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12/30/13Raytheon receives contract for Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES)
Provides fully integrated electronic warfare suite EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a not-to-exceed $70,000,000 firm-fixed-price contract for various full Advanced Countermeasures Electronic Systems (ACES) and Line Replaceable Units (LRU) to support in-country spares, software sustainment, and other activities at Warner Robins and Eglin Air Force Bases. This award supports foreign military sales for Morocco, Egypt and Iraq. W... 
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12/27/13US Air Force selects Raytheon's high-bandwidth satellite terminal for secure, protected communications
Terminals transmit emergency messages to aircrews MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Dec. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the only provider of fielded Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite terminals that protect the military's most sensitive information, was chosen by the U.S. Air Force under a $134,399,631 contract to develop a terminal that transmits emergency messages to aircrews during nuclear and non-nuclear missions. The Global Aircrew Strategic Network Termin... 
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12/26/13Raytheon awarded $80.5 million from US Navy for Joint Standoff Weapon
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received an $80.5 million modification to a previously awarded firm-fixed-price contract for the procurement of 200 full rate production Lot 10 AGM-154C-1 Joint Standoff Weapons (JSOWs). The contract also includes associated support equipment and one performance characterization test. JSOW provides growth and threat adaptation opportunities for current and future customers, and interoperates with several platforms ... 
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12/24/13Raytheon awarded $12.9 million Cooperative Engagement Capability contract
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $12,921,937 modification to a previously awarded contract to exercise options for Cooperative Engagement Capability (CEC) for the AN/USG-2B Shipboard System and three planar array antenna assembly systems. CEC is a sensor netting system that significantly improves battle force anti-air warfare capability by extracting and distributing sensor-derived information such that the superset of this data ... 
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12/23/13Raytheon awarded $26.9 million Department of Defense training development task order
Providing customized course software, maintenance and design DULLES, Va., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a Defense Acquisition University (DAU) task order contract to develop training material. The task order was awarded on the Alliant indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity contract and has a one-year base and three option years. The DAU task order contract is valued at $26.9 million if all options are exercised. Under this contract, Raytheon wi... 
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12/23/13Raytheon awarded contract for Ship Self Defense System support
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $41,585,979 modification to a previously awarded cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for fiscal 2014-2017 for  continuing Platform Systems Engineering Agent support of the Ship Self Defense System (SSDS) MK 2 to complete development of CVN/Amphibious Modernization Advanced Capability Build 12/Technical Insertion 12. Fiscal 2014 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $13,500... 
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12/20/13Raytheon names Rebecca Rhoads president of Global Business Services
WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that Rebecca R. Rhoads has been named president of the company's Global Business Services (GBS) group, effective immediately. Rhoads, a vice president of Raytheon Company, will remain the company's chief information officer (CIO). (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131220/NE37328) The GBS group was established in January 2013 to expand common business operations across the company's enterp... 
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12/20/13Diehl-Raytheon Missile Systeme GmbH captures $30 million international Sidewinder missile sale
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diehl-Raytheon Missile Systeme (DRM) GmbH was awarded a contract of more than $30 million for the sale of AIM-9L/I-1 tactical Sidewinder missiles, training missiles and ground support equipment in a direct commercial sale to an international customer. Diehl BGT Defence will refurbish German AIM-9L missiles as part of the sale. Diehl BGT Defence, which has produced more than 30,000 Sidewinder missiles for the European Sidewinder consortium and mult... 
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12/20/13U.S. Army Awards Raytheon $15 million for Excalibur Ib
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $15 million contract modification for the procurement of 216 Excalibur Ib rounds. Excalibur is a 155mm precision-guided, extended-range projectile that uses GPS guidance to provide accurate, first-round effects capability in any environment. By using Excalibur's level of precision, there is a major reduction in the time, cost and logistical burden associated with using other artillery munitio... 
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12/20/13Raytheon awarded $42.5 million for Airborne Low Frequency Sonar spares for the Royal Australian Navy
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $42,589,944 firm-fixed-price contract for the manufacture and delivery of AN/AQS-22 Airborne Low Frequency Sonar spares for the Royal Australian Navy. This contract is a sole source acquisition. Location of performance is Rhode Island with a February 2017 performance completion date. Type of appropriation is fiscal 2014 foreign military sales funds. The contracting activity is the Defense Logistic... 
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12/18/13Raytheon begins building 12th AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar
Radar will help protect US, warfighter, allies from ballistic missile threat TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. is taking another positive step toward meeting the growing demand for systems that can help protect against the increasing danger posed by ballistic missiles. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started building the 12th AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar for the Missile Defense Agency after being awarded a $172.7 million contract, which was previously ann... 
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12/18/13Raytheon receives $16 million contract award for miniaturized airborne GPS receivers
MAGR 2000-S24 provides cost-effective path for keeping military aircraft up-to-date with latest GPS technology EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a $15.8 million contract order for its MAGR 2000-S24 miniaturized airborne GPS receiver. The order, which includes new production and sustainment of existing systems, is the first under an Indefinite Delivery-Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract awarded to the company in September 2013 by the... 
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12/16/13Raytheon BBN Technologies developing new approach to cyber defense
DARPA's Plan X aims to create a unified, multi-functional interface for cyber operations CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies is working on the Plan X program, which seeks to help U.S. government agencies plan, execute and assess cyber network operations. Raytheon BBN Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). "Plan X is an entirely new approach for planning and executing cyber operations," said Dr. Jack Marin, vice pr... 
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12/16/13Raytheon opens new San Antonio cyber center
New 'Cyber City USA' facility delivers full-spectrum cyber security solutions to DoD customers SAN ANTONIO, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has opened its newest cyber facility in San Antonio, Texas, combining Raytheon's San Antonio-area cyber professionals and its full spectrum of cyber offerings together for collaboration and smoother integration for the company's customers. "Raytheon is excited to be growing its presence in 'Cyber City USA' as San Antonio p... 
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12/12/13Raytheon awarded $75 million for DDG 1000 program
Delivering critical capabilities, bringing the next-generation destroyers to life TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded $75 million to complete remaining hardware and electronics for DDG 1000 and 1001, the first two ships of the Zumwalt-class of multimission destroyers. The award reflects exercised options under a previously awarded U.S. Navy contract. Raytheon's progress on the program continues, remaining on-cost ... 
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12/12/13Raytheon completes integration of second Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite
Critical instrument for NOAA's Joint Polar Satellite System enters integrated test cycle EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has manufactured and integrated all required subassemblies in completion of a major milestone for its second Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite, which will fly on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Joint Polar Satellite System-1 spacecraft. The integrated sensor is now entering testing, on track for ... 
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12/11/13Patriot missiles successfully demonstrate field readiness
New PDB-7 software excels in its first FSP test firing TEWKSBURY, Mass., Dec. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System test fired nine Patriot missiles at McGregor Range, N.M., during its annual Field Surveillance Program (FSP), successfully engaging inbound and outbound unmanned air breathing  targets. This was the first FSP conducted with the PAC-2 missiles, using the recently launched Post Deployment Build-7 (PDB-7) software and the m... 
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12/10/13Raytheon, Chemring Group complete first live-fire test of CENTURION launcher
Collaborative system to protect ships against swarming-boat threat TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), acting through its Missile Systems business, and Chemring Group (LSE: CHG), acting through Chemring Countermeasures, successfully fired a Javelin missile from the multirole CENTURION® launcher during testing at the Defence Training Estate on Salisbury Plain in England. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131210/NE28594) "We're bringing ... 
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12/10/13Raytheon Excalibur demonstrates unparalleled precision in live-fire testing from PzH2000 self-propelled howitzer
Results will inform German and Dutch precision munition purchase YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully fired 10 precision-guided Excalibur projectiles during the final phase of compatibility testing at Yuma Proving Ground. This live-fire demonstration, funded by the U.S., Germany and supported by Raytheon-funded initial testing, marked the completion of a multi-phase assessment that verified Excalibur's compatib... 
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12/09/13Raytheon scores 100 percent on Corporate Equality Index for 9th consecutive time
Human Rights Campaign designates Raytheon as Best Place to Work for LGBT equality WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved a perfect 100 percent score on the Human Rights Campaign's 2014 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the ninth consecutive time. The company's top grade has also earned HRC's Best Place to Work designation. Raytheon is one of 303 companies to receive a perfect rating in what the HRC refers to as a historic year of progress ... 
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12/09/13Raytheon BBN Technologies and GrammaTech collaborate to help U.S. government prevent malware in IT devices
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies and GrammaTech, Inc. are collaborating on a $4.8 million contract award under the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's VET program. Raytheon BBN Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). The VET (Vetting Commodity IT Software and Firmware) program seeks to help U.S. government agencies address the threat of malicious code and hidden "backdoor" access in commodity IT devices. Mobil... 
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12/09/13Astrium, Raytheon team to compete for NATO ballistic missile defense work
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Astrium, the world's second largest space company, and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a teaming agreement that formalizes the companies' plans to compete for the role as lead system engineers and integrators for the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's Ballistic Missile Defense Program. NATO's BMD Program oversees the development and execution of ballistic missile defense capabilities, which expanded in 2012 to include the defense of European ... 
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12/05/13Raytheon named one of America's most community-minded companies by The Civic 50
Company recognized for business integration of community engagement and its focused efforts to measure impact of programs WALTHAM, Mass., Dec. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second consecutive year, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been recognized as one of America's most community-minded companies in The Civic 50. Conducted by the National Conference on Citizenship (NCoC) and Points of Light, and published by Bloomberg News, the annual survey identifies and recognizes companies for their ... 
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12/02/13US Navy deploys Standard Missile-6 for first time
SM-6 achieves initial operational capability TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy is deploying Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 for the first time, marking the initial operational capability milestone for the U.S. Navy's newest, most advanced extended range area defense weapon. "We're very pleased to achieve initial operational capability on schedule," said Capt. Mike Ladner, Surface Ship Weapons major program manager. "The SM-6, wit... 
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11/25/13Raytheon joins US2020 to mobilize one million STEM mentors by 2020
Focused national effort aims to bring underrepresented student populations into the science, technology, engineering and math workforce pipeline WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced its support of US2020, the White House initiative created to help meet the future workforce needs of leading STEM employers by equalizing access to STEM careers for underserved populations. As a Founding Corporate Partner of US2020, Raytheon has committed... 
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11/25/13Raytheon executives to speak at Credit Suisse Global Industrials Conference on Dec. 3
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson and Raytheon Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David C. Wajsgras will speak at the Credit Suisse Global Industrials Conference on Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013. Their presentation is scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. EST, and their remarks will be audiocast live (listen-only mode) through the Raytheon website, http://www.raytheon.com/ir. A replay ... 
