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12/23/08NLOS-LS team's Precision Attack Missile Completes Third Test Flight
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Dec. 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Missiles and Fire Control, completed the third guided test flight of the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System's Precision Attack Missile. "The PAM missile, launched from a container launch unit, used the fire-and-forget uncooled imaging infrared seeker to score a direct hit against a stationary T-72 tank," said Scott Speet, exe... 
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12/22/08Raytheon Signs Mentor-Protege Program Agreement with South Carolina Firm
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 22, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and UEC Electronics have signed a Department of Defense-sponsored Mentor-Protege program agreement to work on several Raytheon programs. Raytheon will mentor UEC Electronics for three years in product design, test set design and development, advanced electronics manufacturing and development, lean manufacturing, information technology, human resources and quality systems. "This is an excel... 
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12/22/08ThalesRaytheonSystems Awarded $217 Million to Upgrade U.S. Army Firefinder Radar
Upgrade significantly reduces lifecycle cost, provides greater reliability and extends the life of the radar to 2030 FULLERTON, Calif., Dec. 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- ThalesRaytheonSystems has been awarded a $217 million U.S. Army firm-fixed-price contract to provide production modification kits and power amplifier modules as part of the Reliability Maintainability Improvement program for the AN/TPQ-37 Firefinder weapon locating radar. This contract follows the April 2008 ini... 
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12/18/08Sensor Activation Extends Raytheon's 40-Year Record of On-Orbit Success
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received confirmation from NASA and the Indian Space Research Organization that a water-detecting sensor system on the Chandrayaan-1 lunar-orbiting spacecraft has been activated and is fully functional. The assurance extends Raytheon's perfect 40-year record of start-up success. Data collected during an initial checkout will be used to calibrate the sensor. Under contract to the Naval Air Warfar... 
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12/18/08Raytheon Awarded Not-To-Exceed $3.3 Billion Patriot Order for the UAE
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a not-to-exceed $3.3 billion order to provide advanced Patriot air and missile defense capability, whole life support and training for the United Arab Emirates (UAE). To view the Multimedia News Release, go to: http://www.prnewswire.com/mnr/raytheon/36487/ Raytheon and teammate Lockheed Martin have worked with the U.S. and UAE governments during the past year to develop this a... 
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12/18/08Javelin Joint Venture Awarded $29.9 Million for Command Launch Unit Upgrade
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture received a $29.9 million U.S. Marine Corps contract to upgrade 404 Block 0 command launch units to Block I. The upgrade will extend the detection, recognition and identification range of the CLUs while doubling the operating time. "One of the many advantages of the Block I is that it increases the radius of lethality by 38 percent," said Duane Gooden, Rayt... 
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12/15/08Raytheon Opens Management Office in Orlando, Fla., to Support Warfighter FOCUS Program
RESTON, Va., Dec. 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), celebrates the grand opening Dec. 15 of its Orlando, Fla., building that houses the program management team for the U.S. Army's Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) program. The 70,000 square-foot building, located at the Central Florida Research Park, is home to 225 Raytheon and Warrior Training Alliance employees. The Raytheon-l... 
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12/11/08Raytheon Canada to Provide High-Frequency Surface Wave Radars for Romania
WATERLOO, Ontario, Dec. 11, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $16 million subcontract by the BAV Division of VSE Corporation to provide Romania with two High-Frequency Surface Wave Radar systems. Raytheon Canada's HFSWR system provides continuous, all-weather coverage to enable Romania to protect its maritime sovereignty in the Black Sea. The system detects and monitors any vessel movement throughout the country's 200 nautical mile (370 kilomete... 
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12/10/08Raytheon Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 10, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 28 cents per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on January 30, 2009 to shareholders of record at the close of business on January 2, 2009. Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of $21.3 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and oth... 
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12/10/08Raytheon Paveway IV(TM) Enters Service on U.K. Harrier GR9 Aircraft
HARLOW, England, Dec. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Paveway IV weapon system completed all evaluation activities, clearing it to enter service with the U.K.'s Royal Navy and Royal Air Force Harrier GR9 aircraft. Following the demonstration of capability trials at the U.S. Navy's Air Warfare Center China Lake, Calif., the U.K. Ministry of Defence accepted the weapon system into operational service. "This is a tremendous achievement and a testament to t... 
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12/10/08U.S. Navy Tests Seven Raytheon Standard Missile-2 Block IIIAs During Trials
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy fired seven Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-built Standard Missile-2 Block IIIA anti-air warfare missiles as part of ongoing U.S. Navy shipbuilder trials and operational tests. Four of the intercepts were conducted by the U.S. Navy's guided missile destroyers USS Stockdale (DDG 106) and USS Truxton (DDG 103). Three others were conducted by USS Antietam (CG 54) during exercises at Southern California Offshore Range Extension. ... 
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12/09/08NLOS-LS Team Completes Second Guided Test Flight of Precision Attack Missile
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Dec. 9, 2008 /PRNewswire-/ -- NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Missiles and Fire Control, completed the second guided test flight of the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System's Precision Attack Missile. "NLOS-LS provides commanders with immediate, responsive precision fires against moving and stationary land and sea targets," said Scott Speet, executive vice president of ... 
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12/09/08Zumwalt Undersea Warfare Combat System Receives Official Navy Nomenclature
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) integrated undersea warfare combat system for the Zumwalt-class destroyer recently received its official U.S. Navy nomenclature, AN/SQQ-90. Raytheon's SQQ-90 represents the U.S. Navy's next-generation undersea warfighting capability. The tactical sonar suite is composed of new integrated system capabilities, including the hull-mounted mid-frequency sonar (AN/SQS-60), the hull-mounted high-frequency sonar ... 
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12/05/08Raytheon Kill Vehicle and Radars Key to Ballistic Missile Intercept
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) components played key roles in the destruction of a ballistic missile target during the latest flight test of the Missile Defense Agency's Ground-based Midcourse Defense system. This was the eighth intercept for the GMD system. During the Dec. 5 test, a Raytheon-built Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle intercepted a ballistic missile target in space over the eastern Pacific Ocean. While communicating with ground sens... 
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12/05/08Raytheon Achieves Early Data Transfer Testing on Environmental Satellite System
SUITLAND, Md., Dec. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) and the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System Integrated Program Office achieved another significant program milestone by successfully completing the next phase of compatibility testing for the NPOESS Preparatory Project (NPP). The NASA-led spacecraft compatibility testing exercise was a significant achievement in paving the way for a successful ... 
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12/04/08Raytheon Appoints Lynn Dugle President of Intelligence and Information Systems; Announces Retirement of Michael Keebaugh
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 4, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has appointed Lynn A. Dugle president of Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS), effective Jan. 1, 2009. Dugle succeeds Michael D. Keebaugh, IIS president since August 2002, who plans to retire from Raytheon on Dec. 31, 2008 after a distinguished career of 40 years in the industry. Dugle brings significant experience in defense, networking technologies and intern... 
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12/04/08Raytheon Awarded $77 Million for Patriot Upgrades
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract to continue upgrading Patriot missiles by adding the capability to engage and destroy cruise and ballistic missiles. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., issued the $77.4 million contract to upgrade 166 Patriot Advanced Configuration-2 missiles to Guidance Enhanced Missiles-Tactical (GEM-T). "Upgrading Patriot PAC-2 missiles to GEM-Ts ensures th... 
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12/02/08Raytheon Achieves Critical Readiness Milestone for Zumwalt-Class Destroyer
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the production readiness review of the mission systems equipment (MSE) for the Zumwalt-class destroyer program. The successful review validates ship systems' stability and maturity and officially authorizes the program's transition to full production. "The series of reviews built into the Zumwalt-class destroyer program are considered a 'best practice' - a model for ship programs to eliminate risk... 
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12/01/08Raytheon Electronic Warfare Suite Selected for Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16s
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) newest integrated electronic warfare suite has been selected in a competition to provide self-protection capability for Royal Moroccan Air Force F-16 aircraft. The RMAF recently agreed to purchase 24 Block 52 F-16s from Lockheed Martin. Known as "ACES," Raytheon's advanced countermeasures electronic system consists of a radar warning receiver, digital jammer and chaff-flare dispenser. This advanced sys... 
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12/01/08ASTOR Enters Service in U.K.
DALLAS, Dec. 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Airborne Standoff Radar system developed by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for the U.K. Ministry of Defence has entered service with the Royal Air Force. "Accepting ASTOR into service with the Royal Air Force represents the most significant milestone in the ASTOR project to date, with the U.K. armed forces receiving what is an entirely new operational capability," said Bill Chrispin, leader of the MoD ASTOR integrated project team. "Only throu... 
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11/25/08NLOS-LS Team Completes First Guided Test Flight of Precision Attack Missile Fired From Container Launch Unit
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Nov. 25, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Missiles and Fire Control, completed the first guided test flight of the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System's Precision Attack Missile. "The PAM missile, launched from a Container Launch Unit, used its digital, semi-active laser seeker to score a direct hit against a T-72 tank target," said Scott Speet, executive vice... 
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11/24/08Japanese Troops Conduct Successful Patriot Firings at Fort Bliss
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 24, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Japanese Patriot crews recently engaged targets in a successful practice firing at Fort Bliss, Texas. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) provided operational support for the annual service practice conducted by Japan Air Self-Defense Force troops. "From Raytheon's perspective, all visual indications and initial data readings support a successful mission," said Dan Smith, president of Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems. "The results of ... 
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11/24/08Raytheon Center Receives OSHA's Highest Safety Rating
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 24, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Seapower Capability Center, Portsmouth, R.I., received a "star" rating from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for its outstanding record and assessment results as part of the Voluntary Protection Program. The star rating is the VPP's most prestigious level of recognition. It is reserved for employers and employees who have implemented exemplary occupational safety and health pract... 
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11/20/08Raytheon Sensor Designed to Promote Understanding of Global Warming
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed integration, baseline performance characterization, and vibration testing of a space-based sensor intended to help NASA scientists better understand the effect of aerosols on global warming and climate change. The Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor will conduct a three-year climate monitoring mission from NASA's Glory satellite. With 161 optical elements, including six precision-aligned telescopes,... 
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11/19/08Raytheon's JLENS Conducts Successful Design Reviews
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 19, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JLENS (Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System) has successfully conducted critical design readiness reviews (CDRR) on its final two prime items, the surveillance radar (SuR) and the communications and processing group (CPG). Both are key milestones in the U.S. Army program that will provide a critical cruise missile defense capability for our nation's warfighters. "JLENS ... 
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11/19/08Raytheon Awarded Contract for Exploratory Research in Nuclear Detection Technology
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 19, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a Department of Homeland Security contract to develop a Stand-Off Warning Against Radiological Materials (SWARM) technology. The first phase of this effort is an eight-month contract for $764,000 managed by DHS' Domestic Nuclear Detection Office under the Exploratory Research in Nuclear Detection Technology Program. It is the first of a five-phase development program worth $2.9 million if all o... 
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11/18/08Raytheon's Navy Multiband Terminal Achieves Unprecedented Satellite Communications Capability
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- In a major milestone for U.S. military satellite communications, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully demonstrated simultaneous communications using low, medium and extended data rate wave forms. This capability will be critical to the successful deployment of the next generation of military communication satellites scheduled to launch in 2009. This first-of-its-kind achievement will enable mission planners to more efficie... 
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11/18/08Raytheon to Restore Bandwidth Over the Atlantic Through its Global Broadcast Service
Navy will benefit from improved functionality in delivery of mission essential information SAN DIEGO, Nov. 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a task order to restore the available bandwidth of the Global Broadcast Service satellite communications system over the Atlantic Ocean to support naval vessels and operations. Under the Advanced Technology Support Program III, Raytheon will complete the integration of the Satellite Broadcast Manager f... 
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11/17/08Raytheon to Demonstrate New High-Data Rate Technology at MILCOM
Solution to dramatically improve quality of the battlefield common operating picture SAN DIEGO, Nov. 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 Communications are developing new technology that dramatically improves the common operating picture of every soldier on the battlefield. The companies will highlight this combination of modem technology, highly directional antennas, and robust routing of data over networks at the MILCOM 2008 conference, Nov. 17-19, ... 
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11/17/08Raytheon to Demonstrate New System to Increase Pedestrian Safety
NEW YORK, Nov. 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will unveil its new intelligent traffic system Nov. 17, which alerts both pedestrian and driver to probable pedestrian-vehicle collisions. The system, called the Cooperative Pedestrian Warning System, will significantly reduce the number of pedestrian traffic accidents. It will be demonstrated during the 15th World Congress on Intelligent Transport Systems in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Cente... 
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11/14/08Raytheon Hosts MILCOM's First-Ever Small Business Workshop
SAN DIEGO, Nov. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will host MILCOM's first-ever small business workshop, "Defense Industry Collaboration with Small Business - The Role of Small Business in the Military Communications marketplace to Support the Warfighter." More than 100 small business company representatives have registered for the workshop at MILCOM 2008, Nov. 17-19 in San Diego. The MILCOM small business workshop will provide an opportunity for small busi... 
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11/14/08Raytheon Submits Proposal for Air Force Global Broadcast Service Transition Contract
RESTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has submitted its proposal for the Air Force Global Broadcast Service (GBS) Satellite Broadcast Manager Defense Enterprise Computing Center (DECC) Transition contract. The Air Force Electronic Systems Center, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass., will transition GBS broadcast functionality to centralized Defense Information System Agency computing centers and position the system to meet and support the evolving needs... 
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11/14/08Kinetic Energy Interceptors Team Completes Key Missile Defense Rocket Motor Test
PROMONTORY, Utah, Nov. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) Kinetic Energy Interceptors team fired a powerful first-stage rocket motor, keeping the KEI program on schedule for a 2009 booster flight test. The test demonstrated the operation of the first-stage rocket motor in its complete flight configuration, using the same thrust vector control system and interface hardware that will be used for the 2009 flight test. KEI is... 
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11/13/08Raytheon Receives Best of What's New Award from Popular Science Magazine
Company honored in security category for its concrete breaching device SPRINGFIELD, Va., Nov 13, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) advanced concrete breaking technology for urban search and rescue received Popular Science's Best of What's New award for 2008. The Controlled Impact Rescue Tool (CIRT) uses shock waves to pulverize concrete. The tool removes the barrier material, which allows rescue workers faster access to victims. "For 21 years, Popular Sci... 
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11/12/08Raytheon Delivers 300th Raid Tower to the U.S. Army
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the 300th Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment tower to the U.S. Army during a celebration marking the occasion in Huntsville, Ala. RAID towers provide persistent surveillance capability using infrared sensors elevated on a stationary platform. Raytheon first developed RAID to respond to the U.S. military's critical need for persistent surveillance. The system is currently in wide use throughout Ope... 
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11/11/08Raytheon Awarded $54 Million to Develop Multiple Kill Vehicle for Ballistic Missile Defense
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 11, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $54 million Missile Defense Agency contract to continue design and development of a Multiple Kill Vehicle. MKV-R, as it is known, will counter complex ballistic missile threats during the midcourse phase of flight with multiple kill vehicles launched from a single interceptor. "Raytheon is the only company that has designed, developed and deployed exoatmospheric kill vehicles for the Ballistic M... 
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11/11/08Spanish Army Conducts Successful NASAMS Live-Fire Exercise
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 11, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), along with Kongsberg Defence and Aerospace, provided support during the Spanish Army's successful live-fire exercise of its National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS), a surface-launched AMRAAM (Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile) system. "Raytheon's support to the Spanish Army enabled it to conduct missions independently," said Pete Franklin, vice president, National Theater and Secu... 
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11/10/08Raytheon Named Rhode Island's Innovative Manufacturer of the Year
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was honored by the Rhode Island Manufacturers Association (RIMA) with the 2008 Innovative Manufacturer of the Year award. Representatives from Raytheon's Seapower Capability Center, Portsmouth, R.I., were presented the prestigious award at RIMA's 10th anniversary gala Nov. 8. "Technology and innovation are the core of our business -- key to our ability to deliver the advanced and reliable solutions that ou... 
