. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has begun integrated testing (IT) of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. During its first flight in IT, the JSOW C-1 was retargeted to strike a large moving ship target. "This flight test further demonstrates that JSOW C-1 can receive third party target updates in-flight, retarget after release, and strike a precise poin... 
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08/20/12Raytheon mobile application allows first responders to use PCs, tablets and smartphones as "virtual radios"
New application to be demonstrated at APCO event MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed a mobile application for PCs, tablets and smartphones that allows first responders to interact and communicate without the use of land mobile radios (LMRs). As a part of Raytheon's Interoperability Communications Suite, this new mobile application allows authorized personnel to use tablets and smartphones as "virtual radios." Raytheon will demonstr... 
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08/13/12US Army certifies soldiers ready to defend battlespace against missiles, swarming boats with JLENS
Warfighters are now qualified to deploy and operate with Raytheon's surveillance system HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Combatant commanders moved one step closer to being able to detect, track and engage threats such as swarming boats and incoming cruise missiles, around the clock, from hundreds of miles away. In June 2012, the first class of U.S. Army soldiers completed mission operator training on the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) JLENS elevated, persistent over-the-horizo... 
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08/09/12Raytheon apprentice wins UK Institute of the Motor Industry Outstanding Achievers Award
DALLAS, Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), announced that Michael Ross, a graduate of the automotive apprenticeship program run by RPS for Vauxhall Motors, was recognized for his outstanding achievements in the IMI Awards, the U.K. Institute of the Motor Industry's annual competition.  Already the winner of Vauxhall's Apprentice of the Year Award in 2011, Ross won the most fiercely contested category in the... 
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08/08/12Raytheon unveils cross domain strategy to securely access information via mobile devices
Strategy supports flexibility for a variety of mobile options WASHINGTON, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced that it has broadened its leading cross domain solutions strategy to include the government's growing need to access classified cloud and terrestrial networks from a mobile phone or tablet device. From soldiers in theater to government executives who are teleworking, t... 
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08/07/12Raytheon small tactical munition scores direct hit in first guided flight test
Pyros will provide unmanned aircraft systems with lightweight, powerful precision fires YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a successful warhead and guidance system test of its Pyros™ small tactical munition. The end-to-end test validated the weapon's guidance modes (semi-active laser and global positioning system), its height-of-burst sensor, electronic safe and arm device, and multi-effects warhead. "All systems functioned per... 
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08/07/12Raytheon-led team enters fifth year of Warfighter FOCUS program support
DULLES, Va., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently celebrated its fourth successful year of continued support to customers at more than 600 locations around the world on the Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) program. The Raytheon-led Warrior Training Alliance team has processed more than 5,250 task orders since Warfighter FOCUS began in May 2008. The 10-year, indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity U.S. Army Program Executive Office for Sim... 
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08/02/12Raytheon Company to continue pursuing claims against Indigo/FLIR following court ruling
WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will continue to pursue its claims for significant damages resulting from theft of trade secrets and misappropriation of intellectual property by Indigo Systems Corporation and FLIR Systems, Inc., following a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit that reversed an August 2009 decision by a federal district court in Texas. The unanimous decision by the three-judge appellate court panel overturned t... 
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08/02/12Raytheon Evolved SeaSparrow program delivers 2,000th missile
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the 2,000th Evolved SeaSparrow Missile to the NATO SeaSparrow Consortium.   "ESSM is a model for global operations, and the delivery of our 2,000th missile demonstrates the significant commitment of our international team to continue providing this critical capability to the warfighter," said Ed Roesly, Raytheon Missile Systems' ESSM program director. "We have delivered ESSMs for a decade and expect continu... 
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08/01/12Raytheon completes GPS OCX iteration 1.4 Critical Design Review
Next Generation Operational Control System will usher in new era for precision space-based navigation and timing AURORA, Colo., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully completed software iteration 1.4 Critical Design Review (iCDR) for the Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX). Successful completion of the iCDR demonstrates that the OCX design is at a high level of maturity and is ready to support GPS III launch re... 
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08/01/12Raytheon awarded $51 million to produce new Rolling Airframe Missile
RAM Block 2 features new rocket motor and guidance improvements TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $51.7 million contract for low rate initial production of the Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2. The contract includes options, which, if exercised, would bring the cumulative value of this contract to more than $105 million. RAM Block 2 features enhanced kinematics, an evolved radio frequency receiver, a new rocket motor, and an... 
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07/31/12Raytheon awarded $53 million to advance Dual Band Radar development
US Navy's most capable, dual-frequency radar readies for next phase of testing TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded two U.S. Navy contracts for the Dual Band Radar, the multimission air defense radar for the future USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), America's next-generation aircraft carrier. Under the contracts, with a total value of $53.6 million, Raytheon will enhance the system's software to optimize power efficiency and ready the radar... 
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07/30/12Raytheon achieves delivery and operational milestones on F/A-18 avionics systems
Achievements demonstrate company's deep experience and unmatched solutions for the Super Hornet in AESA radar, electronic warfare and advanced targeting systems EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved important milestones on three F/A-18E/F related programs, highlighting the company's ongoing, successful support of the Super Hornet aircraft. Raytheon recently delivered the 300th APG-79 active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar to... 
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07/27/12Raytheon's Space Fence technology ready to track space debris
Working prototype, 70 years of radar expertise, keys to success of Raytheon Space Fence solution TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) have completed the preliminary design review (PDR) contract of the Space Fence program. Space Fence is capable of detecting more and much smaller objects in low earth orbit to provide greater accuracy and timeliness to meet warfighter space situational awareness requirements. "Spac... 
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07/26/12Raytheon Reports Solid Second Quarter 2012 Results
- Adjusted EPS of $1.55, up 13 percent; EPS from continuing operations was $1.411, up 18 percent - Adjusted Operating Margin of 13.6 percent, up 130 basis points; reported operating margin of 12.4 percent1, up 160 basis points - Bookings of $6.2 billion; net sales of $6.0 billion, down 3 percent - Increased full-year 2012 guidance for EPS and operating cash flow from continuing operations WALTHAM, Mass., July 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced s... 
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07/25/12Raytheon awarded $925 million for advanced Standard Missile-3
TUCSON, Ariz., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $925 million contract for development of the Standard Missile-3 Block IIA missile, which is a co-development effort between the U.S. and Japan. "As the threat continues to evolve, so does our ability to counter that threat," said Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, president of Raytheon Missile Systems. "We're honored to work with our Japanese allies to bring this next-generation defensive ... 
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07/25/12New Raytheon warhead lethal to enemy rockets
AI3 can be fielded by 2014, saving soldiers' lives TUCSON, Ariz., July 25, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a warhead test for the new Accelerated Improved Interceptor Initiative (AI3). Once fielded, AI3 is intended to provide a new level of warfighter protection by destroying incoming rockets, artillery and mortars. The ground-based system will leverage proven technologies from many of Raytheon's programs, including the Sidewinder air-to-air mis... 
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07/24/12US Army awards Raytheon contract to upgrade Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System
Key benefits to soldiers include better situational awareness and enhanced decision making FORT WAYNE, Ind., July 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received an $81 million contract from the U.S. Army to develop and produce a new version of the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS). It will provide general and fires command and control capabilities to ground forces, from mission planning to execution. The contract extends over a 24-month period, wi... 
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07/19/12Small Diameter Bomb II finds, hits moving target
SDB II will provide warfighters with new, critical capability TUCSON, Ariz., July 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) program achieved a major milestone when it successfully engaged and hit a moving target during a flight test at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. Currently in engineering and manufacturing development, SDB II is designed to engage moving targets in adverse weather and through battlefield obscurants. During the... 
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07/18/12Raytheon technology to transform commercial cargo ships into cutting-edge humanitarian aid delivery platforms
Modular approach to provide greater flexibility and quicker response for diverse mission environments TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the preliminary design phase of the Tactically Expandable Maritime Platform (TEMP) program awarded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). Through the TEMP program, Raytheon is creating an innovative system of modular technologies – including air and sea cargo transport, ca... 