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11/24/13Salute to Service: Raytheon hosts veterans at the New England Patriots-Denver Broncos game
FOXBOROUGH, Mass., Nov. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) hosted 150 veterans from Wounded Warrior Project® and Student Veterans of America at the New England Patriots-Denver Broncos football game tonight as part of the company's month-long "Salute to Service." Prior to kickoff, guests toured The Hall at Patriot Place presented by Raytheon during a hospitality event that featured Patriots Hall of Fame player Gino Cappelletti. As part of the celebration, military veterans and other me... 
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11/21/13George R. Oliver elected to Raytheon Board of Directors
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected George R. Oliver as a director effective immediately. Mr. Oliver, 53, is currently the chief executive officer of Tyco International Ltd. and serves on Tyco's board of directors. Prior to his appointment as CEO in 2012, he served as president of Tyco Safety Products from 2006 to 2010, as president of Tyco Electrical & Metal Products from 2007 through 2010, and as president of T... 
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11/21/13Raytheon and WGBH join forces to support classroom adoption of Next Generation Science Standards
Collaboration aims to provide teachers with resources to bring engineering to life for their students through proven programming like Design Squad and NOVA scienceNOW WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and WGBH, the Boston-based public broadcaster, today announced a new initiative designed to help support educators' classroom adoption of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The initiative – Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media – aim... 
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11/21/13Raytheon delivers first High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile Control Section Modification units
Modification provides greater precision, accuracy TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first order of High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Control Section Modification (HCSM) upgrade units to the U.S. Air Force earlier this month. "HCSM improves mission effectiveness and significantly reduces the risk of collateral damage," said Jack Roosa, HARM program director for Raytheon Missile Systems. "The HCSM upgrade to the previously field... 
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11/20/13Raytheon Company declares quarterly cash dividend and increases share repurchase authorization by $2.0 billion
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on Feb. 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Jan. 2, 2014. The Board of Directors also authorized the repurchase of up to an additional $2.0 billion of the company's outstanding common stock. Share repurchases may take place from ti... 
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11/20/13Patriot performance excels in PAC-3 test firing
Annual program designed to test readiness in the field TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully test fired two Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The mission consisted of two single firings against single tactical ballistic missile representative targets. "Patriot's successful track record is testament to its continual testing and evolution," said Ralph Acaba, ... 
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11/20/13Raytheon's High Speed Guard achieves approval for Secret and Below Interoperability
Cross domain solution supports big data transfer for both DoD and civilian environments DULLES, Va., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced that its High Speed Guard (HSG) big data transfer solution has received Cross Domain System Authorization and Authority to Operate for Secret and Below Interoperability (SABI). This allows government customers to connect to networks classifie... 
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11/18/13Raytheon awarded US Navy contract for radar production
Providing critical radar capabilities for the Navy's AEGIS program TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $406 million U.S. Navy multi-year contract to provide AN/SPY-1 radar transmitters and MK99 Fire Control Systems for the AEGIS program. Both critical components of the weapon system, the AN/SPY-1 radar and MK99 perform the search, track and missile guidance functions for AEGIS, the shield of the U.S. Navy Fleet. The contract was aw... 
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11/18/13Javelin Joint Venture awarded $176 million for Javelin Weapon System
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Joint Venture received a $176 million contract for the production and delivery of 842 Block I Javelin missile rounds and 120 command launch units (CLUs). The contract was awarded to the Javelin Joint Venture in September. The missiles will be provided through the U.S. government to the U.S. Army, U.S. Marine Corps and three international customers: Oman, Jordan a... 
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11/14/13PHOTO ADVISORY -- MathAlive!, Raytheon's interactive math and science exhibition, premieres in the United Arab Emirates
Editors are advised that two high-resolution photos are available to accompany the news release, NE15327, "MathAlive!, Raytheon's interactive math and science exhibition, premieres in the United Arab Emirates," issued earlier today by Raytheon Company. The news release can be accessed here: http://raytheon.mediaroom.com/index.php?s=43&item=2460 Caption: H. H. Sheikh Hamed bin Zayed, Chairman of the Crown Prince Court, and John Harris, CEO of Raytheon International, Inc., launch... 
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11/14/13MathAlive!, Raytheon's interactive math and science exhibition, premieres in the United Arab Emirates
Hands-on initiative is designed to support the region's knowledge-based economy vision ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MathAlive!®, Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) immersive math and science education exhibition, debuted today at the Abu Dhabi Science Festival. MathAlive! is a 465-square-meter (5,000 square feet) dual-language traveling education exhibition, designed to bring to life the "real" math behind the things young people love most  — video games, s... 
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11/13/13Partnership, performance and presence drive Raytheon's customer focus at 2013 Dubai Airshow
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will once again have a major presence at the international Dubai Airshow. Alongside a full complement of the latest technology capabilities on display, executives will meet with a wide range of international customers to demonstrate the performance of innovative new systems and upgrade solutions designed for today's threat scenarios and market environment. Raytheon, an international technology leader that ... 
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11/11/13Raytheon to expand Mississippi radar factory, add more than 150 new high-skill jobs
Expansion tied to expected growth in airborne radar, electronic warfare markets FOREST, Miss., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) plans to increase the size of its Forest manufacturing facility by more than 20,000 square feet and hire more than 150 new workers, Raytheon and state officials announced today. "Forest will be expanded to support anticipated growth in airborne radar and electronic warfare markets," said Raytheon's Space and Airborne Sys... 
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11/11/13Raytheon salutes men and women of the armed services
Recognizes their service and sacrifice in ceremonies across the nation; amplifies message of support through Hashtags4Heroes social advocacy platform WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflections on service and sacrifice mark Veterans Day ceremonies from California to Massachusetts as Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and its employees honor the men and women of the armed services. Throughout the month of November, Raytheon is also leveraging social media to encourage citizens to exp... 
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11/08/13Buckle Up! Raytheon's Sum of all Thrills celebrates 4th anniversary in INNOVENTIONS Attraction at Epcot
Experience showcases science, technology, engineering and math in action as guests design and experience their own virtual thrill ride WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dips, dives, loops and barrel rolls await guests as Raytheon's (NYSE: RTN) Sum of all Thrills™ celebrates its fourth anniversary in INNOVENTIONS at Epcot® at the Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131108/NE13010) Sum of all Thrills™ is a one-of-a-k... 
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11/05/13Patriot delivers another flawless performance in Japan test firings
Success credited to government-industry partnership TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has successfully completed yet another series of test firings of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System at McGregor Range, N.M. The Annual Service Practice included target engagement and firings of Patriot in stressing tactical mission scenarios. "Raytheon is committed to supporting our partners in maintaining the oper... 
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10/31/13Standard Missile-3 IIA completes Critical Design Review
US-Japan co-development program on track for 2015 flight testing TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and its Japanese partner, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, have completed the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA guided missile Critical Design Review (CDR). The CDR verified that the missile's design will meet the stringent, specific operational performance requirements necessary to defeat the projected threats. The SM-3 Block IIA will defeat incoming ball... 
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10/30/13Raytheon expands international footprint of electronic warfare capability
Latest selection of integrated EW system - ACES - for F-16 aircraft marks 4th international contract GOLETA, Calif., Oct. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been selected by Lockheed Martin Aeronautics to provide its Advanced Countermeasure Electronic System (ACES) for the second group of Iraq's F-16IQ aircraft ordered this year. ACES was also selected by Lockheed Martin in 2012 for the first group of F-16IQs and is the integrated electronic warfare system of choice f... 
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10/29/13Raytheon, US Air Force complete series of SDB II test flights
Program progressing toward Milestone C TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Air Force concluded a series of test flights with the Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II) culminating in direct hits on targets moving at operationally representative speeds. Earlier supporting tests were performed in a multitude of different environments and scenarios, key to maturing seeker algorithms and validating the weapon's aerodynamic performance. All test fl... 
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10/27/13Raytheon's Joint Standoff Weapon C-1 demonstrates networked capability with E-2D aircraft
Weapon showcases interoperability, flexibility TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy demonstrated the capability of the newest version of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1 by establishing communications among an F/A-18E/F Super Hornet aircraft, an E-2D Advanced Hawkeye aircraft and the JSOW C-1. The test was part of the Navy's Trident Warrior 2013 demonstration in July. During the demonstration, fighters simulated t... 
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10/27/13Raytheon completes initial delivery of IFF transponders for the Republic of Korea's newest utility military helicopters
Identification Friend or Foe transponders provide positive ID of friendly forces and enhanced situational awareness SEOUL, Republic of Korea, Oct. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed the first delivery of APX-119 Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders for the Republic of Korea Army's Surion helicopter, the utility helicopter built by Korea Aerospace Industries Ltd. The IFF transponders provide military aircraft ... 
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10/24/13Raytheon Reports Third Quarter 2013 Results
- Adjusted EPS1 of $1.60 compared to $1.62 in third quarter 2012; EPS from continuing operations of $1.51 consistent with $1.51 in third quarter 2012 - Adjusted Operating Margin1 of 13.7 percent and reported operating margin of 13.0 percent, consistent with third quarter 2012 - Third quarter net sales of $5.8 billion, down 3 percent; year-to-date net sales down less than 1 percent - Solid operating cash flow from continuing operations of $895 million - Increased full-year 2013 guidance for n... 
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10/23/13Raytheon test fires enhanced Marine Corps anti-tank weapon system
Upgraded system can perform surveillance and targeting on the move REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed an initial round of live-fire testing with a new U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle Anti-Tank (LAV-AT) weapon system. The upgraded, highly mobile, anti-armor LAV-AT weapon system is designed to protect reconnaissance and light infantry. Its mission is to defeat threats at long-range, day or night, and in all weather... 
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10/23/13Raytheon demonstrates first Direct Geo-Positioning Metric Sensor
Real-time targeting for coordinate-seeking weapons WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has integrated an advanced targeting capability into the U.S. Army's Common Sensor Payload (CSP) airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance targeting system. Mission commanders can now directly utilize an airborne tactical sensor's geo-location data for real-time targeting of coordinate-seeking weapons. Previously, target coordinates an... 
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10/23/13Upgrades boost ballistic missile defense radar's performance to protect against missile raid
Raytheon AN/TPY-2 radar to gain better discrimination of threats and non-threats TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ballistic missile raids -- large numbers of simultaneously launched weapons -- may soon have a tougher time penetrating allied air defenses. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started upgrading the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar's signal and data processing equipment (SDPE) to enable the "brains" of the radar to more quickly and accur... 
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10/23/13Raytheon produces new US Army satellite communications terminals ahead of schedule
Produced since 2007, SMART-T holds several "first" milestones WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the only provider of fielded Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite communication terminals that protect the most sensitive military information, has completed production on 39 new terminals for the U.S. Army ahead of schedule. Since production began in 2007, 67 percent have been deployed to the field. The Army uses the Humvee-mounted Secure Mo... 