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11/07/08PHOTO ADVISORY -- Students Set World Record at Raytheon-Sponsored Math, Science and Technology Festival
Editors are advised that a high-resolution photo is available to accompany the news release, NEF044, Students Set World Record at Raytheon-Sponsored Math, Science and Technology Festival, issued earlier today by Raytheon Company. Caption: Thousands of southern Arizona students and teachers set a new world record by simultaneously launching more than 1,800 rubber band-powered paper airplanes at the Raytheon-sponsored Math, Science and Technology Funfest Nov. 7 in Tucson. During ... 
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11/07/08Students Set World Record at Raytheon-Sponsored Math, Science and Technology Festival
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of southern Arizona students and teachers set a new world record by simultaneously launching more than 1,800 rubber band-powered paper airplanes at the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-sponsored Math, Science and Technology Funfest. During the 6th annual Funfest, more than 6,000 students participated in a variety of events focusing on math, science and technology. "Raytheon is committed to fostering student interest in math and ... 
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11/05/08Raytheon to Modernize F-15E Radar
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A system design and development award from Boeing will allow Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to launch its latest active electronically scanned array radar program for the U. S. Air Force. The F-15E radar modernization will incorporate AESA technology developed by the company for the Air Force F-15C and the Navy F/A-18 Super Hornet, currently on deployment. "Maintaining the momentum on our high-performance AESA programs is critica... 
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11/04/08Raytheon Awarded $21 Million to Provide Systems Support for the U.S. Army
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a U.S. Army $21 million contract modification to provide mission sustainment and support services for the Base Expeditionary Targeting and Surveillance System - Combined program. "This additional maintenance and training support will further improve its capability as a multifunctional battlefield system, providing enhanced situational awareness to the warfighter," said Pete Franklin, vice p... 
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11/03/08U.S. Air Force Awards Raytheon $5.7 Million Contract Option for Maverick Missile Upgrades
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ --Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $5.7 million contract option to upgrade software on the AGM-65 H/K TV-guided Maverick air-to-surface missile. "The software retrofit improves pilots' ability to visually identify and engage distant targets," said Col. Eric Theisen, Air Combat Command's Advanced Programs division chief. "This translates into greater standoff distance for the weapon and better survivability for the operator." T... 
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11/03/08Raytheon Awarded $422 Million Contract for Standard Missile-2 Production
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Naval Sea Systems Command awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $422 million production contract for Standard Missile-2 Block IIIA and Block IIIB missiles. Raytheon will provide SM-2 missiles to the U.S. Navy, Taiwan, the Republic of Korea and Japan. The SM-2 employs dual-mode infrared and radio frequency guidance to defeat target countermeasures. The SM-2 has demonstrated success against supersonic, sea-skimming missiles during hig... 
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10/30/08U.S. Navy, Raytheon Achieve Program Milestone on New Joint Standoff Weapon Variant
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 30, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a critical design review of the Joint Standoff Weapon C-1, achieving a major program milestone. JSOW C-1 adds moving maritime target capability and a two-way data link to the combat-proven JSOW family. "JSOW C-1 is needed because it brings critical capabilities [to the warfighter]," said Commander Andrew "Chunder" Kessler, JSOW deputy program manager for JSOW in the ... 
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10/29/08Raytheon's Deep Siren Solution Addresses Gap in Submarine Communications
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 29, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy has successfully conducted the first large-scale test of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Deep Siren tactical paging system. Deep Siren enables operational commanders anywhere in the world to contact a submerged submarine, regardless of its speed or depth. This capability solves one of the most significant shortfalls in submarine communications. Raytheon's Deep Siren system employs acoustic, expendable buoys that, wh... 
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10/29/08Raytheon's Rhoads named CIO of the Year by the Mass Technology Leadership Council
Chief Information Security Officer also a finalist in "CXO" category WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 29, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Vice President and Chief Information Officer Rebecca Rhoads is the 2008 recipient of the Mass Technology Leadership Council CIO of the Year award. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20081029/NEW013 ) The company's chief information security officer, Jeff Brown, was also a finalist in the "CXO" category, making Raytheon the ... 
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10/28/08C4ISR Journal Lauds Raytheon Sensor
MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 28, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) sensor that uses a full-motion video camera to sharpen the vision of unmanned surveillance aircraft is among five winners of C4ISR Journal awards for 2008. A six-member committee picked winners from 25 finalists nominated by the magazine staff in five categories: sensors, platforms, network systems, innovations, and agencies and organizations. The magazine recognized the Raytheon sensor for meeting a con... 
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10/28/08Raytheon Team Successfully Demonstrates Information Sharing Firsts at Empire Challenge 2008
Event allowed users to test and share battlespace information in real time CHINA LAKE, Calif., Oct. 28, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) accomplished several industry firsts including enhancing data sharing with coalition forces and multiple coalition sites worldwide at the Empire Challenge 2008. The demonstration event held this summer at the China Lake Naval Air Warfare Center evaluated intelligence collection systems for joint and coalition operations. ... 
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10/27/08MILCOM 2008 to Feature Distinguished Speakers from Military, Industry and Academia
Registration remains open for the military communications conference in San Diego SAN DIEGO, Oct. 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A roster of distinguished speakers from military, industry and academia will offer insight into technology and interoperability solutions at MILCOM 2008, Nov. 17-19, at the San Diego Convention Center. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will host the 27th annual gathering, where more than 6,000 government and industry attendees from 30 countries are expected to... 
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10/27/08Raytheon Conducts High-Security Maritime Experiment with United States Coast Guard Research and Development Center
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) hosted a mission profiling experiment earlier this month with the United States Coast Guard Research and Development Center. The experiment allowed active duty members from Boston's USCG First District Command Center to simulate real-time situational awareness and decision-making skills. The experiment took place in the Raytheon Integrated Defense System (IDS) Joint Mission Experimentation Environment (JME... 
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10/24/08Raytheon, U.S. Navy Demonstrate Unmanned Aircraft System Capability for Submarines
NARRAGANSETT BAY SHALLOW WATER TEST FACILITY RANGE, R.I.,Oct. 24, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the Naval Undersea Warfare Center, Division Newport, demonstrated an unmanned aircraft system capability for submerged submarines Sept. 10. The program, called Submarine Over the Horizon Organic Capabilities, simulated the submarine launch of a specialized UAS for collection of intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information in a complex litto... 
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10/24/08Raytheon Names Jackman Vice President - Army Programs
ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 24, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company has appointed retired U.S. Army Maj. Gen. Galen B. Jackman vice president - Army Programs, U.S. Business Development. Jackman will serve as the company's internal U.S. Army subject matter expert, helping Raytheon provide integrated mission solutions to address customer needs. Prior to joining Raytheon, Jackman was the Army's chief of Legislative Liaison at the Pentagon and on Capitol Hill. Before that, ... 
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10/23/08Raytheon Reports Strong Third Quarter 2008 Results, Increases Full-Year Guidance and Announces New $2.0 Billion Share Repurchase Plan
Highlights Sales of $5.9 billion, up 12 percent Operating income of $680 million, up 19 percent Earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.01, up 17 percent Strong bookings of $5.8 billion; backlog of $37.0 billion Credit rating upgraded to A- by Standard & Poor's and Fitch WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 23, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) reported third quarter 2008 income from continuing operations of $427 million ... 
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10/22/08Raytheon Technology to Assist in Hunt for Ice on Moon
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Sensing technology developed by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will help to determine whether the polar regions of the moon contain ice. The Forerunner miniaturized-radio frequency system was delivered by Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory to the Indian Space Research Organization in March 2008, integrated onto the nation's Chandrayaan-1 spacecraft, and launched into orbit Oct. 22 from the Satish Dhawan Space Cente... 
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10/22/08Navy Awards Contract to Raytheon for Continued Support for LPD 17
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a U.S. Navy contract for up to $23 million for lifecycle engineering and support for the LPD 17 class of amphibious warfare ships. This award exercises the third of three one-year options included in the original contract awarded to Raytheon in 2005. "Raytheon continues to build on its history of solid performance on the LPD 17 program, from electronics system design and ship integration to whol... 
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10/21/08U.S. Navy Launches Raytheon Tomahawk Block IV From Virginia Class Submarine
Flight marks 16th consecutive test of the Tomahawk Block IV EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE TEST RANGE, Fla., Oct. 21, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Navy Virginia class submarine fired a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Tomahawk Block IV missile from the Gulf of Mexico to engage a simulated target. The flight completes the integration of the Tomahawk cruise missile onto the Navy's newest fast-attack submarine, adding another platform to the list of combatant vessels that can carry the combat-proven weapon... 
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10/21/08Raytheon Revamps its MathMovesU Scholarship Program to Reward STEM Interest
Total fund exceeds $1 million - 30 high school and college students to share $600,000 WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 21, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has revised its popular MathMovesU scholarship and grants program to invest more substantially in students already committed to studying science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). Under the restructured plan, students who have already won a MathMovesU scholarship are eligible to win one of 30 additional $20,000 merit-based bo... 
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10/20/08Raytheon Receives $12 Million for Development of Excalibur 1b
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 20, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $12 million contract for the initial design and maturation phase of the 155 mm, precision-guided Excalibur 1b projectile. Excalibur 1b is the next increment in the development of the combat-proven Excalibur 1a munition. The new Excalibur design uses fewer parts and is easier to manufacture than the 1a round. The result is a more affordable projectile with enhanced reliability. Cap... 
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10/20/08Raytheon to Deliver Zumwalt's Dual Band Radar to CVN 78
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 20, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $23.5 million U.S. Navy contract to adapt the Dual Band Radar (DBR) developed for the Zumwalt-class destroyer for installation on the future U.S.S. Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), America's next-generation aircraft carrier. Raytheon will deliver DBR supporting equipment hardware and software designs to meet the installation and integration requirements of the CVN 78 class of ships. The DBR, produced by Rayth... 
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10/16/08Raytheon Receives $24.3 Million for Production of Towed Decoys
GOLETA, Calif., Oct. 16, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $24.3 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 12th production lot of ALE-50 equipment ordered for the Air Force and Navy. The contract calls for 799 decoys for the Air Force and 249 for the Navy to be delivered through October 2010. "The tradition of success of our towed... 
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10/16/08Raytheon Increases Air Traffic Efficiencies at Four Major U.S. Airports
WASHINGTON, Oct. 16, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have completed air traffic system upgrades at Terminal Radar Approach Control facilities and associated air traffic control towers at four major airports across the country: Chicago O'Hare International, Denver International, Lambert-St. Louis International and Minneapolis-St. Paul International. Raytheon is the prime contractor for the Federal Aviation Administration Terminal Area Moderniza... 
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10/15/08Raytheon AIM-120C7 Air-to-Air Missile Enters U.S. Navy's Weapons System User Program
Employment demonstrates system maturity TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Oct. 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AIM-120C7 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile entered the U.S. Navy's Weapon System User Program. During a landmark mission, two U.S. Navy F/A-18E Super Hornet strike-fighter aircraft fired two Raytheon-built air-to-air missiles -- an AIM-120C7 and an AIM-9X. This was the first time the AIM-120C7 and AIM-9X have been launched by a fleet-assigned o... 
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10/15/08Raytheon Awarded $165 Million for Light- and Heavyweight Torpedoes
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $165 million U.S. Navy contract to provide MK54 lightweight and MK48 heavyweight torpedo hardware, engineering and support services. Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) will produce and deliver 228 MK48 Common Broadband Advanced Sonar System (CBASS) torpedo guidance and control upgrade kits and 192 MK54 lightweight torpedo kits. Nineteen MK48 CBASS upgrade kits are to be produced ... 
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10/14/08Raytheon Completes Integration of Enhanced Paveway(TM) II on Spanish F/A-18
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Spanish military and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a joint venture that integrated the combat-proven Enhanced Paveway II 1,000 pound GBU-48 on Spain's F/A-18 Hornet strike aircraft. "Spain's contributions to NATO operations and other contingencies will improve with the addition of EP2," said Maj. Rafael Gomez-Blanco, the Spanish Air Force's EP2 integration lead. "Enhanced Paveway II combines unmatched precision, accuracy an... 
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10/14/08Raytheon Nets $17.9 Million Award for Prototype Sensor
MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $17.9 million contract to develop a sensor system prototype to give helicopter crews full day or night spherical situational awareness while eliminating visual obstructions caused by the airframe and its contents. The Joint Capability Technology Demonstration award Sept. 9 is initially funded at $4.7 million and calls for further development of Raytheon's Advanced Distributed Ap... 
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10/14/08Raytheon Company to Release Third Quarter 2008 Results on October 23, 2008
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its third quarter 2008 earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EDT Thursday, October 23, 2008. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The third quarter 2008 earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, October 23, 2008. 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 ... 
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10/10/08Industry Demonstrates How to Use Existing Technology to Improve Efficiency for Law Enforcement and First Responders
TEMECULA, Calif., Oct. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) assembled 15 industry vendors Sept. 26 to demonstrate how off-the-shelf technologies can be integrated to provide greater effectiveness to military, law enforcement and first responder operations. The demonstrations, held at the French Valley Airport in Temecula, Calif., were attended by an array of national, state and local public officials from the Los Angeles and San Diego areas. "Throughout the co... 
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10/09/08Raytheon Receives Department of Defense Trusted Foundry Accreditation
ANDOVER, Mass., Oct. 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Defense has accredited Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) semiconductor foundry -- Raytheon Radio Frequency Components (RRFC) -- as a DoD Category 1A Trusted Foundry. The Category 1A designation, the highest awarded by the DoD, recognizes Raytheon's support of Mission Assurance Category I, orMAC I, systems determined to be vital to the operational readiness or mission effectiveness of deployed and contingency forces. MAC I ... 
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10/08/08Raytheon Chairman and CEO Honored with the AUSA John W. Dixon Award
WASHINGTON, Oct. 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association of the United States Army (AUSA) has chosen Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson as the 2008 recipient of its prestigious John W. Dixon Award. The award is presented annually for outstanding contributions to national defense by a member of the industrial community. The Association chose Swanson for "being a loyal and ardent supporter of AUSA and a dynamic force in the defense industry, working tire... 
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10/08/08Raytheon's Laser Guided Rocket Completes Wind Tunnel Test
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a Laser Guided Rocket wind tunnel test that produced both high fidelity flight simulations and data for development of the aerodynamic model required for autopilot design. The LGR program is part of a cooperative development agreement with Emirates Advanced Investments of the United Arab Emirates. The agreement is for the development of a semi-active laser guided 70 mm (2.75 inch) rocket designed to... 
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10/08/08Raytheon Assembles Team to Pursue U.S. Army Operations, Planning, Training and Resource Support Services contract
RESTON, Va., Oct. 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has signed teaming agreements with more than 45 large and small business partners to pursue the Army's Operations, Planning, Training and Resource Support Services (OPTARSS) II contract. Among the companies joining RTSC are Honeywell, Battelle, SAAB Training USA and Oberon. OPTARSS II is the U.S. Army Forces Command's multiple award,... 
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10/07/08Raytheon Reaches Production Milestone on Critical Communications Capability
20,000th Enhanced Position Location Reporting System shipped MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has reached a key milestone with the production of its 20,000th Enhanced Position Location Reporting System. EPLRS is the most widely deployed, mobile, ad-hoc networking system on the battlefield, providing simultaneous data, video and situational awareness information. EPLRS has been in production since 1986 and has been fielded by all four ... 
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10/06/08Raytheon Completes Successful Intercept Tests for Future Combat Systems Active Protection System
MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 6, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), working in partnership with the Army, the Future Combat Systems Lead Systems Integration team of Boeing and Science Applications International, and BAE Systems, has passed a major milestone by completing successful stationary and moving target intercept tests for the FCS Active Protection System (APS). The tests represent a significant step in design verification testing for the system, which includes defe... 
