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12/23/09Raytheon Receives $1.1 Billion Order to Advance Taiwan's Patriot Capability
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received Foreign Military Sales contract awards totaling $1.1 billion to fund new production of the combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System for Taiwan. The awards include ground-system hardware through an initial contract valued at $965.6 million and an initial spares contract valued at $134.4 million. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091223/NE30255 ) "The Patriot system is a vital e... 
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12/23/09Raytheon Center Receives OSHA's Star Rating
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec 23, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Mission Capability Verification Center (MCVC), White Sands, N.M., received a star distinction from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for its commitment to workplace safety. "This prestigious certification exemplifies Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' (IDS) unwavering commitment to the safety of our workplace environment," said David Hawkins, mission center executive at MCVC. "Thro... 
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12/22/09Magazine Ranks Raytheon Plant Among 10 Best in North America
DALLAS, Dec 22, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Products Center has been recognized as one of the 10 best plants in North America by IndustryWeek magazine. The award recognizes plants that are leaders in increasing operational efficiency and overall competitiveness, enhancing customer satisfaction, and creating stimulating and rewarding environments. The citation also encourages manufacturers to adopt world-class practices, technologies and improvement s... 
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12/22/09U.S. Army fires TALON Laser-Guided Rocket Rounds from OH-58D Kiowa Warrior
Demonstration addresses urgent U.S. Army operational needEGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Dec 22, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The U.S. Army fired two TALON Laser-Guided Rocket guided test vehicle rounds during the Aviation Multi-Platform Munition Demonstration. TALON LGR is a cooperative development effort between Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Emirates Advanced Investments of the United Arab Emirates. The TALON LGR rounds were launched from a U.S. Army OH-58D Kiowa Warrior and hit targets ... 
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12/21/09New Raytheon AIM-9X Block II Missile Achieves Two-for-Two in Testing
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec 21, 2009 /PRNewswire-USNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A U.S. Air Force F-15C fired Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X Block II Sidewinder advanced, infrared-guided air-to-air missile as part of the missile's developmental testing program. The weapon successfully guided and passed within lethal range of a BQM-74 target drone, meeting all primary test objectives. The Nov. 20 test occurred at the U.S. Air Force's Eglin Air Force Base test range and marks the second time the missile... 
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12/17/09UK Awards Javelin Joint Venture $176 Million for Javelin Missile Rounds
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec 17, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture received a $176 million contract from the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defense for more than 1,300 Javelin missile rounds and associated engineering support. "The current battlefield requires precision at all levels of the fight, and Javelin meets the need for precision at both the platoon and squad levels," said Duane Gooden, program director of Raytheon'... 
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12/17/09Raytheon Unveils Applications for the Apple iPhone
Secure applications designed for government environments where access to real-time information is essentialDALLAS, Dec 17, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has unveiled the first of a series of mission software applications specifically designed for Apple's(R) iPhone(TM) and iPod touch(TM). Raytheon has developed intuitive situational awareness applications to leverage Apple's rapidly growing mobile content and technologies, such as a compass, global positioning sys... 
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12/16/09Raytheon ATFLIR Marks More Than 500,000 Flight Hours
MCKINNEY, Texas, Dec 16, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared pod, which provides pinpoint accuracy and real-time target assessment from long standoff ranges, has marked more than 500,000 hours of operational flight on the U.S. Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet. In coordination with the Navy, Raytheon has continually improved performance and added advanced capabilities to the targeting pod. ATFLIR allows target recognition and tracki... 
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12/16/09Student 'Screen Time' Adds Up to a Distraction From Schoolwork, According to the Raytheon U.S. Middle School Students Math Habits Study
Report also reveals that young students lose most interest in math between sixth and eighth gradesWALTHAM, Mass., Dec 16, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Seventy-two percent of U.S. middle school students spend more than three hours each day outside of school in front of a TV, mobile phone or computer screen rather than doing homework or other academic-related activities. This was one finding among many in the "Raytheon U.S. Middle School Students Math Habits Study," a new study commissioned b... 
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12/15/09Raytheon BBN Technologies Awarded $81 Million to Establish Nation's Largest Network Science Research Center
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec 15, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been awarded an $81 million contract by the Army Research Laboratory to create a collaborative technology alliance in network science. Under the five-year contract, Raytheon BBN Technologies will pursue fundamental research in network science to identify the commonalities that apply to diverse kinds of networks. Called the ARL Network Science Colla... 
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12/14/09Raytheon BBN Technologies Wins Serious Games Showcase & Challenge with VESSEL Damage Control Trainer
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 14, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has won the Serious Games Showcase & Challenge in the business category at the Annual Interservice/Industry Training, Simulation and Education Conference (I/ITSEC), the world's largest modeling and simulation conference. The winning entry is VESSEL Damage Control Trainer, an immersive, game-based training environment that teaches damage control skills,... 
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12/14/09Raytheon Leases New Green Building at Aberdeen Proving Ground
St. Johns Properties, Inc. to break ground for new facility Dec. 14 ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., Dec. 14, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has signed a lease agreement with St. Johns Properties, Inc. for a new green building at Aberdeen Proving Ground (APG), Md., to improve collaboration with its customers. St. Johns Properties plans to break ground Dec. 14, 2009, for construction of a 75,000 square foot, LEED-certified building. LEED is a third-party certification pr... 
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12/09/09Raytheon Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec 09, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on January 28, 2010 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on January 4, 2010. Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of $23.2 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government ma... 
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12/09/09Raytheon AIM-9X Sidewinder Demonstrates Air-To-Surface Capability
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec 09, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated the capability to employ the AIM-9X Sidewinder advanced infrared-guided air-to-air missile to attack surface targets. During a Sept. 23 test, an AIM-9X fired from a U.S. Air Force F-16C fighter sank a rapidly moving target boat in the Gulf of Mexico. "With a software upgrade, AIM-9X retains its air-to-air capabilities and gains an air-to-surface capability," said Harry Schulte, Raytheon Missile S... 
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12/07/09Raytheon Named to 2009 FORTUNE 25 Top Companies for Leaders List
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec 07, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been named to FORTUNE magazine's 2009 list of 25 Top Companies for Leaders in North America. This is the first time that Raytheon has been included in this prestigious biennial ranking. An expert panel of judges selected and ranked winners based on criteria including strength and depth of leadership practices, culture, business performance and company reputation. This year 537 organizations were surveyed a... 
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12/07/09Raytheon Receives Award To Reduce Effects of Wind Turbines on Air Traffic Control System
WASHINGTON, Dec 07, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract by the United Kingdom's NATS, formerly National Air Traffic Services, to conduct software modeling and field trials of technology that minimizes the effects of wind turbines on radar signals. "We are developing this much-needed technology with NATS to eliminate potential radar blackout zones near wind farms and enable the U.K. to continue its progress in developing safe, renewable energ... 
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12/03/09Raytheon BBN Technologies Licenses Stereo Digital Mammography Technology to FUJIFILM Corporation
Solutions planned for use in advanced 3-D display applicationsCAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec 03, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has licensed its patented, award-winning stereo digital mammography (SDM) technology to FUJIFILM Corp. FUJIFILM intends to interface the SDM technology with the Aspire HD FFDM system. Combined with SDM technology, the Aspire HD digital mammography system will deliver stereo images for 3-D vie... 
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12/02/09Raytheon Insider-Threat Solution Now Features File Discovery and Registry Monitoring
SALT LAKE CITY, Dec. 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) released SureView(TM) 6.4, a host-based insider-threat protection and risk-management solution that proactively identifies and supports investigations of user violations. The sixth-generation Raytheon SureView is used by several Fortune 500 organizations, as well as major government agencies, including the Defense Information Systems Agency. Earlier this year, DISA selected Raytheon's insider threat management solution ... 
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12/02/09Raytheon Sells Second Advanced SUV-Based Radiation Detection System to Florida
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) sold a second Mobile Nuclear Radiation Detection System, or MNRDS, to Florida's Department of Transportation. The MNRDS is a mobile radiation detection system mounted in a sports utility vehicle; it provides the ability to detect and identify nuclear radiation in mobile and stationary operations using advanced spectroscopic technology. It will expand the state's capability to safeguard against nuclear threats on ... 
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12/01/09NLOS-LS Team Uses Warhead To Defeat Stationary Target
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Dec. 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), completed a test flight of the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System's Precision Attack Missile using a warhead. The PAM missile was launched from the NLOS-LS container launch unit (CLU) and used its on-board, semi-active laser seeker to detect, lock on and destroy a stationary BM-21 rocket launcher at a range of 38 kilometers (23.... 
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12/01/09Raytheon Awarded $17 Million To Upgrade South Korea's Patriot Systems
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $17.2 million Foreign Military Sales contract modification to deliver capability upgrades for South Korea's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. With emphasis on upgrading the global Patriot fleet, Raytheon will deliver prime-power equipment as an alternative power source for Patriot system operations and will deliver communications equipment to enhance Patriot interoperability with air def... 
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11/30/09Japanese Troops Conduct Successful Training and Patriot Test Firings at Fort Bliss
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Japanese Air Self Defense Forces (JASDF) concluded its annual training exercise at Fort Bliss, Texas. The exercise included target engagement and successful test firings of the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) provided operational support for the annual service practice conducted by the JASDF. Mitsubishi Heavy Industry (MHI) is the prime contractor for Patriot in Japan and manufactures the guidance en... 
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11/23/09Raytheon's Rolling Airframe Missile Completes Key Flight Tests
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 successfully completed three instrumented test vehicle flights between April and October designed to demonstrate the system's upgraded kinematic capabilities. The tests focused on RAM's rocket motor, airframe, control section and autopilot software. Raytheon will build 35 Block p missiles during the design and development test period and expects a low rate initial production contr... 
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11/23/09Raytheon Awarded $241 Million for Zumwalt Software Development
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $241.3 million U.S. Navy contract to deliver additional open architecture software capability for the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000). Under the contract, software development will support the integration of human-computer- interface components for the ship's engineering machinery controls and damage control systems. Specifically, Raytheon will deliver computer-graphical user interfaces and a tec... 
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11/19/09Raytheon-Developed Unmanned Ground Control System Completes Major Milestone
Adding Tactical Control System will enhance future Navy missions FALLS CHURCH, Va., Nov. 19, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved a key milestone for the U.S. Navy as the Tactical Control System (TCS) was deployed recently on the USS McInerney to support a counternarcotics mission in Central America as part of the MQ-8B Fire Scout program. "This truly is a critical milestone on our road to success toward a full fleet introduction on Littoral Combat Ships," said... 
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11/18/09Raytheon and Xceedium Partner To Protect Critical Infrastructures Against Insider and External Threats
Raytheon to resell Xceedium's GateKeeper appliance, adding hardened access control and audit capabilities to its portfolio LINTHICUM, Md., and JERSEY CITY, N.J., Nov. 18, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has entered into a reseller agreement with Xceedium®, Inc., the leading provider of next-generation access control and audit solutions. Raytheon will resell Xceedium's GateKeeper appliance as a complement to its SureView(TM) insider threat solution. The joint solution w... 
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11/17/09Raytheon Selected to Supply Surveillance Systems for the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov 17, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia General Authority of Civil Aviation (GACA) for a nationwide air traffic management system based upon cooperative surveillance. The contract will extend air traffic control surveillance throughout the Kingdom. It will also enhance flight safety for the rapidly growing domestic airline sector and improve the efficiency of Saudi Arabia's air t... 
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11/16/09Raytheon Completes Critical Design Review for CVN 78's Dual Band Radar
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy recently completed a critical design review (CDR) for the Dual Band Radar, which will be installed on the Navy's next-generation aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). The DBR, produced by Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS), is the Navy's most advanced multifunction radar; it will provide superior surveillance capabilities supporting air operations and ship self defense. Levera... 
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11/16/09TALON Laser-Guided Rocket Team Completes Environmental Test Flights
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov 16, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Emirates Advanced Investments (EAI) completed a series of environmental guided test flights of the TALON Laser-Guided Rocket. The TALON LGR rounds were pre-conditioned in extreme hot and cold temperatures prior to the flights and hit targets at ranges of 2, 3 and 5 kilometers (1.24, 1.86 and 3.1 miles) during the tests. The TALON LGR is a low-cost, semi-active laser guidance and control kit tha... 
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11/15/09Raytheon Awarded $20 Million for Spares to Support Upgraded Kuwait Patriot Radar Systems
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov 15, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $20.5 million Foreign Military Sales contract for spares to support planned Patriot Configuration-3 system upgrades for the State of Kuwait. This sole source, not-to-exceed contract from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., calls for essential parts to support the sustainment of Configuration-3 radar systems to ensure continued mission performance. ... 
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11/12/09Raytheon awarded $197 million for LPD 17 program
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $197 million U.S. Navy contract for life-cycle engineering and support of the LPD 17 class, the Navy's next generation of amphibious warfare ships. As a key member of the LPD alliance, Raytheon is the total ship electronics systems integrator for the LPD 17 class as well as the prime contractor for life-cycle engineering and support. The company provides the Shipboard Wide Area Network, integr... 
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11/10/09Raytheon to Provide Cybersecurity Across Department of Defense Networks
WASHINGTON, Nov 10, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A team led by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract to help the Defense Information Systems Agency develop integrated network operations situational awareness (NetOps SA) across Department of Defense classified and unclassified cyber networks. Under the $28 million award, Raytheon and its teammates will provide a cybersecurity solution that will, among other things, enable the Department of Defense to quickly detect network ... 
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11/09/09Raytheon Eyes International Contract Award for its F-16 AESA Radar
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) moves closer to its first international sale of RACR (Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar) following approval for the company to move forward with technical discussions with at least two potential customers. Both countries are looking to upgrade their F-16 fleets within the next two years in order to keep their force structure at the cutting edge of today's complex battlespace. RACR is designed for all F-16s and is ap... 
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11/06/09Raytheon Engineer Receives National Award for Innovation
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Dr. Piali De received a national award for Technology Innovation at the 2009 Women of Color's 14(th) Annual Conference held recently in Dallas, Texas. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091106/NE06314 ) De, who holds a doctorate in physics, is a Raytheon engineering fellow in Civil Security and Response Programs at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS). She is one of two recipients of this year's... 
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11/05/09Raytheon Advances Zumwalt Program With Innovative Technology From Small Business Partner
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 5, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and small business partner KaZaK Composites Inc., Woburn, Mass., have completed the design phase of the composite ballistic screen for integration onboard the Zumwalt-class destroyer (DDG 1000). With the U.S. Navy, Raytheon and KaZaK recently celebrated as the technology formally transitioned to Small Business Innovative Research (SBIR) Phase III production - a critical milestone for an SBIR program. "This proje... 
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11/05/09Raytheon Hires Industry Veteran to Head Information Security Solutions Business Development
LINTHICUM, Md., Nov. 5, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has hired Chris Foster as business development executive for its Information Security Solutions (ISS) business. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091105/NE05441 ) In this role, Foster leads Raytheon's business development efforts for its rapidly growing cybersecurity business, which provides full-spectrum systems to protect customers' critical information networks and infrastructures from the most ... 
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11/04/09Raytheon Awarded $6 Million for Patriot Engineering Services
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 4, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $5.8 million contract modification for engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense system. This is the eighth modification to the $128 million contract awarded in January 2009 by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala. A previous contract modification for $8.1 million was awarded in August 2009. The contract calls for Raytheon to provide systems... 
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11/04/09Raytheon Calls for Entries for MathMovesU(R) Middle School Scholarship and Campership Program
Program supports the next generation of U.S. innovators with $300,000 investment in STEM initiative WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 4, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is calling for entries for the MathMovesU Middle School Scholarship and Campership program, which provides $1,000 scholarships to 150 middle school students nationwide. This school year, student awards can be used for either a "campership" applied to tuition and fees at a science, technology, engineering, or math-re... 