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10/23/13US Army, Raytheon complete AI3 live-fire demonstration
New protection system defeats rockets, mortars and UAS threats WASHINGTON, Oct. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the live-fire demonstration phase of the new Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative program. Testing took place Sept. 16-30 at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. During the tests, the AI3 system destroyed 22 of 24 threats. The demonstration included a "for the record" assessment of AI3 against 107mm rocket targets at dif... 
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10/22/13Raytheon delivers industry-first 2000th Multi-Spectral Targeting™ System
MTS achieves 2.5 million flight hours, another record WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) achieved a historic first with the delivery of its 2000th Multi-Spectral Targeting System (MTS) from its factory in McKinney, Texas. As the leading provider of electro-optical, infrared, laser designation and laser illumination capabilities integrated into a single sensor package, Raytheon offers detecting, ranging, tracking and precision fire control capabilities for... 
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10/22/13Raytheon expands math and science education initiatives internationally
Middle East programs launched as part of global corporate citizenship portfolio WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reinforcing its long-standing commitment to furthering math and science education globally, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is bringing its MathMovesU® initiative to the Gulf Region. Raytheon will premiere the regional expansion of MathMovesU — which is well established in the United States, Australia and Europe — with two key launches: MathAlive!®, the company's ... 
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10/22/13Raytheon supports US Army's Aviation units with additional satellite radio equipment
ARC-231 satellite radios improve voice, video and data communications with ground forces WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Aviation Systems team, which provides helicopter mission equipment support to Conventional and Special Operations Aviation forces, has purchased additional airborne radios from Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) to support full-spectrum Army Aviation mission execution. The $13 million award from the Army Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) was made in Rayt... 
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10/22/13Raytheon BBN Technologies extends Boomerang shooter detection technology to helicopters
CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has adapted its life-saving Boomerang shooter detection technology to protect helicopter crews. Raytheon BBN Technologies, a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), is the world leader in shooter detection technology and has been providing Boomerang vehicle, fixed site and soldier-wearable shooter detection/location systems for the U.S. and its allies since 2003.  Helicopters are highly susceptible to s... 
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10/21/13Apply now! Raytheon's MathMovesU Middle School Grant and Scholarship Program is open for submissions
Scholarship program invites students to share their enthusiasm for math and how it powers their world WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is calling for submissions to its 2013-14 MathMovesU® Middle School Grant and Scholarship Program. To apply, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students nationwide are invited to illustrate the importance of math in the world around them. Applications will be accepted today through Feb. 7, 2014.    Student submissi... 
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10/21/13US Army awards Raytheon $71.7 million to continue modernizing Patriot fleet
Superior radar and interfaces to increase reliability 40 percent, improve threat identification TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received $71.7 million in contracts from the U.S. Army to upgrade the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System with the modernized Radar Digital Processor (RDP) and Modern Man Station (MMS). The increased processing power of the RDP improves the radar's reliability by 40 percent. The greater situational awareness with the ... 
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10/20/13Raytheon Excalibur Ib completes qualification flight testing
Improved round demonstrates two-meter accuracy and sets new industry standard WASHINGTON, Oct. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) fired 84 precision-guided Excalibur Ib all up rounds during qualification flight tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Ariz. During the testing, Excalibur Ib exhibited exceptional accuracy, with the majority of the rounds landing within two meters of the target. The tests also certified stringent p... 
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10/15/13Cybersecurity talent pipeline not being fed by high schools, new Raytheon survey finds
Survey finds less than one-quarter of young adults express interest in a career in this field DULLES, Va., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- While U.S. government officials find the current pipeline for cybersecurity talent to be lacking, 82 percent of U.S. millennials say no high school teacher or guidance counselor ever mentioned to them the idea of a career in cybersecurity, according to a new survey commissioned by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) and conducted by Zogby Analytics. The survey also found... 
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10/15/13Raytheon demonstrates new protected tactical waveform on a small, lightweight, low-cost modem
Effort to make military satellite communications more affordable yet still highly secure MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), whose terminals protect the military's most sensitive satellite communications, recently held a demonstration that proved sensitive data could be passed through small, low-cost satellite terminals using an unclassified but secure waveform. A benefit of this approach would be that front-line tactical users, such as forward... 
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10/15/13Raytheon Company to release third quarter results on October 24, 2013
WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its third quarter 2013 earnings news release at 7 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The release will be posted on Raytheon's website. The third quarter 2013 earnings results conference call will be at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. The call will be audiocast on the Internet at www.raytheon.com/ir. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the website for printing prior to the call. ... 
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10/14/13Raytheon awards scholarships to 40 FIRST® Robotics competitors from Colorado, Maryland, Massachusetts and 20 other states
Program supports FIRST Robotics alumni who plan to pursue science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) majors in college WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced the recipients of the 2013 Raytheon-FIRST® Robotics Scholarship. The program awards 40 individual scholarships of $1,000 each to FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) alumni pursuing undergraduate education as math, science, engineering or technology ... 
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10/10/13Raytheon awarded US Navy next generation Air and Missile Defense Radar contract
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $385,742,176 cost-plus-incentive-fee contract for the engineering and modeling development phase design, development, integration, test and delivery of Air and Missile Defense S-Band Radar (AMDR-S) and Radar Suite Controller (RSC). AMDR is the Navy's next generation integrated air and missile defense radar and is being designed for Flight III Arleigh Burke (DDG 51) class destroyers beginning in 2016. ... 
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10/07/13Raytheon demonstrates new seeker technology for Tomahawk Block IV missile
Advanced Electronic Support Measure seeker provides greater capability, performance POINT LOMA, Calif., Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed a successful field test of an advanced Electronic Support Measure (ESM) seeker installed in a Block IV Tomahawk missile as part of the company's new product improvement program.  The ESM seeker incorporates a state-of-the-art processor and antenna to locate and track moving and fixed emitting targets. The seeker's cap... 
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10/04/13Raytheon's newest Standard Missile-3 intercepts medium-range ballistic missile target at highest altitude to date
PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a Missile Defense Agency test, the U.S. Navy fired a Standard Missile-3 Block IB, made by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), from the USS Lake Erie. The SM-3 eliminated the medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target at the highest altitude of any test to date. "The next-generation SM-3 proved itself against a medium-range ballistic missile target at the highest altitude of any previous test. We remain on track to del... 
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10/03/13Raytheon completes critical design review for GPS OCX software Iteration 1.5
OCX Launch and Checkout System will provide a mission-critical capability AURORA, Colo., Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed software Iteration 1.5 Critical Design Review (iCDR) for the Global Positioning System (GPS) Next Generation Operational Control System (OCX). The Iteration 1.5 software development provides the mission-critical Launch and Checkout System (LCS) software to support the first GPS III satellite launch and serves as the cybe... 
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09/30/13Raytheon awarded $243 million Standard Missile-6 contract
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $243,478,659 contract for procurement of 89 Standard Missile-6 Block I all up rounds, spares, containers and services. The contract was awarded in Raytheon's third quarter. About the Standard Missile-6    The SM-6 provides U.S. Navy sailors and their vessels extended range protection against fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles as part of the Naval Inte... 
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09/27/13Raytheon's Griffin® missile demonstrates maritime protection capabilities
Missile defeats fast-moving targets TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Navy demonstrated the Griffin® missile's combat proven capabilities in a maritime environment by successfully engaging fast-moving small boats from various platforms throughout a series of at-sea tests.  During one of the tests, the MK-60 Patrol Coastal Griffin Missile System was integrated on a Cyclone-class Patrol Coastal-class ship, where the missile was employe... 
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09/26/13Raytheon's Precision Extended Range Munition completes first Guide to Hit test series
TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed its first two Guide to Hit (GTH) test series of the Precision Extended Range Munition (PERM) program for the United States Marine Corps. This GTH tested the structural integrity and the kinematic capability of the round when fired from a smooth bore mortar tube.  The tests confirmed that after launch, the canards and tail fins deploy and the round transitions to steady flight. The test also conf... 
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09/26/13Raytheon AI3 intercepts its first UAS target
Follows system's missile in-flight intercept of a 107mm rocket YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a first-of-its-kind test for Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative system, AI3 destroyed an unmanned aerial system (UAS) in flight. The intercept was part of the second guided test flights for the AI3 program and follows its first in-flight defeat of a 107mm rocket earlier in the test series. "Defeating a UAS demonstrates the AI3... 
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09/25/1332 US math teachers recognized as Raytheon 'Math Heroes'
Teachers from Arizona, California, Massachusetts, Texas and 14 other states honored for innovation and effectiveness: 'I want to be able to show my students ... that math is everywhere!' WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is recognizing 32 teachers from 18 states as "Math Heroes" for their effective, innovative methods to promote student enthusiasm and achievement in math. Raytheon will profile each of the 2013 Math Hero Award winners on www.raytheon... 
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09/24/13Raytheon advanced military GPS system achieves 2,000th domestic and international delivery milestone
Company in development of next-generation GPS receiver technology EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered its 2,000th Miniaturized Airborne GPS Receiver (MAGR) 2000. Three variants of the MAGR 2000 family of products are currently in service aboard 20 types of fixed-wing and rotary-wing platforms across 16 countries, with a well-established record of excellent performance and reliability. The current MAGR 2000-S24 greatly improves nav... 
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09/24/13Raytheon announces Suite B cryptography for cross domain access solution
Trusted Thin Client solution incorporates Suite B cryptographic algorithms for protecting national security information HERNDON, Va., Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced that Trusted Thin Client™, a commercial-off-the-shelf, enterprise-class, cross domain access solution, now utilizes Suite B cryptographic algorithms, providing the ability to meet the widest range of government ... 
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09/23/13Raytheon completes critical component of ninth AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar
Production milestone keeps next radar on schedule for 2014 delivery TEWKSBURY, Mass., Sept. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed the manufacturing of an Antenna Equipment Unit for the AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar. An integral part of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), the AN/TPY-2 searches, discriminates between threats and non-threats, acquires and tracks threat ballistic missiles. AN/TPY-2 is a mobile X-band radar that helps protect... 
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09/20/13MathAlive! comes to the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland, Nebraska
Interactive exhibit brings math to life for students ASHLAND, Neb., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MathAlive!®, a highly interactive traveling exhibition that has drawn record-breaking attendance across the United States by inviting visitors to experience math in action, opens Saturday, Sept. 21, at the Strategic Air & Space Museum in Ashland, Neb. Presented nationally by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), this featured exhibition will run through Jan. 5, 2014. The 5,000 square-foot MathA... 
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09/20/13Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary® scholarships bring engineering to life in the classroom
Program promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) concepts with elementary school educators nationwide WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has opened the application process for its Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary® (EiE) Teacher Scholarship Program. During the 2013-14 school year, Raytheon will grant 30 awards of $2,500 each to selected elementary school teachers nationwide whose applications best demonstrate innovative methods of g... 