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10/06/08Raytheon Awarded First Phase of Army's Integrated Battle Command System
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 6, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has won the first stage of a competitive, multi-phase U.S. Army award for the Integrated Battle Command System (IBCS). IBCS is a U.S. Army development program with a modular, open architecture, "system of systems" construct allowing air and missile defense warfighters to use any sensor and any shooter within an integrated fire control network. The Raytheon-led team was formed using OpenAIR(TM), Raytheon... 
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10/03/08Raytheon Opens Warfighter Support Center in Louisville, Ky.
RESTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), is opening a Warfighter Support Center depot repair facility in Louisville, Ky., to support the U.S. Army's Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) program. The 135,000-square-foot center will employ 75 people providing logistics, technical support, and depot maintenance services. "The Warfighter Support Center will improve service... 
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10/03/08Raytheon Delivers First Targeting and Surveillance Sensor for Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter
MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the first U.S. Army Common Sensor Payload for the Armed Reconnaissance Helicopter. The first of 28 system design and development units awarded under an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract, the AN/AAS-53 electro-optical/infrared and laser sensor was shipped September 10 to Rockwell Collins to begin software integration. "Raytheon's CSP team delivered the first sensor on ... 
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10/02/08Raytheon-led Team Executing at Fast Pace on Warfighter FOCUS Program
RESTON, Va., Oct. 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon-led (NYSE: RTN) Warrior Training Alliance (WTA) has supported about 1.5 million exercises at more than 400 locations worldwide since the start of the Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) program in May. Training support has been provided to members of all U.S. services and some coalition partners. The WTA's work to integrate the U.S. Army's live, virtual and constructive training domains began on May 1, 2008, fo... 
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10/02/08Raytheon Technology Supported National Disaster Planning During Hurricane Season
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Oct. 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) provided a disaster planning and recovery resource tool to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) during its efforts to prepare for, and mitigate the effects of, natural disasters. Raytheon's Department of Defense-Defense Support Civil Authority Automated Support System, or DDASS, supported Northern Command and FEMA's efforts for the 2008 hurricane season. During Hurricane Gustav in New Orleans, th... 
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09/30/08Raytheon KillerBee Demonstrates Capabilities in Simulated Combat Environment
YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Sept. 30, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) KillerBee unmanned aircraft system demonstrated its interoperability, integration and functionality as an end-to-end UAS combat system. During the demonstration, a Raytheon flight operations crew simulated a combat environment by delivering the KillerBee system to a remote location via Humvees. In less than 45 minutes, the crew set up the system and launched the UAS. The team then executed th... 
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09/30/08Raytheon Weather Program Achieves New International Standard for Information Technology Service Management
Achieving ISO 20000:2005 information technology registration RESTON, Va., Sept. 30, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS) program at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has successfully achieved an ISO 20000:2005 registration, the first international standard for information service management. The AWIPS program provides operations and maintenance of the National Weather Service's critical weath... 
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09/26/08Kinetic Energy Interceptor Team Completes Missile Defense Test of Enhanced Rocket Motor
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Northrop Grumman Kinetic Energy Interceptor (KEI) team fired a Stage 2 rocket motor featuring an enhanced nozzle and upgraded ballistics. The firing occurred at the Alliant Techsystems' test facility in Elkton, Md., Sept. 25. KEI is a land-based missile defense system featuring the Missile Defense Agency's newest rapid acceleration interceptor. Fully deployed, the mobile system will have the capab... 
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09/25/08Raytheon Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 25, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 28 cents per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on November 4, 2008 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on October 7, 2008. Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of $21.3 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and... 
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09/24/08Demonstrations to Show How Technology Can Improve Operations for Law Enforcement and First Responders
TEMECULA, Calif., Sept. 24, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will lead a group of industry representatives on Sept. 26 to demonstrate how military and off-the-shelf technologies can be integrated to provide greater effectiveness in law enforcement and first responder operations. The demonstrations, scheduled to begin at 8:00 a.m. at the French Valley Airport in Temecula, will provide timely information to the Los Angeles Regional Interoperable Communications Syste... 
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09/24/08Raytheon Completes Ground Segment Acceptance Testing Early for the National Polar-Orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System
Clears the way for data from the environmental sensors on NPOESS precursor to record processing AURORA, Colo., Sept. 24, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved a significant program milestone for the National Polar- orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) by successfully completing ground segment acceptance testing of the data processing segment at the NOAA Satellite Operations Facility three weeks ahead of schedule... 
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09/23/08Raytheon Team to Provide U.S. Navy with Precision Aircraft Carrier Landing System
WASHINGTON, Sept. 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $232.8 million contract for the system development and demonstration phase of the GPS-based Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) program for shipboard applications. JPALS provides all-weather shipboard landing capability to assist the Navy with pinpoint landing accuracy on aircraft carriers. The Raytheon team's solution for JPALS improves safety, lowers the total cost of owner... 
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09/23/08Raytheon and the American Meteorological Society Name Fellowship Award Winners
Partnering to develop future science and engineering leaders AURORA, Colo., Sept. 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is pleased to announce that the American Meteorological Society (AMS) has selected Ryan R. Neely III and Bradley W. Bauer as the recipients of the AMS-Raytheon Company Graduate and Undergraduate Fellowships for 2008-2009. Raytheon's fellowships are two of the 13 annual fellowships AMS awards to first-year graduate and undergraduate student... 
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09/22/08U.S. Army Awards Raytheon-Boeing Team $125 Million Contract for Joint Air-to-Ground Missile
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 22, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) a $125 million contract for the Joint Air-to-Ground Missile program. The contract funds a 27 month technology development program to develop and fire three prototype missiles with fully integrated tri-mode seekers. "There is an urgent warfighter need to field this system and meet future needs," said John Weinzettle, Raytheon's JAGM program director. "The ... 
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09/18/08Raytheon Awarded $10 million to Develop New Missile Defense Interceptor
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $10 million Missile Defense Agency contract to continue research and development of the Network Centric Airborne Defense Element. NCADE is an air-launched weapon system designed to engage short- and medium-range ballistic missiles in the boost and ascent phase of flight. "NCADE fills a critical niche in the Ballistic Missile Defense system and provides a revolutionary, low-cost approac... 
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09/18/08Raytheon AIM-9X Block II Missile Completes First Captive Carry Flight
EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Sept. 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Air Force F-15C completed the first captive carry test of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X Block II air-to-air missile. The infrared-guided AIM-9X Block II missile faced the same stressors -- wind, vibration and altitude -- that it would encounter during an operational mission. The test demonstrated that the AIM-9X Block II hardware and software could perform in combat-like conditions. The test also proved the m... 
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09/17/08Raytheon Solipsys Releases VECTOR Simulation and Training Tool
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has expanded its solution set for command and control, homeland defense, surveillance and air traffic management. Raytheon Solypsis has released a new simulation and training tool -- Virtual Environment for Collaborative Training and Operational Readiness (VECTOR). "VECTOR provides the user with a simplified operator interface to create real-world scenarios in a matter of... 
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09/16/08Raytheon Cost Cutting Drives Down Supersonic Strike Missile Price Tag to Industry Low
Company can sell system to the U.S. government for far less than $100 thousand a unit TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will soon complete a major cost reduction initiative for the High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Destruction of enemy air defense Attack Module (HDAM). HDAM is an upgrade kit that converts the combat-proven HARM into a long-range, supersonic, precision-strike weapon for non-radiatin... 
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09/16/08Raytheon Develops Unmanned Aircraft System Ground Solution to Meet Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Needs
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Sept. 16, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed an advanced common ground control system, or CGCS, for the U.S. Air Force to address mission capability needs for the Predator unmanned aircraft system. "We've been working with combat-tested UAS operators and trainers for more than two years to develop a CGCS that puts the human operator into the UAS 'cockpit' to dramatically improve the way he or she operates unmanned aircraft systems," ... 
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09/12/08Defense Department Honors Raytheon Threat Protection System
GOLETA, Calif., Sept. 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A radar warning receiver that equips the U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F has earned Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and its U.S. Navy partner a Performance-Based Logistics Award from the Office of the Secretary of Defense. The citation recognized the "superb efforts" of a team representing the Naval Inventory Control Point and Raytheon in meeting the terms of a $150 million performance-based logistics contract for the ALR-67(V)3 receiver. The contra... 
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09/12/08Raytheon Wins U.S. Navy Education and Training Contract
RESTON, Va., Sept. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been selected by the U.S. Navy to provide education and training solutions for the Naval Education and Training Professional Development and Technology Center. The multiple award indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract has a ceiling valued at $43 million with cost-plus fixed-fee and firm fixed-price delivery orders. The base yea... 
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09/10/08FAA Awards Air Traffic Control Optimum Training Solution Contract to Raytheon Team
RESTON, Va., Sept. 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A team led by Raytheon Technical Services Company (RTSC) LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has received a 10-year contract to provide training support for Federal Aviation Administration air traffic controllers. The single contractor award is valued at $437 million for the five-year base period. The contract also has two options. If exercised, the first option is three years and the second option, two years. The FAA's... 
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09/09/08Raytheon Awarded $27.6 Million Contract Modification to Provide U.S. Army with Persistent Surveillance Capability
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a U.S. Army contract modification to provide additional persistent surveillance capability through the Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment (RAID) program. Raytheon was awarded $27.6 million to provide RAID elevated sensor systems to the U.S. Army as part of the Base Expeditionary Targeting and Surveillance System program (BETSS). "The continued high demand for the RAID system demonstrat... 
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09/08/08Raytheon Appoints Marc Kaplan Vice President, Investor Relations
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has appointed Marc Kaplan vice president, investor relations. Kaplan reports to Raytheon Senior Vice President and CFO David C. Wajsgras. Kaplan joins Raytheon from Textron Inc. where he served as director, investor relations and most recently held the position of vice president, strategic planning for the company's defense and intelligence segment. Prior to Textron, Kaplan was an investment banker with CI... 
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09/08/08Raytheon Advances Maturity of Zumwalt's Total Ship Computing Environment
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved another in a series of milestones for the Zumwalt-class destroyer program with the successful completion of the ship's Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE) software Release 5 critical design review. Zumwalt's TSCE is a modern, open systems architecture that provides a scalable platform for cost-efficient delivery of new mission capability, while capitalizing on reuse of millions of lines of cod... 
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09/05/08U.S. Navy Conducts Second Test of Raytheon's Standard Missile-6
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Sept. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy conducted the second test of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 extended range anti-air warfare missile Sept. 5. Using the newly developed SM-6 active seeker, the missile intercepted a BQM-74 aerial drone. The active seeker, employing the U.S. Navy's legacy command system, autonomously acquired and engaged the target. "The SM-6 integrates the legacy standard missile airframe and semi-act... 
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09/05/08Raytheon Missile Systems Receives a Perfect Score in Earned Value Management Systems Audit
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business recently completed an Earned Value Management Systems compliance review by the Defense Contract Management Agency. DCMA auditors found that Missile Systems passed all 32 guidelines. "Missile Systems is the first defense contractor of its size to achieve such success and is now a benchmark for the industry," said Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, president of Raytheon Missile Systems. "Earning... 
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09/05/08U.S. Army Awards $85.3 Million Contract to Raytheon for Excalibur Production
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) an $85.3 million contract to produce tactical Excalibur projectiles for the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and the Australian Defence Forces. Excalibur, a cooperative effort between Raytheon Missile Systems and BAE Systems Bofors of Sweden, is an artillery projectile that provides precision- strike capability at extended ranges for current and future 155 mm howitzers. "The Excalibur i... 
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09/04/08Javelin Joint Venture Awarded $111.6 Million U.S. Army contract
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture received a $111.6 million U.S. Army Global War on Terror supplemental contract to produce additional Javelin missiles and command launch units. Javelin is the world's first man-portable fire-and-forget medium-range missile system. The compact, lightweight missile is designed for one-soldier operations in all environments. The joint venture expects to deli... 
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09/04/08Raytheon Recognized in Navy Award for Submarine Combat Systems
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recognized in the presentation of the U.S. Navy's 2008 Team Submarine Excellence Award to the Navy's Submarine Acoustic Systems Program Office (PMS 401) and Submarine Combat System Program Office (PMS 425). As a member of the team, Raytheon was cited for the development and successful delivery of the ARCI and AN/BYG-1 TI-06 submarine sonar and combat control systems. The award, which is presented by t... 
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09/03/08Excalibur's Low-cost Titanium Base Tested in Harshest Anticipated Gun Environment
SOCORRO, N.M., Sept. 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired two Excalibur precision-strike artillery projectiles equipped with low-cost titanium (Ti) bases at the maximum charge level possible Aug. 7 as part of design testing for the new projectile. Modular Artillery Charge System-5 is the maximum charge level for U.S. Paladin and M777 howitzers. Projectiles must be fired at this charge level to achieve their longest range. At MACS-5, Excalibur reached a range e... 
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09/02/08Raytheon Repeats Its Perfect Score on the Annual Corporate Equality Index
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth year in a row, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved a 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign's (HRC) Corporate Equality Index (CEI). The HRC is the nation's largest gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) rights organization, which tracks American companies annually on how they treat GLBT employees, consumers and investors. Raytheon became the first defense and aerospace company to achieve a 100 percen... 
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09/02/08Raytheon Executives to Speak at Morgan Stanley Conference
WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- William H. Swanson, Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) 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 CEOs Unplugged Conference on Thursday, September 11, 2008. Their presentation is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. EDT. Swanson's and Wajsgras' remarks will be audio cast live (listen-only mode) through the Raytheon we... 
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08/27/08Raytheon Systems Excel as LPD 20 Passes US Navy Acceptance Trials
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced satisfactory system performance onboard the USS Green Bay (LPD 20) as it completed its acceptance trials. Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is the total ship electronics systems integrator for the LPD 17 class of amphibious transport dock ships. The trials, which were held at Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding facilities in New Orleans and the Gulf of Mexico, demonstrated the perform... 
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08/14/08Raytheon Awarded $34.4 Million to Continue Patriot 'Pure Fleet' Upgrades
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $34.4 million U.S. Army contract continuing Patriot "Pure Fleet" modernization. The U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command contract for additional upgrades is part of a $310 million "Pure Fleet" contract awarded to Raytheon in December 2007. It enables the continuation of upgrading Army Patriot equipment to state-of-the-art Patriot Configuration 3 status. "Upgrading Patriot fire units f... 
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08/06/08Raytheon Awarded U.S. Air Force Sustainment Contract
RESTON, Va., Aug. 6, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company (RTSC) LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has received a seven-year, indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract to provide sustainment support for all U.S. Air Force-operated weapon systems, support systems, subsystems, components, and related services. This multiple contractor award has an estimated ceiling value of $6.9 billion. The Future Flexible Acquisition and Sustainmen... 
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08/05/08New AMRAAM Variant Destroys Target During Recent Test
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Aug. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Navy F/A-18F Super Hornet fighter aircraft fired the newest variant of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile May 22 as part of developmental testing. The AIM-120D AMRAAM passed well within lethal range of the QF-4 target drone. The missile destroyed the target and met all primary test objectives. "This test is another important milestone on the road to putting the AIM-120D in... 
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08/04/08US Air Force Awards Raytheon $31.6 Million Contract for Paveway(TM) II Laser Guided Bomb
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $31.6 million U.S. Air Force competitive contract for Paveway II laser guided bomb components for fiscal year 2008. Raytheon will provide the Air Force with LGB computer control groups and air foil groups that transform "dumb" bombs into precision guided munitions. Raytheon received the maximum award possible for the computer control group portion of the contract. "Raytheon, which is the sol... 