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11/03/09Raytheon Wins Workforce Management Magazine's 2009 Optimas Award
Global innovation enables successful learning solutions for clients worldwideDALLAS, Nov 03, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has won Workforce Management magazine's 2009 Optimas Award in the Global Outlook category. The annual Optimas Awards recognize companies whose workforce management initiatives achieve business results and streamline global operations and efficiencies. RPS won for the success of its global tr... 
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11/02/09System Developed Jointly by FBI and Raytheon Recognized with 2009 Government Computer News Agency IT Award
WASHINGTON and RESTON, Va., Nov. 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Data Exchange (N-DEx) criminal justice information sharing system has been recognized with a Government Computer News (GCN) 2009 Agency Information Technology Award. N-DEx was jointly developed by the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services (CJIS) Division and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). It is one of 10 government agency projects to be distinguished as outstanding IT initiatives for 2009. "Our partnership... 
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11/02/09Raytheon Completes Free Flight of Joint Standoff Weapon Extended Range
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER WEAPONS DIVISION SEA TEST RANGE, Calif., Nov 02, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy completed the first free-flight demonstration of the Joint Standoff Weapon Extended Range air-to-surface precision guided missile. The JSOW-ER is a powered variant of the combat-proven glide JSOW. It takes the GPS-inertial navigation system reliability of existing JSOW variants and combines it with the network-enabled maritime-interdiction ca... 
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10/29/09Raytheon Board Votes to Submit Proposal Giving Shareholders Right to Call Special Meeting
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct 29, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced that its Board of Directors voted this week to submit a proposal to Company shareholders at its 2010 annual meeting to amend the Company's certificate of incorporation to give holders of 25 percent or more of the Company's voting stock the right to call a special meeting of shareholders. At present, only a majority of the Board or the Board's Chairman may call a special meeting. "The Board of Director... 
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10/29/09Raytheon Awarded Phase Two Contract for Nano-Composite Optical Ceramics Project
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 29, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of Naval Research has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $6.9 million, phase two contract to develop a new class of nano-composite optical materials. This continuation of the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency Nanocomposite Optical Ceramics project will be performed over the next 18- to 24-months and is aimed at enhancing missile performance with full infrared transparency, unrestricted seeker performance and greater mecha... 
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10/28/09Raytheon Awarded $81.1 Million for Airborne Low Frequency Sonar
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received an $81.1 million U.S. Navy contract for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar (ALFS), the primary undersea warfare sensor for the Navy's MH-60R multi-mission helicopter. "ALFS advances the capabilities of the Navy's anti-submarine warfare mission, giving the fleet an unfair advantage over enemy submarines," said Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' (IDS) Charles "Tom" Bush, vice president of Seapo... 
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10/28/09Raytheon Receives $9 Million Contract for Ship Self-Defense System Support
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct 28, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $9.6 million modification to an existing U.S. Navy contract to serve as the platform systems engineering agent for the Ship Self-Defense System. In this role, Raytheon integrates complex warfighting improvements with SSDS for various U.S. Navy aircraft carriers and amphibious ships. Under this modification, Raytheon will integrate the Dual Band Radar currently in production as part of the Zumwalt-c... 
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10/28/09Japan Achieves Second Ballistic Missile Intercept Using Raytheon Standard Missile-3
KAUAI, Hawaii, Oct. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY -- The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force achieved another ballistic missile intercept in space using a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-built Standard Missile-3. During the Oct. 27 test, the SM-3 Block IA missile engaged and destroyed a medium-range ballistic missile target more than 100 miles above the Pacific Ocean. Personnel at the U.S. Navy's Pacific Missile Range Facility on Kauai launched the ballistic missile ta... 
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10/27/09Raytheon Moves Ahead in Competition for Next Generation Jammer Program
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 27, 2009 - Having completed an initial technology maturation study in July, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has entered the subsequent phase of the competition for the U.S. Navy's Next Generation Jammer program. The study described new technological approaches to provide 21st century jamming capabilities for current and future threats in the airborne electronic-attack arena. The next-generation jammer is intended to replace the ALQ-99 jamming pods on the EA-18G G... 
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10/27/09Raytheon Executives to Speak at Goldman Sachs Global Industrials Conference
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct 27, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that William H. Swanson, Raytheon chairman and chief executive officer, and David C. Wajsgras, Raytheon senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at the Goldman Sachs Global Industrials Conference on Thursday, November 5, 2009. Their presentation is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. ET. Swanson's and Wajsgras' remarks will be audio cast live (listen-only mode) through the Rayth... 
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10/26/09Raytheon Completes Acquisition of BBN Technologies
MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct 26, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that it has completed its acquisition of BBN Technologies, a world leader in research and development, and provider of critical solutions for national defense and security missions. The purchase price is approximately $350 million, subject to post-closing adjustments. The transaction will not materially impact Raytheon's sales or earnings per share for the fourth quarter of 2009, and is expected... 
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10/26/09Raytheon Wins Space Situational Awareness Prototype Award
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct 26, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $3 million award from the U.S. Air Force Space Command to develop an enterprise sensing prototype architecture for space situational awareness (ESP-SSA). ESP-SSA will prototype an open, service-oriented architecture to integrate Space Command space surveillance sensors with Missile Defense Agency (MDA) sensors into a single sensor enterprise. This integrated, global enterprise will enable missile d... 
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10/23/09Raytheon Receives Clearing the Path Award from Marshall Legacy Institute
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received the 2009 Clearing the Path Corporate Award from the Marshall Legacy Institute (MLI) during the group's annual awards and benefit dinner. The dinner, held in Washington, D.C., is MLI's annual event to recognize supporters and highlight the accomplishments of the last year. "Raytheon is committed to supporting MLI's important humanitarian mission of removing landmine... 
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10/22/09Raytheon Reports Strong Third Quarter 2009 Results; Increases Full-Year Guidance
Highlights Net sales of $6.2 billion, up 6 percent Income from continuing operations of $499 million, up 14 percent Earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.25, up 24 percent Strong operating cash flow from continuing operations of $749 million Increased full-year 2009 guidance for EPS and return on invested capital (ROIC) WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 22, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) reported third quarter 2009 income from continuing operation... 
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10/21/09Raytheon to Support U.S. Airport Screening Equipment Services
RESTON, Va., Oct. 21, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a task order to manage the integration of electronic baggage screening equipment at dozens of airports around the country. The task order was issued under the Transportation Security Administration's Security Equipment Integration Services indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract. Raytheon is leading a world-class team composed of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc.; CAGE Inc.; SRA Internat... 
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10/20/09Raytheon Insider Threat Solution Receives Federal Validation
SALT LAKE CITY, Oct 20, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Linux cryptographic module embedded in its government insider threat solution has been awarded federal validation. With the approval of the new module, the entire Raytheon SureView(TM) product is now Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 140-2 level 1 compliant. Such compliance is required by the U.S. federal government to ensure that information systems using cryptography are secure. "The accredi... 
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10/19/09Raytheon Selected as Network Systems Integrator for Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct 19, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been selected as the network systems integrator for the Army Expeditionary Warrior Experiment. This experiment will integrate more than 25 technologies from more than 20 different companies and government agencies to operate on a single integrated backbone network. Raytheon will provide the integration capability to establish the network and join a variety of communication devices, command and control a... 
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10/14/09It All Adds Up! Raytheon's Sum Of All Thrills(TM) Experience Opens Today
New exhibit at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R) showcases math in action as students design and experience their own ride using math fundamentalsWALTHAM, Mass. and LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., Oct 14, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today unveiled the Sum of all Thrills(TM) at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R) at the Walt Disney World(R) Resort. This new ride is a unique experience that lets park guests custom-design their own thrill ride using mathematical tools, an innovative touch-scr... 
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10/13/09Raytheon Achieves Site Acceptance Test for Two U.S. Air Force Intelligence Ground Systems
Systems provides faster, more accurate intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance GARLAND, Texas, Oct. 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has accomplished two major requirements of the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) contract, completing the site acceptance testing of two operational Distributed Ground Systems: DGS-2 at Beale Air Force Base, Calif., and DGS-4 at Ramstein Air Base, Germany. "The DCGS Block 10.2 enterprise is about to change everything... 
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10/13/09Raytheon Announces New Greenhouse Gas Reduction Goal
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is continuing its commitment to sustainability and the environment this Energy Awareness Month by announcing a new greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goal. As an industry partner in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's voluntary Climate Leaders program, Raytheon pledges to reduce its absolute U.S. emissions by 10 percent between 2008 and 2015. Climate Leaders is the country's largest GHG goal-settin... 
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10/13/09Raytheon Company to Release Third Quarter 2009 Results on October 22nd
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its third quarter 2009 earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EDT Thursday, October 22, 2009. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The third quarter 2009 earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, October 22, 2009. The call will be audio cast on the Internet at http://www.raytheon.com. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the website ... 
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10/12/09Raytheon Announces MathMovesU(R) Sweepstakes Grand Prizewinner
10th-grader from Drexel, Mo., wins an all-expense paid trip to the official opening of Sum of all Thrills(TM) at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R) WALTHAM, Mass. and DREXEL, Mo., Oct. 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- A 15-year-old sophomore at Louisburg High School has won Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) MathMovesU® sweepstakes. Christina Davey of Drexel, Mo., will attend the official opening of Sum of all Thrills(TM), an interactive, math-based experience located at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot at the Walt Disney... 
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10/12/09Raytheon Awarded $5.5 million Contract to Develop HEALICS Technology
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct 12, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $5.5 million contract to design, fabricate and test Self-HEALing mixed-signal Integrated Circuits (HEALICS) technology. If all contract phases are completed, the value of the contract could reach $11 million. Raytheon's HEALICS effort incorporates self-healing into a complex system-on-chip (SoC) design, providing the capability for the chip to sense... 
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10/08/09Raytheon's Sum of all Thrills(TM) Experience to Open at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R) Oct. 14
What: On Oct. 14, 2009, Raytheon Company, in collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering, will unveil an interactive, math-based experience called Sum of all Thrills at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot. With Sum of all Thrills, Raytheon is dedicated to instilling and supporting a lifelong passion for math, science and technology among America's youth. For more information, visit www.mathmov... 
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10/07/09Raytheon Introduces Improved Mobile Device for Fast Intelligence Sharing
Device leverages the Google(TM) Android mobile platform for warfighter use WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is debuting at the 2009 Association of the U.S. Army Annual Meeting and Exposition a breakthrough mobile device for faster intelligence sharing. The Raytheon Android Tactical System (RATS) delivers multimedia content faster and in less time to warfighters. Using RATS will provide them with a common mobile device that now can be used on the... 
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10/07/09Army Awards Raytheon $13 Million to Improve Situational Awareness for Pilots
MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 7, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $13 million contract to develop additional sensor prototypes for the Advanced Distributed Aperture System, which gives helicopter pilots 360-degree situational awareness. The award is the first extension of the Joint Capability Technology Demonstration contract, initially funded in September 2008. The Army launched the ADAS program to assist pilots flying at low levels. The ori... 
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10/07/09Raytheon Delivers Web-Based Applications to Mobile Users in Industry-First Milestone
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 7, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), in collaboration with the U.S. Army's Communications Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center, recently completed industry-first experiments using Raytheon's fourth generation wireless networking technology. The Enhanced Position Location Reporting System 4th Generation served as the network backbone and provided the ability to connect with many current and future force systems as part of an o... 
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10/06/09Raytheon-Boeing Team Tests Joint Air-to-Ground Missile Form-Factored Integrated Seeker
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) completed a series of captive carry flight tests of a form-factored tri-mode seeker for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile competition. "The test series demonstrated that Raytheon's form-factored tri-mode seeker and guidance electronics units are ready to enter prototype missile builds in preparation for guided missile firings early next year," said Bob Francois, Raytheon's vice presi... 
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10/06/09Javelin Joint Venture Awarded $214 Million Contract for Javelin Weapon System
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) - Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture received a $214 million U.S. Army contract for the production of the Javelin Close Combat Weapon System. The contract includes the Javelin missile, command launch units (CLUs), and training and field support. Javelin is the world's first man-portable, fire-and-forget, medium-range missile system. The compact, lightweight missile is designed for one-soldier... 
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10/06/09Raytheon Awarded $64 Million to Establish and Maintain Patriot Spares Inventory
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct 06, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $64 million supply performance-based logistics contract to establish and maintain inventory levels in the field of select secondary Patriot parts. This sole-source, firm-fixed-price contract from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is a follow-on contract to continue to provide spare parts to the warfighter. Under the previous contract, Raytheon increased par... 
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10/05/09Raytheon Wins U.S. Armed Forces Combat Training Program In Kuwait
RESTON, Va., Oct 05, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has won a contract to improve, deliver and maintain an advanced combat training program for U.S. Armed Forces and coalition partners in Kuwait. The multiple-year contract, which begins in October, is through the U.S. Third Army Command. The base contract is valued at $44 million. It is part of the Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) program. "We will support all training and training-related ta... 
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10/02/09Raytheon Delivers First Ground Soldier System Prototypes
MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered 10 Ground Soldier System (GSS) Increment 1 prototypes Sept. 16, 2009, supporting a significant program milestone in the rapid development of a wearable computer that links the dismounted warfighter to the netted battlefield. "Our team is focused on the soldier and a flexible mission solution that weighs less, uses less power and takes up less space," said Dave Treichler, Raytheon GSS Inc 1 capture manag... 
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10/02/09Raytheon Awarded $73 Million U.S. Army Contract for Excalibur Ia-2 Rounds
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $73.3 million U.S. Army contract for the production of Excalibur Ia-2 155 mm precision-guided projectile rounds. Excalibur Ia-2 is the next generation of precision-guided projectiles for U.S. Army and Marine Corps artillery. Using GPS precision guidance technology, Excalibur rounds provide warfighters with an accurate first-round, fire-for-effect capability in urban settings. "Instead of focusing o... 
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10/01/09Raytheon Awarded Contract Worth Up To $100 Million To Provide Encrypted Combat Identification Technology To U.S. Air Force
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract worth up to $100 million to improve secure combat identification for the U.S. Air Force. Under the five-year agreement, Raytheon will produce and deliver up to 8,000 KIV-77 applique crypto computers for Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) equipment. "The KIV-77 safeguards communications and protects warfighters when they need to identify... 
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10/01/09Raytheon Uses Proven Technology to Protect Food
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct 01, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed a pasteurization technology that can be integrated into the food supply chain resulting in energy reduction for the food production market and healthier and safer products for consumers. The technology delivers concentrated energy to the surface of the food, significantly reducing the amount of wasted energy that exists in current pasteurization methods. Unlike current solutions, this technology... 
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09/30/09Raytheon Delivers Advanced SUV-based Radiation Detection System to Florida
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered its Mobile Nuclear Radiation Detection System (MNRDS) to Florida's Department of Transportation. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090930/NE83780 ) The Florida Department of Transportation took ownership of the system during a ceremony at Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems' Integrated Air Defense Center in Andover, Mass. The MNRDS is a mobile radiation detection sys... 
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09/30/09Raytheon to Demonstrate IED Training Simulation at AUSA
WASHINGTON, Sept. 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-led IED training team will be demonstrating its new improvised explosive device simulation solution during the Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition. The AUSA event will be held at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C., Oct. 5-7, 2009. Raytheon's booth is No. 2603. As casualties in Afghanistan due to IEDs continue to increase, the need for improved pre-deploy... 