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09/18/13US Navy launches two Raytheon-made SM-3 missiles against single ballistic missile target
Scenario designed to test ship's ability to launch SM-3s PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, Sept. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In a Missile Defense Agency test, the U.S. Navy launched two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-made Standard Missile-3 Block IBs from the USS Lake Erie against a complex, separating short-range ballistic missile target. The first guided missile successfully destroyed the target using the sheer kinetic force of a massive collision in space. The SM-3 i... 
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09/17/13Raytheon awarded $14 million for HARM Control Section Modification Lot 2 contract
Modification provides improved precision, accuracy TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $14 million Lot 2 contract to continue full rate production of High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Control Section Modification (HCSM) upgrade units. The modification adds a GPS receiver and an improved inertial measurement unit (IMU) for precision navigation to the existing HARM. HCSM also features a digital flight computer that... 
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09/16/13Raytheon names John D. Harris Vice President of Business Development and CEO of Raytheon International, Inc.
Succeeds Thomas M. Culligan, who will retire at end of year WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that it has appointed John D. Harris II vice president of Business Development and Chief Executive Officer of Raytheon International, Inc., effective immediately. Harris succeeds Thomas M. Culligan, who has announced plans to retire from Raytheon, effective December 31. Culligan will serve as a senior advisor to the company during the interi... 
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09/12/13Raytheon highlights forward looking infrared enhancement at DSEI
New metal mirror improves accuracy while reducing weight, cost of FLIR systems LONDON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is unveiling a new technology that improves forward looking infrared (FLIR) sensors used by warfighters in the battlespace. Multispectral Reflective Lightweight Optics Technology (MeRLOT™) metal mirror development improves the accuracy, weight and cost of FLIR systems on multiple platforms. "Raytheon is at the forefront of an exciting new deve... 
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09/12/13Raytheon mentors drive meaningful, measurable outcomes with students
Increased interest in school, improved grades and self-confidence reported by students WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Thousands of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) employees nationwide are headed into local schools this fall to share their knowledge and skills by mentoring students as part of the company's MathMovesU® science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiative. Students who work with the Raytheon mentor network report increased inter... 
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09/12/13Raytheon, Falck Schmidt unveil remotely operated long-range surveillance system
Mast-mounted FLIR improves soldier safety LONDON, Sept. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Falck Schmidt Defence Systems are debuting a remotely operated, mast-mounted, long-range reconnaissance and surveillance (LRRS) forward looking infrared (FLIR) system. The new system, displayed at the DSEI trade show, provides greater situational awareness while enhancing soldier safety by allowing the operator to stay under cover. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20... 
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09/11/13Raytheon UK receives first order for its latest GPS Anti-Jam prototype
LONDON, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon UK has taken its first order for a pre-production MiniGAS, the latest in GPS Anti-Jam technology, designed and manufactured by the company in the U.K. This contract, awarded by an undisclosed customer, requires Raytheon UK to produce demonstrator units for customer evaluation. MiniGAS is the latest in Raytheon's GPS Anti-Jam family of products, and it aims to be the lightest and smallest GPS Anti-Jamming system produced by Raytheon UK. It will ... 
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09/11/13Raytheon awarded $136.2 million Phalanx upgrade contract
Includes production of SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense Systems TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $136.2 million contract for federal FY13 to remanufacture, overhaul and upgrade 19 Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems and produce four SeaRAM Anti-ship Missile Defense Systems. This contract includes a $94.8 million option for FY14 covering an additional 12 Phalanx and four SeaRAM systems. The option, if exercised, would bring th... 
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09/10/13Raytheon's SM-3, AN/TPY-2 successful in operational ballistic missile defense test
RONALD REAGAN BALLISTIC MISSILE DEFENSE TEST SITE, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IA guided missile and AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar played integral roles in the success of Flight Test Operational-01, the Missile Defense Agency's operational test of the U.S. Ballistic Missile Defense System. During the test, a SM-3 Block IA guided missile fired from the USS Decatur (DDG 73) intercepted a medi... 
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09/10/13US Army awards Raytheon $54 million for Excalibur Ib
New variant will provide increased precision, greater range TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $54 million contract for the procurement of the second lot of the Excalibur Ib artillery round. The Excalibur Ib is a precision-guided artillery projectile based on Raytheon's combat-proven Excalibur Ia-1 and Ia-2, a 155mm precision-guided, extended-range projectile that uses GPS precision guidance to provide accurate, first round,... 
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09/09/13Raytheon Stinger trainer demonstrates accuracy in Finland VSHORADS field trials
LONDON, Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Stinger demonstrated flawless performance in recent Very Short Range Air Defense System (SHORADS) field trials in Finland. During the trials, six Finnish gunners were trained on three missile system tracking trainers. Using the trainer, each Finnish gunner successfully simulated tracking and engaging targets flown by the Finnish Army Materiel Command, including an F/A-18, NH-90 helicopter and Banshee drone. Stinger's lethal ... 
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09/09/13Raytheon moves forward on DARPA Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) program
PCAS could provide quicker close air support for ground troops TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is moving forward with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency on the agency's Persistent Close Air Support (PCAS) program, whose software could enable ground troops to receive close air support sooner by improving coordination among joint terminal attack controllers, airborne sensors and weapons. Originally designed for the A-10 Thunderbolt, the... 
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09/05/13Raytheon launches back-to-school "Pin It to Win It" contest to promote science, technology, engineering and math education
Company's MathMovesU initiative provides teachers with STEM classroom guides, practice quizzes, worksheets and games online WALTHAM, Mass., Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is helping teachers kick off the school year with a new "Pin It to Win It" sweepstakes on Pinterest that encourages knowledge sharing and promotes science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. Twenty-five winners will be randomly selected to receive a MathMovesU® bag loaded with cl... 
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09/05/13Raytheon's SeaVue XMC showcases innovative maritime radar solutions
Demo flights in Australia validate SeaVue XMC's advanced radar capabilities MCKINNEY, Texas, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed successful test and demonstration flights of the SeaVue XMC (eXpanded Mission Capability) maritime surveillance radar in Australia. The flights have been conducted during the last year in coordination with the Australian Customs and Border Protection Service.   As part of the Australian Border Protection program's technology... 
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09/04/13Raytheon GPS Launch and Checkout capability receives Interim Authorization to Test
Next generation system cleared to test ahead of schedule AURORA, Colo., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received Interim Authorization to Test (IATT) security certification for the Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System (GPS OCX) Launch and Checkout System (LCS) four months ahead of schedule. Raytheon received a one-year certification with no liens, meaning the government does not require any changes. The LCS IATT cert... 
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08/28/13Raytheon awards scholarships to student veterans
Company partners with Student Veterans of America to provide scholarships to three military veterans studying science, technology, engineering and math WALTHAM, Mass., Aug. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) awarded $10,000 scholarships to three military veterans pursuing degrees in science, technology, engineering or math (STEM). The three recipients have also demonstrated leadership in their local communities. The scholarships are part of Raytheon's support of Student V... 
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08/23/13Raytheon's Standard Missile-6 engages first over-the-horizon targets at sea
Test further verifies missile's role in extended range fleet defense POINT MUGU SEA RANGE, Calif., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy fired two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 interceptors from the USS Chancellorsville, successfully engaging two cruise missile targets (BQM-74 drones) in the missile's first over-the-horizon test scenario at sea. The SM-6 will provide U.S. Navy sailors and their vessels extended range protection against fixed- and rotary-wing aircr... 
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08/23/13Raytheon awarded its first DTRA border security contract in Southeast Asia
Raytheon will provide border security integration and training as well as facilities design and construction to the Philippines government DULLES, Va., Aug. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) maritime border security contract for the Philippines. Valued at up to $18 million if all options are exercised, this is Raytheon's first border security-related contract in Southeast Asia. Under the two-year base contract, Rayt... 
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08/21/13Raytheon graduates Brazilian students from 'Science to Success'
First defense-focused course for Brazilian Science without Borders program TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) graduated 17 Brazilian students from a 4-week program course focused on the defense industry in the United States. "Science to Success" is part of the Brazilian Scientific Mobility Program or Science without Borders program. "Engineering is at the core of our business and we are committed to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (... 
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08/19/13US Army, Raytheon achieve first inflight lethal intercept of low quadrant elevation rocket
YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully intercepted and destroyed a low quadrant elevation (QE) 107mm rocket as part of the second series of guided test vehicle (GTV) flight tests of the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative (AI3) program. The intercept is a major test milestone before the U.S. Army live-fire engagements begin in September. "Beginning only 18 months and one week ago, and with firm cost requirements, the AI3 inter... 
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08/19/13Raytheon provides public safety a bridge from land mobile radios to smartphones and tablets
Raytheon's INTEROP-7000 Suite links land mobile radios to FirstNet ANAHEIM, Calif., Aug. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will demonstrate the integration of commercial smartphones and tablets with the INTEROP-7000™ Suite at APCO International 2013 in Anaheim, Calif. Developed using open standards, INTEROP-7000 enables police, fire and rescue professionals to use commercial smartphones and tablets integrated with existing communications equipment, such as land mobile ra... 
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08/16/13Raytheon among companies awarded US Air Force IDIQ contract
Contract to support NETCENTS-2 Application Services GARLAND, Texas, Aug. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recently awarded a 7-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (IDIQ) contract from the U.S. Air Force for Network-Centric Solutions-2 (NETCENTS-2) Application Services. "The NETCENTS-2 Application Services contract allows Raytheon to bring our full breadth of capability to the U.S. Air Force. It enables us to provide the latest information, sustainment a... 
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08/15/13Modernized Patriot system aces PAC-3 test
Two years of comprehensive testing once again validates Patriot's performance against all threats TEWKSBURY, Mass., Aug. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) new-production Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully launched a PAC-3 missile to engage a tactical ballistic missile (TBM) target at the White Sands Missile Range, N.M. This test was the culmination of two years of testing of the complete system, proving system performance in all environments and agains... 
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08/12/13Raytheon awarded contract for 3rd Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite
Key instrument for NOAA/NASA Joint Polar Satellite System to maintain continuity of weather monitoring data EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a contract from NASA to develop a Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Joint Polar Satellite System-2 spacecraft. This is the third VIIRS unit Raytheon has been contracted to build. JPSS is a joint program of NOAA and NASA that pr... 
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08/08/13Raytheon receives $218 million for advanced Standard Missile-3
SM-3 Block IB on track for operational deployment in 2015 TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $218,530,196 contract by the Missile Defense Agency to complete the assembly and delivery of 29 Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles. Launched off U.S. Navy ships, SM-3 interceptors protect the U.S. and its allies by destroying incoming short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats by colliding with them in space. "The three ... 
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08/07/13US Army, US Air Force intercept cruise missile for first time with JLENS-guided AMRAAM
Multiple Raytheon systems seamlessly integrate to counter cruise missiles UTAH TEST AND TRAINING RANGE, Utah, Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force intercepted for the first time an anti-ship cruise missile surrogate using Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) cued by JLENS. An affordable, elevated, persistent over-the-horizon sensor system, JLENS uses a powerful integrated radar system to detect, track and target a variety ... 