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08/04/08Raytheon $412 Million AMRAAM Contract Enables Warfighters to Maintain Air Superiority
TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $412 million contract for Lot 22 production and delivery of the AIM-120C7 and AIM-120D Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missiles. The firm fixed price contract will provide the U.S. military with AIM-120D missiles. It will also provide Foreign Military Sales (FMS) customers with AIM-120C7 missiles. Delivery is scheduled to begin in 2010 and continue through 2011. "AMRAAM enab... 
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08/01/08Raytheon's Paveway(TM) IV Completes Demonstration Capability Trials
CHINA LAKE, Calif., Aug. 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.K.'s Royal Air Force completed capability demonstration trials of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Paveway IV. The trials showed the full range of operational capabilities of the RAF's next-generation general purpose air-to-ground weapon system. The Paveway IV Weapon System is a low-cost, day-night, all-weather, general purpose precision-bombing capability. "Paveway IV is a very capable weapon system indeed," said U.K. Royal... 
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07/31/08Raytheon Solipsys C2 Software Deployed in Iraq
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 31, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Two software products developed by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) subsidiary Raytheon Solipsys are key components of a recently fielded system managing airspace in Iraq. The Battlespace Command and Control Center (BC3) employed by the U.S. Central Command for airspace management in Iraq uses the Raytheon Solipsys advanced track fusion engine, Multi-Source Correlator Tracker (MSCT), and tactical visualization powered by the Tactical Disp... 
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07/30/08NLOS-LS Team Completes First Phase of Precision Attack Missile Testing
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., July 30, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Missiles and Fire Control, successfully launched another Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System Precision Attack Missile (PAM) July 22. "The success of Control Test Vehicle-2, CTV-3 and CTV-4 allows us to conclude the first phase of controlled test flights," said Scott Speet, executive vice president of NetFire... 
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07/30/08Raytheon Submits Proposal for $100 Million U.S. Air Force Command and Control Contract
FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 30, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has partnered with The Boeing Company (NYSE: BA) to bid for the U.S. Air Force's Counterspace Command and Control Sustainment contract. The contract, with a potential value of $100 million during the next 10 years, outlines the need for a comprehensive command and control, or C2, capability supporting the Air Force's space superiority mission. The requirements include designing and developing a solution t... 
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07/29/08Javelin Joint Venture Awarded $115 Million Contract for United Arab Emirates and Oman
TUCSON, Ariz., July 29, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture received a $115 million U.S. government contract to produce the Javelin anti-tank missile and command launch unit for the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Javelin is the world's first man-portable and employable fire-and-forget medium-range missile system. The compact, lightweight missile is ideally suited for one-soldier operations in all environments. The ... 
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07/29/08Raytheon Completes Significant Milestones for the GPS Ground Control Segment
On time completion lays the foundation for successful program execution AURORA, Colo., July 29, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed two significant milestones for the U.S. Air Force's Global Positioning System (GPS) next-generation Control Segment (OCX), which establishes a solid foundation and roadmap to keep the program on track and on schedule. Raytheon completed the integrated baseline review (IBR) and subsequently completed the standard Capabili... 
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07/28/08Raytheon Awarded $83 Million NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory Data Systems Contract
RESTON, Va., July 28, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded the data and systems implementation and operations, or DSIO, subcontract by the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Raytheon will provide systems engineering and design, Web development and information technology services to support the center's mission. Managed under a prime contract between NASA and the California Institute of Technology, the subcontract will cover a five-year base period with two-ye... 
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07/28/08Raytheon Acquires Telemus Solutions, Inc.
Acquisition strengthens capability as a provider of critical information security and intelligence services GARLAND, Texas, July 28, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has acquired Telemus Solutions, Inc., a provider of information security, intelligence and technical services to defense, intelligence and other federal customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Based in Falls Church, Va., Telemus delivers customized sol... 
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07/25/08Raytheon Network Centric Systems Names Green Vice President for Joint Operations and Integration
MCKINNEY, Texas, July 25, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Network Centric Systems has named Stanley E. Green vice president for joint operations and integration. Green will be responsible for the full range of transformation and business initiatives involving the Joint Chiefs of Staff, joint operations, Joint Forces Command, and the military component commands in the Tidewater, Va., area. He will be based at NCS headquarters in McKinney. "Stan Green bring... 
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07/25/08Raytheon Demonstrates Third Generation Infrared Technology
McKINNEY, Texas, July 25, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated its third generation infrared sensor technology to the Army last month at the Network Centric Systems production facility in McKinney. The demonstration illustrated both the technical maturity of the third generation IR sensor and its ease of application in existing sensors. The assembly was integrated in a company-owned medium-range electro-optical infrared sensor module for the demonstration.... 
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07/24/08Raytheon Increases Full-year Guidance; Reports Strong Second Quarter 2008
Highlights Sales of $5.9 billion, up 11 percent Operating income of $662 million, up 12 percent Earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.00, up 27 percent Solid bookings of $6.0 billion; backlog of $37.5 billion Strong operating cash flow from continuing operations of $767 million Full-year guidance increased for sales, EPS, operating cash flow and ROIC WALTHAM, Mass., July 24, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)... 
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07/23/08Raytheon's SLAMRAAM Completes System Field Integration Testing
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Surface Launched Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile successfully completed system field integration testing at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., demonstrating interoperability with both Patriot and Avenger weapon systems. "Successful integration testing will help put this much-needed air defense capability into our warfighter's hands," said Pete Franklin, vice president for Raytheon Integrated Defense System... 
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07/23/08Raytheon Receives $21 Million for NATO SEASPARROW MK48 Program
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $21.2 million U.S. Navy contract for components of the NATO SEASPARROW MK48 Guided Missile Vertical Launch System (GMVLS). The MK48 launches SEASPARROW and Evolved SEASPARROW (ESSM) missiles to defend against high-speed, highly maneuverable anti-ship missiles. Under this modification to an existing contract, Raytheon will deliver 68 MK20 MOD 1 canisters and 156 spare frangible covers... 
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07/22/08U.S. Navy Conducts Flight Test of Tomahawk Block IV Missile
13th successful test in a row CHINA LAKE, Calif., July 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Navy Ticonderoga- class cruiser fired a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Tomahawk Block IV missile June 17. The missile flew more than 500 miles along a preplanned route and precisely engaged its target. "This test demonstrated that the combat-proven Tomahawk Block IV missile is a significant force multiplier for the U.S. Navy," said Capt. Rick McQueen, the U.S. Navy's program... 
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07/22/08Raytheon Awarded $5.4 Million APCO P25 Radio System Contract
RALEIGH, N.C., July 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/-- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JPS Communications has been awarded a $5.4 million contract to supply Canadian-based ATCO Electric with an APCO Project 25 (P25) radio solution that enables public utility personnel to easily share information in real time. Raytheon will deliver an 80-site P25net(TM) digital trunked radio communications system and provide system integration services including project management, installation, training and 24... 
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07/21/08Raytheon Tests Excalibur's Low-Cost Titanium Base Design and On-Board Recorder
SOCORRO, N.M., July 21, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) tested a new low-cost titanium base (Ti) and on-board recorder (OBR) for the Excalibur precision-guided artillery projectile during a June 13 test firing. The test firings are part of Raytheon Missile Systems' pre-contract preparation for the Excalibur Ib development award. The firings demonstrated the effectiveness of the low-cost Ti design and validated the use of an OBR and telemetry unit. "The Ti bas... 
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07/21/08Raytheon Radars Play Key Role in Missile Defense Test
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 21, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Three missile defense radars built by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) performed successfully in the latest flight test conducted by the Missile Defense Agency July 18. "The FTX-03 mission successfully demonstrated the integration of missile defense sensors required to support an interceptor engagement," said Pete Franklin, vice president, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems National & Theater Security Programs. "Raytheon's radars operat... 
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07/18/08U.S. Army Selects Raytheon's Excalibur as a Best Invention of 2007
TUCSON, Ariz., July 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Excalibur precision-guided artillery projectile received a Top 10 Army Greatest Inventions of the Year Award for 2007. "This award proves our innovative products change the face of battle," said Jim Riley, vice president of Raytheon's Land Combat product line. "Using the Excalibur projectile means the soldier is more effective and collateral damage is kept to an absolute minimum. Excalibur will provide orga... 
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07/17/08Raytheon Miniature Air Launched Decoy Set to Enter Low Rate Initial Production
MALD(TM) will help protect aviators during combat operations TUCSON, Ariz., July 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. and allied aviators will soon have additional protection when flying in harm's way. Thanks to a June 18 decision by the U.S. Air Force, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will begin low rate initial production of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy. "The LRIP decision means warfighters will soon have another tool to shape the battlespace," said Ken Watson, director ... 
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07/17/08Raytheon Technologies Promise to Improve Radar Affordability
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed an application for a pair of emerging technologies that dramatically increases radar sensitivity while improving affordability. The effort has resulted in a $1 million contract award that could be worth more than $14 million if all options are exercised. The Office of Naval Research awarded Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) a base contract with four options as part of its Active Elect... 
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07/16/08Raytheon Completes Captive Carry Test of Joint Standoff Weapon Extended Range
Proves ability to perform on newly awarded US Navy JSOW-ER demonstration contract TUCSON, Ariz., July 16, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed captive carry testing of the Joint Standoff Weapon Extended Range. The test proved Raytheon will be able to deliver on a recently awarded $4.1 million U.S. Navy contract to conduct a free-flight demonstration of the JSOW-ER in 2009. JSOW-ER will provide the warfighter a weap... 
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07/16/08Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems Names Del Checcolo Vice President, Engineering
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 16, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems has named Michael Del Checcolo vice president, Engineering, reporting to IDS President Dan Smith. He is also the IDS business representative on the Raytheon Company Engineering Leadership team, reporting to Mark Russell, Raytheon Company vice president of Engineering, Technology and Mission Assurance. Del Checcolo's responsibilities include leading all engineering activities ... 
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07/15/08Raytheon's Tactical Control System Is the First Conforming NATO Standard Unmanned Ground Control System
Achieving standard enables seamless unmanned ground system interoperability FALLS CHURCH, Va., July 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Tactical Control System has been certified as the first NATO standard unmanned ground control system. An industry first, it is the only ground system conforming to the NATO STANAG (Standardization Agreement) 4586 standard for the U.S. Navy Tactical Control System (TCS). NATO ratified the STANAG 4586 standard, enabling allied na... 
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07/15/08Raytheon Leads Team Bidding on Indian Satellite-Based Navigation System
WASHINGTON, July 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is leading a team to deliver a comprehensive solution for the Indian Space Research Organization and Airports Authority of India global navigation satellite systems. This will complete the final phase of the Global Positioning Satellite-Aided Geosynchronous Augmented Navigation System, or GAGAN. GAGAN will provide satellite-based navigation for civil aviation across South and East Asia, which will provide I... 
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07/15/08Raytheon Awarded $38.5 Million to Upgrade Patriot for South Korea
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 15, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $38.5 million contract from COMLOG to upgrade Patriot missiles for South Korea. COMLOG is a joint venture between Raytheon and the German missile company LFK, a member of the multi-national MBDA group. The contract follows the sale of Patriot systems from the German Ministry of Defense to South Korea's Air Force. Raytheon's work to upgrade the missiles under the contrac... 
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07/15/08Raytheon Awarded $156 Million to Upgrade Kuwait's Patriot Air and Missile Defense Capabilities
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $156 million Foreign Military Sales award from the U.S. Army to provide the State of Kuwait with Patriot Configuration-3 radar upgrade kits and related engineering and technical services. "There continues to be a growing demand, both domestically and internationally, for Raytheon's combat-proven Patriot system," said Sanjay Kapoor, vice president, Patriot Programs for Raytheon Integrated Def... 
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07/15/08Raytheon Company to Release Second Quarter 2008 Results on July 24, 2008
WALTHAM, Mass., July 15, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its second quarter 2008 earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 24, 2008. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The second quarter 2008 earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, July 24, 2008. 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 ... 
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07/14/08Raytheon Delivers First Open Architecture Ship Self Defense System
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed the first delivery of its open architecture Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) Mk 2 hardware configuration for installation onboard the U.S. Navy's aircraft carrier USS Nimitz (CVN 68). Following warfare system integration and interoperability testing, Raytheon delivered the hardware two weeks ahead of schedule. Raytheon's Ship Self-Defense System is an open, distributed combat management syste... 
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07/14/08Raytheon Leads Team to Evaluate Impact of New Classes of Aircraft for NASA
WASHINGTON, July 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will lead a team of air transportation experts from industry and academia to study the impact of new classes of aircraft on the next generation air transportation system, or NextGen. The four new classes of aircraft -- very light jets, super heavy transports, uncrewed aircraft systems and supersonic transports -- will soon enter an already overburdened air transportation system. "In 10 to 20 years we expect... 
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07/14/08Raytheon Broadens AESA Product Line with Revolutionary Radar Aimed at More Aircraft
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A new version of its revolutionary active electronically scanned array radar technology positions Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to broaden the market substantially with a product designed to fit numerous fighter aircraft requiring AESA capabilities. The new Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar is a smaller, scalable version of the company's highly successful AESA systems currently in production for U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F and Air Force F-15C a... 
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07/14/08Raytheon Completes ASTOR Capabilities Testing With U.K. Ministry of Defence
DALLAS, July 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), Raytheon Systems Limited and the U.K. Ministry of Defence have successfully completed capabilities assurance mission (CAM) testing of the Airborne Stand-Off Radar system. A team from Raytheon and the U.K. Royal Air Force 5 Squadron conducted six CAM tests to assess and prove the operational capabilities of the ASTOR system. The tests built on one another in complexity to demonstrate how the system would work in an... 
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07/10/08Zumwalt Team Achieves Software Certification Milestone
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved another significant program milestone for the Zumwalt-class destroyer. The company successfully completed the U.S. Navy software certification panel for the Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE) Release 4, verifying readiness to proceed to the next phase of software development. The software certification panel was composed of a diverse set of Navy "Technical Warrant Holders" who assess... 
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07/09/08Raytheon Awarded Phase 2 Contract for Stand-Off Radiation Detection
TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Department of Homeland Security has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a phase 2 contract to continue its development of a Stand-Off Radiation Detection System (SORDS). "The purpose of the SORDS is to develop advanced nuclear detectors that can determine the type and location of radiation sources at much greater distances than current technologies," said Mark Russell, Raytheon's vice president of Engineering, Technology and Missi... 
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07/09/08Raytheon to Highlight Technology and Innovation at This Year's Farnborough International Air Show
WALTHAM, Mass., July 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will spotlight several opportunities to learn the latest about various company technologies and innovative programs and products. The Raytheon Chalet (B-7) and Exhibit Pavilion (0E9) will contain displays, exhibits and demonstrations highlighting the company's core defense markets. Included will be demonstrations of the Universal Control Systems for Unmanned Aircraft Systems operations; the AESA radar; the Ra... 
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07/08/08Raytheon Delivers 3,000th AIM-9X to Warfighter
TUCSON, Ariz., July 8, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved a significant production milestone with the delivery of the 3,000th AIM-9X short-range air-to-air missile. "The 3,000th delivery is yet another measure that the AIM-9X is a mature system warfighters know they can rely on," said Capt. Jeffrey Penfield, the U.S. Navy's air-to-air missile program manager. "Achieving this milestone means American and allied aviators are fully equipped to con... 
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07/08/08Raytheon Submits Proposal for NOAA Environmental Satellite Ground Segment
Technology will increase meteorological knowledge and improve forecasting accuracy AURORA, Colo., July 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Team GOES-R partnership led by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has submitted its proposal to develop the ground segment for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's next- generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite series known as GOES-R. Scheduled for launch in 2015, GOES-R will include s... 
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07/07/08Control Test Vehicle-3 Flight Test Moves NLOS-LS Closer to Complete System Testing
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., July 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Missiles and Fire Control, successfully launched another Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System Precision Attack Missile July 1. "The success of this CTV-3 flight test confirms that NLOS-LS can reliably move forward to multi-mode seeker flights," said Col. Doug Dever, U.S. Army's NLOS-LS project manager... 