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09/29/09Raytheon Demonstrates Enhanced Long-Range Target Validation Capability
MCKINNEY, Texas, Sept. 29, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated an enhanced long-range electronic identification capability that helps soldiers better validate targets on the battlefield and reduce fratricide. Part of a U.S. Army-sponsored demonstration, Raytheon integrated its Target Validation System technology with a Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3). "Raytheon's TVS technology can identify friendly platforms obscured by tree lines a... 
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09/29/09Raytheon Develops Tactical Intelligence Resource for U.S. Army
GARLAND, Texas, Sept 29, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has debuted a mobile intelligence collection and dissemination resource for the U.S. Army. Known as THUNDR (Tactical Handoff Using Nearest Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Resource), the new application runs on a standard U.S. Army laptop and allows greater mobility for intelligence collection and dissemination by Army, Marine and special operations units and echelons at battalion and below. THUNDR p... 
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09/28/09Raytheon Delivers First Joint Standoff Weapon C to Australia
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first Joint Standoff Weapon C to Australia in July for the Royal Australian Air Force's new F/A-18F Hornet fighter aircraft. In addition to the JSOW C, the RAAF has placed an order for the JSOW C-1, which is currently in production; deliveries will begin in 2010. The JSOW C-1 maintains the land attack capability of JSOW C and adds a moving maritime target capability by incorporating a datalin... 
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09/28/09Raytheon Completes Flight Testing of Key Air Force Intelligence System
Voice communications system is first accredited VoIP system for the Department of Defense with built-in information security FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has established initial operational capability and has conducted flight tests for a key communications component for the U.S. Air Force DCGS (Distributed Common Ground System). The new intercom communications system, Crew Communications (Crew Comm), modernizes peer-to-peer collabor... 
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09/24/09Raytheon Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 24, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on November 5, 2009 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 6, 2009. Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of $23.2 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government mar... 
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09/23/09Raytheon Receiver Surpasses Milestone in Satellite Tracking
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has surpassed another milestone on its Modernized User Equipment program by achieving live satellite M-code tracking with its MUE receiver. A Raytheon-led team developed modernized versions of the avionics and the ground-based module that receives signals from the Global Positioning System. Delivery of the pre-production receiver to the government is expected in November 2009. This milestone puts Raytheon... 
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09/23/09Raytheon Missile Systems Achieves Capability Maturity Model(R) Integration Level 5
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business achieved Capability Maturity Model Integration level 5, the highest level under the CMMI(R) model. "CMMI measures business process maturity and provides our customers with a way to assess risks and predict performance," said Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, Raytheon Missile Systems president. "This achievement validates that Missile Systems operates at the highest levels of performance excellence an... 
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09/22/09Raytheon Hires Air Force Network Operations Expert For Cybersecurity Post
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept 22, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has hired retired Air Force Col. Ward Heinke as director of cyber defense solutions for its Information Security Solutions (ISS) business. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090922/NE79228 ) Heinke joined Raytheon after serving as the commander of the 608th Air Force Network Operations Center, Barksdale Air Force Base, La. He had daily command and control responsibilities for Air Force classif... 
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09/21/09Raytheon Repeats Perfect Score on the 2010 Corporate Equality Index
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 21, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fifth consecutive year, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved a 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The HRC, the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization, rates American companies annually on how they treat LGBT employees, consumers and investors. In 2005, Raytheon became the first defense and aerospace company to achieve a 100 pe... 
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09/21/09Raytheon Awarded $42 Million Contract to Supply Targeting Pods to Swiss Air Force
MCKINNEY, Texas, Sept. 21, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $42 million Foreign Military Sales award from the U.S. Navy to provide 14 Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared pod systems and spares to the Swiss Air Force. The delivery of the ATFLIR pods by Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, expected in 2010, will provide the Swiss F/A-18 Hornet aircraft advanced electro-optical and infrared sensors with a tracking laser. "These additional pod systems ... 
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09/15/09Raytheon's GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II Completes Risk Reduction
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Sept 15, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed GBU-53/B datalink flight testing. This concludes all testing requirements for the company's Small Diameter Bomb II risk reduction program. "The datalink met all key performance milestones and demonstrated the requirements needed to achieve 'technology readiness level 6,'" said Harry Schulte, Raytheon's vice president of Air Warfare Systems. "All other GBU-53/B subsystems have attained thi... 
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09/15/09Raytheon's AESA Radar for Boeing F-15E Receives New Designation
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept 15, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) active electronically scanned array radar for Boeing's F-15E aircraft has been given the U.S. Air Force's latest designation of AN/APG-82(V)1. The radar, specific for Air Force requirements, is the latest evolution in Raytheon's world-leading AESA family of products. The program is in development to provide next-generation air-to-air and air-to-surface capabilities for the F-15E fleet. By maximizing tech... 
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09/14/09Raytheon Starts Developmental Testing of Upgraded Laser-Guided Maverick Missile
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 14, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) began developmental testing of the U.S. Air Force's newest variant of the laser-guided Maverick missile, the AGM-65E2. The laser-guided Maverick missile is a direct-attack, air-to-ground precision munition used extensively by the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps in current combat operations. The AGM-65E2 employs the latest in digital semi-active laser sensor technology, which reduces the risk of collateral damag... 
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09/14/09Raytheon-led Littoral Warfare Weapons Team Demonstrates Successful Underwater Launch
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept 14, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) marked a developmental milestone when it successfully demonstrated the underwater launch of a Raytheon AIM-9X air-to-air test missile shape from a submerged Tomahawk Capsule Launching System. This successful test is a significant step in demonstrating payload flexibility for submarines. Conducted at the U.S. Army's Aberdeen Test Center, Aberdeen, Md., the test marked the first time an AIM-9X test missile sha... 
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09/11/09Raytheon Company and the New England Patriots Honored as Boston Business Journal Corporate Citizenship Partners of the Year
Raytheon and Patriots recognized for creation of "Science of Sports" program for members of local Boys & Girls Clubs WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 11, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the New England Patriots have been honored as Boston Business Journal corporate citizenship partners of the year. Recognized for this year's "Science of Sports" program, Raytheon and the Patriots partnered as presenting sponsors of the program designed for members of Boys & Girls Clubs through... 
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09/10/09U.S. Air Force Awards Raytheon $77 Million Contract for Infrared-Guided Maverick Missiles
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept 10, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $77.4 million Foreign Military Sales contract to produce AGM-65D and AGM-65G2 infrared-guided Maverick air-to-surface missiles for Korea and Taiwan. The AGM-65 Maverick family of precision-attack missiles is used by the air, naval and marine forces of 33 countries. More than 69,000 missiles have been produced to date, and more than 6,000 have been used in combat with a 93 percent ki... 
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09/09/09U.S. Navy Awards Raytheon $93 Million Contract for Standard Missile-6
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) won the first of several planned low rate initial production (LRIP) contracts to build Standard Missile-6 systems for the U.S. Navy. The $93 million contract includes the production of missiles and delivery of spare parts and missile containers. Delivery will begin in early 2011. "Standard Missile-6 has been on budget and on schedule since the program started in 2004," said Frank Wyatt, vice president of Rayt... 
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09/09/09Raytheon Awarded $19 Million Contract for Lightweight Torpedoes
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $19.3 million U.S. Navy contract to provide MK54 lightweight torpedo hardware. With this award, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is under contract to deliver 241 MK54 kits, of which 100 kits will be delivered to the Turkish Navy via a Foreign Military Sales agreement. "We are working with our Navy customer and advancing the reliability and effectiveness of both light and heavyweight to... 
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09/08/09Raytheon Signs $151 Million Evolved SeaSparrow Missile Contract
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept 08, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $151 million contract by the U.S. Navy's NATO SeaSparrow program office to produce 186 Evolved SeaSparrow Missiles, with an option for $210.3 million to produce an additional 255 missiles. The agreement will also provide NSPO consortium member navies with spare parts and missile containers. Deployed in the U.S. Navy and nine international fleets, ESSM defends the battlespace by delivering ship sel... 
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09/08/09Raytheon Unveils SPY-5 -- an Affordable, Advanced Naval X-Band Radar
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 8, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed a new naval radar -- AN/SPY-5, a multitracking, target-illuminating system for surface combatants that can simultaneously search, detect and precisely track multiple surface and air threats. The Raytheon-developed SPY-5 is an open architecture, phased-array radar system, providing an advanced and affordable self-defense solution for small and large surface ships operating in the littorals and other m... 
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09/03/09Raytheon's Continuing Support of Iridium Global Satellite Communications System Yields Enhanced Operational Flexibility
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 3, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Working with Iridium Satellite LLC engineering and space system operations personnel, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has integrated a flight worthy Main Mission Antenna (MMA) with special test equipment to simulate on-orbit antenna performance. The team has also succeeded in developing updated antenna control software that will provide enhanced operational flexibility and more robust MMA performance. "The satellite communication systems continue... 
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09/03/09Raytheon Announces MathMovesU (R) Sweepstakes
Grand prizewinner will receive a trip to the official opening of "Sum of all Thrills" at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot(R)WALTHAM, Mass., Sept 03, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is providing one lucky middle school student with the opportunity to attend the opening of a new interactive, math-based experience called "Sum of all Thrills." Set to open in October 2009, the "Sum of all Thrills" exhibit is located at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot at the Walt Disney World(R) Resort in Lak... 
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09/02/09Raytheon Delivers Critical Mine Countermeasure Capabilities to U.S. Navy Fleet
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the next-generation AN/AQS-20A Minehunting Sonar and AN/ASQ-235 Airborne Mine Neutralization System to the U.S. Navy. As stated during an AMNS ribbon-cutting ceremony, "Fielding systems as promised is what makes a great industry partner!" said Donna Carson-Jelley, Navy program manager for Minewarfare (PMS 495). Considered critical components of the Navy's organic mine countermeasure arsenal, the... 
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09/01/09Raytheon Unveils Several Firsts at Empire Challenge 09
Intelligence demonstration shared vital reconnaissance information among joint and coalition operations CHINA LAKE, Calif., Sept. 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) unveiled several firsts while playing a significant role in Empire Challenge 09. A recent joint military demonstration, Empire Challenge 09 highlighted how U.S. and coalition forces can better work together to collect, share and analyze intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) information. Ra... 
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09/01/09Raytheon Awarded $27 Million to Support Taiwan's Patriot Systems
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept 01, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded $26.9 million for technical assistance in support of Taiwan's Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. This award from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command represents the additional funding required for in-country support as a result of the ahead-of-schedule completion of Configuration-3 upgrades. It is a modification to a technical assistance contract awarded in 2008. "We're very pl... 
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09/01/09Raytheon Announces Agreement to Purchase BBN Technologies
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has entered into an agreement to acquire BBN Technologies, a privately-held world leader in research and development, and provider of critical solutions for national defense and security missions. The transaction is expected to close in the fourth quarter of 2009 subject to customary closing conditions and regulatory approvals. The transaction is not expected to materially impact revenue or earnings per share for the fo... 
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08/31/09Raytheon Releases Industry's Fastest Cross-Domain Sharing Solution
System is up to 625 percent faster; reduces hardware costs by 75 percent SAN DIEGO, Aug. 31, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) has released a much faster, more economical version of its powerful High-Speed Guard cross-domain information-sharing solution for government organizations. Raytheon engineers are demonstrating the third-generation High-Speed Guard this week at the 2009 Unified Cross Domain Management Office (UCDMO) Conference in San Diego. Peak performance has been inc... 
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08/31/09Raytheon's Gallium Nitride Establishes Radar Technology Standard
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 31, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) innovative gallium nitride (GaN) chips have achieved 1,000 hours of reliable operation, positioning this technology as the standard for next generation radar capability. GaN technology provides increased reliability and efficiency, resulting in lower prime power consumption and relaxed cooling requirements. Thus, GaN T/R modules provide significantly higher long-pulse radio frequency (RF) power than that of stan... 
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08/28/09Raytheon Standard Missile-6 Completes Key Developmental Test
WHITE SANDS, N.M., Aug 28, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 has completed tests which validate the extended-range anti-air warfare missile's airframe and autopilot performance. By performing a series of preprogrammed maneuvers, the SM-6 missile was pushed to the limits of its performance, allowing the U.S. Navy to gather vital simulation validation data. "The technology that was proven in this test will provide the Navy with the weapon system ... 
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08/28/09Raytheon Recognizes America's Teachers with More than 30 Math Hero Awards
Fun Sums It Up; 32 Teachers and Schools Net $160,000 as students return to the classroom WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has awarded 32 Math Hero Awards to deserving teachers who promote math to students in a fun and challenging learning environment. The recipients were chosen from a pool of 107 nominations. Each Math Hero award winner will receive a $2,500 award and a matching grant of $2,500 for his or her school. The Math Hero Awards ar... 
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08/27/09Raytheon Awarded $7 Million Phase 2 Contract From the Office of Naval Research
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $7 million follow-on contract from the Office of Naval Research for work on the Compound Semiconductor Materials on Silicon (COSMOS) program. Funded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, this phase two contract will focus on improving the yield and integration density of compound semiconductor and silicon complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) transistors fabricated on the same si... 
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08/26/09DISA Chooses Raytheon's Insider Threat Management Solution
Raytheon receives Insider Threat Focused Observation Tool (InTFOT) enterprise contract for Department of Defense SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) selected Raytheon's (NYSE: RTN) insider threat management solution as the Insider Threat Focused Observation Tool (InTFOT) for the Department of Defense. Under the contract, Raytheon will provide the DoD an enterprise license for its solution. At the request of the U.S. Strategic Command an... 
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08/26/09Raytheon to Provide IT Services to the Environmental Protection Agency
RESTON, Va., Aug. 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been selected to provide information technology (IT) infrastructure support and solutions through the Information Technology Solutions-Environmental Protection Agency II (ITS-EPA II) contract, further expanding its extensive services provided to the EPA. The multiple-supplier award Blanket Purchase Agreement under U.S. General Services Administration's Schedule 70 IT professional services has a ceiling value of $955... 
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08/25/09Videos: Cruise Missile Defense Capabilities Within Reach
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 25, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army's Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Sensor (JLENS) System, which uses aerostats to elevate sensors for long-range target detection and tracking for superior land-attack cruise missile defense, demonstrated its first flight today during a ceremony in Elizabeth City, N.C. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/raytheon/39805/ This flight reflects the maturity and operability of ... 
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08/25/09Raytheon Delivers 1000th Evolved SeaSparrow Missile
EAST CAMDEN, Ark., Aug. 25, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the 1000th Evolved SeaSparrow Missile to a multinational consortium during a ceremony at the Raytheon Missile Systems Weapon Integration Center - Camden. Deployed by the U.S. Navy and nine international fleets, ESSM defends the battlespace by delivering ship self-defense firepower against high-G maneuvering anti-ship cruise missiles as well as surface and low-velocity air threats. "ESSM's increased ... 
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08/24/09Raytheon Executives to Speak at Morgan Stanley Conference
WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 24, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that William H. Swanson, Raytheon chairman and chief executive officer, and David C. Wajsgras, Raytheon senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at Morgan Stanley's Global Industrials Unplugged Conference on Wednesday, September 2, 2009. Their presentation is scheduled to start at 9:30 a.m. EDT. Swanson's and Wajsgras' remarks will be audio cast live (listen-only mode) t... 
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08/11/09Raytheon Develops World's Largest Infrared Light-Wave Detector
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 11, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed the world's largest infrared light-wave detector, expanding current capabilities in missile warning, environmental monitoring and astronomical research. Optimized for space applications, the new "4K-by-4K" focal plane array comprises some 16 million pixels, arranged in 4,096 rows and columns. It is four times larger than infrared detectors currently in production, giving it the ability ... 
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08/05/09Raytheon to Support U.S. Naval Oceanographic Office Hydrographic Education
RESTON, Va., Aug. 5, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a task order to develop and support recertification of curricula through the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center. This task order was issued under an existing U.S. Navy indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract. The performance period is June 16, 2009, to March 31, 2010. "We will review and revise existing course curricula for the education o... 