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07/17/12Raytheon Company to release second quarter results on July 26, 2012
WALTHAM, Mass., July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its second quarter earnings 2012 news release at 7 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 26, 2012. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The second quarter 2012 earnings results conference call will be at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 26, 2012. The call will be audiocast on the Internet at www.raytheon.com/ir. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the website for printing prior to th... 
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07/16/12Raytheon to develop cyber maneuver technology for US Army
Proactive cyber approach to improve network defense in high-threat environments MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $3.1 million contract to develop technology for Morphing Network Assets to Restrict Adversarial Reconnaissance (MORPHINATOR), a program that uses cyber maneuvering techniques to thwart potential attackers in high-threat environments. Cyber maneuver is the technique of dynamically modifying aspects and configurations ... 
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07/16/12Raytheon BBN Technologies awarded $5.9 million in DoD funding to develop a foreign-document translation system
New technology to produce real-time English transcripts of foreign-language handwritten notes and printed documents CAMBRIDGE, Mass., July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has awarded Raytheon BBN Technologies an additional $5.9 million in funding under the Multilingual Automatic Document Classification, Analysis and Translation (MADCAT) program. This award follows Raytheon BBN's success during the first four years of the MADCAT program. BBN is ... 
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07/12/12Raytheon's ATFLIR surpasses 1 million flight hours on US Navy Super Hornet
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared pod, which delivers superior electro-optical/infrared imagery and target detection range for air-to-air and air-to-ground mission support, has achieved more than 1 million hours of operational flight on the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet. "This achievement is a testament to the unmatched accuracy and performance of ATFLIR," said Mark Sims, director of Strategy and ... 
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07/11/12Raytheon's vehicular soldier radio system links 37 different types of US, coalition radios
MAINGATE to be tested as a solution for coalition operation needs at US Army exercise FARNBOROUGH, England, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has connected 37 different types of radios from U.S. military and coalition partners on its vehicular soldier radio system while providing a robust and integrated backbone for on-the-move tactical communications. The system, featuring Raytheon's Next Generation Mobile Ad hoc Network Waveform (NMW), will be tested at the next p... 
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07/11/12Raytheon to pursue US Air Force deployable air traffic radar program
D-RAPCON is a mobile solution for emergency, humanitarian missions FARNBOROUGH, England, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with a 60-year legacy in air traffic management, plans to compete for the U.S. Air Force's Deployable Radar Approach Control (D-RAPCON) program. D-RAPCON is a deployable air traffic control (ATC) surveillance system for joint, coalition and civil aircraft worldwide. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120711/NE36954 ) Raytheon's D... 
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07/11/12Raytheon already meets 80 percent of US Air Force requirements for alternate satellite terminal program
Satellite terminals for US Army, Navy, Air Force are in production FARNBOROUGH, England, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), which is competing for an alternate U.S. Air Force satellite terminal program, currently produces three Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) military terminals that already meet 80 percent of the Air Force's requirements. Raytheon submitted a proposal to the Air Force in June for the Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminals (FAB... 
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07/10/12Raytheon Advanced Tactical System readies for 2.0 launch
Leverages mobile technology for the warfighter FARNBOROUGH, England, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced a fall release of its Raytheon Advanced Tactical System 2.0, which leverages the Google Android™ mobile platform to bring intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) data to the warfighter. The 2.0 release will provide enhanced capabilities with interactive communications providing secure situational awareness, full motion video, buddy tracking an... 
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07/10/12Raytheon awarded dismount detection radar for US Air Force
Innovative, pod-based radar for MQ-9 Reaper aircraft FARNBOROUGH, England, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract to produce four radar pods with ground moving target indication and synthetic aperture radar technology for the U.S. Air Force. The radar will be mounted under the wings of MQ-9 Reaper aircraft. The dismount detection radar will deliver accurate information in adverse weather, day and night, for U.S. Air Force intelligence, sur... 
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07/10/12Raytheon's MTS-B delivers leading-edge surveillance technology to the US Air Force
MCKINNEY, Texas, July 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recently awarded a $191 million contract to provide its Multispectral Targeting System for the U.S. Air Force's MQ-9 Reaper. The MTS-B is a multiuse, electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR), laser detecting-ranging-tracking set developed and produced for use in military systems. Based on a state-of-the-art digital architecture, this advanced EO/IR system provides long-range surveillance, target acquisition, tracking,... 
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07/09/12Raytheon awarded $636 million for Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle
TUCSON, Ariz., July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $636 million development and sustainment contract to provide the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle to The Boeing Company, which is the prime contractor for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense program. Raytheon booked the award during its second quarter. EKV represents the centerpiece for the Missile Defense Agency's GMD as the intercept component of the Ground Based Interceptor, also known as GBI, which is des... 
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07/09/12Raytheon reveals new missile defense system architectural analysis capability
Tool can help shape future of Europe's territorial missile defense FARNBOROUGH, England, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has introduced a new missile defense system architectural analysis tool designed to help identify the best ways to leverage current NATO assets in support of growing Europe's integrated air and missile defense capabilities. The analysis tool was built leveraging Raytheon's extensive knowledge and experience across sensors, command and control... 
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07/09/12Norway fires first ground-based Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile from NASAMS launcher
Test validates ESSM's role in medium-range, ground-based air defense FARNBOROUGH, England, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Norwegian Air Force successfully fired a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile from a National Advanced Surface-to-Air-Missile System (NASAMS). During the first-of-its-kind test at the Andoya Rocket Range in Northern Norway, the ESSM intercepted and destroyed an air target. "Completion of this live-fire exercise is a major step forward in o... 
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07/09/12Raytheon wins US Army Air Soldier System contract
Next generation of Air Warrior System ensures enhanced situational awareness for dismounted pilots FARNBOROUGH, England, July 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has won an award valued at $4.7 million from the U.S. Army for Engineering and Manufacturing Development (EMD) of the Personal Electronics Computer and Display System in support of the Air Soldier System. The Air Soldier System is the next generation of the Air Warrior System, a U.S. Army rotary-wing air crew ensem... 
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07/08/12Morocco becomes 10th AIM-9X Sidewinder missile international customer
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Morocco and the U.S. government executed a letter of offer and acceptance (LOA) to purchase Raytheon's (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X Block II missile. The Royal Moroccan Air Force (RMAF) is the world's 10th country to employ the AIM-9X Sidewinder infrared-guided, air-to-air missile and will be the fourth country with the AIM-9X Block II. The AIM-9X Block II adds a redesigned fuze that offers a lock-on-after-launch and datalink capabil... 
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07/07/12Raytheon demonstrates WiPAK® (Wireless Paveway™ Avionics Kit) on French Navy RAFALE aircraft
WiPAK enables more affordable integration on a variety of aircraft FARNBOROUGH, England, July 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully demonstrated a wireless method of integrating its combat-proven Enhanced Paveway™ II precision-guided bomb on the French Navy RAFALE aircraft. Called WiPAK®, the avionics kit enables integration of Paveway on a variety of aircraft without any modifications to aircraft wiring or changes to the flight and stores management software. ... 
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07/06/12Raytheon and US Navy begin MALD-J Super Hornet integration
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) have begun integrating the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer variant into the U.S. Navy's fleet of F/A-18 E/F Super Hornets. The integration process will include a series of risk reduction activities and technology demonstrations. MALD® is a state-of-the-art, low-cost flight vehicle that is modular, air-launched and programmable. It weighs less than 300 pounds and has a range of approximate... 
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07/06/12New Raytheon Standard Missile factory nears completion in Alabama
Advanced facility will produce Standard Missile-3 and SM-6 FARNBOROUGH, England, July 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) all-up-round Standard Missile production facility in Huntsville, Ala., is nearing completion. The state-of-the-art factory, located on the U.S. Army's Redstone Arsenal, should be completed before the end of the year. Once operational, the 70,000 square-foot facility will assemble and test Standard Missile-3 and SM-6 interceptors. "This factory will... 