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07/02/08Raytheon Signs Mentor-Protege Program Agreement With Montana-based Firm
TUCSON, Ariz., July 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Sonju Industrial Inc. have signed a three-year Department of Defense-sponsored Mentor-Protege Program agreement to work together on several Raytheon programs. Raytheon Missile Systems will mentor Sonju in the areas of lean manufacturing, information technology, human resources and quality systems. “This is an excellent opportunity for us to help Sonju become a more valued supplier to Raytheon and the ... 
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07/01/08Full Speed Ahead: Raytheon Delivers 100th AESA Radar for Super Hornets, Growlers
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 1, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered its 100th APG-79 active electronically scanned array radar system to Boeing and the U.S. Navy for use on F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft. The company marked the occasion with a ceremony July 1 that attracted senior customers and local dignitaries to its Consolidated Manufacturing Center in Forest, Miss. “Our 100th delivery of this remarkable system testifies eloquently to the conf... 
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06/27/08Raytheon Company Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., June 27, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of 28 cents per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on August 7, 2008 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 10, 2008. Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of $21.3 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets ... 
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06/27/08Raytheon Achieves U.K. Intelligence Integration Milestone during Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration 2008
PORTSMOUTH, England, June 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated the potential to employ a U.K. adaptation of the U.S.-deployed Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) to provide a more accurate, timely understanding of an adversary and their actions. The demonstration took place during the 2008 Coalition Warrior Interoperability Demonstration June 2-20 in Portsmouth, U.K. The Raytheon team used key technologies, including DCGS and the DCGS Integrat... 
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06/26/08Terminal High Altitude Area Defense Radar Successful in Missile Defense Test at Pacific Range
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 26, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- 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, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), at the Pacific Missile Range Facility in Hawaii June 25. The test marked a significant first for the THAAD program: the intercept of a mid-endoatmospheric (inside Earth's atmosphere), separ... 
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06/26/08Raytheon Solipsys Releases 3-D Visualization Tool
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 26, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Solipsys has released a three dimensional extension for its Tactical Display Framework (TDF 3D), a real-time visualization capability used in command and control, homeland defense, surveillance and air traffic management systems. TDF 3D enhances the Tactical Display Framework software product by displaying tracks, history, sensors, overlays, pairing lines and imagery in three dimensions. TDF 3D pro... 
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06/26/08MILCOM 2008 Conference Registration Open
World's premier military communications conference to be held in San Diego SAN DIEGO, June 26, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Online registration for MILCOM 2008, the world's premier military communications conference, is now open. The annual defense communications forum co-sponsored by the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Communications Society will take place Nov. 17 - 19 at the San Diego Conventi... 
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06/24/08US Navy Conducts First Test of Raytheon's Standard Missile 6
WHITE SANDS, N.M., June 24, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy successfully conducted the first test of the Standard Missile 6 extended range anti-air warfare missile produced by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). The missile, launched from the Navy's Desert Ship at the White Sands Missile Range, successfully intercepted a BQM-74 aerial drone using the newly developed SM-6 active seeker. The active seeker autonomously acquired and engaged the target using the Navy's legacy command syste... 
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06/24/08Raytheon Participates in Key Satellite Payload Trade Study
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 24, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully completed a key satellite payload trade study with Northrop Grumman, the prime contractor for the Space Tracking and Surveillance System. Results of the study may be used to enhance the performance of follow-on satellites, improving their capacity to provide timely midcourse tracking data and report missile attacks. The Missile Defense Agency plans to develop and maintain a small conste... 
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06/23/08Raytheon ATFLIR Targeting Pod Captures First International Orders
MCKINNEY, Texas, June 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $62 million U.S. Navy order to provide the Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared pod to the air forces of Australia and Switzerland. The foreign military sale award calls for the delivery of 18 ATFLIR systems to Australia to equip its new F/A-18 F Block II+ Super Hornets. Raytheon will also provide one ATFLIR pod to Switzerland as part of an upgrade program for its F/A-18C Hornets.... 
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06/23/08Raytheon Awarded $76.2 Million to Provide Mission Support for Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment System
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $76.2 million U.S. Army contract to provide mission sustainment and support for the Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment systems that protect U.S. and coalition forces in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. Raytheon first developed RAID to meet the military's increasingly critical need for persistent surveillance in Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom. RAID consists of... 
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06/18/08Two Raytheon Facilities Receive Cogswell Award for Outstanding Security Practices
TEWKSBURY, Mass., and RESTON, Va., June 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) sites have been awarded the 2008 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Industrial Security Achievement Award from the Defense Security Service (DSS). Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' Seapower Capability Center, Portsmouth, R.I., and Raytheon Technical Services Company's Sea Lite Beam Director (SLBD), White Sands Missile Range, N.M., were among 23 facilities named by DSS as this year's win... 
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06/18/08Raytheon Awarded DARPA Contract to Increase System Information Assurance
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract to evaluate the effectiveness of new technology for increasing system information assurance. The technology, which defends against potential attacks carried out by the operators of systems, was developed for the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency, or DARPA, by Teknowledge Corporation, Palo Alto, Calif. Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) is working with Teknowle... 
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06/17/08Raytheon Names Catherine Blades Vice President for Communications and Public Affairs at its Space and Airborne Systems Business
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has named Catherine H. Blades vice president for communications and public affairs at its Space and Airborne Systems business. Blades came to Raytheon from Lockheed Martin where she was director of marketing and international communications for a $12 billion aeronautics business. Overseeing an extensive network of public relations firms, she led communications initiatives to identify and create opportu... 
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06/17/08Raytheon Greatly Expands Available Bandwidth to the Military
Warfighters in the Pacific now have increased capability from the Global Broadcast Service RESTON, Va., June 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Global Broadcast Service Satellite Broadcast Manager facility in Wahiawa, Hawaii, recently began operational broadcasts over the U.S. Air Force's new Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS) satellite. Developed and operated for the past 10 years by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the Global Broadcast Service now provides ... 
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06/16/08Raytheon Teams with US Navy, Agilent to Develop Ground-Breaking Test Equipment
TUCSON, Ariz., June 16, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), teaming with the U.S. Navy and Agilent Technologies Inc. (NYSE: A), has implemented the Presidio Automated Test Line, a breakthrough in testing automation for production of Raytheon's Standard Missile 2. The SM-2 Presidio represents an innovative change to the testing process, not only for Standard Missile, but, ultimately, for Raytheon's entire Missile Systems business. It replaces 17 test positions and 27 ... 
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06/12/08Raytheon Awarded $86.6 Million to Provide U.S. Army With Persistent Surveillance Capability
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded an $86.6 million contract to provide Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment elevated sensor systems to the U.S. Army as part of the Base Expeditionary Targeting and Surveillance System program. RAID provides persistent surveillance using infrared sensors elevated on a stationary platform. Raytheon first developed RAID to respond to the U.S. military's critical need for persistent surveillance i... 
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06/12/08Raytheon Delivers 1,000th Tomahawk Block IV Cruise Missile to U.S. Navy
TUCSON, Ariz., June 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved a significant production milestone with the delivery of the 1,000th Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile to the U.S. Navy. "Tomahawk Block IV provides the Navy with an array of enhanced capabilities to support land-based operations in the global war on terror and across the spectrum of warfare," said Capt. Rick McQueen, the U.S. Navy's program manager for the Tomahawk weapon system. "The Navy's receipt o... 
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06/09/08Raytheon Delivers First Operational DCGS 10.2 System
GARLAND, Texas, June 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the first operational Distributed Common Ground System 10.2 to the U.S. Air Force. Dubbed DGS-2, the system is the first of five planned core sites to undergo installation, integration and checkout in preparation for site acceptance testing at Beale Air Force Base, Calif. "With the delivery of the DGS-2 system to Beale, the Air Force DCGS 10.2 truly moves closer to the sharing of real-time ... 
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06/05/08Raytheon Standard Missile-2 Intercept Demonstrates Near-Term, Sea-Based Terminal Capability
KAUAI, Hawaii, June 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY -- Two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-built Standard Missile-2 Block IV missiles successfully intercepted and destroyed a short-range ballistic missile target above the Pacific Ocean June 5. The successful engagement demonstrated a near- term, sea-based capability for stopping threat ballistic missiles in their terminal or final phase of flight. The short-range ballistic missile target was launched from the Mo... 
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06/05/08Raytheon Awarded $63 Million for Airborne Low Frequency Sonar
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $63.4 million U.S. Navy contract for AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar, the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S. Navy's MH-60R multi-mission helicopter. AN/AQS-22 provides critical undersea warfare mission support capabilities, including submarine detection, tracking, localization, classification, acoustic intercept, underwater communication, and environmental data collection. ... 
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06/04/08Raytheon-Led Team Successfully Fires Enhanced Patriot Missile
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 4, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), system integrator of the Patriot Air Defense System, successfully led a team in the launch of the Patriot's newest interceptor, the Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) version of the PAC-3 missile, during a recent test at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The firing was conducted using a Patriot Configuration-3 fire unit with engineering upgrades to the Post Deployment Build-6 system software. This mission wa... 
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06/02/08Raytheon Announces Executive Appointments; Retirement of Louise L. Francesconi
Louise L. Francesconi to Retire from Company, effective September 1 Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence Named President, Raytheon Missile Systems Mark E. Russell Named VP of Engineering, Technology and Mission Assurance Lynn A. Dugle Named VP and Deputy General Manager of Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems WALTHAM, Mass., June 2, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) made several executive announcements today, including a leadership ... 
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05/29/08Raytheon Awarded U.S. Air Force Contract to Develop Next-Generation DCGS Integration Backbone Architecture
GARLAND, Texas, May 29, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a U.S. Air Force contract to continue evolving a system for the sharing of near real-time, actionable intelligence information among warfighters. Known as the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) Integration Backbone (DIB), the next-generation DIB -- DIB 1.3 -- will address standards compliance, baseline convergence, enterprise interoperability and unique U.S. Air Force, Army and Navy req... 
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05/28/08Raytheon Demonstrates New JSOW Seeker for Interdicting Moving Maritime Targets
TUCSON, Ariz., May 28, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AGM-154 Joint Standoff Weapon C1 variant moved a step closer to free-flight April 1 following successful captive flight tests of the weapon's new infrared camera seeker system. JSOW is a family of low-cost air-to-ground weapons that employs an integrated GPS/Inertial Navigation System that guides the weapon to the target. The JSOW-C1 builds upon the combat-proven JSOW-C weapon by adding a weapons data link ... 
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05/28/08Raytheon to Provide the U.S. Army New Wideband Receive Suites
Suites will allow faster dissemination of large data products RESTON, Va., May 28, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Command has awarded an $11.74 million contract to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for the production and delivery of 205 Global Broadcast Service transportable ground receive suites and associated spares. The suites permit Army mobile users at the edge of the battlefield to receive data and video broadcast products and process them fo... 
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05/27/08Raytheon Awarded Contract with Potential Value of $70 Million for Iraq Infrastructure Services
FALLS CHURCH, Va., May 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a contract potentially worth $70 million to provide infrastructure services for Operation Iraqi Freedom. DRS Technical Services, Inc. awarded Raytheon the 2008 $36.2 million contract, which includes a 2009 option year worth $33.4 million. Raytheon is providing subcontracting services to DRS as part of the Rapid Response contract from the Army's Communications and Electronics Command. ... 
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05/23/08Raytheon Achieves Operational Milestone for Distributed Common Ground System Block 10.2 System
Milestone brings system closer to operational capability GARLAND, Texas, May 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has accomplished a major requirement of the Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS) contract -- completing the end-to-end factory acceptance testing of the DCGS 10.2 system. During the test, Raytheon conducted a series of on-site evaluations with representatives from the U.S. Air Force exercising the system and evaluating the results. In th... 
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05/22/08Raytheon Honors 'Superheroes' of Math; Nomination Process Open for Annual Awards
WALTHAM, Mass., May 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The nomination process for Raytheon Company's 2008 Math Hero Awards has now opened on MathMovesU.com. These annual awards reward and celebrate teachers and tutors for promoting math achievement to students in a fun and challenging learning environment. Raytheon believes tomorrow's engineers and technologists need to be excited by and interested in math today. The MathMovesU program grants $1 million annually to students, teachers and sc... 
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05/21/08Raytheon Selected by Defense Information Systems Agency to Provide IT Solutions
RESTON, Va., May 21, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Defense Information Systems Agency (DISA) has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) an indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract to provide information technology services and solutions for military agencies, the Department of Defense and other agencies of the federal government. The ENCORE II program will run for five years with five one-year renewal options with a ceiling value of up to $12.2 billion. The Raytheo... 
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05/20/08Raytheon Awarded $76 Million Contract for Key Command and Control Solution
FORT WAYNE, Ind., May 20, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a four-year, $76 million contract extension for a critical command and control solution currently deployed in Operation Iraqi Freedom. Raytheon's Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System is the Army's system of record for planning, coordinating and controlling all mortars, close air support, naval gunfire, attack helicopters, offensive electronic warfare, field artillery cannons, rock... 
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05/16/08Raytheon Names Frank Brown Vice President of US Navy Programs
WASHINGTON, May 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has appointed Frank Brown vice president of Navy programs in the company's U.S. Business Development organization. As Raytheon's primary contact to the company's Navy customers, Brown is responsible for identifying and pursuing Navy business growth opportunities and maintaining customer satisfaction. Following a 24-year Navy career, Brown retired as a Captain. He was deputy program manager of the Joint Standoff ... 
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05/15/08NetFires LLC Precision Attack Missile Flight Test Sets the Stage for Complete System Testing
TUCSON, Ariz., May 15, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- A Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System (NLOS-LS) Precision Attack Missile was successfully launched (DAY OF TEST) at White Sands Missile Range, N.M., taking the missile system a step closer toward providing the warfighter a much-needed precision weapon system. The missile was launched by NetFires LLC, a joint venture between Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Missiles a... 
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05/15/08Raytheon, US Navy Sign $61 Million Phalanx Close-In Weapon System Contract
LOUISVILLE, Ky., May 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $61.1 million U.S. Navy contract to purchase radar upgrade kits and other spare parts for the Phalanx Close-In Weapon Systems. Sixty- eight radar kits will be procured for use with the sea-based Phalanx and the Centurion Land-Based Phalanx Weapon System. Phalanx is a rapid-fire, computer-controlled radar and 20 mm gun system that automatically acquires, tracks and destroys enemy threats. M... 
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05/14/08Raytheon Develops Technology to Help Aircraft Protect Ground Forces
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory has authorized Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to demonstrate target recognition technology designed to increase protection for ground forces without compounding risk to an aircraft stalking enemies who threaten those forces. First in a laboratory and then aloft, the company expects to show how its Air-to-Ground Radar Imaging II program would permit aircraft at a safe distance to detect, track and... 
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05/14/08Raytheon Proves Advanced Anti-Submarine Capability with Successful Flight Test
Fish Hawk weapon system accurately flies more than 10 nautical miles to preplanned target EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., May 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has entered the U.S. Navy's High Altitude Anti-Submarine Warfare Weapons Concept (HAAWC) competition, successfully demonstrating a new weapon system -- the Fish Hawk -- March 21 at the Eglin flight demonstration range in the Gulf of Mexico. The Fish Hawk is a kit that attache... 
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05/13/08Raytheon-Led Team Demonstrates Innovative Technique Growing Semiconductor Compounds on Silicon
Process enables reliable production of affordable, high-performance semiconductors TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 13, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company-led team (NYSE: RTN) has accomplished a key step demonstrating that affordable, high-performance circuits for military applications can be produced by growing semiconductor compounds directly on silicon. Demonstrating this highly innovative technique is part of a $6.5 million contract awarded by th... 