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08/04/09New Inertial Measurement Unit Gives Raytheon's Excalibur Ia Increased Reliability
--Raytheon resumes immediate production of the Excalibur Ia-1YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired nine Excalibur Ia-1 precision-guided projectiles from a Paladin gun system. The test validates the increased reliability of the projectile's new Atlantic Inertial Systems inertial measurement unit (AIS IMU). Using the new IMU, Raytheon achieved a 100 percent success rate. "Excalibur Ia-1 is an extraordinarily capable weapon," s... 
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08/03/09Raytheon Awarded Navy Contract for Future Air and Missile Defense Radar
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 3, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $9.9 million contract to perform concept studies for the U.S. Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR). This radar suite will consist of an S-band radar; X-band radar; and radar suite controller. The system will be scalable to meet the Navy's current and future mission requirements across multiple ship platforms. "We will leverage our experience and expertise with our scalable family o... 
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07/31/09Raytheon Secures Prime Development Contract for Advanced Airborne Sensor
DALLAS, July 31, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded a multi-year contract authorizing Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to begin development of the Advanced Airborne Sensor, the follow-on to the Littoral Surveillance Radar System (LSRS). The AAS program will equip the P-8A Poseidon, the Navy's next patrol maritime aircraft. LSRS is currently operational on Navy P-3C Orions; the AAS will provide airborne radar surveillance with next-generation line-of-site capability. ... 
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07/31/09Raytheon to Provide California First Responders and Healthcare Personnel Electronic Patient Tracking System
LONG BEACH, Calif., July 31, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will provide an electronic patient tracking system to a public health-led team of first responders and hospital personnel in Long Beach, Calif., that will improve the availability of patient information. The EPTS, an information technology solution, facilitates the triage, treatment and transport of victims during mass casualty incidents by providing selected patient data to all involved parties, improvi... 
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07/31/09Raytheon Standard Missile-3 Achieves 15th Hit-To-Kill Intercept in Space
PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, July 31, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 destroyed a short-range ballistic missile target in space July 30. The test marked the 15th hit-to-kill intercept for SM-3 and the 19th missile intercept of the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense program. "SM-3 is a mature and proven solution for defeating threat ballistic missiles," said Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, Raytheon Missile Systems president. "This in... 
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07/30/09Stephen J. Hadley Elected to Raytheon Board of Directors
WALTHAM, Mass., July 30, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Board of Directors has elected Stephen J. Hadley as a director of the Company effective immediately. Hadley, 62, is currently a senior advisor for International Affairs at the U.S. Institute of Peace. From 2005 to 2009, he served as Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs (National Security Advisor). During his tenure, Hadley served as the principal White House foreign poli... 
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07/30/09Raytheon, SafeNet Demonstrate Cybersecure Networking Solution for U.S. Army
--Information assurance solution delivers secure communicationsMARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 30, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and SafeNet Inc. recently partnered to demonstrate a new technology that secures radio communication among warfighters. Raytheon exhibited its DragonFire family of radios with SafeNet's Type 1 encryptor at the U.S. Army Cryptographic Modernization Technology Day in June 2009 at Fort Monmouth, N.J. Together these technologies provide secur... 
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07/30/09Raytheon Partners with ICOP Digital, Inc. to Market Mobile Video Solutions
RALEIGH, N.C., July 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with ICOP Digital, Inc. (Nasdaq: ICOP) to market mobile video solutions to its public safety, transportation and military customers. Available immediately, the solutions provide high-quality video and audio to mitigate risks, reduce losses and improve safety and security. "This partnership demonstrates our steadfast commitment to providing our customers with assured solutions and integrated syst... 
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07/29/09Raytheon's GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II Completes Captive Flight Testing
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., July 29, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a series of captive carry flight tests of its proposed solution for the GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II competition, demonstrating the weapon's form-factored seeker is ready for guided test shots. "The test series demonstrated our form-factored tri-mode seeker and guidance receiver navigator are ready to enter the engineering and manufacturing development phase," said Harry Schulte, vic... 
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07/29/09Raytheon Awarded $16 Million for Aegis Radar Contracts
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 29, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) two contracts that extend the company's legacy of performance and support for the Aegis weapons system. Under the contracts, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) will provide an AN/SPY-1 radar transmitter ordnance alteration kit to enhance the radar's processing performance and multi-mission capability. The company will also continue its performance-based logistics suppor... 
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07/27/09Raytheon Technology to Help Pave Way for Man's Next Journey to Moon
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensing technology developed by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for the U.S. Navy's miniaturized radio frequency system has begun its one-year mission to determine whether the polar regions of the moon contain ice. Launched aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter June 18 and activated July 8, the system, known as Mini-RF, will take high-resolution radar imagery of permanently shaded regions of the moon to attempt to detect ice in ar... 
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07/27/09Raytheon Ground Soldier Ensemble Achieves Initial Program Milestones
MCKINNEY, Texas, July 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Ground Soldier Ensemble team completed two major program milestones and is moving to demonstrate networked tactical situational awareness and digital communications capabilities for the dismounted warfighter. Raytheon's GSE team delivered to the U.S. Army the first open frame hardware on schedule in June, and earlier that month, held its first preliminary design review. "By all accounts, Raytheon GSE... 
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07/23/09Raytheon Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Increases Full-Year Guidance
Highlights - Earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.24, up 25 percent - Income from continuing operations of $504 million, up 17 percent - Continued strong bookings of $7.6 billion; sales of $6.1 billion - Solid operating cash flow from continuing operations of $512 million - Increased full-year 2009 guidance for net sales, EPS, and return on invested capital (ROIC) WALTHAM, Mass., Jul... 
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07/22/09NLOS-LS PAM Missile Team Demonstrates Capability Against Moving Targets
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., July 22, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Missiles and Fire Control, completed the first moving target test flight of the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System's Precision Attack Missile. The PAM missile, launched from the NLOS-LS Container Launch Unit (CLU), used the on-board, uncooled imaging infrared seeker to detect and track a moving T-72 tank traveling with ot... 
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07/20/09Raytheon Selected to Deliver GPS-Aided Indian Air Navigation System
WASHINGTON, July 20, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Indian Space Research Organization has awarded an $82 million contract to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to modernize the Indian air navigation system. Raytheon will build the ground stations for the GPS-Aided Geosynchronous Augmented Navigation System, and ISRO will provide the space segment and additional ground equipment. GAGAN will provide satellite-based navigation for civil aviation over Indian airspace and adjoining areas in So... 
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07/16/09Defense Agency Awards Raytheon Up to $155 Million Contract to Develop an Interoperable Network Gateway
Solution delivers interoperability among military and civil radios MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency to provide a cost-effective, highly capable military wireless network interoperable gateway. The contract provides Raytheon $24.4 million for one year. Options would extend the contract to 2012 and bring the potential value to $155 million. The M... 
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07/15/09NPOESS Preparatory Project Ground Segment Ready for Operations
Segment reaches major milestone as program prepares for launch SUITLAND, Md., July 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) team reached a major milestone as the final portion of the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP) ground system was transitioned to operations. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC), NASA and the NPOESS Integrated Program Office officially handed over the NPOESS ... 
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07/15/09Raytheon Awarded $30 Million for Space Fence System Design and Prototyping
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded one of three $30 million contracts for Phase A system design and prototype of the Space Fence system. Space Fence will provide the U.S. Air Force enhanced space surveillance capability to detect and report space objects. "Space Fence is the future of space situational awareness," said Pete Franklin, vice president for Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' National & Theater Security Programs. "... 
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07/14/09First Advanced Satellite Communications Production Terminals Complete Testing
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 14, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army recently completed successful testing of the first Advanced Extremely High Frequency, or AEHF, satellite communications production terminals. Raytheon's Secure Mobile Anti-jam Reliable Tactical Terminal (SMART-T) offers the next generation of protected communications with AEHF satellites. It is the first AEHF system across the U.S. Armed Services to enter production and achieve this... 
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07/14/09Raytheon Company to Release Second Quarter 2009 Results on July 23, 2009
WALTHAM, Mass., July 14, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its second quarter 2009 earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 23, 2009. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The second quarter 2009 earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 23, 2009. The call will be audio cast on the Internet at http://www.raytheon.com. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the websi... 
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07/13/09Raytheon Standard Missile-3 Block IB Completes Major Development Milestone
TUCSON, Ariz., July 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IB program completed its critical design review. Completing the CDR clears the way for a 2010 flight test and eventual deployment to the Missile Defense Agency's Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense systems. SM-3 Block IB offers significant improvements compared with the currently deployed SM-3 Block IA. The upgraded missile features a two-color infrared seeker with advanced signal pr... 
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07/13/09Raytheon Demonstrates Networked Lethality for Army Modernization
MCKINNEY, Texas, July 13, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- By networking sensors and effects, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently demonstrated how the U.S. Army could modernize brigade combat teams to significantly improve situational awareness and targeting efficiency to help save soldiers' lives. Hosting a live, hands-on demonstration at Fort Benning, Ga., Raytheon validated how networked lethality is achieved by linking emerging capabilities of its Multi-Function Radio Frequency Syste... 
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07/10/09U.S. Army Awards Javelin Joint Venture Five-Year $298.6 Million Support Contract
TUCSON, Ariz., July 10, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army selected the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture to provide life-cycle contract support for the Javelin anti-tank missile and command launch unit. The five-year $298.6 million contract has a fiscal year 2009 funded value of $34.9 million. It requires the Javelin Joint Venture to provide the U.S. Army with depot spares, repair support, training and data. "The Javelin Joint Vent... 
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07/09/09Raytheon Names Kugler Vice President of Strategy
ARLINGTON, Va., July 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has appointed Mitch Kugler vice president of Strategy, reporting to Thomas M. Culligan, executive vice president of Corporate Business Development and CEO, Raytheon International, Inc. As vice president of Strategy, Kugler will be responsible for working with Raytheon's businesses to formulate the company's strategy, enhance its execution, ensure that it is integrated operationally, conduct capability assess... 
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07/09/09Raytheon Completes Critical Milestone for Mobile X-band Radar System
--TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 9, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently completed integration and acceptance testing of an integral element of the mobile and adaptable AN/TPY-2 X-band radar system at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The Prime Power Unit (PPU) is an air- and highway-transportable, trailer-mounted 1.3MW (megawatt) Generator Set, a key component of the Terminal High Altitude Air Defense (THAAD) system. "Completing this key milestone in the THAAD radar p... 
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07/08/09Raytheon Develops First-Ever Modeling and Simulation Tool to Help Advance U.S. Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education
Raytheon gifts tool to Business-Higher Education Forum to help formulate policies and programs that can strengthen U.S. STEM education and workforce outcomes WALTHAM, Mass. and WASHINGTON, July 8, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Business-Higher Education Forum (BHEF) Wednesday unveiled the first-ever simulation and modeling tool for the U.S. STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) education system. Raytheon develo... 
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07/08/09Raytheon and National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency Improve Flow of Commercial Imagery to Analysts and Warfighters
RESTON, Va., July 8, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) marked the transition of an improved capability that will rapidly ingest and disseminate imagery from U.S. commercial satellite companies to warfighters and intelligence analysts worldwide. "Improved dissemination of imagery acquired through commercial sources is a key component of an ongoing mission objective of NGA," said NGA Director Vice Adm. Robert Murrett... 
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07/06/09Raytheon's Excalibur Ib Demonstrates Accuracy During First Guided-Flight Tests
YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., July 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired two precision-guided projectiles from a Paladin gun system during the first guided flight test of the Raytheon Excalibur Ib program. The Excalibur Ib is a precision-guided artillery projectile based on Raytheon's combat-proven Excalibur 1a. The tests demonstrated how the new base design, changes to the Excalibur Ia warhead, fuzing and control actuation system work together to simplify the de... 
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07/06/09Raytheon Awarded Phase 2 Contract for Exploratory Research in Nuclear Detection Technology
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a follow-on contract from the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to develop a capability for Stand-Off Warning Against Radiological Materials (SWARM). This second-phase effort is an eight-month contract for $1.176 million managed by DHS' Domestic Nuclear Detection Office under the Exploratory Research in Nuclear Detection Technology Program. It is the second of a five-phase development progr... 
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06/30/09Raytheon $167 Million AIM-9X Block I & II Contract Gives Warfighters Edge
TUCSON, Ariz., June 30, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $166.9 million contract for Lot 9 production and delivery of the AIM-9X infrared-guided air-to-air missile. The firm-fixed-price contract will provide the U.S. military and its allies with AIM-9X Block I missiles and introduce into the inventory the new AIM-9X Block II captive air training missile (CATM). The contract will provide more than 250 jobs for Raytheon employees and create work... 
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06/29/09Raytheon Awarded $36 Million for Kuwait Patriot Test Equipment
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 29, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $36.1 million Foreign Military Sales award from the U.S. Army to provide the State of Kuwait with Patriot Configuration-3 radar upgrade depot test equipment, training and related technical services. This depot test equipment contract complements a June 2008 $148 million U.S. government order placed with Raytheon to upgrade Kuwait's Patriot system to Configuration-3. "This depot equipmen... 
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06/29/09Raytheon-Led Team Wins NASA Award for NextGen Research
WASHINGTON, June 29, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- NASA has selected a team led by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to develop enhancements to the system-wide modeling and simulation capability in the Airspace Concepts Evaluation System, or ACES. The plug and play models will help NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration and other researchers better understand the tools and concepts needed to support the impacts of NextGen on the National Airspace System. Simulations will increase efficiency by ... 
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06/26/09Raytheon Facilities Earn Cogswell Award for Outstanding Security Practices
TEWKSBURY, Mass. and TUCSON, Ariz., June 26, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) facilities have been awarded the 2009 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from the Defense Security Service (DSS). Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' Surveillance & Sensors Center, Sudbury, Mass., and Raytheon Missile Systems' East Camden, Ark., facility were among the 14 facilities named by DSS as this year's winners. The Surveillance & Sensors Cent... 
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06/26/09Raytheon Demonstrates Breakthrough Antenna Technology During Air Force Flight
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- During a recent flight test, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully demonstrated breakthrough antenna technology that dramatically improves and delivers on the next generation of airborne communications for wide-body aircraft. The Advanced Multiband Communication Antenna System (AMCAS), developed for the U.S. Air Force, is an extremely low-profile antenna that significantly reduces drag on an aircraft. Attaching to the aircraft s... 
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06/25/09Raytheon Recognized by the Department of Justice for Small Business Subcontracting Accomplishments
RESTON, Va., June 25, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a U.S. Department of Justice award for its fiscal year 2008 small business subcontracting accomplishments. Raytheon Information Solutions received the award for giving small businesses significant work on the FBI's Law Enforcement National Data Exchange (N-DEx) program. "Raytheon values the important contribution of small businesses in complementing and enhancing the solutions and services we deliver... 
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06/25/09Raytheon Awarded Contract for Nano Thermal Interface Material Development
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 25, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $6 million contract, if all options are exercised, to develop nano thermal interface materials (nTIM) to improve the thermal performance of advanced defense electronics systems. This three-phase, 45-month Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency program uses engineered nanomaterials to provide significant reductions in the thermal resistance between interface layers found in electronic ... 
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06/24/09Raytheon Forum Links Small Businesses, Latest Technology and Battlespace Integration
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 24, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently held the first Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR)-Small Business Technology Transfer forum at the company's Warfighter Protection Center, Huntsville, Ala. Hosted by the Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' Battlespace Integration Directorate, more than 20 small businesses, government customers, technical leads and engineering representatives attended the one-day event designed to build rel... 