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08/06/13Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 completes initial fleet firing
Successful test prepares missile for at-sea use TUCSON, Ariz., Aug. 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy completed the first fleet firing of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2 as part of its ongoing developmental and operational testing (DT/OT). In an at-sea test conducted from the USS Arlington (LPD 24), two RAM Block 2 missiles engaged a subsonic target in a scenario designed to demonstrate the advanced missile's defensive capabilities. This test build... 
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08/05/13Raytheon, US Army complete first AI3 guided flight test series
YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army successfully completed the first guided test vehicle (GTV) flight series of the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative (AI3) program. The series consisted of two flight tests against different target profiles. In each case after launch, the interceptor initially guided on in-flight radio frequency datalink updates from the fire control radar that was tracking the inbound rocket target threa... 
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07/30/13Raytheon demonstrates revolutionary Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) prototype
Innovative use of Gallium Nitride, and an unmatched history of successful radar development, delivers warfighter capability against aerial targets PELHAM, N.H., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed a customer demonstration of a new U.S. Air Force expeditionary ground-based prototype radar. Designed to replace the decades old TPS-75 radar system, the Three-Dimensional Expeditionary Long-Range Radar (3DELRR) will help defend warfighters against eme... 
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07/25/13Raytheon Reports Solid Second Quarter 2013 Results
-- Adjusted EPS(1) of $1.64, up 4 percent; EPS from continuing operations was $1.50, up 6 percent -- Adjusted Operating Margin(1) of 13.7 percent and reported operating margin of 12.5 percent, both up 10 basis points -- Net sales of $6.1 billion, up 2 percent -- Increased full-year 2013 guidance for EPS WALTHAM, Mass., July 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced second quarter 2013 Adjusted EPS1 of $1.64 per diluted share compared to $1.57 per diluted sh... 
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07/24/13Raytheon Company declares quarterly cash dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on Oct. 31, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on Oct. 2, 2013. About Raytheon Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and ... 
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07/24/13US Army soldiers test JLENS in real-world scenarios
Early User Testing completion paves way for operational evaluation at Aberdeen Proving Ground UTAH TEST AND TRAINING RANGE, Utah, July 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army completed Early User Testing (EUT) of the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) developed JLENS. During the six-week-long EUT, soldiers tested JLENS' ability to operate in a number of complex scenarios that replicated an operational environment. The soldiers also tested JLENS' endurance by operating the system continually for 20... 
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07/22/13Raytheon and Twisted Pair Solutions unveil state-of-the-art dispatch center
San Luis Obispo Sheriff's Department leads nation with new technology enabling better coordination among first responders MARLBOROUGH, Mass., July 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Twisted Pair Solutions, a Seattle-based provider of mission-critical solutions for secure, real-time communication, today unveiled a next-generation dispatch system deployed for the San Luis Obispo County Sheriff. This state-of-the-art dispatch center is one of the first in the nation to b... 
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07/17/13Early hardware delivery enables deployment of crucial missile defense radar
Important step toward securing US, warfighters, allies and partners from ballistic missile threat TEWKSBURY, Mass., July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency will soon have available a deployment-ready AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar to help counter the more than 6,300 ballistic missiles outside of U.S., NATO, Russian and Chinese control.  Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered a cooling equipment unit (CEU) -- a crucial component of the AN/TPY-2 radar -- mor... 
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07/16/13Raytheon Company to release second quarter results on July 25, 2013
WALTHAM, Mass., July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its second quarter 2013 earnings news release at 7 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 25, 2013. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The second quarter 2013 earnings results conference call will be at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, July 25, 2013. The call will be audiocast on the Internet at www.raytheon.com/ir. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the website for printing prior to the ca... 
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07/16/13Raytheon's advanced uncooled thermal technology preferred by international land forces
High-performance, rugged sensors deliver clear imagery for effective day and night surveillance and targeting MCKINNEY, Texas, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent international contract brings Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) awards for uncooled thermal systems for allied countries to more than $75 million over the last 12 months. Under the contracts, Raytheon will deliver PhantomIRxr® bioculars, thermal weapon sights and driver's vision enhancer (DVE) systems. "Raytheon's uncooled the... 
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07/16/13Raytheon, Chemring Group plan live missile firing for next phase of CENTURION® development
Anti-swarm capability key goal of collaborative work LONDON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), acting through its Missile Systems business, and Chemring Group (LSE: CHG) are finalizing plans to conduct a live missile firing of the multirole CENTURION® launcher at the Defence Training Estate on Salisbury Plain during the fourth quarter of 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130716/NE46696 ) "Our plan is to launch a missile to help prove our capab... 
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07/16/13Raytheon UK launches next generation Stand-Off IED Detection and Confirmation Technology
LONDON, July 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon UK has launched a new Stand-Off Improvised Explosive Device (IED) Detection and Confirmation Technology, known as Soteria, as a vehicle mounted system. The underlying technology has been developed in the UK alongside Laser Optical Engineering Ltd, a spin out company of Loughborough University. Bob Delorge, chief executive of Raytheon UK, commented: "Soteria is a world leading technology that demonstrates the power of innovation that can be harnes... 
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07/15/13Raytheon demonstrates high-definition, two-color 3rd Generation FLIR System
HD Battlefield system increases target recognition, identification ranges REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala., July 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) 3rd Generation Forward Looking Infrared (3rd Gen FLIR) Improved Target Acquisition System (ITAS) and fire control successfully achieved proof of concept in a series of laboratory and field tests. Preliminary evaluation of the impact of firing all versions of the TOW missile was also performed. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/p... 
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07/10/13Raytheon awarded $80.5 million for Joint Standoff Weapon C-1
Variant provides enhanced capability to warfighter TUCSON, Ariz., July 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received an $80.5 million production contract award from the U.S. Navy to procure Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1's. The contract was awarded in Raytheon's second quarter of 2013. "JSOW C-1 enables the warfighter to precisely engage targets well beyond most enemy air defenses, thus limiting the threat of adversarial forces," said Celeste Mohr, JSOW program direct... 
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07/09/13Raytheon wins US Navy Next Generation Jammer competition
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today it has been awarded a $279.4 million cost-plus-incentive-fee contract by the U.S. Navy to conduct the Technology Development phase of the Navy's Next Generation Jammer program. "We believe the Navy's choice validates Raytheon's leadership in advanced electronic attack systems and technologies," said Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business. "Raytheon looks forward to bu... 
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07/01/13Raytheon awarded NAVAIR contract to build and deploy cross-domain surveillance system
Game-changing technology provides an effective solution to protect warfighters from impending threats DULLES, Va., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a contract with the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) to build an integrated multi-INT system to safeguard forward deployed forces. The Persistent Surveillance System Cross Domain Solution (PSS CDS) gives warfighters an advantage by providing a complete picture of impending threats, from both ... 
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06/27/13Raytheon acquires analytics business
Acquisition includes software solutions focused on advanced data analytics and information sharing DULLES, Va., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has acquired a privately held company, Visual Analytics Incorporated, further extending Raytheon's capabilities to meet the data analytics, data visualization and information sharing needs of its customers. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. As one of the largest processors of data for the intelligence communi... 
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06/27/13American Hospital Association endorses Simulation-Based Training from Raytheon and MSC
Solution helps health care providers achieve operational excellence DALLAS, June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced that Simulation-Based Training — its solution developed jointly with Medical Simulation Corporation (MSC) — has earned the exclusive endorsement of the American Hospital Association (AHA). Simulation-Based Training will be available to the AHA's member hospitals and care organizations... 
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06/27/13Raytheon receives $126 million SM-3 contract
SM-3s protect US and allies from ballistic missile attack TUCSON, Ariz., June 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a sole-source, cost-plus-incentive-fee contract valued at $126,000,000. The SM-3 missile is designed to destroy incoming short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats by colliding with them in space, a concept sometimes described as "hitting a bullet with a bullet." This contract modification is to procure the material require... 
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06/26/13Raytheon BBN Technologies Chief Scientist Stephen Kent inducted into Internet Hall of Fame
Pioneer of secure communications over open networks is second member of Raytheon BBN Technologies team to receive prestigious honor in as many years CAMBRIDGE, Mass., June 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies Chief Scientist Stephen Kent has been inducted into the Internet Hall of Fame for his groundbreaking contributions in cybersecurity. Over three decades, Kent's work has laid the foundation for modern Internet and email security encryption methods and standards. Raytheon B... 
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06/25/13Raytheon delivers first NASAMS High Mobility Launcher to Norway
New launcher helps military react and maneuver quickly to counter airborne threats TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered the first High Mobility Launcher (HML) for Norway's National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS) to provide Norway with advanced air defense capability. When time is of the essence to protect high-value assets and populations, the HML significantly reduces the time required to transport and ready the system.... 
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06/20/13Raytheon unveils Excalibur with dual-mode guidance
New precision munition will protect against swarming boat threats PARIS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has initiated an internally funded program to enhance its combat-proven 155mm Excalibur GPS-guided projectile with a new guidance and navigation unit (GNU) with a semi-active laser (SAL) end-game targeting capability. Addition of the SAL seeker will allow the munition to attack moving targets, attack targets that have re-positioned after firing, or change the i... 
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06/20/13Raytheon's next generation of Enhanced Paveway™ II provides improved capability, performance
PARIS, June 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is leveraging innovative technology resulting in superior accuracy and reliability with the latest variant of Enhanced Paveway™ II "L-5" guidance kits. "This variant builds on the strengths of the current combat-proven Enhanced Paveway™ II, integrating evolutionary technologies to the dual-mode global positioning/laser systems," said Harry Schulte, vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems' Air Warfare Systems. "The Enhanced ... 
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06/19/13Raytheon's Satellite Air Navigation System marks 10 years of continuous service in the US
System augments GPS signal for safe, reliable and accurate air navigation PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's satellite-based Air Navigation System, developed by Raytheon (NYSE: RTN), marks 10 years of continuous operation in the United States this year. The Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) was officially commissioned by the FAA for public aviation use in July 2003, and since then has continuously transmitted an enhanced and 100 percent reliab... 
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06/19/13Raytheon's latest air traffic management systems go into continuous operation at two of the world's busiest airports
Systems designed to reduce delays and increase capacity and efficiency PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) latest air traffic management automation systems have successfully gone into continuous operation at two of the world's busiest airport hubs: Dallas Fort Worth in the U.S. and Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Dallas Fort Worth is the first of the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration's (FAA) high volume hubs to transition to Raytheon's Standard Termi... 