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05/13/08Raytheon Receives Award for Its Approaches in Leadership Development
WALTHAM, Mass., May 13, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been honored as a 2007 Best-Practice Partner by APQC (American Productivity and Quality Center) for its exceptional work and innovative approaches in leadership development. Raytheon was one of only five companies selected to receive this award. APQC is a nonprofit organization that identifies corporate best practices to discover effective methods of improvement. This information enables companies to ada... 
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05/12/08Raytheon Reaches Key Milestone on NASA Glory Space Program
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., May 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed manufacture and testing of the optics detector module for the aerosol polarimetry sensor. The sensor will ride on the NASA Glory satellite to help agency and other federal officials better understand the impact of aerosols on global warming and climate change. The central component of the sensor, the module contains 161 optical elements, including six telescopes precision-aligned and packed ... 
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05/12/08Raytheon Teams with Swift Engineering to Offer 'KillerBee' Unmanned Aircraft System to U.S. Navy and Marine Corps
TUCSON, Ariz., May 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has teamed with Swift Engineering, Inc. to provide the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marine Corps with an unmanned aircraft system for their respective Small Tactical Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Tier 2 missions. Raytheon leads the team and offers aircraft and mission systems integration with connectivity to the customers' combat systems and command and control systems. Swift Engineering, based in San Clemente, Calif.... 
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05/08/08Raytheon Awarded $32 Million for LPD 25
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $32 million contract to develop and integrate the total ship electronics systems for LPD 25, the ninth ship of the U.S. Navy's LPD 17 class of expeditionary warfare ships. Under the contract, awarded by Northrop Grumman Shipbuilding, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems extends its role as the total ship electronics systems integrator for all LPD 17-class ships. IDS will provide the Shipboa... 
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05/07/08Raytheon Teams with Emirates Advanced Investments to Develop Laser Guided Rocket
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, May 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Emirates Advanced Investments of the United Arab Emirates have signed a cooperative development agreement for a semiactive laser guided 70 mm (2.75-inch) rocket designed to provide increased precision and lethality compared with conventional unguided rockets. "The Laser Guided Rocket project with Raytheon is a very important defense industry initiative for the United Arab Emirates," said H... 
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05/07/08Raytheon to Provide Communications Solutions for the Defense Department's Joint Tactical Radio System
Company partnering with Lockheed Martin to deliver increased capability to warfighters FORT WAYNE, Ind., May 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will provide a critical communications solution for the Department of Defense's Joint Tactical Radio System. JTRS is the next generation of radios for the U.S. military. Raytheon will be a subcontractor on the $766 million JTRS Airborne, Maritime and Fixed contract, which was awarded to ... 
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05/06/08Raytheon's SLAMRAAM a Success in First System Field Test
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 6, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile successfully completed its first acquisition and tracking mission March 3, marking the first phase of system field testing at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. "The success of this mission is a significant achievement for the SLAMRAAM program as we move into the testing phase," said Pete Franklin, vice president for Raytheon Integrated Defense System... 
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05/06/08Raytheon Team Starts Work To Integrate the U.S. Army's Live, Virtual and Constructive Training Support
RESTON, Va., May 6, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Warrior Training Alliance, led by Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), has begun integrating the U.S. Army's live, virtual and constructive training under the Warfighter FOCUS (Field Operations Customer Support) program. RTSC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), won the 10-year, indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract last summer. Since the program was awarded, the team has spent the last several months on t... 
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05/05/08Raytheon Awarded $203.3 Million for Production of Precision Guidance Systems
MCKINNEY, Texas, May 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will extend production and delivery of Improved Target Acquisition Systems under a $203.3 million contract from the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command, Huntsville, Ala. The order continues Army procurement of the systems. ITAS is the advanced electro-optic target acquisition fire control system. It guides Raytheon- manufactured TOW (Tube-Launched, Optically Tracked, Wire-Guided) missile systems to their t... 
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05/02/08Raytheon Sarcos Exoskeleton Robotic Suit Linked to Iron Man Superhero
TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) newest research facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, is developing a robotic suit for the soldier of tomorrow. Known as an "Exoskeleton," it is essentially a wearable robot that amplifies its wearer's strength, endurance, and agility. In its May issue, Popular Science magazine likens the Exoskeleton to the "Iron Man"(R) in the movie of the same name and suggests a blurring of the lines between science fict... 
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04/30/08Raytheon Selected to Solve Thermal Challenges in Future High-Power Radars
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 30, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $3.3 million contract to overcome thermal challenges in semiconductors designed for next-generation high-power radars and other electronic systems. The award is for the first of a three-phase Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Radio Frequency Thermal Ground Plane program that could be worth $8 million if all options are exercised. The full three-phase program is des... 
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04/29/08Popular Science Reports in Its May Issue That Raytheon Company Has the 'Real' Iron Man
It is actually an 'Exoskeleton' - essentially a robotic suit that gives its wearer greater strength, endurance and agility WALTHAM, Mass., April 29 /PRNewswire/ -- What: The "Iron Man" movie opens nationally Friday, May 2, 2008. Popular Science reports in its May issue that Raytheon Company has the "real" Iron Man. It is actually an "Exoskeleton" - essentially a robotic suit that gives its wearer greater strength, enduranc... 
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04/29/08Zumwalt Readies For Production After Successful Navy Review
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 29, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully completed the mission system design readiness review for the Zumwalt-class destroyer program. The review confirmed that the mission system design for America's new multi-mission destroyer is mature and meets U.S. Navy requirements. To date, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) and the Zumwalt National Team have completed more than 2.7 million lines of software code and 10,127 drawin... 
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04/28/08Raytheon Awarded $86.7 Million to Upgrade Satellite Communication Terminals
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 28, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has won an $86.7 million contract to produce and install upgrade kits for the Army's Secure Mobile Anti-jam Reliable Tactical Terminal, or SMART-T. The award, part of an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract originally awarded in 2007, increases the total contract value to $183.3 million. The upgrades will be installed on joint and international terminals for the U.S. Army, Air Force an... 
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04/28/08Raytheon Inspires Students With New Virtual World of Math Via MathMovesU.com
- Recent poll confirms math interest wanes in middle school - WALTHAM, Mass., April 28 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent national survey of middle school students revealed that interest in math tends to wane during the crucial middle school years. This finding supports the critical need for tools like MathMovesU.com to keep children interested in math at an early age. In a Raytheon Company-commissioned survey by Zogby International of children in sixth-to-eighth grade, 79 percent ... 
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04/25/08Brian C. Seagrave Named Raytheon's Vice President Of Homeland Security
WASHINGTON, April 25, 2008 /PRNewswire/ - Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has named Brian C. Seagrave vice president of Homeland Security, reporting to Thomas M. Culligan, Raytheon Company senior vice president of Business Development and chief executive officer of Raytheon International, Inc. Seagrave will be responsible for leading Raytheon's strategy for growth in security markets around the world. "Brian comes to Raytheon with more than 20 years' experience in government co... 
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04/24/08Raytheon Reports Strong First Quarter Results
Highlights Solid bookings of $6.5 billion; record backlog of $37.7 billion Sales of $5.4 billion, up 11 percent Operating income of $608 million, up 17 percent Earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $0.93, up 31 percent Repurchased 5.5 million shares for $340 million Increased annual dividend 10 percent, from $1.02 to $1.12, as previously announced WALTHAM, Mass., April 24,... 
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04/23/08Raytheon Awarded $79 Million To Upgrade Taiwan's Patriot Air and Missile Defense Capabilities
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $79 million Foreign Military Sales award from the U.S. Army to provide Taiwan with Patriot Configuration-3 radar upgrade kits and related engineering and technical services. The award for Taiwan Patriot upgrade kits follows recent company announcements of contracts totaling $279 million to provide South Korea command and control, communications, and maintenance support and training equipme... 
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04/22/08The Netherlands Awards Raytheon Competitively Bid Paveway(TM) Missile Contract
TUCSON, Ariz., April 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netherlands awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a competitively bid contract for the combat-proven Enhanced Paveway(TM) II precision-guided munition (PGM) April 8. The contract, which is a direct commercial sale for an undisclosed sum, will provide the Netherlands with 200 kits to convert 500-pound "dumb" bombs into the GBU-49, a precision weapon that has been used extensively in Iraq. A representative from the Netherlands said... 
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04/22/08Raytheon Awarded Planning Contract for European Mid-course Radar Program
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $5 million U. S. Missile Defense Agency contract to begin initial planning and requirements definition for the European Mid-course Radar program proposed for the Czech Republic. Subject to successful completion of negotiations with the Czech Republic and ratification, this program includes the assembly and installation of an existing X-band radar located in the Republic of the Marshall ... 
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04/21/08ThalesRaytheonSystems Signs Contract for Malaysian Air Defense Ground Environment Upgrade Using New Digital Radar
FULLERTON, Calif., April 21, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- ThalesRaytheonSystems has been awarded a contract by the Ministry of Defense, government of Malaysia, to upgrade the Malaysian Air Defense Ground Environment system. Financial details of the contract were not disclosed. The upgrade will create a new air defense sector operations center and includes the installation of one new long-range air defense radar. The SOC command and control software will be an adaptation ... 
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04/21/08Raytheon Awarded $241 Million to Provide South Korea Patriot Air and Missile Defense Capabilities
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 21, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $241 million U.S. Foreign Military Sales contract to provide the Republic of Korea with command and control, communications, maintenance support, and training equipment for the Patriot air and missile defense system. This production and support award complements the $28.7 million engineering services contract the company announced March 3. "The Patriot system will provide South Korea w... 
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04/18/08Raytheon Purchases SI Government Solutions
Expands capability in information assurance and information operations markets GARLAND, Texas, April 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has acquired SI Government Solutions, a leading provider of proprietary software security solutions to the U.S. intelligence community. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. SI Government Solutions, based in Melbourne, Fla., was founded in 2005 to deliver targeted vulnerability assessment capabilities that protect complex ... 
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04/17/08Raytheon Oakley Systems to Integrate Insider Threat Solutions with McAfee's ePolicy Orchestrator
Joins McAfee Security Innovation Alliance to accelerate development and product interoperability SALT LAKE CITY, April 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Oakley Systems, Inc., a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) leader in insider threat protection, will integrate its user activity monitoring, investigation and forensics capabilities with McAfee(R) ePolicy Orchestrator(R) (ePO(TM)), an industry-leading security and compliance risk management solution. Raythe... 
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04/17/08Raytheon to Host MILCOM 2008, 'Assuring Mission Success,' in San Diego
Conference soliciting papers, panels, and half-day tutorial submissions SAN DIEGO, April 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will host MILCOM 2008, the premier military communications conference, Nov. 17 - 19 at the San Diego Convention Center. More than 6,000 government and industry representatives from 30 countries are expected at the 27th annual gathering, which will focus on the theme, "Assuring Mission Success." MILCOM 2008 is soliciting unclassified ... 
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04/17/08Raytheon Champions 200 Science and Technology 'Heroes' in the FIRST Robotics Competition
Raytheon offers FIRST scholarships enabling future engineers to pursue science and engineering excellence WALTHAM, Mass., April 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Eleven Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-sponsored teams totaling 200 students are competing in this week's 2008 FIRST Robotics Competition (FRC) championship in Atlanta. Teams will be showcased on an international stage and will partner with and compete against their peers from around the world. This support i... 
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04/16/08Raytheon Wins $61 Million Contract for Global Positioning Receivers
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 16, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has won a $61 million U.S. Air Force contract to complete the development and certification of next-generation global positioning receivers. The contracting agency is the Global Positioning System Wing at the U.S. Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles. Under the Modernized User Equipment program, the circuit card technology will connect military users with new GPS navigation signals co... 
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04/16/08Raytheon Demonstrates Gallium Nitride Advantages in Radar Components
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 16, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is developing transmit-receive modules based on the advanced semiconductor gallium nitride (GaN) for use in future radar upgrades. "This transmit-receive module demonstration and parallel reliability testing show that GaN will soon be ready to take over where increased power and advanced capabilities are needed," said Mark Russell, vice president of Engineering at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)... 
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04/15/08Raytheon Company to Release First Quarter 2008 Results on April 24, 2008
WALTHAM, Mass., April 15, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its first quarter 2008 earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 24, 2008. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The first quarter 2008 earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, April 24, 2008. 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... 
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04/14/08Raytheon Expands International Customer Base for Digital Radar Warning Receiver
GOLETA, Calif., April 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- An $85.5 million U.S. Navy contract allows Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to add Canada and Switzerland to a growing list of international customers for its ALR-67(V)3 digital radar warning receiver. The contract, consisting of several incremental awards that began in July 2007, includes systems for the U.S. Navy and the air forces of Canada, Switzerland and Australia. The ALR-67(V)3 is a state-of-the-art radar warning receiver on Navy ... 
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04/14/08Raytheon and Boeing Team for Joint Air to Ground Missile Program
TUCSON, Ariz., April 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) have signed a teaming agreement to pursue the U.S. Army-U.S. Navy Joint Air to Ground Missile program. The JAGM program will produce a single missile solution for rotary and fixed wing platforms. With an expected in-service date of 2016, JAGM replaces the BGM-71 TOW, AGM-114 Hellfire and AGM-65 Maverick missiles. Raytheon will be the prime contractor on the team's bid. The missile ... 
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04/10/08Raytheon Named Top Training Provider by HRO Today
DALLAS, April 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- HRO Today named Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), to the magazine's "Baker's Dozen" list of top training outsourcing providers. The magazine has named RPS to the list for three consecutive years. HRO Today chose RPS from an initial field of more than two dozen providers that manage clients' training processes in long-term outsourcing engagements. The magazine selected its final list of top ... 
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04/10/08Father of 'Pit Stop' Engineering Joins Raytheon-led IBCS Team
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- An engineering design consulting firm born in the split-second world of Formula One and NASCAR racing is bringing its unique expertise to the Raytheon Company-led (NYSE: RTN) Team Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System (IBCS). Carlson Technology, led by founder Dennis Carlson, is known for its "pit stop" technology and unique design elements including "tool-less" maintenance, rapid repair and replace, modular design... 
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04/09/08Raytheon Wins $80 Million Contract for Radar-Jamming Variant of Its Miniature Air Launched Decoy
TUCSON, Ariz., April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded an $80 million U.S. Air Force contract March 31 for Phase II risk reduction of a radar-jamming variant of its Miniature Air Launched Decoy. MALD(TM) is a state-of-the-art, low-cost flight vehicle that is modular, air-launched and programmable. It weighs fewer than 300 pounds and has a range of approximately 500 nautical miles (about 575 statute miles). The new variant, known as the MALD-J, recentl... 
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04/09/08Raytheon Awarded $60 Million to Provide Marines with Persistent Surveillance
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 9, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Marines in Iraq will have enhanced ability to detect hostile troop movements thanks to Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Ground Based Operational Surveillance System (GBOSS). Raytheon has been awarded a $60 million contract option to provide the U.S. Marine Corps with GBOSS elevated sensor systems with networked remote operational capability. "These systems save lives," said Pete Franklin, vice president, National and Theater S... 
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04/08/08Raytheon Launches Information Security Solutions
Brings together decades of experience, new capabilities to protect mission-critical information for government and large enterprises GARLAND, Texas, and SAN FRANCISCO, April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has launched an Information Security Solutions practice within its Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS) business. Raytheon, which has a 25-year track record of providing information security solutions to its customers, is applying new focus a... 
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04/08/08Raytheon to Lead Team Pursuing the U.S. Air Force Global Broadcast Service
Harris Corporation and HP join team that will provide unmatched expertise in support of wideband satellite broadcast services RESTON, Va., April 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has signed exclusive teaming agreements with Harris Corporation and HP as part of an industry-leading team to pursue the $30 million U.S. Air Force Global Broadcast Service Satellite Broadcast Manager transition contract. The GBS is a critical mission support system for th... 