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06/24/09Raytheon Selected to Compete for U.K. Royal Navy Training Contract
RESTON, Va., June 24, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been selected by the U.K. Ministry of Defence to compete for a program that will provide support to the Royal Navy across initial entry training, warfighting shore training and youth training. As part of this downselect, Raytheon, through its U.K. subsidiary Raytheon Systems Limited, will compete with three other companies during a competitive dialogue process that will end with a preferred bidder announcemen... 
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06/23/09Raytheon to Provide Service-Oriented Architecture-Compatible, Cross-Domain Security Solution
LINTHICUM, Md., June 23, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Program to connect 'open' SOAs through secure cross-domain guards Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $5 million contract from the Maryland Procurement Office to create a Distributed Services (Architecture) Cross Domain Service. The proof-of-concept contract will connect two formerly discordant concepts - "open" service-oriented architectures and "closed" cross-domain guard solutions - across the intelligence community, operating a... 
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06/23/09Raytheon Awarded $154.8 Million Phalanx Weapon System Overhaul and Conversion Contract
CALGARY, Alberta, June 23, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $154.8 million contract from the Canadian Navy to conduct 30 sets of overhauls and convert 21 Phalanx close-in weapon systems. The contract calls for Raytheon to convert the Phalanx Block 1B Baseline 0 to a Baseline 1 configuration and to provide repair services and spares, as well as additional engineering and technical support. The work will be performed at Raytheon Canada Limited Suppor... 
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06/22/09Raytheon and Ultra Electronics Team to Pursue Next-Generation Bomb Rack System
INDIANAPOLIS, June 22, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Ultra Electronics Precision Air Systems have teamed to pursue the BRU-69/A Multi-Purpose Bomb Rack (MPBR) program for the U.S. Navy's Naval Air Systems Command. MPBR is a twin-store, non-pyrotechnic carriage system that will replace several legacy bomb racks currently deployed on the F/A-18 E/F. Advanced on-board avionics will ensure that MPBR is compatible with current and future "smart weapons." Use of ... 
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06/19/09Raytheon Sponsors Trip to Paris Air Show for Student 'Rocketeers'
PARIS, June 19, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is hosting the 2009 winning teams of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA) Team America Rocketry Challenge (TARC) and U.K. Aerospace Youth Rocketry Challenge (UKAYRoC) at the 100th International Paris Air Show Friday This is the fourth year Raytheon has sponsored the TARC winning team's trip to an international air show and the first year the company has played host to the UKAYRoC winners. The TARC winning team... 
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06/18/09Raytheon Celebrates One Year of Training Support to the U.S. Army
RESTON, Va. and PARIS, June 18, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has demonstrated flexibility, speed and innovation to customers around the world during the first year of the Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) program. The Raytheon-led Warrior Training Alliance (WTA) team has processed more than 2,600 task orders during the past year. "This shows our ability to surge quickly to immediately meet the needs of our customers," said Mike Edwards, ... 
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06/18/09Raytheon Delivers Operational Test Decoy to U.S. Air Force
PARIS, June 18, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered its first Miniature Air Launched Decoy initial operational test and evaluation unit to the U.S. Air Force. During IOT&E, the U.S. Air Force will conduct numerous flight tests on the MALD(TM) to evaluate the system in operationally realistic and demanding scenarios. 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 ... 
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06/17/09Raytheon's Munitions Control Unit to be Integrated on Jaguar Aircraft
PARIS, June 17, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started integrating its Munitions Control Unit on the Jaguar fighter aircraft. The MCU is a plug-and-play system that enables integration of modern weapons on legacy aircraft with minimal modifications to aircraft wiring and no changes to the flight and stores management software. "Once MCU is integrated on an aircraft, aircrews can employ the Joint Standoff Weapon, Maverick missile, Paveway precision-guided ... 
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06/17/09Raytheon Standard Missile-3 Block IIA Program Achieves Key Milestone
New missile defense interceptor will provide increased capability PARIS, June 17, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IIA program completed the joint system design review with the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and the Japanese Ministry of Defense (MOD). The review verified that missile requirements are defined, and the program can progress to the preliminary design phase. The new missile will provide greater engagement capability agains... 
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06/16/09Raytheon's KillerBee(R) Unmanned Aircraft System Tests Heavy Fuel Engine
YUMA PROVING GROUNDS, Ariz. and PARIS, June 16, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), with its teammate XRDi, completed testing of its KillerBee unmanned aircraft system heavy fuel engine. KillerBee's purpose-built HFE is highly efficient and reliable compared with conventional gasoline engines converted to burn heavy fuels. The KillerBee UAS features a blended-wing body design and systems for launch, recovery and ground control on land and sea. It has the ability to ins... 
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06/16/09Raytheon to Display Operationally Tested ASTOR System at Paris Air Show
PARIS, June 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Airborne Stand-off Radar system that has been deployed twice to Afghanistan in support of coalition forces will be on display at the Paris Air Show. ASTOR is a sophisticated air-to-ground surveillance system that provides 24-hour, all-weather actionable intelligence. "ASTOR has clearly proven itself during operational trials," said RAF Group Capt. Harry Kemsley. "As we prepare to deploy again to provide airborne s... 
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06/16/09Raytheon Adapts Common Ground System to KillerBee(R) Unmanned Aircraft System
--Open, non-proprietary ground system provides best long-term capabilityPARIS, June 16, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has tested a proven, open- software architecture unmanned ground system that enables one ground station to control multiple KillerBee Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS). "We have taken a ground system, which is a variant of the U.S. Navy's Tactical Control System, and adapted it to a Linux operating system to make it hardware independent and fully sca... 
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06/15/09Raytheon's KillerBee(R) Unmanned Aircraft System Tests New Datalink
YUMA PROVING GROUNDS, Ariz., and PARIS, June 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) tested a miniature common datalink that enables the KillerBee unmanned aircraft system to operate on an open network architecture. "With a common datalink and an open architecture system, KillerBee can communicate with any sensor or shooter on the network," said Bob Francois, Raytheon Missiles System's vice president of Advanced Missiles and Unmanned Systems. "This provides incredibl... 
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06/15/09Raytheon AIM-9X Sidewinder Missile Demonstrates Surface-Launch Capabilities
PARIS, June 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X Sidewinder missile demonstrated surface-to-air capability when it engaged an unmanned aircraft vehicle target during a May 16 test. The AIM-9X is a fifth-generation, high off-boresight, infrared-guided missile developed and deployed for the air-to-air mission. This test marks the second time the AIM-9X was fired in a surface-to-air role. "The AIM-9X team was pleased to assist the U.S. Marine Corps with t... 
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06/15/09Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar Ready for Production Orders
PARIS, June 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) newest advanced electronically scanned array radar has achieved a significant production readiness milestone. With the maturation of its hardware and software interfaces, the Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar is now ready for customers ordering new F-16 production aircraft. The RACR is the latest addition to Raytheon's family of radar products, which includes the APG-79 and APG-63 now flying on U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F and... 
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06/15/09Finland Selects Raytheon's Medium Range Air Defense Capability
TEWKSBURY, Mass. and PARIS, June 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) in cooperation with KONGSBERG (Norway) has been selected to fulfill Finland's medium range air defense missile system requirements with the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System (NASAMS). "We look forward to working with the Finnish Defense Forces to provide Finland with the finest medium range air defense system," said Pete Franklin, vice president, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems'... 
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06/12/09Raytheon Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer Completes Design Milestone
PARIS, June 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a preliminary design review of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer. The MALD-J(TM) adds radar-jamming capability to the basic MALD platform. "The PDR confirmed our design approach for MALD-J is technologically sound," said Ken Watson, the U.S. Air Force's MALD program manager. "I've cleared the MALD-J team to proceed with final design activities and prepare for a critical design ... 
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06/12/09Raytheon Begins Testing Upgraded Laser-Guided Maverick Missile Components
PARIS, June 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is testing key components that will be used in the AGM-65E2, the U.S. Air Force's newest variant of the laser-guided Maverick missile. The laser-guided Maverick missile is a direct-attack, air-to-ground precision munition used extensively by the U.S. Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps in ongoing combat operations. The newest variant of the missile, the AGM-65E2, will have an enhanced-laser seeker and new software... 
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06/12/09Raytheon Integrates Enhanced Paveway(TM) II on Canadian Aircraft in Less Than 90 Days
PARIS, June 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Canadian military and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) have completed a joint venture that integrated the combat-proven Enhanced Paveway II 500-pound GBU-49 on Canada's CF-18 Hornet strike aircraft. The effort took less than 90 days and culminated in the successful employment of four weapons, which were dropped during the U.S. Air Force's Weapon System Evaluation program. This marked the first time a GPS-guided weapon was employed by a Canadian... 
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06/12/09Raytheon Fires First Excalibur Ib Projectiles From Swedish Archer Gun System
PARIS, June 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first-of-its-kind test, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired four Excalibur Ib projectiles from a Swedish Archer gun system, demonstrating Excalibur Ib's compatibility with the system and meeting all test objectives. "These outstanding results prove Raytheon's Excalibur Ib is meeting crucial design parameters, which guarantees exceptional weapon system performance," said Steve Bennett, director of Raytheon's Excalibur program. "With Excalibu... 
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06/10/09Raytheon Submits KillerBee(R) Unmanned Aircraft System Bid to U.S. Navy
TUCSON, Ariz., June 10, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) submitted its KillerBee unmanned aircraft system in response to the U.S. Navy's Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Tier II request for proposal. The KillerBee UAS features a blended-wing aircraft body design. It also has systems for land or sea launch, recovery and ground control. The unique design of KillerBee enables growth for future payloads and additional mission capabilities. "KillerBee ... 
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06/09/09Raytheon Features Variety of Innovative Systems, Technologies and Products at Paris Air Show
- ASTOR Sentinel aircraft, Universal Control System included in the Raytheon display - WALTHAM, Mass., June 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will offer news media representatives attending the 2009 Paris International Air Show beginning June 15 several opportunities to learn the latest about various company technologies, programs and products. Raytheon will focus on several key areas to include global intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; unmanned ... 
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06/09/09Raytheon Awarded Contract for Office of Naval Research's Free Electron Laser Program
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Office of Naval Research (ONR) has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a 12-month contract to develop the preliminary design of a 100 kilowatt experimental Free Electron Laser for the U.S. Navy. This preliminary design is the first of a three-phase ONR Innovative Naval Prototype program worth more than $150 million. "Free Electron Lasers use superconducting electron accelerators to produce high-power laser beams," said Michael Del... 
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06/08/09Raytheon Receives $217 Million for Volume Search Radar for Zumwalt and CVN 78
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 8, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $217 million U.S. Navy contract for two Volume Search Radar (VSR) arrays for the Zumwalt-class destroyer program and the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78). "This contract demonstrates the Navy's continuing confidence in the maturity of this radar technology and the capability of the industry team to deliver the Zumwalt-class radar suite and combat system," said Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' ... 
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06/05/09Datalink for Raytheon's GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II Ready to Fly
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., June 5, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a series of hardware-in-the-loop laboratory tests on the GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II's datalink, a crucial step to clearing the datalink for flight tests later this month. During the tests, engineers verified the Rockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) datalink worked as anticipated in a variety of demanding circumstances. Because of the GBU-53/B's datalink's performance, engineers will now con... 
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06/03/09Raytheon Hyperspectral Imaging Sensor Activated for Year-Long Mission
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 3, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received confirmation from the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory that its hyperspectral imaging sensor known as ARTEMIS has been activated aboard the TacSat-3 spacecraft and is fully functional. The milestone continues Raytheon's 40-year history of on-orbit success. Activation also marks the beginning of the year-long TacSat-3 mission to test the payload's ability to deliver tactical surveillance inf... 
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06/03/09Raytheon Awarded $14 Million for Patriot Depot-Level Maintenance
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 3, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded $14.7 million for depot-level maintenance for U.S. Army Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., provided the additional funding under a contract previously awarded to Raytheon in June 2006. This is the fourth option bringing the value of the sole-source contract to $51.9 million. "This contract provides for third-eche... 
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06/02/09Raytheon Completes Acceptance Testing for Intelligence-Sharing Backbone
Third-generation intelligence backbone provides faster and more efficient information sharing GARLAND, Texas, June 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Integration Backbone, or DIB, team has completed a rigorous, multiple-day test of its new DIB version 1.3, representing an important step toward delivering new intelligence-sharing technology to users worldwide. DIB software is installed in more than 100 systems around t... 
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06/02/09Raytheon's SLAMRAAM Demonstrates Ability to Intercept UAS
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile successfully intercepted a maneuvering unmanned aircraft system (UAS) during a flight test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. "This test highlighted the flexibility and adaptability networked sensors and shooters bring to the warfighter to respond to today's evolving threats," said Pete Franklin, vice president for Raytheon Integrated Defense Syste... 
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06/01/09New Raytheon-IMI GPS-Guided Mortar Rounds Demonstrate Tactical Capability During Tests
--System ready for rapid fieldingYUMA PROVING GROUNDS, Ariz., June 1, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A new type of 120 mm precision-guided mortar round hit eight out of nine target areas during a recent U.S. Army-Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) cooperative research and development agreement demonstration. The rounds made by an Israel Military Industries-Raytheon team hit short- and long-range targets, demonstrating greater range than current unguided 120 mm high-explosive mortar rounds in the U.S... 
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06/01/09Raytheon Demonstrates New Submarine Communications Technology for UK Royal Navy
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated the ability to communicate in real time with a submerged submarine at classified speeds and depths. This capability, which addresses one of the most significant shortfalls in submarine communications, was exhibited for the United Kingdom's Royal Navy during an at-sea trial of Raytheon's Deep Siren Tactical Paging (DSTP) system. The U.K. Ministry of Defence reported that Deep Siren demonst... 
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05/29/09U.S. Air Force-Navy-Raytheon AIM-120D AMRAAM Completes Seventh Test Flight
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., May 29, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) newest variant of the Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile continued to demonstrate its advanced warfighting capabilities when it completed its seventh test flight. During the March 19 test, the AIM-120D AMRAAM was fired from a U.S. Air Force F-15D fighter aircraft. Initial analysis shows the missile achieved all primary test objectives. "The hard work of the U.S. government-Raytheon te... 
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05/29/09Raytheon Provides Security Support for Indianapolis 500
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 29, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) deployed a system to provide enhanced security and situational awareness support during the 93rd running of the Indianapolis 500 May 24. The system, operational throughout the Indy 500 weekend, was used to demonstrate and identify opportunities to augment security operations and communications in support of the largest, single-day sporting event in the world. It consisted of a 17-meter (approximately 5... 
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05/28/09Raytheon Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., May 28, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 31 cents per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on August 4, 2009 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 7, 2009. Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of $23.2 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government m... 
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05/28/09Raytheon Team to Demonstrate Ground Soldier Ensemble Tactical Awareness
MCKINNEY, Texas, May 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army recently selected Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Ground Soldier Ensemble (GSE) team solution to demonstrate networked tactical situational awareness and communications capabilities for the dismounted warfighter. The U.S. Army's TACOM Contracting Center awarded Raytheon $11.8 million to provide a GSE technology demonstration. The contract calls for early prototype testing in 2009 and refined systems delivery and testing i... 
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05/28/09Raytheon Receives $30 Million for SLAMRAAM Long-lead Production
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Surface Launched Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (SLAMRAAM) program has received U.S. Army approval for a long-lead acquisition, not to exceed $30 million, for long-lead purchases leading to low rate initial production. This approval is significant as it represents and underscores the Army's confidence in the system and the capability it brings to the warfighter. "SLAMRAAM represents a revolutionary s... 