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06/19/13Raytheon delivers mini transponders for Identification Friend or Foe on Korean Air UAV
Transponders are 60 percent smaller and lighter than others PARIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed deliveries of its miniature military-grade Identification Friend or Foe (IFF) transponders to Korean Air Lines as the Republic of Korea's top air carrier develops unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). The small transponders are designed to fly on UAVs and smaller helicopters and deliver all of the military and civilian airspace performance... 
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06/18/13Raytheon delivers first Standard Missile-3 from new Alabama missile integration facility
SM-3s protect US and allies from ballistic missile attack HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first Standard Missile-3 to the U.S. Navy from its new integration and testing facility in Huntsville, Ala., on May 23. The SM-3 missile is designed to destroy incoming short-, medium-, and intermediate-range ballistic missile threats by colliding with them in space, a concept sometimes described as "hitting a bullet with a bullet." "SM-3 is... 
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06/18/13Raytheon extends ballistic missile defense capability through radar modernization effort
Raytheon completes redesign of circuit card assemblies for Foreign Military Sale AN/TPY-2 radar PARIS, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A U.S. Middle East security partner moved one step closer to gaining an enhanced ballistic missile defense capability when Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) completed the redesign of eight circuit card assemblies for a Foreign Military Sales (FMS) AN/TPY-2 radar. The redesigned cards extend the advanced capabilities found within the original components, while in... 
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06/18/13Raytheon awarded $115.9 million to keep Patriot capabilities ahead of evolving threats
US Army can rely on Patriot readiness as world events evolve TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a $115.9 million contract to provide engineering services for the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. Through this contract, Raytheon will continue to deliver ongoing capability enhancements in support of the U.S. Army and Foreign Military Sales customers as they rely on their Patriot systems to stay ahead of evolving threats. The contract wa... 
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06/17/13Raytheon exceeds AMRAAM delivery requirements of US Air Force
Second rocket motor source certified PARIS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) continues to exceed renegotiated delivery schedule requirements of the AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM) to the U.S. Air Force following the renewal of contract payments in December 2012, a successful live-fire test and certification of a second rocket motor source. Nammo Group, the second AMRAAM rocket motor source based in Raufoss, Norway, was officially certif... 
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06/17/13Javelin Weapon System goes 5-for-5 in Yudh Abhyas trials
Indian Army gunners fire direct hits in first-time use PARIS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of the Indian Army and U.S. Army Yudh Abhyas joint exercise, the Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE: LMT) Javelin Weapon System proved flawless performance as an anti-tank guided missile. Five Javelin missiles fired from the command launch unit achieved five direct-hits. The Javelins were fired by two U.S. Army gunners from the 82nd Airborne Division and th... 
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06/17/13Raytheon launches latest software to revolutionize Patriot, provide advanced capabilities to soldiers
Technical improvements to address current and evolving threats PARIS, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has started delivering a new release of software, Post Deployment Build-7 (PDB-7), to its worldwide Patriot customer base. PDB-7 is the latest in a series of software deployment builds revolutionizing the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130617/NE32571-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh... 
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06/16/13Raytheon's Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer completes flight testing under budget
Weapons score well in flight tests PARIS, June 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) recently completed a four-year development program of the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD®-J) under budget. As part of the development program, the MALD and MALD-J flew a total of 30 successful engineering and operational flight tests with a perfect 30-for-30 record. The MALD-J's flight test record was 15-for-15 of that total.   "The MALD program conti... 
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06/16/13Raytheon achieves industry-first milestone: delivers more than 500 tactical AESA radars
Active electronically scanned array portfolio also achieves more than 400,000 operational flight hours on multiple platforms worldwide PARIS, June 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today it has delivered more than 500 tactical active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars for multiple platforms worldwide -- an industry first. The company's AESA portfolio -- including the APG-79, APG-63(V)3 and APG-82(V)1 radars -- has also achieved more than... 
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06/15/13Raytheon AWARE situational awareness systems at Paris Air Show
Advanced Warfighter Awareness for Real-time Engagement line of advanced situational products being featured PARIS, June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon is featuring its AWARE line of advanced situational awareness products at the International Paris Air Show. The Advanced Warfighter Awareness for Real-time Engagement (AWARE) systems use cutting-edge helmet, cockpit and vehicle-mounted smart displays to give air and ground warfighters intuitive networking capability. (Photo: http://pho... 
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06/15/13Raytheon to maintain US Air Force Global Hawk ground elements
Continues logistics support to maintain high availability and reliability DULLES, Va., June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a subcontract to provide contractor logistics support to the ground station elements for the U.S. Air Force's fleet of RQ-4 Global Hawk unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). Raytheon continues to support the Global Hawk mission, building on its 99.8 percent ground station availability to support the warfighters. "As the original dev... 
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06/15/13Raytheon awarded contract for F-15C AESA radars
Partnership on F-15 aircraft spans more than 40 years EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing Company has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a follow-on contract for the sixth production lot of APG-63(V)3 active electronically scanned array radars for United States Air Force and Air National Guard F-15C aircraft. "We have been a partner on the F-15 for more than 40 years," said Mark Kula, vice president of Tactical Airborne Systems for Raytheon's Space and Airborne Sy... 
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06/15/13Raytheon, US Navy deliver 5,000th AIM-9X Sidewinder missile
Block II variant provides greater capabilities PARIS, June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) AIM-9X® Sidewinder air-to-air missile program has marked a milestone of delivering 5,000 missiles to the U.S. government and nine international partners. "The 400 Raytheon employees and the hundreds of employees who work for our suppliers around the world helped achieve this significant milestone," said Harry Schulte, vice president of Raytheon Missile Systems' Air Warfare S... 
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06/14/13Raytheon to improve US Army air defenses, better identify targets
New capabilities reduce radio emissions and improve performance MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), under a contract modification from the U.S. Army, is adding new capabilities to the Identification Friend or Foe interrogator to reduce Radio Frequency (RF) emissions and enhance target identification for the warfighter. "We understood that the warfighter needed an improved identification capability, so Raytheon is both increasing... 
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06/14/13Raytheon radio system networks Stryker combat vehicles in theater
US Army could use existing vehicular radios to fill need for tactical wireless Internet MARLBOROUGH, Mass., June  14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) jam-resistant, battlefield radio recently transmitted data securely over the air to more than 30 Stryker combat vehicles, proving that it could meet the U.S. Army's need for a tactical wireless Internet via a vehicle-mounted mobile radio system. The EXF1915, an upgraded version of Enhanced Position Location Reporting Sys... 
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06/13/13US government honors Raytheon for GaN innovations
Next generation technologies shaping affordable and effective defense TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was honored by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) for successful completion of a Defense Production Act (DPA) Title III Gallium Nitride (GaN) production improvement program, culminating more than a decade of government and Raytheon investment in GaN RF (radio frequency) circuit technology. "Raytheon has been at the forefront in advan... 
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06/11/13Raytheon's global leadership to be on display at the 50th International Paris Air Show
Immersive technology demonstrations to take attendees inside the mission at all-new Raytheon exhibit pavilion WALTHAM, Mass., June 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will meet with its increasing range of international customers, demonstrate innovative new systems and upgrade solutions designed for today's threat scenarios and market environment, and share the deep subject matter expertise of its senior leaders, at the 50th International Paris Air Show (June 17-23, Le Bou... 
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06/10/13Raytheon announces availability of Trusted Mail System cross domain solution
New information sharing software allows secure exchange of emails and attachments between users on different networks HERNDON, Va., June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced the general availability of its Trusted Mail System™ cross domain solution. This commercial-off-the-shelf, enterprise-class, multi-directional software enables the secure, policy-enforced exchange of emails and att... 
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06/07/13Patriot proves successful integration of PAC-3 MSE missile
New missile will join Patriot's family of combat-proven GEM-T and PAC-3 interceptors to counter advanced evolving threats TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) combat-proven Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully test fired the PAC-3 MSE (Missile Segment Enhancement) missile at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. "Patriot continues to successfully demonstrate its advanced capabilities of integrating new technologies," said Sanjay Kapoor, ... 
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06/05/13Raytheon recognized for role in advancing the training industry
RPS named to 'Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies' list for 6th consecutive year DALLAS, June 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced that it has been named to the 2013 "Top 20 Training Outsourcing Companies" list by TrainingIndustry.com. This is the sixth consecutive year that Raytheon Professional Services has received this honor. TrainingIndustry.com annually recognizes leading training companie... 
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06/04/13Raytheon Professional Services receives TekTonic Award for Best Learning Technology from HRO Today
RPS recognized for Catapult™ rapid learning content management system's innovative translation and localization capabilities DALLAS, June 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been awarded the 2013 TekTonic Award for Learning from HRO Today magazine. The TekTonic Award honors the most innovative and disruptive technologies introduced for use in human resources-related training. The award, launched in 2010, is b... 
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06/01/13Raytheon Chairman and CEO honored with Distinguished Service Award by Bunker Hill Community College
William H. Swanson emphasizes the importance of community colleges in BHCC commencement address BOSTON, June 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- William H. Swanson, Chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), was honored today with the Bunker Hill Community College President's Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes extraordinary commitment and service to the College, and he delivered the annual commencement address to the graduating class of 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/p... 
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05/30/13Raytheon Company declares quarterly cash dividend
WALTHAM, Mass., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on Aug. 8, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on July 3, 2013. About Raytheon Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and ... 
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05/30/13Raytheon releases Corporate Responsibility Report
WALTHAM, Mass., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has released its 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report, describing the company's sustained corporate responsibility focus and standard of excellence. "I am very proud of the Raytheon team for its sustained commitment to achieving world class corporate responsibility results," said Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson. "Our achievements in diversity, safety, sustainability, and science, technology, engineeri... 
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05/30/13Raytheon, US Navy complete first phase of RAM Block 2 developmental testing
Engagements validate defensive weapon's upgrades TUCSON, Ariz., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --The U.S. Navy completed the first series of developmental and operational testing (DT/OT) of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Rolling Airframe Missile Block 2. In at-sea tests conducted from the U.S. Navy's Self-Defense Test Ship, RAM Block 2 missiles engaged two targets in tactical dual-salvo scenarios designed to demonstrate the advanced missile's defensive capabilities. The DT/OT tests successfu... 
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05/30/13Raytheon books $106 million Paveway™ II contract
TUCSON, Ariz., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) booked a $106 million contract for its combat-proven Paveway™ II family of precision-guided munitions. The company was awarded the direct commercial sale from an international customer. The contract includes Paveway™ kits for both GBU-12 (500lb) and GBU-58 (250lb) guided bombs. Paveway™ is a Raytheon-designed kit that transforms "dumb" bombs into precision-guided munitions. The contract order was booked in Raytheon's second... 
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05/28/13Raytheon BBN Technologies awarded additional funding to enable early awareness of emerging technology
Program to automate big data search, indexing and analysis CAMBRIDGE, Mass., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded $1.7 million in funding by the Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA) under the Foresight and Understanding from Scientific Exposition (FUSE) program. This funding follows $5.2 million awarded in the first phase of the program. Raytheon BBN Technologies is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). According... 