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04/03/08Raytheon Seeks Solutions for Defeating Improvised Explosive Devices
WASHINGTON, April 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has launched a new Web site to recruit industry and academic partners to help defeat improvised explosive devices (IED), the No. 1 killer of service members in Iraq and Afghanistan. Potential partners can join the effort by registering solutions and ideas at http://www.raytheon.com/missions/rtn07_ied. The Web site allows industry and academia to make teaming and partnership recommendations for proposed solu... 
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04/02/08Raytheon Wins Its First Contract With NASA's Johnson Space Center to Perform Flight Controller And Instructor Training Needs Analysis
RESTON, Va., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been selected by NASA's Johnson Space Center to assist in implementing a new training model for flight controllers and instructors. The contract expands the scope of RTSC's training support solutions with NASA to front-end training design, giving the company an opportunity to positively influence the way NASA trains flight controllers and inst... 
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04/02/08Raytheon Rolls Out First Increment of the FBI's N-DEx System
Helps FBI and other agencies share critical data nationwide RESTON, Va., April 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved a significant milestone for the FBI's Criminal Justice Information Services Division by completing and deploying the first increment of the National Data Exchange (N-DEx) law enforcement information system. N-DEx will enable all law enforcement agencies to share incident reports, correlate crime data and collaborate on criminal ju... 
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04/01/08Raytheon Company Honored with 2008 EPA ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award
WALTHAM, Mass., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a 2008 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for the company's continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. Raytheon will receive the award at a ceremony held on April 1, 2008, in Washington, D.C. Raytheon was selected from more than 9,000 ENERGY STAR program participants for the Sustained Excellence Award - the hi... 
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04/01/08Raytheon Employees Recognized for Pioneering Contributions in Missile Defense
TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) employees received the Missile Defense Agency's Technology Pioneer Award at the 6th Annual U.S. Missile Defense Conference in Washington, D.C., March 31. Air Force Lt. Gen. Henry "Trey" Obering III, director of the Missile Defense Agency, presented the awards for significant contributions in missile defense to Michael T. Borkowski, technical director, Raytheon RF Components, and David G. Laighton, for... 
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03/31/08Raytheon Hires Former FBI Counterintelligence Expert
FALLS CHURCH, Va., March 31, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS) has appointed Timothy Bereznay, a 30-year FBI veteran, to lead its FBI strategy. "Tim is a well-regarded veteran of the law enforcement community and comes to Raytheon with a proven track record with the FBI," said Bernie Elero, vice president of IIS Business Development and Strategy. Bereznay's most recent assignment was assistant director for the FBI's... 
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03/31/08Raytheon's JLENS Completes Critical Milestone
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 31, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System (JLENS) has successfully completed Orbit preliminary design review (PDR), a key milestone in the U.S. Army program that will provide a critical cruise missile defense capability for our nation's protectors. The four-day Orbit PDR thoroughly reviewed all aspects of JLENS design maturity and confidence. The PDR is a key milestone in th... 
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03/28/08U.S. Navy and Raytheon Test Standard Missile 2 Block IIIB During Combined Combat System Ship Qualification Trials
POINT MUGU, Calif., March 28, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- During combined combat system ship qualification trials, the U.S. Navy's guided missile destroyer USS Sampson (DDG-102) flight tested four Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-built Standard Missile 2 Block IIIB missiles. All missiles successfully engaged the extremely stressing targets, which represented a variety of threat scenarios. These latest tests further prove SM-2's high accuracy and reliability. "This ou... 
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03/28/08Raytheon Completes System Requirements Review for the Next GPS Control Segment
Raytheon industry team achieves first OCX milestone to establish solid foundation AURORA, Colo., March 28, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed the System Requirements Review (SRR) for the U.S. Air Force on the next-generation Global Positioning System (GPS) Control Segment (OCX). This is the first milestone for the OCX program, satisfying the Air Force's system engineering standard acceptance criteria. Raytheon's su... 
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03/27/08Raytheon Elects Michael M. Hoeffler A Company Officer
WALTHAM, Mass., March 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Board of Directors has elected Michael M. Hoeffler a company officer. He is vice president of the Raytheon Company Evaluation Team (RCET). As vice president of the RCET, Hoeffler is responsible for conducting independent evaluations on a wide variety of critical issues and programs, helping the RCET team disseminate best practices and drive process improvements across the company. He was named to lead the... 
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03/27/08Raytheon Receives $22.9 Million to Develop Initial Concurrent Test, Training and Operations Capability
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency has awarded a $22.9 million contract modification to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to develop an initial Concurrent Test, Training and Operations (CTTO) capability and integrate it with the Missile Defense System Exerciser. This modification to Raytheon's Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS) program contract calls for establishing a dedicated ground test development radar lab. Additionally, the modificati... 
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03/27/08New AMRAAM Variant Destroys Target During Recent Test
WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., March 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) AIM-120D Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile successfully destroyed its target Feb. 13 in a test engagement of the newest variant of the combat-proven missile. The AIM-120D AMRAAM was fired by a U.S. Navy F/A-18E/F Super Hornet fighter aircraft from the Navy's VX-31 squadron against a QF-4 target drone. The missile guided to a direct hit, destroying the drone and meeting all primary... 
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03/26/08Raytheon Company Increases Dividend 10 Percent
WALTHAM, Mass., March 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Board of Directors has voted to increase the Company's annual dividend by 10 percent from $1.02 to $1.12. The Board also authorized payment of a quarterly cash dividend of 28 cents per outstanding share of common stock to be paid on April 29, 2008 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 1, 2008. Payment of quarterly dividends is subject to Board authorization. "This dividend in... 
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03/26/08Raytheon Awarded $17.8 Million for NATO SEASPARROW Surface Missile System
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 26, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $17.8 million contract from the U.S. Navy and the NATO SEASPARROW Project Office for the company's MK57, MK29 and MK73 NATO SEASPARROW missile systems. Under the contract, Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) will assemble, test, and deliver components and support for the systems, which enable critical self-defense capabilities for U.S. and allied navy surface ships. The MK57... 
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03/26/08Raytheon Receives $56.9 Million Contract Extension From NASA
RESTON, Va., March 26, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has received a $56.9 million sole source contract extension to support facilities and operations for astronaut training at NASA's Johnson Space Center (JSC) and Sonny Carter Training Facility in Houston. The extension, which is part of an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract, supports operations at the Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory (NBL... 
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03/24/08Raytheon Develops Advanced Concrete Breaking Technology for Urban Search and Rescue
New technology speeds rescue capability SPRINGFIELD, Va., March 24, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed and demonstrated a rapid concrete breaking technology to advance capabilities for urban search and rescue teams in disaster situations. The Controlled Impact Rescue Tool, or CIRT, uses shock waves to pulverize concrete, which enables rescue workers to remove the material more quickly than using existing techniques. "This revolu... 
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03/21/08Raytheon Achieves CMMI Level 3 Recertification at its Pasadena Operation
RESTON, Va., March 21, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has renewed its Software Engineering Institute Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI(R)) level 3 certification rating for services at Raytheon Information Solutions' (RIS) operation in Pasadena, Calif. Additionally, the division obtained level 3 certification for the engineering processes in its Web solutions line of business. CMMI is recognized worldwide as the standard by which businesses can measure ... 
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03/20/08Upgraded Early Warning Radar in Greenland Completes Construction Phase
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 20, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed the construction phase of the Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR) at Thule Air Base, Greenland, signifying the facility's readiness to begin hardware installation and integration. "Completing the construction of the UEWR facility at Thule marks the achievement of a significant program milestone," said Pete Franklin, vice president, National & Theater Security Programs, Raytheon Integrated De... 
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03/20/08Raytheon Completes 9th Consecutive Successful JFires Demonstration for DoD Leaders
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 20, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently completed its ninth consecutive successful JFires (Joint Force Interoperability and Requirements Evaluation SupraCenter) demonstration for the U.S. Army and Department of Defense. JFires is Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' (IDS) multi-service, multi- theater, multi-mission Joint Battlespace prototyping environment integrating high fidelity, large-scale digital simulations with fielded hardwar... 
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03/19/08Raytheon Oakley's SureView and CoreView 6.0 Improve Data Collection and Content Monitoring for Efficient Insider Threat Investigations
New functionality enables activity monitoring and threat detection within proprietary software applications SALT LAKE CITY, March 19, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Oakley Systems, Inc., a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) leader in insider threat protection, has unveiled new capabilities for SureView(TM) 6.0 and CoreView(TM) 6.0. These new releases introduce new content monitoring capabilities, enhanced troubleshooting, diagnostic reporting, agent hardening, prod... 
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03/19/08Raytheon's Airborne Mine Neutralization System Advances to Production
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 19, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $7.7 million U.S. Navy contract for the low rate initial production of three AN/ASQ-235 Airborne Mine Neutralization Systems (AMNS). The contract follows a successful "Milestone C" review in which the system's design was validated by the Navy and approved to advance to low rate initial production. AMNS, an essential component of the Navy's organic mine countermeasures family of systems, is dep... 
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03/18/08Raytheon Awarded $89 million for Airborne Low Frequency Sonar
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received two U.S. Navy contracts with a total value of $89 million for the AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar system, the primary undersea warfare sensor for the U.S. Navy's MH-60R multi-mission helicopter. "These contracts continue Raytheon's long history of producing innovative, reliable and affordable undersea warfare systems," said Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' Charles "Tom" Bush, vice ... 
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03/18/08Raytheon Delivers SeaRAM to USS Independence
LOUISVILLE, Ky., March 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered its SeaRAM anti-ship missile defense weapon system for installation aboard the littoral combat ship USS Independence (LCS-2). Currently under construction by General Dynamics, the Independence will consist of modules, manned aircraft, unmanned vehicles, off-board sensors and mission-manning detachments, all in an open-systems configuration. SeaRAM is a low-cost spiral development of the prove... 
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03/17/08Raytheon to Supply 16 AESA Radars to Boeing for Air Force, Air National Guard F-15Cs
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) active electronically scanned array radar team has secured additional wins to advance further the company's AESA radar business. Raytheon will provide a next-production lot of advanced F-15C radar systems to the U.S. Air Force and Air National Guard. The contracts with Boeing, worth just in excess of $89.5 million, authorize production of eight APG-63(V)3 AESA radar systems for the Guard plus spares ... 
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03/17/08Raytheon to Operate and Sustain X-Band Radars
Missile Defense Agency contract potentially worth $1.9 billion over 10 years TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 17, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded two task orders worth $28.3 million as part of a Missile Defense Agency indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract to operate and sustain the agency's X-Band radars as part of the Consolidated Contractor Logistics Services program. The contract has a potential value of up to $1.9 billion over 10 years. Th... 
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03/13/08Raytheon Delivers Missile Warning Sensor Prototype Ahead of Schedule
RR-AIRSS program sensor considered major technology advance EL SEGUNDO, Calif., March 13, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has successfully demonstrated a fully integrated, high-performance infrared sensor ahead of schedule for the Risk Reduction Alternative Infrared Satellite Systems program. The RR-AIRSS program is sponsored by the U.S. Air Force Space and Missiles Systems Center and managed by the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory Space Vehic... 
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03/12/08Raytheon Unveils New Bunker-Busting Technology
TUCSON, Ariz., March 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has developed and tested a new conventional warhead technology to defeat hardened and deeply buried bunkers. The new technology, called Tandem Warhead System, consists of a shaped-charge precursor warhead combined with a follow- through penetrator explosive charge. During a Jan. 31 test, the newly developed 1,000-pound-class warhead set a record when it punched through 19 feet, 3 inches of a 20-foot, 330-ton... 
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03/12/08Zumwalt Team Milestone Advances Total Ship Computing Environment
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Zumwalt program's National Team recently achieved a significant program milestone with several key software design reviews for the Zumwalt-class destroyer's Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE), validating the maturity of the ship's open- architecture software. The Zumwalt National Team is led by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and includes large industry partners such as BAE Systems and Lockheed Martin, as well as a consortium ... 
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03/11/08Raytheon, VT Halter Marine and EG&G Team Pursue U.S. Coast Guard Fast Response Cutter-B
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 11, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), VT Halter Marine Inc., and EG&G Technical Services have teamed to offer the U.S. Coast Guard a proven, reliable and cost-effective vessel to meet the requirements of the Fast Response Cutter-B (FRC-B) program. VT Halter Marine Inc. is a company of VT Systems Inc., and EG&G Technical Services is a division of URS (NYSE: URS). Raytheon brings extensive experience and proven performance in ship and ele... 
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03/10/08Raytheon Oakley Systems and Kazeon Partner to Offer Unprecedented Integration of eDiscovery with Insider Threat Protection
Raytheon Oakley Systems to resell Kazeon Information Server to discover and classify sensitive information SALT LAKE CITY and MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., March 10, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Oakley Systems, Inc., and Kazeon Systems, Inc., have partnered to integrate Raytheon Oakley's data leakage prevention, user activity monitoring, investigation and forensics capabilities with Kazeon's eDiscovery platform to provide a single solution for insider threat protecti... 
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03/05/08Raytheon Receives $115 Million for Patriot Engineering Support
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a U.S. Army contract modification worth $115 million to provide engineering services in support of the Patriot Air and Missile Defense program, the premier air and missile defense system for the U.S. and its allies. "This award is just another indication of the resurgence of Patriot as the reliable and flexible cornerstone of the U.S. Army's integrated air defense system," said Pete Frank... 
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03/03/08South Korea Chooses Raytheon's Patriot for Air and Missile Defense Capability Upgrade
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received an initial contract to provide engineering services related to a U.S. government Foreign Military Sale of the Patriot air and missile defense system to South Korea. Raytheon expects significant follow-on awards to complete the system integration and to provide command and control, communications and maintenance support equipment, as well as the training of Korean operators and maintainers and... 
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02/28/08Raytheon Receives Two North American Shingo Prizes for Operational Excellence
TEWKSBURY, Mass. and TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 28, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is the recipient of two North American Shingo Prizes for Operational Excellence for 2008. Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' (IDS) Integrated Air Defense Center, Andover, Mass., will receive a Shingo Silver Medallion Award, and Raytheon Missile Systems (RMS) Camden, Camden, Ark., will receive a Shingo Bronze Medallion Award. The prestigious North American award,... 
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02/27/08Raytheon JPS Communications and Clarity Communication Systems To Integrate Cellular Push-to-Talk and Land Mobile Radio Interoperability Devices
RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JPS Communications has collaborated with Aurora, Ill.-based Clarity Communication Systems to integrate cellular push-to-talk and land mobile radio interoperability product offerings. Using this new technology, digital push-to-talk cellular users will now be able to instantaneously communicate with land mobile radio users without compromising voice quality and network efficiency. This capability will be mar... 
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02/27/08Raytheon Completes First Phase of Communications Upgrade for NPOESS in Antarctica
AURORA, Colo., Feb. 27, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved a significant program milestone for the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System (NPOESS) by successfully completing the first phase of a major communications upgrade for Antarctica. The upgrade of the off-continent satellite communications link at McMurdo Station more than triples the bandwidth available for scientific research, weather prediction, and health and safety... 
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02/26/08Raytheon's Miniature Air Launched Decoy Completes Flight Testing in Eight Months
MALD(TM) on track to enter low rate initial production TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 26, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Miniature Air Launched Decoy, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) state-of-the-art, low-cost, modular air- launched programmable flight vehicle, successfully completed government and Raytheon seamless verification team flight testing Jan. 11. This sets the stage for the MALD(TM) to enter low rate initial production (LRIP) later this year. The testing, which began in June ... 
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02/26/08Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems Names Kapoor and O'Brien Vice Presidents
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 26, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) has named Sanjay Kapoor vice president, Patriot Programs and Anthony F. "Toby" O'Brien vice president, Finance IDS and chief financial officer. Kapoor will report to IDS President Dan Smith; O'Brien will report to both Smith and Raytheon Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Wajsgras. Kapoor had been vice president, Finance IDS and chief f... 