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05/27/09Raytheon to Continue Producing Radar Warning Receivers for U.S., Global Customers
GOLETA, Calif., May 27, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- An $84 million contract allows Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to continue production of its ALR-67(V)3 digital radar warning receiver for the U.S. Navy as well as several international customers. The contract for a base year and three option years of production covers systems for the Navy and the air forces of Canada, Switzerland and Australia. The ALR-67(V)3, a state-of-the-art radar warning receiver on Navy F/A-18E/F carrier-based ta... 
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05/27/09Raytheon and The University of Texas at Austin Partner to Provide Innovative Cybersecurity Solutions
GARLAND and AUSTIN, Texas, May 27, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with The University of Texas at Austin's Center for Information Assurance and Security (CIAS) on research for new and innovative cybersecurity solutions. Cybersecurity is one of the major national security problems facing the United States, and President Obama has made protecting the country's digital infrastructure a top priority for his administration. "It is impossible to de... 
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05/26/09Raytheon to Build More AESA Radars for U.S. Navy Super Hornets
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 26, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $54 million U.S. Navy contract to retrofit Super Hornet block II aircraft with APG-79 active electronically scanned array radars. The award by the Naval Air Systems Command, Patuxent River, Md., calls for APG-79 AESA radars to be retrofitted into lots 26 to 29 of the F/A-18E/F aircraft. The units will replace the APG-73 radars currently installed in the aircraft, ensuring that pilot... 
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05/26/09Raytheon Team Selected for U.S. Army Battle Command Development Contract
FORT MONMOUTH, N.J., May 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- A team led by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity award for the U.S. Army Battle Command Development contract. The Battle Command Development contract, managed by the U.S. Army Communications and Electronics Command, is a five-year, multi-award vehicle worth up to $777.4 million. The award enables the Raytheon team to compete for task orders that will enhance and maintain the capabil... 
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05/19/09Raytheon, U.S. Navy Sign $259.9 Million Phalanx Close-In Weapon System Contract
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 19, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is being awarded a $259.9 million U.S. Navy contract to overhaul and upgrade 57 Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems and to provide ancillary equipment, spares, as well as additional technical support. The agreement calls for 40 sea-based Phalanx systems and 17 Centurion Land-Based Phalanx Weapon Systems. "The capability of our world-class Ku-band radar coupled with Phalanx's thermal imager provide... 
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05/19/09Raytheon Awards $600,000 in Scholarships to Students Pursuing Math and Science Degrees
MathMovesU scholarship a bonus to students WALTHAM, Mass., May 19, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has awarded MathMovesU Bonus Award scholarships to 30 high school seniors and college undergraduates who are pursuing majors in STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) fields. The recipients were chosen from a pool of 900 students who previously won a $1,000 Raytheon MathMovesU Middle School Scholarship. Each MathMovesU Bonus Award winner will receive a... 
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05/18/09Florida Orders Raytheon's Advanced SUV-Based Radiation Detection System
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 18, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received an award for its Mobile Nuclear Radiation Detection System from Florida's Department of Transportation. The system detects and identifies nuclear radiation in mobile and stationary operations, using advanced spectroscopic technology. The Mobile Nuclear Radiation Detection System will expand Florida's capability to operate in urban environments to safeguard against nuclear threats on highways, b... 
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05/15/09Raytheon and DTE Energy win HROA Learning Relationship of the Year Award
Innovative partnership and commitment lead to industry recognition DALLAS, May 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), and DTE Energy (NYSE: DTE) were awarded the Learning Relationship of the Year Award by the Human Resources Outsourcing Association (HROA) in recognition of the success of their training outsourcing partnership. As one of the first end-to-end learning outsourcing engagements in the utilities ind... 
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05/14/09Raytheon Secures $19.8 Million Contract for Production of Towed Decoys
GOLETA, Calif., May 14, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $19.8 million contract for continued production of its ALE-50 line of towed decoys. The award by the U.S. Air Force Warner Robins Air Logistics Center represents the 13th production lot of ALE-50 decoys, which are used by the Navy as well as the Air Force. The contract calls for 807 decoys for the Air Force to be delivered through April 2011. "The performance of our ALE-50 decoy is secon... 
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05/11/09Raytheon Supports U.S. Army Exercise Using Portable Training Technology
RESTON, Va., May 11, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently helped bring full-scale combat training technologies to soldiers who would normally be required to travel to one of the U.S. Army's three combat training centers for the same high-quality experience. Raytheon modified a training system used at the Joint Multinational Readiness Center (JMRC) in Hohenfels, Germany, making it mobile for shipment to Fort Bragg, N.C., for an exercise conducted in March. The ... 
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05/07/09Raytheon to Continue Producing ALR-69A(V) Radar Warning Receivers
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 7, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $7.3 million contract for the continued production of ALR-69A(V) radar warning receiver systems for the Warner Robins Air Logistics Center, Robins Air Force Base, Ga. The new contract is for the second phase of a low rate initial production program. This phase calls for production of 10 all-digital receivers. Deliveries of the systems are expected to begin in May 2010 and end in Septemb... 
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05/07/09Raytheon Wins NextGen Contract to Study National Airspace System Needs
WASHINGTON, May 7, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a seven-month, firm-fixed-price contract to study the NextGen Integrated Communications, Navigation and Surveillance architecture and determine the National Airspace System's needs for 2018 to 2025. "The next generation of airspace management must support a broad array of capabilities - from classic aircraft with minimal automation to highly integrated, multi-sensor aircraft, including unmanned ae... 
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05/06/09Raytheon Awarded $115 Million for Additional Patriot 'Pure Fleet' Upgrades
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 6, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a new contract to continue "Pure Fleet" upgrades of U.S. Army Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command contract provides $115 million to upgrade four additional U.S. Army Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems to Configuration-3 status. The upgrades involve enhancements to Patriot system ground components, particularly the radar. The contrac... 
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05/05/09Test Proves Raytheon KillerBee(R) Unmanned Aircraft System Can Be Recovered At Sea
Meets requirement for Small Tactical UAS-Tier II competition YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., May 5, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) KillerBee unmanned aircraft system demonstrated it can be recovered from a net on a moving platform, simulating an at-sea recovery. The KillerBee UAS features a blended-wing aircraft body design. It also has systems for land or sea launch, recovery and ground control. The unique design of KillerBee enables growth for future payloads... 
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05/04/09Captive Flight Test Moves Raytheon and Lockheed's NLOS-LS Closer to U.S. Navy Live Fire Testing
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., May 4, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), conducted the second captive flight test of the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System Precision Attack Missile (PAM). NLOS-LS provides the warfighter with immediate, precise and responsive fires on high-payoff targets with real-time target acquisition and battle effects. It is also one of the key Littoral Combat Ship mission modules. ... 
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05/04/09Raytheon Develops Anti-Surface Warfare Capability for Tomahawk Block IV Missile
TUCSON, Ariz., May 4, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed a technology plan to enhance moving target capabilities for the combat-proven Tomahawk Block IV missile. The technology will enable naval forces to effectively engage moving maritime surface targets and conduct anti-surface warfare missions. "This capability will allow the warfighter to attack a new tactical target set from more than 900 nautical miles (1035 statue miles)," said Harry Schulte, vi... 
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05/01/09Raytheon Purchases Rights to KillerBee(R) Unmanned Aircraft System
Technology will be used for U.S. Navy Small Tactical UAS Tier II, other competitions TUCSON, Ariz., May 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has purchased rights to the technology and name of the KillerBee unmanned aircraft system from Northrop Grumman. Under the agreement, Raytheon will submit the KillerBee for the U.S. Navy and Marine Corps' Small Tactical UAS and Tier II competition. "We're competing for STUAS Tier II but that is only the beginning," said B... 
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05/01/09Raytheon Awarded $9 Million Option for Patriot Technical Services
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded $9 million to support Patriot missile maintenance and facilities in the United States and at overseas locations. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., provided the additional funding under a three-year contract previously awarded to Raytheon in January 2008. This $9 million combines with the previously awarded $36 million to bring the value of the contract to $4... 
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05/01/09Middle School 'Mathletes'(R) Vie for Top Spot at the Raytheon MATHCOUNTS(R) competition
Actress, best-selling author and math education advocate Danica McKellar to serve as host of competition WALTHAM, Mass., May 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will host the nation's top 228 middle school math whizzes as the title sponsor of the 2009 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition May 7-10 2009 at Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort, Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The finalists are middle school students from across the U.S. who will compete to earn the t... 
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04/30/09Raytheon Provides Boston Marathon with Enhanced Situational Awareness
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) deployed a system that provided enhanced situational awareness to the City of Boston during the Boston Marathon April 20. Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems operationally deployed its Athena system to integrate existing video, mapping, location, tracking and operational information into one common operating picture to enhance public safety in the city and port area during the Boston Marathon. "This ... 
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04/29/09Raytheon Awarded $16.5 Million Contract Extension for U.S. Navy Tactical Control System
System enhances Navy's unmanned ground system capabilities FALLS CHURCH, Va., April 29, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $16.5 million U.S. Navy contract to migrate the current Tactical Control System (TCS) to a Linux-based operating system and add upgrades to the system software. "From the inception of TCS, the Navy's vision has been to develop a common unmanned aircraft ground system for multiple platforms," U.S. Navy Capt. Tim Dunigan said. "Taki... 
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04/29/09Raytheon Names Roketsan Key Supplier for Patriot Missile Assembly
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 29, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has named a Turkish missile manufacturer as an international supplier of a key component of the Patriot Guidance Enhanced Missile-Tactical (GEM-T). Under the agreement, Roket Sanayii ve Ticaret A.S (Roketsan) of Ankara, Turkey, will subcontract to Raytheon to integrate and test the control actuation system for the Patriot GEM-T missile for the United Arab Emirates. Working with subcontractors throughout T... 
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04/28/09Raytheon's GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II Completes First Control Test Vehicle Flight
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., April 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) launched its first GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II as a control test vehicle (CTV) flight. A U.S. Air Force F-15E fighter aircraft released the GBU-53/B in flight. After safely separating from the aircraft, the weapon deployed its wings, performed a series of preprogrammed maneuvers and flew to a predesignated position. The mission met all primary test objectives. "The success of the CTV fl... 
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04/28/09Raytheon and HAVELSAN Partner for FFG 7 Fleet Modernization With GENESIS Program
TEWKSBURY, Mass., and ANKARA, Turkey, April 28, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) and HAVELSAN Inc. have signed a teaming agreement to cooperatively market the GENESIS Ship Integrated Combat Management System for surface ships of navies worldwide. GENESIS successfully completed at-sea testing and delivery of the first system in 2007. The second and third ships were tested and delivered in 2008. GENESIS was developed for integration... 
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04/27/09Raytheon and the New England Patriots Encourage Youth to Find the Science in Sports
FOXBOROUGH, Mass., April 27, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- More than 50 students competed in Science Fair; winning team awarded scholarships Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the New England Patriots hosted the "Science of Sports" Science Fair on Saturday at Gillette Stadium. Eleven teams from Greater Boston-area Boys & Girls Clubs displayed their projects highlighting the science and math elements of popular sports. The "Science of Sports" Science Fair is the culmination of a six-mon... 
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04/27/09Novel Raytheon Computer to Play Key Role in Finding Tunnels and Land Mines
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The world's first computer to switch its form of architecture depending on the application will process data in a sensor Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is building to detect and locate buried land mines and tunnels. According to Nick Uros, vice president for Raytheon's Advanced Concepts and Technology group, the Morphable Networked Micro-architecture device will perform superbly in the role because of massive computing resources that... 
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04/23/09Raytheon Reports Strong First Quarter Results; Increases Full-Year Guidance
Highlights - Net sales of $5.9 billion, up 10 percent - Operating income of $712 million, up 17 percent - Earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.11, up 21 percent - Solid bookings of $5.2 billion; backlog of $37.9 billion - Increased annual dividend by 11 percent to $1.24 per share, as previously announced WALTHAM, Mass., April 23, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) reported first quarter 2009 income from co... 
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04/22/09Raytheon Celebrates Math Awareness Month by Awarding $300,000 in Middle School Scholarships and Grants
150 students receive $1,000 scholarships for camp or college; schools receive $1,000 matching grants WALTHAM, Mass., April 22, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) celebrated Math Awareness Month by awarding 150 middle school students, including 33 from Massachusetts, each with a $1,000 scholarship they can use toward a math, science or technology camp or program this summer. Additionally, each student's school receives a matching grant from Raytheon. Each year Ra... 
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04/21/09Raytheon Wins Program For Detection of Land Mines and Tunnels
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 21, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $19 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency for development and demonstration of technology to detect and locate buried land mines and tunnels. In Raytheon's plan, a laser radar vibration sensor, or ladar vibrometer, would reveal hidden targets by measuring ground-surface vibrations and use electronic instructions for calculation and processing known as algorit... 
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04/21/09Raytheon Awarded $23.5 Million Risk Reduction Contract for Next-Generation GPS Ground Control Segment
On-time and low-risk delivery is vital to program's success AURORA, Colo., April 21, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a contract extension to perform additional risk-reduction activities for the U.S. Air Force's next-generation Global Positioning System Operational Ground Control Segment, or GPS OCX. Raytheon will identify and mitigate program risk to create a roadmap to keep the program on budget and on schedule. "We are working with our customer to ... 
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04/20/09Raytheon's Certified Architect Program Achieves Accreditation From The Open Group
WALTHAM, Mass., April 20, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved accreditation from The Open Group for its Raytheon Certified Architect Program (RCAP), an enterprisewide initiative designed to foster specialized expertise required to support customer mission success. Raytheon is the fourth company in the world and first in its industry to receive this recognition from The Open Group, a vendor- and technology-neutral consortium focused on open standards and globa... 
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04/20/09Raytheon Awarded $27 Million Option for Patriot Engineering Services
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 20, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded $27 million for engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., provided the additional funding under a previously awarded contract to Raytheon in January 2009. This $27 million combines with $132.2 million awarded earlier this year bringing the value of the contract to $159.2 million with the potent... 
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04/17/09Raytheon Puts Math 'FIRST' With Sponsorship of FIRST Robotics Championship
--Nearly 150 Raytheon-sponsored students competing in national event April 16-18 inWALTHAM, Mass., April 17, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Nearly 150 Raytheon-sponsored students competing in national event April 16-18 in Atlanta; FIRST competitors to be awarded scholarships Seven Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-sponsored teams totaling nearly 150 high school students will compete in the FIRST Robotics Championship Event April 16-18, 2009, in Atlanta, Ga. In August 2009, Raytheon will al... 
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04/16/09Raytheon and Narus Partner to Offer Real-time Network Traffic Intelligence to Protect Government Organizations
Joint cybersecurity solution allows monitoring of VoIP, e-mail, Web mail and Instant Message traffic on critical networks WALTHAM, Mass. and SUNNYVALE, Calif., April 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Narus have formed a partnership in which Raytheon will embed NarusInsight(TM) to monitor Internet Protocol (IP) traffic and provide critical knowledge to help manage and protect sensitive government networks. "With this partnership, Raytheon and Narus will ... 
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04/16/09Raytheon to Provide Providence, R.I., with Improved Port Surveillance
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- A program to improve port security with extended radar and video surveillance capabilities for northern Narragansett Bay and the Port of Providence has been completed by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems delivered sensors, to include mobile video, integrated with an Athena data fusion and operations center, giving city officials advanced warning and improved situational awareness in the region. The ex... 
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04/15/09Raytheon to Showcase Cybersecurity Innovations at RSA Conference 2009
SAN FRANCISCO, April 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will highlight its innovative cybersecurity solutions for businesses and government organizations at RSA(R) Conference 2009, the world's largest security show. The conference will be April 20-24 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco. Raytheon will host exhibits (Booth #817) demonstrating its unique approaches to securing business and government networks and infrastructures. Key technologies and services to... 