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05/28/13MathAlive! opens today at the Connecticut Science Center
Interactive exhibit brings math to life for students HARTFORD, Conn., May 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MathAlive!®, a highly interactive traveling exhibition that has drawn record-breaking attendance in the U.S., opens Tuesday, May 28, at the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford. Presented nationally by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), this featured exhibition, which allows visitors to experience math in action, will run through Sept. 1, 2013. The 6,000 square-foot MathAlive! exhibition is co... 
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05/24/13Ohio 5th-grader captures 1st place in Raytheon's 'Build it Better' challenge with clever solution to zip through lunch line
Classroom grants go to students from Mass., N.J. and Ohio WALTHAM, Mass., May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Ohio 5th-grader Jonathon Crawford's clever way to alleviate long lunch lines garnered first place in the Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) MathMovesU® "Build it Better" contest. The New Madison Tri-Village Elementary School student received more than 4,500 votes from the MathMovesU® Facebook community for demonstrating problem-solving prowess to re-engineer the school's lunch line with an Apple® iPad® ... 
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05/24/13Raytheon to upgrade additional Netherlands air bases following successful deployment of first Wind Farm Mitigation kit
HARLOW, England, May 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Netherlands Air Force (RNLAF) has contracted Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) to upgrade four additional Airport Surveillance Radar sites following the successful implementation of the first Wind Farm Mitigation upgrade at RNLAF's Woensdrecht Air Base. The upgrade includes technology enhancements, including WiMax interference filtering (4G filtration), and should be completed within the next 12-15 months. Wind turbines' rotating blades generate larg... 
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05/23/13Raytheon awards $300,000 in MathMovesU middle school scholarships and grants
150 middle school students nationwide receive $1,000 scholarship; schools receive matching grant for math education initiatives WALTHAM, Mass., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) awarded $300,000 in scholarships and grants to middle school students and their schools as part of its MathMovesU® program, an initiative designed to engage middle school students in math and science. Each of the 150 middle school students from across the United States will receive a $1,000 M... 
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05/23/13Raytheon honors servicemen and women during National Military Appreciation Month with Hashtags4Heroes gallery
#HT4H social advocacy platform provides opportunity to share appreciation of service members past and present WALTHAM, Mass., May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of National Military Appreciation Month, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is hosting the Hashtags4Heroes "Faces of Service" gallery to recognize all who have served in uniform. Raytheon is encouraging Americans to express their appreciation for the contributions of service members by recognizing their commitment through images.... 
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05/22/13Raytheon Anschuetz brings new training simulator onboard
Realistic, scenario-based trainer to debut at Canadian trade show TEWKSBURY, Mass., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A new onboard navigation simulator that allows operators to train with the system they will use at sea will be unveiled at the CANSEC 2013 Defense and Security Exposition, May 29-30, in Ottawa, Canada. Raytheon Anschuetz, a German based, indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), developed the embedded, simulation-based training system in partnership with ... 
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05/22/13Defense Acquisition Board approves Standard Missile-6 full-rate production
SM-6 program on track to reach initial operating capability in 2013 TUCSON, Ariz., May 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Defense Acquisition Board approved full-rate production of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6. Once operational in 2013, the SM-6 will provide U.S. Navy vessels extended range protection against fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles. "SM-6 is a game-changing, transformational fleet defense missile, and we're on track to r... 
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05/20/13Raytheon's forward looking infrared technology marks 50 years of helping military forces 'own the night'
Latest devices provide crisp, high-def images of the battlefield from land, air, sea and space WASHINGTON, May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) marked its five-decade heritage as the maker of Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR) technology that has allowed U.S. and international defense forces to track objects in total darkness, often from long distances. Over the span of 50 years, the devices have shrunk in size and weight -- from several hundred pounds to less than two -- ... 
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05/20/13US Air Force selects Raytheon's transportable air traffic radar system
Mobile "air traffic control in a box" designed for global military operations, including emergency and humanitarian missions TEWSKBURY, Mass., May 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force has awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a contract to build rapidly deployable air traffic control (ATC) systems that can be delivered anywhere in the world and then be fully operational controlling flights within six hours. The contract, with a potential full value of $260 million, calls for one En... 
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05/16/13Raytheon's newest Standard Missile-3 takes out complex, separating short-range ballistic missile target
PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IB fired from the USS Lake Erie destroyed a complex, separating short-range ballistic missile target with a sophisticated separating mock warhead. Despite stressing conditions designed to challenge the missile's discrimination capabilities, the SM-3 successfully engaged the target using the sheer kinetic force of a massive collision in space. "Combatant comma... 
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05/14/13Raytheon delivers electronic jamming capability for Gray Eagle UAS
Effort will mark first time Army has capability on unmanned vehicle MARLBOROUGH, Mass., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered two electronic attack payloads in support of the U.S. Army's Networked Electronic Warfare, Remotely Operated (NERO) system. The payloads were delivered as part of a contract awarded by the U.S. Navy NAVSEA-Crane in 2012. NERO is utilized on the Army's MQ-1C Gray Eagle UAS (Umanned Aircraft System) as an airborne electronic attack sys... 
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05/14/13ESSM intercept of high-diving threat proves expanded defensive capability
International consortium committed to continuous improvement TUCSON, Ariz., May 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Evolved SeaSparrow Missile (ESSM) destroyed a high-diving, supersonic threat during a recent firing from the U.S. Navy's Self-Defense Test Ship. "The success of this firing, highlighted by a skin-to-skin intercept, is a direct result of a series of enhancements to what is truly an international missile," said Rick Nelson, vice president of Raytheon Miss... 
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05/10/13America's brightest Mathletes® set new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title
Record time reached as 325 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition participants from every U.S. state arrange themselves into giant Pascal's Triangle WASHINGTON, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today 325 participants of the 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition successfully set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title: Fastest Time to Construct the First 25 Rows of Pascal's Triangle (Human Formation). (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130510/NE12188 ) The 244 Mathletes® ... 
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05/10/13Massachusetts 8th-grader, Alec Sun, crowned National Champion at 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition
Massachusetts team captures honors as top state team - Washington state team wins second place, Florida team takes third WASHINGTON, May 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alec Sun of Lexington, Mass., won the 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition today at the Washington Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C. The winning Mathlete® answered the following math problem in less than 45 seconds to be crowned the National Champion: Question:   What is the greatest integer ... 
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05/09/13Raytheon, US Army complete AI3 control vehicle tests
Program on track for guided flight tests TUCSON, Ariz., May 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed its control test vehicle (CTV) flights for the Accelerated Improved Intercept Initiative (AI3) program. The two CTV flights are part of a company-led effort to demonstrate the effectiveness of the system elements. Once fielded, AI3 is designed to enhance warfighter protection by destroying a wider array of incoming rockets, artillery and mortars than previo... 
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05/07/13America's brightest middle school Mathletes® attempt to set a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® title May 10
Hundreds of Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition students, coaches and advisors – including the Human Calculator® – to arrange themselves into a giant Pascal's Triangle WHAT:   GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Record Attempt: "Fastest time to construct/arrange the first 25 rows of Pascal's Triangle (human formation)," to be completed in the nation's capital — drawing attention to the importance of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education. An adjudica... 
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05/07/13Raytheon completes first international delivery of Enhanced Paveway™ II GBU-50
Weapon has improved precision, navigation capabilities TUCSON, Ariz., May 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has completed delivery of more than 200 Paveway™ GBU-50 guidance kits to a European partner. The GBU-50 provides the 2,000-pound MK-84 or the BLU-109 penetrator with all-weather GPS navigation combined with precision terminal laser guidance. A full range of selectable terminal impact angles combined with a mature combat-proven, height-of-burst maximizes the capab... 
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05/02/13Raytheon realigns two business headquarters locations
Part of company's previously announced consolidation initiative WALTHAM, Mass., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced that two of its four businesses will have new headquarters locations. The decisions stem from the company consolidation announced March 25, 2013, intended to streamline operations, increase productivity and achieve stronger alignment with its customers' priorities. Raytheon's newly formed Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) bus... 
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05/02/13Mathletes® gear up for 'May Madness' at the 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition
National title at stake as nation's brightest middle school math students descend on Washington, D.C., for nail-biting finale WALTHAM, Mass., May 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What March Madness® is to college basketball, "May Madness" is to middle school math, as the nation's best and brightest middle school math students descend on Washington, D.C., May 9-12, to compete for the titles of individual and team National Champion. Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is title sponsor of ... 
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04/29/13Raytheon completes second launch exercise for next generation GPS satellites
Capability remains on schedule for launch availability AURORA, Colo., April 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed the second launch readiness exercise for the U.S. Air Force's next generation Global Positioning System (GPS) operational control system (OCX). Successful completion of Exercise 2 is a key milestone demonstrating that Raytheon's OCX software meets mission requirements and is on track to support the first GPS III satellite launch. Complet... 
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04/26/13Raytheon and Student Veterans of America launch new scholarship to empower student veterans
A total of $30,000 in scholarships available to student veterans pursuing science, technology, engineering or math (STEM) degree WALTHAM, Mass., April 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Student Veterans of America (SVA) launched a new scholarship program for student veterans who are pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering or math. Three student veterans -- who are enrolled in a STEM degree program and have demonstrated leadersh... 
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04/25/13Raytheon Reports Solid First Quarter 2013 Results
- Adjusted EPS of $1.56, up 5 percent; EPS from continuing operations was $1.49(1), up 12 percent - Adjusted operating margin of 13.2 percent, up 10 basis points; reported operating margin of 12.0 percent(1) - Net sales of $5.9 billion, consistent with first quarter 2012 - Solid operating cash flow from continuing operations of $422 million - As previously announced, increased annual dividend by 10 percent to $2.20 per share - Updated full-year 2013 guidance WALTHAM, Mass., A... 
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04/23/13Raytheon Anschuetz Integrated Bridge to advance Italy's Coast Guard patrol boat functionality
Leverages proven commercial technologies for military applications TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Anschuetz, a German based, indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), in partnership with Italian marine automation provider Seastema, has been selected to deliver Integrated Bridge and Navigation Systems (IBNS) for two Italian Coast Guard military patrol vessels. The vessels are currently being built at Fincantieri's Castellammare di Stabia (N... 
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04/22/13Raytheon stresses importance of math to competitiveness of US workforce during Mathematics Awareness Month
Company extends MATHCOUNTS National Competition sponsorship through 2018 in support of STEM-prepared workforce for future US innovation and growth WALTHAM, Mass., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is highlighting the importance of math to the 21st century workforce in observance of Mathematics Awareness Month. As part of the company's MathMovesU® initiative — which aims to inspire student interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education — Rayt... 