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07/05/12Raytheon marks 90 years of customer focus, technology and innovation leadership
From high-tech startup to global leader in aerospace and defense WALTHAM, Mass., July 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- This month, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) celebrates its 90th anniversary as a technology and innovation leader. Founded July 7, 1922, as the American Appliance Company in Cambridge, Mass., Raytheon through the generations has developed solutions for some of the most challenging requirements by tapping into a spirit of perpetual innovation and dedication to core values and customer s... 
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07/03/12Raytheon to demonstrate mission-enabling innovations at Farnborough International Airshow 2012
Company to host first airshow Tweetup for invited Twitter followers from around the world WALTHAM, Mass., July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will employ the latest in interactive technologies, provide the opportunity to speak with top subject matter experts, hold several media events and host its first airshow Tweetup at Farnborough International Airshow 2012 (July 9 -15, Farnborough, England). Raytheon's exhibit pavilion (OE9) will feature hands-on demonstrations ... 
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06/27/12Raytheon's newest SM-3 takes out ballistic missile target
PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, June 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IB fired from the USS Lake Erie has destroyed another ballistic missile target. The test marks the 21st successful intercept for the SM-3 program, a critical piece of the United States' Phased Adaptive Approach for missile defense. "Today's flight test was the second, back-to-back successful intercept for the newest variant of SM-3, and it further increases ... 
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06/26/12Raytheon BBN Technologies awarded $2.2 million to investigate methods to advance quantum computing research
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $2.2 million in funding under the Quantum Computer Science (QCS) program sponsored by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA). BBN is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). The goal of the program is to create tools and methods that integrate all aspects of the quantum computer -- from hardware to software -- in a single framework, resulting in unified resour... 
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06/20/12LA County selects Raytheon to upgrade public safety dispatch consoles for sheriff, fire departments
1980s-era consoles to be replaced with newer technology that can accommodate future capabilities LOS ANGELES, June 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been chosen by Los Angeles County to replace legacy emergency dispatch consoles with new ones that can easily be expanded for emerging public safety technologies such as Long Term Evolution, a high-speed, wireless broadband data network. Under a $12.5 million contract, Raytheon will replace all public safety communica... 
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06/14/12Raytheon BBN helps lay groundwork for White House US Ignite science initiative
High-speed research and education test bed will address societal challenges CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House has launched US Ignite, a national innovation ecosystem for developing and deploying public sector applications and services on ultra-fast, software-defined networks. This initiative leverages important contributions from researchers across the nation, including Raytheon BBN Technologies, who have participated in the National Science Foundation (NSF)-fu... 
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06/13/12Raytheon receives contract to link Navy Multiband Terminal to US Air Force's Polar Satellite
Linking NMT with new satellite provides higher data rates and extended coverage MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $19 million contract to modify the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) to link it with the Air Force's Enhanced Polar Satellite (EPS). The link will allow U.S. Navy and Air Force warfighters to overcome communications gaps in the remote polar region. EPS will provide continuous coverage for secure, jam-resistant, strategic... 
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06/13/12Raytheon receives $79 million award for US Navy Multiband Terminal systems
Raytheon to produce 47 additional NMT systems MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $79 million contract from the U.S. Navy for 47 more Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) systems. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120613/NE22343 ) NMT is one of three Raytheon Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) terminals that are in production and have successfully interoperated with the AEHF satellite. The other two are the U.S. Army'... 
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06/13/12Raytheon receives prestigious training awards
Named to 'Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies' and 'Top 20 Content Development Companies' lists by TrainingIndustry.com DALLAS, June 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been named to the 2012 "Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies" and "Top 20 Content Development Companies" lists by TrainingIndustry.com. This is the fifth consecutive year that RPS has been included in the "Top 20 Training Outsourcing Comp... 
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06/12/12Raytheon demonstrates unprecedented soldier radio network capabilities ahead of US Army exercise
MAINGATE system doubles the size of competing vehicular radio networks while exceeding Army requirements MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of the next critical phase of the U.S. Army's Network Integration Evaluation (NIE), Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a series of tests that showed that its vehicular radio system maintained large-scale networks, without the need for fixed infrastructure. At the same time, the system delivered key capabilities such as... 
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06/12/12US Navy engages speeding boat with Raytheon Griffin® missile
Griffin demonstrates capability against small attack craft PARIS, June 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy proved the ability of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Griffin® B missile to engage rapidly moving small boats during a recent live-fire demonstration. "This demonstration shows the Griffin missile's effectiveness in engaging the type of small, fast-moving boats used by swarming threats and pirates," said Harry Schulte, vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems' Air Warfare Syste... 
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06/11/12US Marines fire Excalibur from record range in Afghanistan
Extended-range precision artillery hits targets from 36 kilometers PARIS, June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Marine Corps successfully fired two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Excalibur 155mm precision-guided artillery projectiles from a range of 36 kilometers (22.3 statute miles) in theater. These shots mark the longest distance the Excalibur round has been fired in combat since its fielding in 2007. "It is incredible to think about how this capability has evolved with its use over ti... 
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06/08/12US Navy awards Raytheon $338 million for Tomahawk
TUCSON, Ariz., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $338 million contract for the Tomahawk Block IV tactical cruise missile. The contract, which was announced by the Department of Defense on June 7, includes replenishment of weapons used during Operation ODYSSEY DAWN and procurement for the government's fiscal year 2012. "Tomahawk Block IV is important for U.S. national security because it enables commanders to precisely engage heavily-defended... 
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05/31/12Raytheon releases Corporate Responsibility Report
WALTHAM, Mass., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) released its 2011 Corporate Responsibility Report this month, highlighting the company's latest efforts in the areas of governance; ethics; engineering, technology and Mission Assurance; diversity; safety and wellness; sustainability; and community support. The report is available to view and download on Raytheon's website at http://www.raytheon.com/responsibility. "Raytheon strives to be the best in all that we do,... 
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05/31/12Raytheon Company declares quarterly cash dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., May 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on Aug. 9, 2012, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 5, 2012. About Raytheon Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland se... 
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05/30/12Raytheon unveils reconnaissance system prototype to Canadian Army
Technical Services provides Canadian Land Forces with improved mission flexibility INDIANAPOLIS, May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), recently unveiled its Light Armoured Vehicle Reconnaissance Surveillance System (LRSS) prototype to the Canadian Army in Ottawa, Ontario. Raytheon designed the LRSS to fit into the Canadian Army's Light Armoured Vehicle (LAV)-III to provide improved flexibil... 
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05/24/12Motion picture virtual reality technology to be demonstrated as a public safety training system
VIRTSIM™, similar to technology used in "The Avengers," improves how law enforcement agencies train for emergencies DALLAS, May 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 500 public and private law enforcement and border security officials in the Dallas-Fort Worth area will be on hand to see how virtual reality technology from Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Motion Reality Inc. improves training methods with a variety of lifelike scenarios. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120524/NE... 
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05/22/12Raytheon to host Tweetup at Farnborough International Airshow, extending onsite experience worldwide
50 registrants to be confirmed -- online registration open from noon EDT Tuesday, May 22, to noon Friday, May 25 WALTHAM, Mass., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will invite 50 of its Twitter followers to participate in a day of activities at the Farnborough International Airshow on Friday, July 13. Raytheon opened registration to interested Twitter followers at noon EDT on Tuesday, May 22, and it will remain open until noon Friday, May 25. The Tweetup will provi... 
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05/18/12Raytheon awarded $57.8 million Phalanx contract
Agreement includes SeaRAM manufacturing LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 18, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a contract totaling $57.8 million to overhaul and upgrade nine Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems, and manufacture two SeaRAM anti-ship missile defense systems. The agreement also includes the purchase of 20 radar upgrade kits. "Raytheon tailors our ship self-defense systems to meet our customers' requirements," said Rick Nelson, vice president of Raytheon... 
