SAN DIEGO, May 29, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announces the launch of its new subsidiary, Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC, located in San Diego, Calif.
Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC reinforces customer care and support for Raytheon Anschütz navigation systems in the United States for commercial ship owners and shipyards as well as government entities, including the Coast Guard, Military Sealift Command, Navy, and Army.
"In January 2012, Raytheon Anschütz returned to the U.S. navigation systems market with the establishment of a San Diego-based regional sales office. Now, we are taking the next step to becoming America's new center of navigation excellence," said Frank Christophersen, president of the new subsidiary. "With this new company, we offer dedicated local support for U.S.-based customers, with greater flexibility, and set the foundation to expand our infrastructure for new services and spares support."
The new company supports the full portfolio of Raytheon Anschütz's navigation components and solutions, including gyro compasses, autopilots and steering controls, radars, Electronic Chart Display and Information Systems and complete integrated bridge systems, for both new ships and retrofit projects.
In addition, the company provides technical advice and pre-sale consultancy regarding International Maritime Organization recommendations, class requirements and operational needs, as well as an array of lifecycle support services. The Raytheon Anschütz services network spans U.S. coastlines through a large, centralized spare-parts and service coordination center, as well as an extensive network of more than 50 service points.
Raytheon Anschuetz USA LLC is located at Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems' San Diego facility.
About Raytheon Anschütz
Raytheon Anschütz GmbH is a subsidiary of the Raytheon Company, headquartered in Kiel, Germany. The company is a leading integrator of maritime systems such as bridge and navigation systems for all kinds of commercial vessels and naval ships, or maritime and coastal surveillance systems. More than 35,000 vessels worldwide are equipped with Raytheon Anschütz navigation systems, backed with a global network of owned subsidiaries and regional offices, e.g. in Shanghai, Singapore, Rio de Janeiro, Panama, San Diego, and Portsmouth / UK, as well as with 200 specialized service stations around the world. More information: http://www.raytheon-anschuetz.com
Raytheon Company, with 2014 sales of $23 billion and 61,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 93 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @raytheon.
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