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04/15/09Raytheon Lands Army Contract to Improve Networked Communications on the Battlefield
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded an initial $12.5 million contract to supply the U.S. Army with next-generation radios that enable more efficient communication in congested battlefield environments. "The Enhanced Position Location Reporting System Extended Frequency, or EPLRS-XF, radio gives the warfighter high-speed, on-the-move video and data exchange capabilities for a broad range of applications," said Jerry Powlen, vi... 
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04/14/09Raytheon Company to Release First Quarter 2009 Results on April 23, 2009
WALTHAM, Mass., April 14, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its first quarter 2009 earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 23, 2009. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The first quarter 2009 earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 23, 2009. The call will be audio cast on the Internet at http://www.raytheon.com. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the website f... 
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04/07/09Raytheon Meets Critical Milestone as Part of Excalibur Ib Contract Competition
YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., April 7, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a contract milestone when it fired eight Excalibur Ib precision-guided artillery projectiles during a Feb. 27 test. The firings, which were the first tests witnessed by officials from the U.S. Army program office, were designed to exhibit stable controlled flight and safe muzzle exit. The testing also validated the simulation used to predict the performance of Raytheon's Excalibur Ib. A... 
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04/07/09Raytheon Achieves Critical Dual Band Radar Testing Milestone
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 7, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy successfully completed initial "lightoff" testing of the Dual Band Radar. The Dual Band Radar is an integrated active phased-array radar suite composed of the X-band AN/SPY-3 Multi-Function Radar and the S-band Volume Search Radar, both of which radiated at high power during lightoff at the Navy's Engineering Test Center, Wallops Island, Va. "This is an enormous milestone for Raytheo... 
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04/06/09Air Force Selects Raytheon to Improve Mission Coordination Under Electronic Warfare Battle Management Contract
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $3.5 million Electronic Warfare Battle Management (EWBM) system design contract. Under the award from the Air Force Research Laboratory, Raytheon will spend three years conducting a series of EWBM system experiments and demonstrations in the Air Force Research Laboratory's virtual combat laboratory at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio. Through these experiments, the Air ... 
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04/06/09Raytheon Garners $163.5 Million to Modernize Bradley Vehicle Surveillance Capability
MCKINNEY, Texas, April 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received two contracts totaling $163.5 million to provide 360-degree panoramic surveillance capability for Bradley fighting vehicles. The firm-fixed price awards call for 822 Commander's Independent Viewer Block 1 units and spares to equip the U.S. Army Bradley A3. "Raytheon's CIV is a 360-degree azimuth panoramic surveillance sight that gives the Bradley fighting vehicle improved hunter and killer capa... 
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04/03/09Raytheon to Continue Providing Information Technology Solutions Through GSA Alliant Contract
Company one of 59 awardees vying for orders under contract valued at $50 billion during next 10 years RESTON, Va., April 3, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been selected to continue providing enhanced information technology solutions and services through the new U.S. General Services Administration Alliant multiple award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity acquisition contract. Under Alliant, Raytheon will provide infrastructure, application service... 
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04/02/09U.S. Air Force Awards Raytheon Contract for Laser-Guided Maverick Missile
TUCSON, Ariz., April 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a contract to upgrade guidance and control sections for the air-to-ground Maverick missile. "The military is successfully employing laser-guided Mavericks against moving targets and in urban environments," said Harry Schulte, Raytheon Missile Systems vice president of Air Warfare Systems. "This contract is a win for the warfighters, because it gives them a reliable combat-proven wea... 
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04/02/09Raytheon Introduces Rapidly Deployable Space Payload Design
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today unveiled Responder(TM), an innovative payload design concept featuring a suite of interchangeable mission-specific sensors that could be deployed rapidly to meet immediate customer needs. Introduced at the National Space Symposium, the Responder concept offers electro-optical and radio frequency payload configurations. Because the basic payload designs employ standard plug-and-play technology ... 
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04/01/09Kinetic Energy Interceptors Team Delivers Pathfinder Ground Test Missile Avionics
TUCSON, Ariz., April 1, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), a member of the Northrop Grumman-led (NYSE: NOC) Kinetic Energy Interceptors team, delivered the Pathfinder ground test missile avionics module and associated support equipment to Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The delivery is a key milestone in the 2009 KEI booster flight test preparation because it brings together all the major Pathfinder hardware, software and support equipment needed to verify test ra... 
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03/31/09Raytheon Submits Final Proposal for U.S. Air Force Global Broadcast Service Transition Contract
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 31, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the 11-year Global Broadcast Service solution provider, has submitted its final proposal for the U.S. Air Force GBS Satellite Broadcast Manager Defense Enterprise Computing Center Transition contract. GBS is a worldwide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance support system providing military forces with high-speed, high-volume multimedia broadcasts of intelligence and situational awareness ... 
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03/30/09Saudi Arabia to Purchase Raytheon AIM-9X Missiles
TUCSON, Ariz., March 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the U.S. government executed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance to purchase Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X missile. Saudi Arabia is the world's 10th country to employ the AIM-9X Sidewinder infrared-guided, air-to-air missile. "The AIM-9X will provide our Saudi Arabian allies with unparalleled capability, a small logistical footprint and ease of integration onto its existing fighter aircraft," said C... 
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03/27/09Raytheon Standard Missile-2 Demonstrates Sea-Based Terminal, Fleet Protection
POINT MUGU, Calif., March 27, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-2 Block IV missile intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile target at the U.S. Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division. The SM-2 Block IV engagement demonstrated a near-term, sea-based capability for destroying short-range ballistic missiles in their terminal or final phase of flight. During the same test, a Raytheon SM-2 Block IIIA missile intercepted and destroyed ... 
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03/27/09Raytheon Recognized by EPA with 2009 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award
WALTHAM, Mass., March 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a 2009 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The company was cited for its ongoing, successful enterprisewide management of strategies and programs to reduce energy consumption, improve energy efficiency and cut greenhouse gas emissions. This is the second consecutive year Raytheon has received the Sustained Excellence Award, the highest honor... 
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03/26/09Raytheon Awarded Phase 3 Contract for Stand-Off Radiation Detection System
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a phase 3 contract to continue development of a Stand-Off Radiation Detection System (SORDS). Phase 3 is an eight-month contract for $2.3 million managed by DHS' Domestic Nuclear Detection Office (DNDO); it includes the construction of a prototype. This is the third of a four-phase development program worth a potential $9.9 million if all four options are ex... 
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03/25/09Raytheon Company Increases Dividend 11 Percent
WALTHAM, Mass., March 25, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Board of Directors has voted to increase the Company's annual dividend payout rate by 11 percent from $1.12 to $1.24 per share. The Board also authorized payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.31 per outstanding share of common stock to be paid on May 1, 2009 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 7, 2009. Payment of quarterly dividends is subject to Board authorization. "The ... 
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03/25/09Raytheon to Showcase Innovation for 'The Next Space Age' at National Space Symposium 2009
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., March 25, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will highlight several government defense, space and environmental system technologies at the 25th National Space Symposium: "The Next Space Age." The conference will be held at the Broadmoor Resort and Conference Center in Colorado Springs, Colo., March 30-April 2, 2009. Raytheon will host an exhibit (Booth #503) featuring innovative capabilities in the areas of weather and climate monitoring; spa... 
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03/25/09Raytheon Awarded $29.3 Million Phase 3 Contract for Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Development Program
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 25, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $23.9 million phase 3 contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to continue work on the agency's Wide Bandgap Semiconductor (WBGS) Development program. This 38-month phase of the program is a collaboration between DARPA and the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Its objective is to rapidly mature and demonstrate the capabilities of gallium nitride (GaN) to improve t... 
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03/23/09Raytheon's AutoTrac III Factory Acceptance Test Successful
--System reaches significant milestone in modernizingWASHINGTON, March 23, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- System reaches significant milestone in modernizing United Arab Emirates airspace Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the Dubai Department of Civil Aviation have signed a factory acceptance test certificate, an important step in delivering the AutoTrac III air traffic management system to Dubai World Central - Al Maktoum International Airport. The airport is an 87 square mile urban a... 
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03/23/09Raytheon Awarded $27 Million for Missile Defense Support
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $27 million contract by The Boeing Company to support the Ground Based Midcourse Defense (GMD) program. This six-month bridge effort for the follow-on GMD Core Completion Contract allows for the continued evolution, maturation, test, and verification of the Raytheon-built X-Band Radar aboard the Boeing-developed Sea-Based X-Band Radar vessel, the Upgraded Early Warning Radars at Beale A... 
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03/19/09Raytheon Adds EADS to Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System Pursuit Team
LOS ANGELES, March 19, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has signed an agreement with EADS Secure Networks North America to pursue the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications System contract. EADS Secure Networks North America, a division of PlantCML(R), joins the Raytheon-led team, which includes Etherstack and Powerwave Technologies. The team will propose an integrated wireless voice and data communications system that enables more than 34,000 Los Angele... 
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03/19/09Raytheon Awarded $106 Million for Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 Production
TUCSON, Ariz., March 19, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $106 million contract for production of the Joint Standoff Weapon C-1. "With this contract award, the first network-enabled weapons in the world will be produced to meet warfighter requirements," said Cmdr. Andrew Kessler, JSOW deputy program manager in the U.S. Navy's Precision Strike Weapons program office. "The JSOW C-1 will maintain all the capabilities of the proven JSOW C confi... 
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03/18/09Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Radar Successful in Missile Defense Test
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 18, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) radar built by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) performed successfully in the latest integrated flight test conducted by the Missile Defense Agency and THAAD prime contractor and systems integrator Lockheed Martin. "Not only did Raytheon components continue to perform, but the successful missile salvo acquisition and track represents a significant milestone," said Pete Franklin, vice pr... 
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03/18/09Raytheon to Demonstrate New Software to Improve P25 Network Performance
RALEIGH, N.C., March 18, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will unveil its P25 Network Management Software (NMS), which enables first responders to monitor their P25net digital land mobile radio network for optimal system performance, during the International Wireless Communications Expo at the Las Vegas Convention Center, March 18-20, 2009. The software, incorporated into the company's P25net, will immediately notify radio system managers of network component failu... 
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03/17/09U.S. Air Force Accepts First Delivery of Raytheon Miniature Air Launched Decoy
TUCSON, Ariz., March 17, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force accepted delivery of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) first Miniature Air Launched Decoy low rate initial production unit. "The warfighter now has an incredible new capability thanks to the hard work of hundreds of Raytheon employees, suppliers, dedicated Air Force civil servants, uniformed service members and support personnel," said Ken Watson, the U.S. Air Force's MALD(TM) program manager. "MALD will work in concert ... 
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03/17/09Raytheon Awarded Certificate of SAFETY Act Designation for Interoperability Solution
RALEIGH, N.C., March 17, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon's (NYSE: RTN) audio control unit technology has been designated as a "Qualified Anti-Terrorism Technology" under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Support Anti-terrorism by Fostering Effective Technologies, or SAFETY, Act. Raytheon's ACU technology provides public safety agencies a means to interconnect existing radio equipment with other radio systems operating on different frequencies. The company's ACU-1000, ACU-M, ... 
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03/12/09Raytheon Ships Sensor That Will Study Aerosols From Space
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 12, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has shipped its Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor to Orbital Sciences' facilities in Dulles, Va., where it will be integrated with NASA's Glory spacecraft and readied for launch. The space agency's Glory mission will be the first dedicated to understanding the effects of aerosols and solar variability on climate. As a primary sensor for the mission, the Raytheon unit is designed to measure with unprecedent... 
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03/12/09Raytheon-Led Team Wins NextGen Contract
Innovative system to address capacity at nation's busiest airports WASHINGTON, March 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract to develop the NextGen Terminal Data Distribution System, which will make more efficient use of the crowded airspace in the U.S. The contract was awarded by the U.S. Department of Transportation's Volpe National Transportation Systems Center, part of the Research and Innovative Technology Administration. The Volpe... 
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03/11/09Raytheon Receives Nunn-Perry Award for Mentor-Protege Program
TUCSON, Ariz., March 11, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business and Tampa Brass & Aluminum Corporation received the Nunn-Perry Award from the U.S. Department of Defense, Office of Small Business Programs. The award was presented to both companies for their accomplishments as a DoD mentor-protege team. The Nunn-Perry Award honors mentor-protege teams that excel in quality technical assistance, return on investment and protege development. ... 
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03/11/09Raytheon Wins Non-Lethal Weapons Solid-State Source Contract
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 11, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business has been awarded a phase-two contract to develop a gallium nitride (GaN) solid-state source for use in non-lethal weapons. The award was made by the Defense Department's Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD). Raytheon's GaN technology enables revolutionary performance and functionality for a wide range of DoD systems to include radar, electronic wa... 
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03/10/09Raytheon Completes Ground Segment Test for the Air Force Weather Agency
--Segment hits a major mark as the program prepares for launchOMAHA, Neb., March 10, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) and the NPOESS (National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System) Integrated Program Office recently deployed and successfully demonstrated the ground segment's interface data processing segment to the Air Force Weather Agency at Offutt Air Force Base, Neb. The team conducted a demonstration ... 
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03/10/09Raytheon Awarded $128 Million for Patriot Engineering Services
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 10, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $128.1 million U.S. Army contract for engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. Issued by the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, the contract calls for Raytheon to provide systems analysis, software and hardware engineering, testing and logistics support. "This contract represents a continuation of the U.S. government and Raytheon's commitment to ens... 
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03/05/09Raytheon Awarded $11 Million Option for Patriot Missile Facilities
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 5, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded $11.4 million to support Patriot missile facilities during 2009. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., issued the additional funding as an option under a three-year contract previously awarded to Raytheon in January 2008. This add-on award brings the value of the contract to $35.5 million with potential for additional options through 2010. "Providing tech... 
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03/04/09Raytheon Technology Protects Crops from Frost
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 4, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is taking the fight to the frost with a new system using radio frequency technology. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090304/NE78248-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090304/NE78248-b ) Raytheon's Tempwave(TM) radiant heating system offers a more efficient way to warm crops and avoid the adverse effects of frost on the growing season. The Tempwave system de... 
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03/03/09Raytheon Reaches Key Milestones with Troposcatter Solution
Industry-first wireless transmission and first-ever delivery MARLBOROUGH, Mass., March 3, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- In a recent exercise with the U.S. Army, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved an industry-first wireless transmission of its lightweight High Capacity Beyond Line-of-Sight troposcatter system. "This exercise illustrates that Raytheon's solution has proven interoperability with existing communication architectures and is adaptable to the warfighter's mobile needs in t... 
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03/02/09Raytheon Completes Testing of Advanced Missile Warning Sensor
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed performance testing of an infrared missile warning sensor that monitors an entire hemisphere from a single telescope. The first-of-its-kind staring sensor, encompassing Raytheon's large-format focal-plane arrays, will be able to detect and track dimmer objects than sensors in current operation, according to Bill Hart, vice president for the company's Space Systems group. "This sensor i... 
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03/02/09Raytheon Provides Full Connectivity in Industry First
U.S. Army's Experimental Force employs Raytheon's networking technology FORT BENNING, Ga., March 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- In an industry first, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) established a seamless, tactical wireless network that delivered simultaneous voice, data and video among soldiers, vehicles and unmanned systems. The mobile ad-hoc network was demonstrated during the U.S. Army's Expeditionary Warrior Experiments for the U.S. Army's Experimental Force. "We are providing ... 
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02/26/09Raytheon to Produce GPS-Related Advanced Anti-Jamming Antenna System
HARLOW, U.K., Feb. 26, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- A subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a U.S. Air Force contract for initial production of the GPS Advanced Digital Antenna Production system. The ADAP system protects GPS-based navigation and precise timing systems from deliberate jamming and accidental interference. The U.S. Air Force Global Positioning Systems Wing award to Raytheon Systems Limited (RSL), which is valued at $1.4 million, provides for 41 antenn... 