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05/16/12Raytheon awarded $313.8 million for Standard Missile-6 all-up rounds
TUCSON, Ariz., May 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $313.8 million contract for low-rate initial production of Standard Missile-6 all-up rounds. SM-6 leverages the legacy Standard Missile airframe and propulsion elements, while incorporating the advanced signal processing and guidance control capabilities of Raytheon's Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile. Work will be performed in Tucson, Ariz.; Camden, Ark.; Andover, Mass.; Huntsvill... 
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05/14/12Raytheon BBN Technologies awarded $2.5 million in intelligence funding for metaphor research
Goal is new technology to identify and organize metaphors in foreign languages to give US decision-makers enhanced global cultural insights CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA), via the U.S. Army Research Laboratory (ARL), has awarded Raytheon BBN Technologies $2.5 million in funding under the METAPHOR program. BBN is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). The Raytheon BBN team's goal is to create... 
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05/11/128th Grader Chad Qian From Indiana, Bests Thousands of Math Scholars to Be Crowned Champion at 2012 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition
Massachusetts crowned National Team Champion after intense middle school competition LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Chad Qian of Carmel, Ind., won the 2012 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition Friday at the Walt Disney World® Swan and Dolphin Resort after an intense final competition before a packed live and webcast audience. This year's winning Mathlete® answered the following math problem to be crowned national champion of this year's competition: (Photo: htt... 
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05/10/12The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics honors two Raytheon engineers
Mark Russell and James Horkovich named AIAA Fellows WASHINGTON, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) honored Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Mark E. Russell and James A. Horkovich with the distinction of 2012 AIAA Fellows during the Aerospace Spotlight Awards Gala on Wednesday, May 9, at the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center in Washington, D.C. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120510/NE03944-a ) (Photo: ... 
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05/10/12Raytheon Completes First Flight Test of Improved SM-3
Demonstrates Phased Adaptive Approach phase two capability PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the first successful flight test of the Standard Missile-3 Block IB, which is the cornerstone of phase two of the administration's Phased Adaptive Approach (PAA). This is the 20th successful intercept for Raytheon's SM-3 program.  "This next-generation variant of the SM-3 is critical to the ballistic missile defense... 
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05/08/12Raytheon BBN Technologies Awarded Contract to Extend Force Protection
Goal is greater protection and situational awareness in non-combat, yet dangerous, environments CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $1.9 million by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory under the Force Protection program. BBN is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Military personnel often operate in environments that are potentially dangerous, although not in active combat areas. Networks of sensor... 
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05/08/12Raytheon fires Excalibur from G6 self-propelled howitzer
Excalibur will give G6 users precision artillery capability TUCSON, Ariz., May 8, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has fired four Excalibur 155mm precision-guided artillery projectiles from the Denel-manufactured G6 self-propelled howitzer as part of a field trial demonstration. Multiple rounds of the combat-proven Excalibur successfully fired from the G6 155mm wheeled howitzer out to a range of 38 kilometers (23.6 statute miles), with all rounds landing within 5... 
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05/04/12Mathletes® gear up for the 2012 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition
Nation's best and brightest middle school math minds head to Walt Disney World® to compete for highest math title WALTHAM, Mass., May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will host the nation's top 224 middle school math minds as the title sponsor of the 2012 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition May 10-13 at the Walt Disney World® Swan and Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The MATHCOUNTS finalists are vying for the titles of 2012 National Champion and National Cham... 
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05/03/12Raytheon launches Hashtags4Heroes campaign -- to make every Twitter character count for our wounded warriors
Campaign designed to create social media advocacy for Wounded Warrior Project® WALTHAM, Mass., May 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is observing National Military Appreciation Month with the launch of Hashtags4Heroes, a campaign to raise awareness and advocacy for the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) and the servicemen and women it supports. Powered by Raytheon, HashTags4Heroes uses a Twitter application to salute our men and women in uniform, veterans a... 
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04/30/12Raytheon's JLENS and Patriot systems prove integration in successful intercept test
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) systems, the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) and the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, demonstrated their ability to work together to detect, track and shoot down a test target simulating a hostile cruise missile during an exercise at the Utah Training and Test Range. This test reinforces the ability of Raytheon systems to integrate in support of a comprehens... 
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04/26/12Raytheon Reports Solid First Quarter 2012 Results
Adjusted EPS of $1.46, up 7 percent; EPS from continuing operations was $1.33(1) Adjusted operating margin of 13.1 percent, up 60 basis points; reported operating margin of 11.9 percent(1) As previously announced, increased annual dividend by 16 percent to $2.00 per share Increased full-year 2012 guidance for EPS WALTHAM, Mass., April 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced first quarter 2012 Adjusted EPS of $1.46 per diluted share compared to $1.37 per dil... 
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04/25/12Raytheon issues latest installment of its $2 million annual commitment to STEM-based scholarships and grants
Awards recognize dedicated students, teachers and their schools for science, technology, engineering and math excellence WALTHAM, Mass., April 25, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is closing out its Mathematics Awareness Month celebration by announcing $360,000 in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) scholarships and grants, part of the company's commitment of more than $2 million in annual funding for STEM education. The awards, part of Raytheon's MathM... 
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04/24/12FAA awards Raytheon two-year contract extension on Wide Area Augmentation System navigation aid
WAAS improves safety and efficiency for pilots MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 24, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a two-year contract extension to continue to provide services for the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), a safety system that provides satellite-based navigation in the continental United States, Alaska, Canada and Mexico. The $30.1 million contract extends the period of performance through Sept. 24, 2... 
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04/23/12Email creator, Ray Tomlinson, inducted into Internet Hall of Fame
Tomlinson, honored in first class of inductees, fundamentally changed global communication and secured the '@' symbol's place in history as a digital icon CAMBRIDGE, Mass., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Ray Tomlinson, a principal engineer at Raytheon BBN Technologies who sent the first network email in 1971 and saved the "@" symbol from probable extinction, is being honored among the first inductees into the Internet Hall of Fame for his invention of email. It was Tomlinson who mad... 
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04/23/12Raytheon to upgrade US Navy's 20-year-old analog air traffic control radars with modern, digital technology
New Digital Airport Surveillance Radars for bases in North Carolina and Virginia will help handle terminal traffic MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 23, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The U.S. Navy has purchased two more radar systems from Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) as part of a continuing effort to replace outdated analog air traffic control systems with digital technology. The new radars will be installed at military bases in New River, N.C., and Quantico, Va. The Digital Airport Surveillance ... 
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04/19/12Initial testing for Wisconsin county's new land mobile radio system completed ahead of schedule
Raytheon helping to combine three disparate communications systems into one for efficiency MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed ahead of schedule an important milestone in building Rock County, Wisconsin's, first interoperable communications system. The successful System Acceptance Test, conducted with General Communications, is the initial step in creating this critical emergency network. "The test was extremely complex, b... 
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04/19/12MAINGATE Wideband Networking Waveform accepted into Pentagon's Joint Tactical Radio System library
Precedent-setting move follows successful demo of Mobile Ad hoc Interoperability Network GATEway system as an alternative to the Ground Mobile Radio program MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 19, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The Department of Defense has accepted Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Next Generation Mobile Ad hoc Networking Waveform (NMW) into the government's Joint Tactical Radio System (JTRS) library, strengthening Raytheon's position as a provider of wideband Ground Mobile Radio solutio... 
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04/18/12Raytheon Executes Successful Recovery and Delivery of Defense Weather Satellite Data Via Antarctica
Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System achieves milestone with nearly 50 percent data latency reduction COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The Common Ground System (CGS) developed by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) achieved a major milestone with the successful download and delivery of Defense Meteorological Satellite Program (DMSP) data through McMurdo Station, Antarctica, to the Air Force Weather Agency (AFWA... 
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04/18/12US Navy Fires Raytheon Griffin® Missile From RAM Launcher
Naval-launched Griffin demonstrates sea-based anti-ship capability NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The U.S. Navy achieved a first when it fired Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) combat-proven Griffin B missile from a Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) launcher. "Griffin enables sailors to defend against small, fast-moving surface craft employed by pirates and other non-traditional threats," said Harry Schulte, vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems' Air Warfare... 