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02/25/08Raytheon Missile and Radar Played Critical Roles in Satellite Intercept
WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) technology played a pivotal role in the Feb. 20 successful intercept of a non-functioning satellite. The company's Standard Missile-3 was specially modified for this unique operation, performing beyond its intended capabilities to intercept the target 153 miles over the Pacific Ocean. Much engineering and technical expertise went into modifying the software on three SM-3 missiles for this one-time ... 
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02/25/08Raytheon Executives to Speak at Citigroup Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference
WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 25, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- 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 Citigroup Global Industrial Manufacturing Conference, March 5, 2008. Their presentation is scheduled to start at 9:45 a.m. EST. Swanson's and Wajsgras' remarks will be audio cast live (listen-only mode) through the Raytheon web site, http://www.raytheon.com. Replay will b... 
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02/21/08Raytheon's Paveway(TM) Kicks Off 2008 With Asian Bookings Worth More Than $100 Million
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 21, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded more than $100 million worth of contracts in the first two months of 2008 by countries in the Asia-Pacific region for the combat-proven Paveway(TM) family of precision-guided munitions. This comes on the heels of a record-setting $300 million worth of bookings for Paveway in 2007. "The message is clear -- when warfighters want a direct-attack weapon they can count on, they choose Raytheon's Pavewa... 
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02/21/08Raytheon to Lead Team of Weather System Experts for Next-Generation NOAA Ground System
Providing meteorologists greater knowledge of atmospheric and space weather conditions AURORA, Colo., Feb 21, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will head a team of technology leaders to pursue a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) next-generation Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R series known as GOES-R ground segment. The GOES program provides the nation with continuous severe weather sentinels in space. GOES-R ... 
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02/20/08Raytheon awarded Paveway(TM) IV Weapon Integration contract for U.K. RAF Tornado GR4
HARLOW, U.K., Feb. 20, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) United Kingdom-based subsidiary has been awarded a contract to support the integration and flight trials of the Paveway(TM) IV dual mode precision guided bomb onto the U.K. Royal Air Force Tornado GR4/4A. The contract is valued at GBP8.5 million, or about $16.6 million. Raytheon Systems Limited (RSL) is now under contract to integrate Paveway IV on all U.K. strike platforms including Harrier GR9/9A... 
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02/20/08Raytheon Celebrates National Engineers Week with Nationwide Events and a 'New Face of Engineering'
WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 20, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) kicked off National Engineers Week, Feb. 17-23, with events coast to coast to celebrate the engineering achievements that have shaped our lives, company and our world. Engaging and exciting young people about engineering professions is the theme of Raytheon's Engineers Week activities. Highlights include: -- NASCAR Driver Kevin Conway discussing the use of math in racing technology in El Segund... 
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02/19/08PHOTO ADVISORY -- Raytheon Company Award Winners
Feb 19, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Editors are advised that a high-resolution photo is available to accompany the news release, NETU044, Six Raytheon Employees Honored at 2008 Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference, issued earlier today by Raytheon Company. Caption: William H. Swanson, Raytheon's Chairman and CEO, congratulates Raytheon employees Daisy Jenkins (left) and Valecia Maclin, who were honored with top awards at the 2008 Black Engineer of the Year (BEYA) ... 
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02/19/08AIM-9X Enters the US Navy's Weapons System User Program
Employment demonstrates system maturity TYNDALL AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Feb. 19, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missile was employed in the Navy's Weapon System User program late last year. The Weapons System User program focuses on examining cutting-edge tactical employment by the warfighter, and this event demonstrated the maturity of the AIM-9X weapon system. The AIM-9X has been fired more than 137 ti... 
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02/19/08Six Raytheon Employees Honored at 2008 Black Engineer of the Year Awards Conference
BALTIMORE, Feb. 19, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) employees received national recognition during the 2008 Black Engineer of the Year Awards (BEYA) Conference in Baltimore, Feb. 14-18. Since 1986, the BEYA Awards have recognized the ongoing achievements of black leaders in science, technology, engineering, and math-related careers and are presented in more than 25 categories. William H. Swanson, Raytheon's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, attended t... 
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02/18/08Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems Forms Seapower Capability Systems Business
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 18, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) has formed a Seapower Capability Systems to provide solutions for domestic and international navy customers. "As we strive for excellence and expand our markets, it is important that we organize our strengths and unique capabilities to best serve our stakeholders in this highly competitive environment," said Dan Smith, president of Raytheon IDS. "It is critical that our o... 
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02/14/08Raytheon Receives $17 Million in Orders for Army Sensor Development
MCKINNEY, Texas, Feb. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received two U.S. Army orders totaling $17.2 million for 18 common sensor payloads as system design and development continues. The orders are part of an indefinite delivery-indefinite quantity contract let in November 2007 with options up to $1.2 billion. "We are still relatively early in the Army Common Sensor Payload program. However, our broad core market strength and experience in building elect... 
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02/14/08Raytheon to Strengthen Ties With India During DEFEXPO Trade Show in Delhi
DELHI, India, Feb. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will have a major presence at DEFEXPO India 2008 in Delhi, India, Feb. 16-19. As a global technology leader, Raytheon will display a number of products and services that are applicable to India's stated goals of modernization of military and civilian systems. Raytheon's efforts in India are intended to foster a long-term relationship that highlights the company's commitment to Mission Support, Mission Assuran... 
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02/13/08Raytheon Finishes the Year with Two Patriot Awards Totaling $377 Million
2007 domestic Patriot awards exceed $600 million TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 13, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) wrapped up 2007 with two Patriot contract awards totaling $377 million, bringing the total value of its 2007 domestic Patriot awards to more than $600 million. "The combat-proven Patriot system continues to play a key role in protecting U.S. and allied forces around the world," said Pete Franklin, vice president for National and Theater Secur... 
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02/13/08Raytheon Program Receives Top Network Centric Warfare Awards
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 13, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System, or AFATDS, has received top honors in two categories at the network centric warfare awards sponsored by the Institute for Defense and Government Advancement. The awards honor, recognize and promote initiatives in the Department of Defense, coalition governments and defense industry that exemplify the principles of network centric warfare and support inform... 
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02/12/08Raytheon names Patrick Fines director, Raytheon Virtual Technology Corporation
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Network Centric Systems has named Patrick Fines director of Raytheon Virtual Technology Corporation. Fines will have responsibility for the full spectrum of business operations from planning to execution. With headquarters in Alexandria, Va., Raytheon VTC is a leading provider of distributed systems software, systems engineering services and interoperability solutions. Fines joined Raytheon VTC ... 
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02/12/08Raytheon Aligns with Precision Electronics Limited to Pursue Defense Communications Programs
NEW DELHI, India, Feb. 12, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Precision Electronics Limited (BSE: PRECISIO) to forge strategic alignments that jointly develop and provide superior communications technology for India's military forces. The MOU represents another step toward establishing a strong collaborative working relationship, encouraging joint pursuit of emerging business opportunities, and providing for in-country p... 
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02/11/08Raytheon Awarded $179 Million Add-On to U.K. e-Borders Contract
Raytheon international leader in providing border security solutions GARLAND, Texas, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has signed an addendum to the e-Borders contract it won in November 2007. Under the addendum, valued at 92 million pounds Sterling (approximately $179 million), a Raytheon-led team will provide the U.K. Home Office extended functionality and services for the program. "We are off to a strong start on the e-Borders implementation, and we are ... 
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02/11/08Michael M. Hoeffler Named Vice President of the Raytheon Company Evaluation Team
WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 11, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has named Michael M. Hoeffler vice president of the Raytheon Company Evaluation Team (RCET). Hoeffler replaces Charles "Ed" Franklin who is retiring from Raytheon after 10 years with the company. In his new role, Hoeffler will report directly to Raytheon's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer William H. Swanson. Hoeffler will be responsible for conducting independent evaluations on a w... 
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02/11/08Raytheon Wins $75 Million Air Force Satellite Communications Contract
MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Feb. 11, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has won the U.S. Air Force's competition to upgrade a satellite communications system that provides protected communications to warfighters around the world. The contract, valued in excess of $75 million, is for development and production of the Minuteman Minimum Essential Emergency Communications Network program upgrade, or MMPU. Raytheon began work on the current MMP solution for ... 
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02/08/08Raytheon Teams With SAIC to Pursue FAA's Air Traffic Control Optimum Training Solution Program
RESTON, Va., Feb. 8, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has signed a teaming agreement with Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to pursue the Federal Aviation Administration's Air Traffic Control Optimum Training Solution (ATCOTS) program. ATCOTS is the FAA's program to procure a performance-based solution for training of new and current air traffic controllers. The multi-year, perfo... 
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02/07/08Raytheon Delivers First Advanced SUV-Based Radiation Detection System
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 7, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems delivered the first advanced sports utility vehicle-based radiation detection system to the Department of Homeland Security's Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. The successful delivery of this system will allow DNDO to operate in urban environments and will enhance border security and national defense by preventing the smuggling of nuclear materials through ports of entry. ... 
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02/06/08France Awards Raytheon $22 Million for Enhanced Paveway(TM) II
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 6, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The government of France awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a direct commercial sales contract Jan. 18 worth $22 million for the combat-proven Enhanced Paveway(TM) II (EP2) dual- mode GPS/laser-guided precision munition and weapons integration for the French Air Force's Mirage 2000D fighter aircraft. Raytheon's Paveway II (P2) laser-guided smart bombs already equip the Mirage 2000D, which supports U.S. and other NATO forces in Afghanist... 
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02/05/08Raytheon Completes Second Successful Engine Test of Joint Standoff Weapon Extended Range
JSOW-ER to provide warfighters with easily integrated, affordable, viable weapon SAN DIEGO, Feb. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The Joint Standoff Weapon Extended Range missile moved one step closer to powered flight testing when Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully conducted a second ground test of the JSOW-ER engine at the facility of Hamilton Sundstrand, a United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) company, late last year. The Raytheon- and Hamilt... 
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02/05/08Raytheon Names Burris Vice President, Communications for Integrated Defense Systems
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 5, 2008, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has named Timothy S. Burris vice president, Communications for its Integrated Defense Systems business. Reporting to IDS President Dan Smith and Raytheon Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications Pam Wickham, Burris will lead the IDS communications organization in its external and internal communications activities. Burris joins Raytheon from Rockwell Collins in Cedar Ra... 
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02/01/08Raytheon Technology to Boost Morale on U.S. Navy Ships by Broadcasting Super Bowl XLII
Global Broadcasting Service to bring the excitement of football to deployed troops in the Pacific RESTON, Va., Feb. 1, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. sailors and Marines aboard ships in the Pacific will be able to experience the thrill of the National Football League's Super Bowl this Sunday while at sea. Troops deployed will feel like they're right at home on game day, thanks to the latest technology developed, maintained and operated by Raytheon Company (NYSE... 
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01/31/08Raytheon Reports Strong Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2007 Results; Increases 2008 Full-Year Guidance
Highlights Record bookings of $9.2 billion in quarter and $25.5 billion for year; record backlog of $36.6 billion Sales of $6.0 billion in quarter and $21.3 billion for year, both up 8 percent Operating income of $646 million in quarter, up 17 percent; $2.3 billion for year, up 20 percent Earnings per share (EPS) from continuing operations of $1.45 in quarter and $3.80 for year Adjusted EPS from continuing operat... 
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01/30/08EPA Recognizes Raytheon for Leading Green Power Purchase
Raytheon ranks No. 38 on EPA's Fortune 500 List of Green Power Purchasers AURORA, Colo., Jan. 30, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recently recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for its leading green power purchase and for its support and participation in the agency's Fortune 500 Green Power Challenge. Raytheon purchased more than 2.5 million kilowatt hours of green power, which is enough to meet 10 percent of the Aurora's facility's pu... 
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01/25/08Raytheon Executives to Speak at Cowen and Company's 29th Annual Aerospace and Defense Conference
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 25, 2008 /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 the Cowen and Company 29th Annual Aerospace and Defense Conference on February 5, 2008. Their presentation is scheduled to start at 10:25 a.m. EST. Swanson's and Wajsgras' remarks will be audio cast live (listen-only mode) th... 
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01/24/08Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems Names W. Timothy Carey Vice President for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems
MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 24, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Space and Airborne Systems business has named W. Timothy Carey vice president for its Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems organization. Carey will report to Jon Jones, Raytheon Company vice president and president of SAS. "Tim brings a proven track record of growing strong organizations and fostering collaboration across multiple businesses," Jones said. "He will lead a critical... 
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01/23/08Raytheon to Provide Revolutionary AESA Capabilities to 135 F/A-18s
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Jan. 23, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy is retrofitting 135 Super Hornets with Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) APG-79 active electronically scanned array radar. An initial contract worth nearly $55 million authorizes Raytheon to supply 19 AESA systems, spares and maintenance. This ensures Super Hornets manufactured before installation of the APG-79 will benefit from Raytheon's new advanced sensor technology. The APG-79 program is moving toward full-rate ... 
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01/22/08Raytheon Sells Oil Extraction Technology to Schlumberger
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 22, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that it has recently sold its technology for extracting heavy oil to Schlumberger. Details of the transaction were not disclosed. The technology, which uses a combination of radio frequency (RF) energy and critical fluids, had been developed as part of a joint development program between Raytheon and CF Technologies. "Raytheon is expert in applying RF technology to radar and communic... 
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01/22/08Raytheon Company to Release 2007 Fourth Quarter and Year-End Results on January 31, 2008
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 22, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its 2007 fourth quarter and full-year earnings news release at 7:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, January 31, 2008. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The 2007 fourth quarter and year-end earnings results conference call will be at 9:00 a.m. EDT on Thursday, January 31, 2008. The call will be audio cast on the Internet at http://www.raytheon.com. Charts to be referenced during... 
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01/15/08Raytheon's Paveway(TM) Weapons Garner December Bookings of More Than $150 Million
Record-setting bookings exceed $300 million for Raytheon's Paveway program in 2007 TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded more than $150 million worth of contracts in December for the combat-proven Paveway(TM) family of precision-guided munitions. The latest figures bring the total Paveway year-to-date bookings for 2007 to more than $300 million, a record for Raytheon's Paveway program. The contrac... 
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01/14/08Raytheon Teams With US Navy and NASA for First-of-its-Kind Rolling Airframe Missile Wind Tunnel Test
TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), partnering with the U.S. Navy and NASA, has successfully completed an innovative wind tunnel test of the company's Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) Block 2. Performed at the NASA Ames Unitary Plan Wind Tunnel facility in California, the exercise collected more than 500 gigabytes of aerodynamic data during 164 wind tunnel test hours that spanned four-and-a-half weeks. The RAM Block 2 system design and deve... 
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01/03/08Raytheon Receives $18.2 Million to Support Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment Systems
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 3, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded two U.S. Army contract modifications worth $18.2 million to provide Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) for Rapid Aerostat Initial Deployment, or RAID, systems that protect U.S. and coalition forces in Iraq. The first award, valued at $13.2 million, expands the current CLS contract to support an additional 41 RAID and nine Eagle Eye elevated sensor systems being delivered through February 2... 
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01/02/08Raytheon Wins $232 Million Army Precision-guided Projectile Development Contract
TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), teamed with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, has been selected by the U.S. Army to develop the XM 1111 Mid-Range Munition for the Future Combat Systems' Mounted Combat System. Valued at $232.3 million, the 63-month contract covers system design and development. "This award establishes Raytheon as the leader in the development of affordable precision-guided projectiles," says Louise Frances... 
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01/02/08Raytheon Completes Testing of the US Navy's New Ship Control Segment for the MQ-8B Fire Scout
The ground system's open architecture ensures better information sharing FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jan. 2, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently completed initial testing of the Tactical Control System's (TCS) command and control capabilities for the U.S. Navy's MQ-8B Fire Scout unmanned helicopter. The testing was conducted Dec. 15, 2007, at the Webster Field annex, Naval Air Station, Patuxent River, Md. The TCS provides the Navy with a single unmanned aircraft sy... 
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