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02/25/09Eight Raytheon Employees Honored at 2009 Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference
BALTIMORE, Feb. 25, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Eight Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) employees received national recognition during the 2009 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Conference in Baltimore, Feb. 19-22. "For more than 20 years, this conference has served as a tremendous platform to recognize the outstanding achievement of African-Americans across our country," said William H. Swanson, Chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company. "We are very proud of all of this year's award re... 
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02/23/09Raytheon Nets $173 Million U.S. Army Award for Infrared Technology Kits
MCKINNEY, Texas, Feb. 23, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) $173 million to provide second-generation infrared kits for a variety of combat systems. The firm fixed price award modifies an existing contract and provides an additional 6,153 Horizontal Technology Integration (HTI) Second Generation-Forward Looking Infrared (SG-FLIR) Block 1 A/B-Kits. "SG-FLIR is a core infrared sensor supporting fire control and surveillance on several ... 
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02/23/09Raytheon Teams With Emirati-Owned Technology Services Company to Pursue Training Opportunities in the Middle East
RESTON, Va., Feb. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has teamed with C4 Advanced Solutions to pursue government and commercial training opportunities in the United Arab Emirates and the Middle East. "We are working with C4 Advanced Solutions (C4AS) because of its expertise as a systems integrator, information and communication technology solution provider, and knowledge solutions expert," said Stephen Teel, a Raytheon Technical Services Company (TS) LLC vice pres... 
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02/20/09Raytheon Voted No. 1 in HRO Today's Learning 'Baker's Dozen'
A first for customers ranking learning outsource providers DALLAS, Feb. 20, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), was named the No. 1 training outsource provider by HRO Today Magazine's "Baker's Dozen in Learning." This is the first time the magazine solicited input from customers to rank training outsourcing providers. David Letts, RPS vice president and general manager, said: "I believe this ranking is a po... 
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02/18/09Raytheon Selected for U.S. Army Testing and Training Contract
ORLANDO, Fla., Feb. 18, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a multiple-award indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, or IDIQ, contract for the U.S. Army's second Omnibus Contract, known as STOC II. The STOC II contract, managed by Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO-STRI), is a 10-year, multi-agency vehicle worth up to $17.5 billion that enhances the U.S. Army's training and testing capabilities. The award allows Rayth... 
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02/16/09Raytheon ELCAN Optical Technologies Awarded up to $180 Million for Marine Corps Enhanced Thermal Imaging Program
RICHARDSON, Texas, Feb. 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a single source indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract worth up to $180 million to procure, deliver, maintain and provide logistical support to the Medium Range Thermal Bi-Ocular program through 2014. The MRTB is a stand-alone, lightweight, observation and targeting device used by Marines in all lighting conditions, including total darkness and at times when vision is obs... 
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02/16/09Raytheon's Excalibur 1b Program Completes 45 Flight Tests of Low-Cost Titanium Base
SOCORRO, N.M., Feb. 16, 2009, 2009 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired its 45th low-cost titanium base as part of design testing for the Excalibur 1b precision-guided artillery projectile. The Excalibur 1b design is based on Raytheon's combat-proven Excalibur 1a. It uses fewer parts and requires simpler manufacturing, resulting in lower costs and increased reliability. Excalibur's proven six-meter (19.7 feet) accuracy reduces collateral damage, which saves warfighter l... 
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02/13/09Raytheon's MathMovesU Program Celebrates National Engineers Week Feb. 16-20 with Nationwide Events for Students
Raytheon kicks off week of interactive, math-focused events at Epcot Center WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- To celebrate National Engineers Week and promote innovative ways to teach math and science to children, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will host a series of child-friendly, hands-on science and math demonstrations at Epcot(R) Theme Park in Orlando, Fla. The interactive demonstrations, taking place Feb. 17 and Feb. 19 from 1-4:30 p.m. in the Wonders of Life p... 
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02/12/09Raytheon Wins Contract to Develop Next-Generation Jammer Technology
GOLETA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $5.5 million contract for a technology maturation study of next-generation jammer capability. The Next Generation Jammer program will support the Navy's airborne electronic attack requirements by developing innovative ways of tactical jamming against current and future threats from the EA-18G aircraft as the target platform. Under the contract, Raytheon will use its unique combina... 
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02/11/09PHOTO ADVISORY -- Raytheon Donates Family Technology Center
Editors are advised that a high-resolution photo is available to accompany the news release, NE69102, Raytheon Donates Family Technology Center at the Shades of Green(R) on Walt Disney World(R) Resort, issued earlier today by Raytheon Company. Caption: Brian Japak, director, Shades of Green (l), and Bill Swanson, Chairman and CEO, Raytheon Company, are joined by U.S. Navy Commander Mark Leavitt and his family at the grand opening of the Family Technology Center donated by Raytheo... 
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02/11/09Raytheon's JLENS Passes Key Milestone
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 11, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JLENS (Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System) has successfully conducted a critical design review representing a key milestone in the U.S. Army program to provide cruise missile defense capability for U.S. warfighters. "JLENS is moving forward to provide the soldier with key performance capabilities," said Lt. Col. Stephen Willhelm, JLENS product manager, U.S. Army Progr... 
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02/11/09Raytheon Donates Family Technology Center at the Shades of Green(R) on Walt Disney World(R) Resort
WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 11, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced the grand opening of The Family Technology Center at the Shades of Green(R) on Walt Disney World(R) Resort. Shades of Green is a U.S. Armed Forces Recreation Center used exclusively by active and retired military personnel and their families and Department of Defense civilians. The Family Technology Center, donated by Raytheon, will serve as guests' "home away from home" game room. The Center... 
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02/10/09Raytheon Delivers Final Sentinel R Mk 1 Aircraft for U.K. ASTOR System
WADDINGTON, England, Feb. 10, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the fifth and final Sentinel R Mk 1 aircraft to U.K. Royal Air Force at RAF Waddington. With this hand over, Raytheon's U.K.-based subsidiary Raytheon Systems Limited has now completed delivery of all Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR) equipment to the U.K. Ministry of Defence. With the five Sentinel aircraft, Raytheon delivered six tactical ground station units, two operational level groun... 
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02/09/09Raytheon Awarded $246 Million for UAE Patriot
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $246 million Foreign Military Sales contract for Patriot system spares for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., issued the firm fixed price contract that is initially funded at $123 million, which represents the first delivery order awarded under a five-year agreement for Patriot system spares. "These spare parts are an imper... 
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02/09/09Raytheon to Launch 'The Sum of All Thrills' at Epcot in 2009
Attraction designed to inspire students about math, science and technology WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) plans to unveil an interactive, math-based experience called "The Sum of All Thrills" at INNOVENTIONS at Epcot at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The exhibit, set to open fall 2009, will engage children through a fun and educational experience that helps instill a lifelong passion for math, science and technology... 
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02/06/09Raytheon Submits Final Proposal for NOAA's Environmental Satellite Ground Segment
Contract award scheduled for the second quarter of 2009 AURORA, Colo., Feb. 6, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has submitted its final proposal for the development of the ground segment for NOAA's (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R series, known as GOES-R. "We are very pleased to have reached this point in the competition and are confident that our proposal offers the best solut... 
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02/04/09Upgraded Early Warning Radar in Greenland Achieves Satellite Tracking in Record Time
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 4, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR) at Thule Air Base, Greenland, has achieved a significant milestone on its path toward operational status, successfully tracking its first satellite in an operational space surveillance mission configuration. "It's impressive that this event was accomplished after only 31 hours of test time that sets a new record for bringing a UEWR system to the first track milestone,"... 
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02/02/09U.S. Navy Tests New Raytheon Warhead for JSOW C-1
NAVAL AIR WARFARE CENTER CHINA LAKE, Calif., Feb. 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy tested a new Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) shaped-charge warhead being considered for the Joint Standoff Weapon C-1. The new warhead delivers the same effect as the warhead currently planned for the JSOW C-1 at a reduced cost to the warfighter. "Cost reduction is critical to JSOW's success," said Cmdr. Andrew Kessler, deputy program manager for JSOW in the U.S. Navy's Precision Strike Weapons pr... 
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02/02/09Raytheon Begins Deliveries of Zumwalt Mission System Production Equipment
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 2, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the first production equipment for the U.S. Navy's DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer. The Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) planar array antenna assembly was delivered to the Navy on cost and ahead of schedule. "The delivery of the first production equipment for Zumwalt is a critical milestone, demonstrating that with the right processes and commitment to budget and schedule requirements... 
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01/30/09Raytheon Makes Executive Changes in Space Business
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- William Hart has assumed leadership of the space business of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090130/NE64542-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090130/NE64542-b ) Hart, who joined Raytheon in 1975, was named vice president for Space Systems. He succeeds Brian Arnold, who was appointed vice president for space strategy. "As a proven leader, Bill is uniquely qualif... 
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01/30/09Raytheon's Unmanned Ground Control System First to be NATO-Certified
Achieving standard enables seamless unmanned ground system interoperability FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 30, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved another industry first from NATO for the U.S. Navy Tactical Control System. The so-called STANAG (Standardization Agreement) 4586 certification confirms that the TCS is the only unmanned ground control system conforming to the NATO standard. "This is a great accomplishment for the Navy, Raytheon and the TCS program,... 
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01/29/09Raytheon Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2008 Results; Reaffirms Outlook for Continued Growth in 2009
Highlights Year-end backlog increased to a record $38.9 billion Delivered strong full-year sales growth of 9% Fourth quarter adjusted EPS from continuing operations of $1.13 grew by 18%; reported EPS from continuing operations was $1.02 (1) Full-year 2008 adjusted EPS from continuing operations of $4.06 grew by 23%; reported EPS from continuing operations was $3.95 (1) Excellent operating cash flow of $2.0 billion in 2008. The Company made $660 million in ... 
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01/27/09Raytheon Chosen to Help Provide Department of Defense Biometrics Operations and Support Services
Raytheon one of 12 companies selected for BOSS-U $497 million award RESTON, Va., Jan. 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Biometrics Task Force has selected Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to provide biometric-related services and support to enhance the ability of the Department of Defense infrastructure, architecture and standard for biometric defense capabilities. The Biometrics Operations and Support Services - Unrestricted (BOSS-U) award is an indefinite delivery-indefinite... 
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01/27/09Raytheon Executives to Speak at Cowen and Company's 30th Annual Aerospace and Defense Conference
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 27, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that William H. Swanson, Raytheon chairman and chief executive officer, and David C. Wajsgras, Raytheon senior vice president and chief financial officer, will speak at Cowen and Company's 30th Annual Aerospace and Defense Conference on February 5, 2009. Their presentation is scheduled to start at 9:40 a.m. ET. Swanson's and Wajsgras' remarks will be audio cast live (listen-only mode) throug... 
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01/26/09Raytheon Awarded $154 Million for Taiwan Patriot Upgrade
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 26, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $154 million Foreign Military Sales contract award to upgrade Taiwan's Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., issued the contract that includes upgrade kits for radar and command and control components, a radar refurbishment, and related engineering and technical services. "Upgrading Patriot fire units from Configurat... 
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01/23/09Raytheon-Led Team IBCS Completes Major Phase One Milestone
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-led Team IBCS recently completed a major milestone during phase one of the U.S. Army's Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS) program. During the "System Functional Laydown" to the Army customer, Team IBCS presented its system software and hardware architecture, establishing the system baseline, which is a prerequisite to the team's IBCS design. IBCS is a U.S. Army and joint development program wi... 
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01/23/09Thirty-Two Teachers Across the U.S. Declared Math Heroes by Raytheon
Heroes given MathMovesU awards and grants for promoting math and science through interactive, creative learning programs WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 23, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has awarded Math Hero Awards to 32 teachers across the country for their efforts in engaging students in math through interactive and creative learning programs. Selected from a field of 160 nominations, each Math Hero Award winner will receive a $2,500 award and a matching grant of $2,500... 
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01/22/09U.S. Navy Flight Tests New Raytheon SM-2 Target Detecting Device
POINT MUGU, Calif., Jan. 22, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy flight tested Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) new Standard Missile-2 target detecting device. The SM-2 Block IIIB flight was the lowest altitude intercept to date using the new device, which enhances the SM-2's ability to detect and destroy threats. The missile was fired from USS STERETT (DDG-104) during combined combat system ship qualification trials. The test flights included additional SM-2 Block IIIA, SM-2 Block I... 
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01/22/09AVIATION WEEK Magazine Honors Raytheon with Two Program Excellence Awards
NEW YORK, Jan. 22, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- AVIATION WEEK magazine recognized two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) programs, the Miniature Air Launched Decoy and Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System, for achievements in 2008. Raytheon Missile Systems won the Sub-System Research and Development/System Design and Development Phase category for MALD(TM). Raytheon Network Centric Systems won the System Production/Sustainment category for AFATDS. Aviation Week awards programs that... 
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01/21/09One Hundred Events + 40,000 Students + $2 Million in Scholarships and Grants = Raytheon's Successful 2008 Math Initiative
MathMovesU program reached record high in employee volunteerism, grants and scholarships WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 21, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced the 2008 results and achievements of its MathMovesU(TM) program, an initiative designed to engage U.S. middle school students in math and science through interactive learning programs, contests, events, scholarships, tutoring programs and more. Since its inception in 2005, MathMovesU has touched the ... 
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01/20/09Raytheon Company to Release 2008 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results on January 29, 2009
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 20, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its 2008 fourth quarter and full-year earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EST Thursday, January 29, 2009. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The 2008 fourth quarter and year-end earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 a.m. EST on Thursday, January 29, 2009. The call will be audio cast on the Internet at http://www.raytheon.com. Charts to be referenced during th... 
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01/19/09Raytheon's Mid-Range Munition Completes First Cartridge Integration Test
YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Jan. 19, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), General Dynamics and the U.S. Army completed the first Mid-Range Munition cartridge integration test. The autonomously fired round struck the threat target from a beyond-line-of-sight range of 5.2 kilometers (about 3 statute miles). MRM is a gun-fired, precision-guided projectile that provides beyond-line-of-sight engagement capabilities to brigade combat teams. "This was the first complete... 
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01/16/09Raytheon Sensor Passes Space Simulation Test
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 16, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- A sensor developed by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to increase understanding of how aerosols affect climate has shown in a test it would neither emit nor experience interference from electromagnetic impulses it might encounter in space. Also having completed vibration testing satisfactorily, the Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor has begun another test regimen intended to prove it can operate successfully for at least three years in the rig... 
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01/15/09Raytheon Awarded $12.2 Million Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer Study Contract
TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $12.2 million contract to study the feasibility of increasing power and adding a data link capability for the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer(MALD-J(TM)). "This effort will allow us to evaluate the technical maturity of a radio frequency data link and to study further increases in jammer power levels," said Ken Watson, the U.S. Air Force's MALD program manager. "This will enha... 
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01/13/09Raytheon awarded $23 million for Ship Self-Defense System
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 13, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $23 million U.S. Navy contract to serve as the platform systems engineering agent for the Ship Self-Defense System (SSDS). This is the first step toward a base year with options years through fiscal year 2012 platform systems engineering agent contract. As PSEA, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems will manage the integration of capability upgrades into various aircraft carrier and amphibious shi... 
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01/08/09Raytheon Team Completes Final Major Milestones on Next-Generation GPS Control Segment
Successful, on-time completion of vital program requirements represents two significant achievements AURORA, Colo., Jan. 8, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully completed two significant milestones for the U.S. Air Force's next-generation Global Positioning System Control Segment, or GPS OCX, establishing a solid foundation and roadmap to keep the program on track and on schedule. The Raytheon-led team completed the segment design review and moder... 
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