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04/18/12Raytheon's Space Fence System Detects and Tracks Space Objects
Preliminary Design Review demonstrates maturity of critical technologies COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Space Fence recently completed a comprehensive Preliminary Design Review (PDR) demonstrating the S-band radar's technical maturity in its ability to detect and track the increasing amount of space debris orbiting the Earth. This debris is proving to be hazardous to the increasing number of military and commercial satellites a... 
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04/18/12Raytheon Marks Tomahawk Milestones at Sea-Air-Space Exposition
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., April 18, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The U.S. Navy and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will highlight several significant milestones for the Tomahawk cruise missile at the 2012 Sea-Air-Space Exposition. "The government and our industry partners should be proud of the continued successes of Tomahawk including the 2,000th combat expenditure and the 500th flight test launch in 2011," said Captain Joe Mauser, the U.S. Navy's Tomahawk Weapons System program manager. "Tomahawk offers... 
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04/17/12Raytheon Employees Celebrate National Volunteer Week by Making a Difference Throughout the Year
Thousands of volunteer hours annually support science, technology, engineering and math education, armed services and local communities WALTHAM, Mass., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --In honor of National Volunteer Week, April 15-21, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) proudly recognizes its many employees who continue to demonstrate extraordinary levels of community engagement year after year. Raytheon employees have strongly and consistently supported math and science education and numero... 
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04/17/12Raytheon Awarded $106 Million for Aegis Radar Work
NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $106.4 million modification to a previously awarded contract for the production of Aegis-related equipment, including the AN/SPY-1(D)V radar transmitter and MK99 Mod 14 Fire Control System. With this modification, Raytheon will continue its long history of reliable manufacturing of these two essential components, which are critical to Aegis' air and missile defense capabilities. ... 
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04/17/12Raytheon Company to Release First Quarter Results on April 26, 2012
WALTHAM, Mass., April 17, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its first quarter earnings 2012 news release at 7 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 26, 2012. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The first quarter 2012 earnings results conference call will be at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 26, 2012. The call will be audiocast on the Internet at www.raytheon.com/ir. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the website for printing prio... 
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04/16/12Raytheon and Lockheed Martin Complete Integration Milestone on Upgrade of Global Positioning System
GPS modernization program will affordably replace aging satellites and improve capability for all users AURORA, Colo. and NEWTOWN, Pa., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) successfully completed the first significant integration milestone between Raytheon's Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) and Lockheed Martin's GPS III satellite system. The joint Lockheed Martin/Raytheon team s... 
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04/16/12Raytheon Delivers US Navy's First Dual-Frequency Sonar
Electronics delivery completes DDG 1000's advanced hull-mounted sonar suite NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., April 16, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed delivery of the electronics for the AN/SQQ-90 tactical sonar suite, the complex sonar for the first ship of the U.S. Navy's DDG 1000-class multimission destroyer. The AN/SQQ-90 tactical sonar suite, the first dual-frequency hull-mounted sonar of the Navy's surface fleet, is a major advancement in undersea warfare capa... 
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04/11/12Raytheon Seeks to Triple Gallium Nitride Capabilities
DARPA contract aims to boost GaN's power handling capabilities via diamond substrates TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an 18-month, $1.8 million contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop next-generation Gallium Nitride devices bonded to diamond substrates. The technology, called Thermally Enhanced Gallium Nitride (TEGaN), seeks to increase the power handling capability of GaN devices by at least... 
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04/10/12Raytheon Selected to Provide Mission Readiness Support Services to US Pacific Command
Technical Services awarded prime seat on GSA Schedule Blanket Purchase Agreement with $33 million potential estimated value DULLES, Va., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), was selected as one of several prime contractors to provide mission readiness support services to U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM) and its directorates under a General Services Administration Schedule Multiple-Award Blanket Purchase Ag... 
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04/09/12Raytheon Celebrates Mathematics Awareness Month With Teacher Scholarships and National Math Challenges
Showcases the importance of science, technology, engineering and math through STEM-focused activities WALTHAM, Mass., April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is celebrating Mathematics Awareness Month by highlighting the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) through activities that inspire students to create lifelong connections with those subject areas and develop interest in relevant career opportunities. Observed each April, Mathematics Awarene... 
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04/03/12Raytheon Awarded UK MOD Paveway IV Replenishment Contract
HARLOW and GLENROTHES, United Kingdom, April 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK Ministry of Defence (MOD) has awarded Raytheon UK a replenishment contract for Paveway IV, the latest generation GPS precision-guided munition, as part of a 60 million pound contract. Raytheon UK is focused on a technological growth path which, under the UK MOD's SPEAR (Selective Precision Effects at Range) CAP 1 program, will enhance the system's capability with low collateral and penetrator warhead options, enhance... 
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04/02/12New Raytheon Guided Bomb Completes Initial Flight Test
13.5-pound Small Tactical Munition Phase II designed for unmanned aircraft systems TUCSON, Ariz., April 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Small Tactical Munition Phase II scored a direct hit on a target during the weapon's first guided flight test. "STM Phase II is ideally suited to weaponize Shadow-class unmanned aircraft systems and counterinsurgency aircraft because STM is a mature, precise and affordable weapon," said Dr. Thomas R. Bussing, vice president of Adva... 
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03/29/12Raytheon's New-Production Patriot Launches PAC-3 Missile in Successful Flight Test
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) modernized Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully fired two PAC-3 missiles to engage a tactical ballistic missile (TBM) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This is the first time PAC-3 missiles have been fired from a new-production Patriot system. "The demonstrated flawless performance of the modernized Patriot system means our customers can deliver the most advanced air and missile defense capabi... 
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03/29/12Raytheon 250-pound Paveway(TM) Reaches Production Milestone
Employees build 1,000th precision guidance kit NEW DELHI, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Paveway program achieved a major milestone when it completed production of the 1,000th 250-pound Paveway laser-guided precision munition. Raytheon's combat-proven Paveway is a kit that transforms "dumb" bombs into precision-guided weapons. The 250-pound weapon, designated the GBU-58, is integrated on the AT-6, Super Etendard and the Mirage 3 aircraft. The Pavewa... 
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03/29/12Raytheon 250-pound Paveway™ Reaches Production Milestone
Employees build 1,000th precision guidance kit NEW DELHI, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Paveway program achieved a major milestone when it completed production of the 1,000th 250-pound Paveway laser-guided precision munition. Raytheon's combat-proven Paveway is a kit that transforms "dumb" bombs into precision-guided weapons. The 250-pound weapon, designated the GBU-58, is integrated on the AT-6, Super Etendard and the Mirage 3 aircraft. The Paveway family... 
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03/29/12Raytheon Begins Procuring Parts for India's Munitions Control Unit
MCU will enable Indian Air Force Jaguar aircraft to employ modern precision weapons NEW DELHI, March 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started procuring components required to build the Munitions Control Units for 126 of the Indian Air Force's Jaguar Darin II attack aircraft. The MCU enables integration of modern weapons on legacy aircraft with minimal to no modifications to aircraft wiring and the flight or stores management software. The MCU's compact size enabl... 
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03/27/12SM-3 IIA Team Completes TDACS Preliminary Design Review
Milestone on throttleable divert and attitude control system moves program one step closer to critical design review TUCSON, Ariz., March 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the preliminary design review (PDR) of the SM-3 Block IIA's throttleable divert and attitude control system. Essentially a rocket motor with four main divert nozzles and six attitude control nozzles, the TDACS's precision propulsion will enable the SM-3 Block IIA to intercept inc... 
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03/26/12Raytheon's First New-production Patriot System Debuts in Successful Flight Test
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed a system-level guided flight test of the new-production Patriot at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The modernized Patriot provides an affordable, low-risk and rapid path to meet the warfighter's current and future air and missile defense requirements. "The system's flawless performance using all newly-built major end items is a significant milestone for global air and missile defense. It a... 
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03/21/12Raytheon Company Increases Dividend by 16 Percent, Its Eighth Consecutive Annual Increase
WALTHAM, Mass., March 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Board of Directors has voted to increase the company's annual dividend payout rate by 16 percent, from $1.72 to $2.00 per share. The Board also authorized payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per outstanding share of common stock, to be paid on May 3, 2012, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 4, 2012. Payment of quarterly dividends is subject to Board authorization. "This mark... 
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03/20/12Raytheon to Help US Army Better Detect Rocket, Artillery and Mortar Threats
Sense and Warn radar reduces false alarms and improves warning times MCKINNEY, Texas, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $45.5 million contract for the prototype build of the Ku Band Multi-Function RF System (MFRFS) Sense and Warn (S&W) radars for the U.S. Army. The contract is a follow-on to an ongoing effort being performed by Raytheon to improve the performance of the Counter Rocket Artillery and Mortar (C-RAM) S&W systems currently ... 
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03/19/12Raytheon to Continue Supporting US, Coalition Forces' Information-Sharing Computer Network
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract by the Defense Information Systems Agency to continue supporting a global research, test and evaluation computer network used by U.S. and coalition forces. The Combined Federated Battle Laboratories Network (CFBLNet) allows for the testing of new multinational information-sharing capabilities before they're transitioned to the operational networks used worldwide to support Combatant... 
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03/16/12Raytheon Awarded 2012 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award by EPA
EPA recognizes company's ongoing commitment to energy efficiency for fifth consecutive year WALTHAM, Mass., March 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recognized with the 2012 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for ongoing leadership in energy conservation, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and innovative energy efficiency practices. Raytheon received its award at an EP... 
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03/15/12Raytheon Missile Systems Earns Second Consecutive Superior Security Rating From DSS
Tucson site is largest Raytheon facility to receive a superior rating TUCSON, Ariz., March 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business received its second consecutive superior security rating in an annual vulnerability assessment by the U.S. Defense Security Service. DSS completed a two-week review at Raytheon Missile Systems headquarters and rated the site's security practices. "Safeguarding of information essential to the protection of warfighters i... 
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03/14/12Raytheon Sweetens Annual Pi Day Celebration for Math and Science Teachers From Coast to Coast
Delivery of pies within 3.14-mile radius of company locations nationwide and virtual pie sharing through Facebook to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education WALTHAM, Mass., March 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is expanding its annual Pi Day tradition by delivering hundreds of apple pies nationwide to math and science teachers at middle and high schools located within a 3.14-mile radius of select Raytheon business locations acro... 
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03/12/12Raytheon Wins $77.9 Million US Army Missile Subsystem Support Contract
Technical Services continues company's support to provide engineering services and logistics on TOW missile system DULLES, Va., March 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has won a U.S. Army TOW (tube-launched, optically tracked, wire-guided) missile subsystems contract valued at $77.9 million. Under the five-year contract, Raytheon will provide logistics and engineering support for TOW subsystems and associat... 
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03/09/12Raytheon to Upgrade Military Air Traffic Landing Systems Under $7 Million Contract
US Navy, Marine Corps to benefit from engineering, technical and depot services MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been chosen to provide engineering, technical and depot services in support of 15 Air Traffic, Navigation, Integration, and Coordination Systems (ATNAVICS) for the Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) and U.S. Marine Corps. Raytheon's ATNAVICS is a mobile system that provides air traffic services for the rapid deployment of troop... 
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03/08/12MathAlive!(TM) Powered by Raytheon Debuts at Smithsonian
Interactive experience fuses fun with innovation to bring science, technology, engineering and math to life WASHINGTON, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --As a major step in its commitment to math and science education, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is launching MathAlive!, an immersive exhibit enabling students, teachers and visitors of all ages and backgrounds to experience the wondrous outcomes of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through highly engaging hands-on ... 
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03/08/12MathAlive!™ Powered by Raytheon Debuts at Smithsonian
Interactive experience fuses fun with innovation to bring science, technology, engineering and math to life WASHINGTON, March 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- As a major step in its commitment to math and science education, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is launching MathAlive!, an immersive exhibit enabling students, teachers and visitors of all ages and backgrounds to experience the wondrous outcomes of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through highly engaging hands-on activiti... 
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03/07/12Raytheon Awarded $138.7 Million Contract for Patriot Engineering Services
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $138.7 million contract to provide engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. This is the third of four annual options to the base contract awarded in 2009, which brings the total amount to date to $803 million. These continued improvements enhance the capability of Patriot to face evolving threats. Issued by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arse... 
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03/06/12Raytheon to Supply Wind Turbine Mitigation Technology to the Netherlands Ministry of Defence
First operational implementation of technology to safely distinguish actual aircraft from false readings AMSTERDAM, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been chosen by the Netherlands Ministry of Defence to upgrade the air traffic control radar system at the Royal Netherlands Air Force base in the town of Woensdrecht with technology to mitigate the adverse effects on radar performance caused by wind turbines. Raytheon will implement the modification by the end o... 
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03/06/12Raytheon's Mobile Air Traffic Control System Makes International Debut at ATC Global Exhibition and Conference
Modular system enables humanitarian aid deliveries in emergencies AMSTERDAM, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Mobile Air Traffic Control (MATC) system, which provides critical air traffic services when existing infrastructure has been damaged or does not exist, makes its international debut at the ATC Global Exhibition and Conference March 6-8. MATC is designed to operate during emergencies, for security purposes, or to meet the needs of a temporary airfield. ... 
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03/05/12Raytheon Awarded $79.2 Million US Army Contract to Counter Rockets
Goal of Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative is to save lives of Soldiers TUCSON, Ariz., March 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $79.2 million contract to develop a system that will detect and destroy incoming rockets. The solution is called the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative (AI3). Development will culminate in a demonstration in 18 months, followed by low rate initial production. "Rocket attacks have cost many U.S. and allied w... 
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03/01/12Raytheon is Awarded DARPA Contract to Help Friendly Forces Communicate While Conducting Electronic Warfare
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $3.8 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to allow armed forces to conduct jamming operations with minimal communication and control interference to friendly forces. The High-Power Efficient Rf Digital-to-Analog Converter (HiPERDAC) program seeks to enable tactical platforms, such as maritime craft, ground vehicles, tactical aircraft and unmanned aerial vehicl... 
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02/28/12Raytheon Ranked No. 1 in HRO Today Magazine's 'Baker's Dozen' in Learning
Company awarded this distinction for fourth consecutive year DALLAS, Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), was named the No. 1 provider in learning services in HRO Today magazine's "Baker's Dozen" in learning.  "Raytheon Professional Services has distinguished itself by being the best overall provider in the Learning Outsourcing industry through its ongoing commitment to innovation, technologically superior conten... 
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02/28/12Raytheon Demonstrates Enhanced Capabilities for TOW
Missile flies faster and farther with launch, boost, sustain propulsion system TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 28, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) tested a new propulsion system for the Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wireless (TOW) missile. Developed by ATK (NYSE: ATK), the enhanced system doubles TOW's range and reduces the missile's flight time by one-third.   During the test, the developmental propulsion system flew the missile more than seven kilometers (4.35 mi... 
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02/27/12Raytheon's McCoy Named a 2012 Computerworld 'Premier 100 IT Leader'
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 27, 2012  /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Jim McCoy has been recognized by IDG's Computerworld magazine as a 2012 Premier 100 IT Leaders honoree. The award affirms Raytheon's commitment to implementing innovative IT strategies that support customers' needs and deliver business value. McCoy is the chief information officer and vice president for Information Technology at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. With this honor, he joins an elite list of IT... 
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02/27/12Raytheon's US Air Force Satellite Terminal Achieves Two Critical Milestones
Minuteman MEECN goes into full production, successfully tests with on-orbit AEHF satellite MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) U.S. Air Force satellite terminal system that provides protected communications to warfighters has received a successful Milestone C decision and subsequent production award. The Minuteman Minimum Essential Emergency Communications Network Program Upgrade (MMPU) is Raytheon's first Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AE... 
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02/22/12Raytheon Highlights Public Safety Benefits of Its Open Architecture Approach to Interoperable Emergency Communications
Rapid Alliance™ campaign launched at International Wireless Communications Expo LAS VEGAS, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In a keynote session today at the International Wireless Communications Expo, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) declared that the right technical model for a mobile broadband public safety network is open architecture, non-proprietary, standards-based and interoperable, all of which can be found in Raytheon's Rapid Alliance™ solution. In remarks to an IWCE sessio... 
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02/21/12Raytheon Emphasizes Interoperability in New Server System Linking P25 With ISSI and LTE Via Bluetooth
Open standards server builds on Raytheon's practice of interoperability with public safety communications systems LAS VEGAS, Feb. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) new interoperability server includes advanced features to help public safety agencies communicate with one another, the company announced at the International Wireless Communications Expo. The features include the ability to bring in P25 radio users over Internet Protocol (IP), and to connec... 
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02/17/12Raytheon Connects Today's Technology Innovators With the Workforce of Tomorrow During National Engineers Week
STEM-themed events across US to leverage partnerships with Boy Scouts of America®, former NASA astronaut, Sum of all Thrills™ at Epcot®, Boys & Girls Clubs of America, FIRST® LEGO® League WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will celebrate National Engineers Week (Feb. 19-25) by connecting students with world-class technical talent in interactive experiences to bring the wonders of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines ... 
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02/16/12Raytheon's JLENS Proves Tracking Capabilities During Test
Delivers tracking data to fire control systems TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) recently completed Demonstration Test 1 (DT-1), proving its ability to track targets and integrate with fire control and tactical data link systems. A series of demonstration tests were conducted at the Utah Training and Test Range from early November to mid-December 2011. The test incl... 
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02/14/12Raytheon Engages Malaysian Industry for Missile Work
First Malaysian company joins global team of ESSM suppliers SINGAPORE, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) awarded an initial contract to Malaysian-based Contraves Advanced Devices Sdn. Bhd. for the production and supply of components for the Evolved Sea Sparrow Missile (ESSM). This is the first contract of its type awarded to a Malaysian company and is aligned with U.S. and Malaysian strategic initiatives as well as the Malaysian Economic Transformation Program. ... 
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02/14/12US Army Fires Raytheon Griffin® Missile During Forward Operating Base Protection Test
Missile engages targets in ground-launch scenario SINGAPORE, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army precisely engaged targets using the Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Griffin B missile as part of a test to protect forward operating bases (FOBs) and small combat outposts.  "Griffin enables ground forces to protect their locations by precisely engaging targets in a 360-degree radius," said Harry Schulte, vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems' Air Warfare Systems product line. "Griffin giv... 
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02/14/12Raytheon Completes First Test of JSOW-ER Warhead
Joint Standoff Weapon Extended Range will enable aviators to attack targets outside the range of surface-to-air missiles SINGAPORE, Feb. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the first test of the warhead and fuze for the Joint Standoff Weapon Extended Range. "JSOW-ER's design will enable the warfighter to attack land-based and moving maritime targets from outside the range of modern surface-to-air missiles, a capability our aviators currently lack," said Harry... 
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02/13/12Raytheon Restarts Production of Laser-guided Maverick for US Air Force, Navy
SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After more than two decades, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has formally restarted production of the laser-guided Maverick missile, with the first weapon expected to be delivered to the U.S. Air Force in late 2012. Production began following a rigorous U.S. Air Force and Navy Developmental Testing/Operational Testing program that culminated in a production contract in late 2011. "The combat-proven laser Maverick has demonstrated its effectiveness... 
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02/13/12Raytheon Delivers First International Maritime Surveillance Radar to Boeing
Delivery marks addition of new technology with air-to-air surveillance mode SINGAPORE, Feb. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the first international version of its APY-10 surveillance radar to Boeing. The radar will be installed on the P-8I aircraft Boeing is building for the Indian navy. "Our APY-10 radar will provide the Indian navy with proven, low-risk technology built on generations of successful Raytheon maritime radar systems," said Tim Carey, v... 
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02/10/12Raytheon's CEC Solution Improves Battle Force Anti-air Warfare Capability
Contract modification underscores Raytheon's mission to provide latest technology to US Navy MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $67.4 million contract modification from U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command for design and engineering support for the Cooperative Engagement Capability sensor-netting system. CEC is designed to provide early detection and consistent tracking of air threats such as cruise missiles, manned aircr... 
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02/09/12Raytheon to Showcase Public Safety Technologies at New California Research Facility
Only one of its kind in the nation focused on open communications standards for public safety market DOWNEY, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will dedicate next week one of the largest public safety technology and research centers in Southern California. It will house actual, hands-on solutions that public safety agencies can use to significantly improve day-to-day operations and their responses to major incidents. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Public... 
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02/09/12Raytheon Releases Software Upgrade for Airborne Communication System
Upgrade will triple the satellite capacity for airborne radio terminals MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is tripling the satellite capacity for all AN/ARC-231 airborne radio terminals at no cost to the end-user. The enhancement is provided by an upgrade to Integrated Waveform (IW) software, following successful field tests hosted by the Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA). Prior to the software upgrade, this form of radio ... 
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02/06/12Raytheon Wins $39.6 Million US Navy Contract for AIM-9X
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $39.6 million contract for Fiscal Year 2012 production and delivery of the AIM-9X Block II infrared-guided air-to-air missile. The contract, which modifies a previously awarded contract, was announced on Jan. 31 by the Department of Defense. About the AIM-9X Block II The AIM-9X Sidewinder is an infrared-guided air-to-air missile that has demonstrated capability in the surface-to-air and air... 
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02/02/12Raytheon, US Navy Complete JSOW C-1 Developmental Testing
Culminates with weapon hitting small, fast-moving ship TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy completed developmental testing (DT) of the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon C-1. The conclusion of DT brings U.S. and allied warfighters one step closer to being able to engage moving ships as far as 60 nautical miles (70 statute miles) away with an air-launched weapon. Developmental testing finished when the JSOW C-1 struck a small, fast-moving ship target dur... 
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02/02/12Raytheon Awarded $38.1 Million Contract for Missile Defense System
Work will include engineering support to C2BMC program DULLES, Va., Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $38.1 million contract to provide engineering support to the Command, Control, Battle Management, and Communications (C2BMC) program for the Missile Defense Agency. Under the subcontract with Lockheed Martin, Raytheon's Intelligence and Information Systems business will provide engineering support in the areas of communications, s... 
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01/30/12Raytheon Awarded Naval Power System Contract
$10 million system will power future weapons TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $10 million contract from Naval Sea Systems Command to develop a pulsed power system that will enable projectiles to reach great distances without the use of an explosive charge or rocket motor. The contract for the preliminary design of a Pulse Forming Network (PFN) is part of a larger effort by the U.S. Navy to develop a mul... 
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01/30/12Raytheon's RAM Strikes Twice During Back-to-Back Tests
Aggressive scheduling within days of each other SYDNEY, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 successfully completed two guided test vehicle flights within one week, demonstrating the system's upgraded kinematic performance, guidance system and airframe capabilities.  Raytheon is building 35 RAM Block 2 missiles during the design and development test period and expects low-rate production to begin in 2012. "To have a double suc... 
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01/27/12James E. Cartwright Elected to Raytheon Board of Directors
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected Gen. James E. Cartwright (USMC, ret.) as a director. With the election of Cartwright, the Raytheon Board is comprised of 10 directors. Cartwright, 62, joins the Board following more than 40 years of distinguished military service, culminating in his service from 2007 to 2011 as the eighth vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the nation's second-highest milit... 
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01/26/12Raytheon Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2011 Results
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Fourth quarter 2011 Adjusted EPS of $1.74, up 12 percent; EPS from continuing operations was $1.58(1) Full-year 2011 Adjusted EPS of $5.90, up 7 percent; full-year 2011 EPS from continuing operations was $5.28(1) Strong operating cash flow of $1.3 billion in the quarter and $2.2 billion for the year after a $750 million discretionary pension plan contribution Strong bookings of $7.1 billion in the quarter and $26.6 billion f... 
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01/24/12Raytheon WebShield(TM) Added to UCDMO Baseline List
Company offers government agencies most accredited cross domain solutions to access and transfer data between networks HERNDON, Va., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) WebShield(TM) product has been approved by the Unified Cross Domain Management Office (UCDMO) for inclusion on the version 4.1 baseline list. The UCDMO baseline is a validated products list of cross domain technologies and solutions available to agencies in the Department of Defense and intel... 
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01/24/12Raytheon WebShield™ Added to UCDMO Baseline List
Company offers government agencies most accredited cross domain solutions to access and transfer data between networks HERNDON, Va., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) WebShield™ product has been approved by the Unified Cross Domain Management Office (UCDMO) for inclusion on the version 4.1 baseline list. The UCDMO baseline is a validated products list of cross domain technologies and solutions available to agencies in the Department of Defense and intelligence com... 
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01/24/12US Navy Completes Raytheon Laser-guided Maverick Testing
Naval and Marine aviators go 4-for-4 during tests TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy completed developmental and operational testing (DT/OT) of the newest variant of the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) laser-guided Maverick missile. This brings U.S. Sailors and Marines one step closer to conducting airborne precision engagements of rapidly moving targets in urban environments. "In numerous conflicts, Maverick has proven its effectiveness against ships, tanks, fast mo... 
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01/23/12Raytheon Upgrades National Weather Service Forecasting System
AWIPS II will bring advanced functionality to thousands of forecasters across the nation SILVER SPRING, Md., Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The next generation of the National Weather Services' (NWS) Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS), which was developed, tested and fielded by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), is now operational at the NWS Omaha Weather Forecast Office. As the first of 135 forecast sites to upgrade to the new system, this successful implementation initiates ... 
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01/17/12Raytheon BBN Awarded $5.5 Million to Develop Speech, Text Translation Capabilities for US Army
Goal is complete solution on multiple devices CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon BBN Technologies a $5.5 million contract to develop a two-way communication and translation system that can be used on a variety of operating systems and platforms, including portable, mobile and net-enabled devices. Raytheon BBN Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), will develop prototype systems for two-way sp... 
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01/17/12Raytheon Company to release 2011 fourth quarter and full-year results on Jan. 26, 2012
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its 2011 fourth quarter and full-year earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The 2011 fourth quarter and full-year earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, Jan. 26, 2012. The call will be audiocast on the Internet at www.raytheon.com/ir.  Charts to be referenced during the call will be ... 
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01/16/12Raytheon Completes Ship Self-Defense System Deliveries
Delivering predictable, reliable performance to the fleet TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the final Ship Self-Defense System (SSDS MK 2) hardware ship set of its 2010 production contract, completing all system deliveries ahead of schedule. The system is slated for installation and integration onboard the John P. Murtha (LPD 26), providing the ship's U.S. Navy-certified open-architecture combat management system. SSDS is ... 
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01/16/12Raytheon Receives $51 Million Contract for Patriot Missile Upgrades
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $51.3 million contract to upgrade Patriot Advanced Capability-2 missiles to the Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical (GEM-T) configuration. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM), Redstone Arsenal, Ala., issued the contract as a follow-on to AMCOM's Patriot missile continuous technology refreshment program initiated in 2000. "Patriot is the cornerstone of many nations' air and missile... 
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01/13/12Raytheon Canada Awarded Contract for NextGen HFSWR
High Frequency Surface Wave Radar System will be demonstrated at Hartlen Point, Nova Scotia WATERLOO, Ontario, Jan. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Canada Limited has been awarded a Technology Demonstration Program for its Next Generation High Frequency Surface Wave Radar (HFSWR) by the Canadian Department of National Defence, Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC). A system will now be installed at Hartlen Point, Nova Scotia, with a demonstration t... 
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01/12/12Raytheon to Develop Mission Critical Launch and Check Solution for the Global Positioning System
AURORA, Colo., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $27.4 million contract by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center for development of a Global Positioning System (GPS) Launch and Checkout System (LCS), which will provide early launch and checkout of GPS III satellites starting with the first GPS III launch in 2014. Raytheon was awarded the prime contract to develop the GPS Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX) in February ... 
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01/12/12US Army Testing Demonstrates Readiness of Raytheon's MAINGATE Radio to Provide Tactical Networking Vision
MAINGATE, building on in-theater success, ready for immediate deployment MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Mobile Ad hoc Interoperability Network GATEway (MAINGATE) radio system successfully provided tactical networking capabilities at two major U.S. Army exercises, giving soldiers reliable battlefield information. During the recent Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment (AEWE) at Fort Benning, Ga., MAINGATE provided the backbone for wideband... 
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01/12/12Raytheon Awarded $179.5 Million Contract for US Air Force Field Service Support
Raytheon to perform on-site operations, maintenance and training support for U-2 sensors, data links and Air Force DCGS DULLES, Va., Jan. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $179.5 million follow-on contract by the U.S. Air Force to provide Contractor Field Service (CFS) support for U-2 sensors, data links and the Air Force Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS). Raytheon has been prime on the CFS program providing support to the warf... 
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01/11/12Raytheon Awarded $60 Million for LPD 26
Continuing a legacy of performance, capability and reliability TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $60.3 million U.S. Navy contract to develop and integrate the total ship electronics systems for LPD 26, the 10th ship of the Navy's LPD 17 class of expeditionary warfare ships. Under the contract, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems extends its role as the total ship electronics systems integrator for all LPD 17-cl... 
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01/11/12Raytheon Awarded $80 Million for First International Airborne Low Frequency Sonar Contract
Providing Proven Sonar System to Australia TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an $80.8 million contract modification from the U.S. Navy in support of a Foreign Military Sale of the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar to the Royal Australian Navy. ALFS is the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S. Navy's MH-60R multimission helicopter. The contract represents the first international sale of Raytheon's advanced anti-submarine... 
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01/10/12Raytheon Awarded $212.8 Million for Evolved Seasparrow Missile
$33 million option included in consortium agreement TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded two contracts totaling $212.8 million for the production of the Evolved Seasparrow Missile, with an option for $33 million in additional work. The first contract from the U.S. Navy NATO Seasparrow Project Office (NSPO), as previously announced by the Department of Defense, is for the production of ESSMs through fiscal year 2014 and contains the option... 
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01/09/12Law Enforcement In-Car Laptop Computer Systems to Debut at Consumer Electronics Show
First in-car upgrade for Los Angeles County Sheriff's Dept. since 1987 LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the 45-year history of the Consumer Electronics Show, a patrol car from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department (LASD) equipped with Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) integration of the latest generation of public safety technology will be on display. The car will be at the invitation-only ShowStoppers event that runs from 6 p.m.-10 p.m. ... 
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01/09/12Raytheon Awarded $30 Million for New Missile Defense Interceptor
Stunner will provide ballistic missile defense at a tactical missile cost TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $30.2 million contract from Rafael Advanced Defense Systems for continued development of the Stunner interceptor. Stunner is an advanced, multi-mission, multi-platform interceptor designed for integration into current and planned air and missile defense systems. "The Stunner interceptor redefines the performance/cost value equation ... 
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01/05/12Raytheon and Thales Australia Deliver Next Generation Desktop to Australia's Department of Defence
Australia's Department of Defence to streamline IT requirements and optimize efficiency by implementing thin client technology HERNDON, Va., Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has announced a partnership with Thales Australia to deliver an innovative next generation desktop (NGD) environment to Australia's Department of Defence. Using the RTCS Trusted Thin Client® (TTC) software and thin client ... 
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01/04/12Raytheon Delivers First Upgraded Patriot Radar to Kuwait
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed its first Configuration-3 Patriot radar upgrade for the State of Kuwait. This is the first of six radar modernization deliveries due under contract to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command. "These upgrades to the latest Patriot Configuration will boost Kuwait's capability to defend itself against tactical ballistic missile attacks. They also highlight the continuing efforts by Kuwait Air Defense to... 
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