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04/22/13Raytheon announces availability of Trusted Print Delivery™ cross domain solution
Secure multilevel printing solution enables hardware reduction and cost savings with increased security HERNDON, Va., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced the general availability of its Trusted Print Delivery™ (TPD) cross domain solution. This commercial-off-the-shelf, highly secure solution enables users to print from existing applications at different security or sensitivity l... 
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04/22/13Raytheon awarded $81.7 million production contract for Miniature Air Launched Decoy - Jammer units
Latest variant provides jamming capability to weapon TUCSON, Ariz., April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a firm-fixed-price $81.7 million option for Lot 6 on the Lot 5 contract for the production and delivery of 202 MALD®-J jammers and containers. The contract also includes a 10-year warranty. The contract was awarded in Raytheon's first quarter of 2013. "MALD-J adds a jamming capability to the current decoy function of t... 
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04/19/13Raytheon delivers first training program under contract with GM Korea Company
RUESSELSHEIM, Germany, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has delivered the launch training program for the Chevrolet Trax Urban Life Vehicle, the first training event conducted under a multimillion dollar contract to manage dealer training for General Motors Korea Company (GMKC). As part of the contract, RPS will manage content development and training administration services for GMKC's sales, non-technical ... 
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04/19/13Raytheon delivers second Phalanx Block 1B for Australia's Air Warfare Destroyer
Direct commercial sale contract calls for three systems LOUISVILLE, Ky., April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the second Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon System for installation on Australia's newest Air Warfare Destroyer, the Brisbane. A previously awarded direct commercial sale contract calls for a total of three Phalanx mounts to be delivered to the Royal Australian Navy. The first mount was delivered in late 2012 for installation ab... 
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04/17/13Raytheon Company to release first quarter results on April 25, 2013
WALTHAM, Mass., April 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its first quarter 2013 earnings news release at 7 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 25, 2013. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The first quarter 2013 earnings results conference call will be at 9 a.m. EDT Thursday, April 25, 2013. The call will be audiocast on the Internet at www.raytheon.com/ir. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the website for printing prior to the c... 
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04/11/13Raytheon awarded $35.9 million DTRA border security contract
Surveillance, training and maintenance will support the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan DULLES, Va., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) border security contract valued at $35.9 million. Under the nearly three-year base contract, Raytheon will design, develop and implement an integrated surveillance system along parts of the Jordanian border. Also, the contract requires Raytheon to provide training, maintenance and... 
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04/11/13Raytheon honors employee commitment to volunteerism
Employees recognize National Volunteer Week by mentoring students, empowering veterans and supporting their communities WALTHAM, Mass., April 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) employees are passionate about the communities where they live and work – giving nearly 400,000 hours of their personal time over the past two years alone. In recognition of this extraordinary level of community engagement, Raytheon will highlight during National Volunteer... 
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04/10/13RACR wins Republic of Korea F-16 radar upgrade competition
Raytheon AESA technology primed to exceed current and future global customer needs EL SEGUNDO, Calif., April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today its Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar (RACR) has been competitively selected by the Republic of Korea to upgrade the country's KF-16C/D Block 52 Fighting Falcon fleet. "This win ensures the Republic of Korea's KF-16 combat aircraft remain relevant in a constantly evolving threat environment and builds on our legacy... 
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04/09/13Raytheon Anschuetz to supply Integrated Bridge to Royal Navy of Oman
Delivering integrated bridge and navigation systems for Oman's new offshore patrol vessels TEWKSBURY, Mass., April  9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Anschuetz, a German based, indirect, wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), was awarded a contract to provide the company's Integrated Bridge and Navigation Systems for four Offshore Patrol Vessels for the Royal Navy of Oman. Proven and deployed on commercial vessels, the Integrated Bridge and Navigation Systems are scalable a... 
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04/09/13Raytheon brings automation and virtualization to NASA's Earth Observing System
Subsystem enhancements will provide greater efficiency and cost savings AURORA, Colo., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded an $8 million contract with NASA Goddard Space Center to upgrade the command, control and telemetry (CCT) subsystems of the Earth Observing System (EOS). Enhancing the CCT subsystem will allow NASA to lower maintenance costs by exploiting automation and virtualization technologies, reducing the number of machines that need to be mainta... 
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04/09/13Raytheon demonstrates new Joint Standoff Weapon Extended Range integrated fuel system
Powered weapon provides greater capability to warfighter TUCSON, Ariz., April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully demonstrated a new integrated fuel system for the company's extended range version of the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW ER). During the test, a new production representative tactical fuel tank and fuel delivery system were integrated with the TJ-150 turbojet engine on a modified JSOW C-1 air vehicle. The functional ground test veri... 
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04/02/13Cobra Judy Replacement radars perform exceptionally during first live-launch test
Demonstrating exceptional dual-band radar capability TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)-led Cobra Judy Replacement (CJR) program surpassed expectations during its first tests against a live rocket launch on March 19. From approximately 100 miles off the Florida coast, the powerful X- and S-band radars integrated onboard the USNS Howard O. Lorenzen (T-AGM 25) successfully acquired and tracked both stages of an Atlas V rocket launched from Cape Ca... 
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04/01/13Raytheon receives $155.6 million Rolling Airframe Missile contract
Largest RAM agreement for German navy TUCSON, Ariz., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $155.6 million contract to manufacture Block 2 Rolling Airframe Missiles for delivery to the German navy. It represents the largest single RAM award by Germany. The contract was awarded in Raytheon's first quarter of 2013. RAM is a cooperative program between the U.S. and German governments with industry support from Raytheon and RAMSYS of Germany. The contract c... 
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04/01/13Raytheon's Patriot missiles receive US Army service life extension
Recertification provides customers cost-effective path to upgrades TEWKSBURY, Mass., April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot missiles, critical components of the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, have received U.S. Army approval for a second recertification, extending the operational life of the worldwide inventory of Patriot missiles from 30 to 45 years. This extension allows customers to recertify and/or upgrade their inventory of Raytheon's Patriot miss... 
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03/27/13Raytheon receives 6th consecutive ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award
Reflects continued commitment to environmental stewardship WALTHAM, Mass., March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was recognized with a sixth consecutive 2013 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence Award by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency for ongoing leadership in energy conservation, reduced greenhouse gas emissions and innovative energy efficiency practices. "EPA is recognizing the Raytheon Company for earning EPA's highest ENERGY STAR award -- the 2013 Partner... 
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03/25/13Raytheon consolidates businesses and announces key executive roles
WALTHAM, Mass., March 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that it is consolidating its businesses to streamline operations, increase productivity and achieve stronger alignment with its customers' priorities. The Raytheon Company structure will consist of four businesses: Intelligence, Information and Services, resulting from the combination of the Intelligence and Information Systems and Raytheon Technical Services businesses; and the Integrated Defense Systems... 
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03/21/13Raytheon receives national Climate Leadership Award
Reaches, and exceeds, greenhouse gas reduction goal years ahead of schedule WALTHAM, Mass., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has received a Climate Leadership Award in recognition of cutting greenhouse gas emissions and achieving its reduction goal ahead of schedule. The Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management Award for Goal Achievement was recently awarded to Raytheon by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in partnership with the Association of Climate Chang... 
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03/20/13Raytheon Company increases dividend by 10 percent, its ninth consecutive annual increase
WALTHAM, Mass., March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Board of Directors has voted to increase the company's annual dividend payout rate by 10 percent, from $2.00 to $2.20 per share. The Board also authorized payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per outstanding share of common stock, to be paid on May 2, 2013, to shareholders of record as of the close of business on April 3, 2013. Payment of quarterly dividends is subject to Board authorization. "We are pl... 
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03/18/13Raytheon helps Missile Defense Agency counter ballistic missile threat with delivery of 8th AN/TPY-2 radar
TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered its eighth AN/TPY-2 radar to the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) in support of the U.S. combatant commands. An integral capability of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), AN/TPY-2 is a mobile, X-band phased-array radar that helps protect the U.S., deployed forces, and America's friends and allies by searching, acquiring and tracking threat ballistic missiles and discriminating between threats and non... 
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03/15/13Raytheon's Chairman and CEO honored with Atlantic Legal Foundation's Annual Award
William H. Swanson recognized for "industry leadership in providing innovative technologies and solutions" for nation's security WASHINGTON, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- William H. Swanson, Chairman and CEO of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), was honored Monday with the Atlantic Legal Foundation's Annual Award for 2012 -- for his "industry leadership in providing innovative technologies and solutions that contribute to our nation's security." Swanson accepted the award from Foundation Ch... 
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03/14/13Happy Pi Day! Raytheon sweetens math and science teacher recognition on March 14: delivers pies to schools within 3.14-mile radius of company locations
And virtual "pie sharing" badges through Facebook to promote science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education WALTHAM, Mass., March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is celebrating Pi Day on March 14 by delivering apple pies to math and science teachers at middle and high schools located within a 3.14-mile radius of select Raytheon locations across the country, including the company's headquarters in Waltham, Mass. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/2... 
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03/14/13US Air Force endorses Raytheon's Center Display Unit for F-16 cockpits
Full-rate production of first units under way INDIANAPOLIS, March 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has received U.S. Air Force endorsement of its Center Display Unit (CDU) as the F-16's primary flight reference (PFR). Following the endorsement late last year, the Air Force awarded Raytheon a contract for full-rate production of the first 100 CDUs. (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130314/NE76... 
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03/13/13Raytheon releases SureView™ 6.7 to help federal agencies comply with insider threat detection standards
Presidential memorandum outlines new national policy and minimum standards for insider threat programs SALT LAKE CITY, March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) today announced the release of  SureView™ Version 6.7 to aid federal agencies in complying with President Barack Obama's memorandum in November aimed at implementing an insider threat detection program to address national security threats while protecting privacy rights. The latest version of Raytheon's SureView offe... 
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03/12/13Raytheon's 5th generation hull mounted sonar to enable anti-submarine, undersea warfare
Applies underwater sensing expertise to DARPA's unmanned vessel program TEWKSBURY, Mass., March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a sub-contract from Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) to deliver its first 5th generation medium frequency hull mounted sonar system as part of the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Anti-Submarine Warfare Continuous Trail Unmanned Vessel (ACTUV) program. According to the U.S. Navy, 43 nations ... 
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03/11/13Raytheon's dual-band datalink tested with Thales radar
Success broadens Europe's ballistic missile defense options DEN HELDER, Netherlands, March 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) tested its company-funded dual-band datalink with a Thales Nederland Advanced Phased Array Radar (APAR). The test took place at a shore-based Dutch facility and marked a key step toward enabling more European ships to employ the full range of missiles within the Standard Missile family, including the Standard Missile-3. "Right now, few of Europe's naval... 
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03/07/13Raytheon's INTEROP-7000 uses ISSI to link IP-based voice communications with legacy radios
Demonstration to be held at International Wireless Communications Expo LAS VEGAS, March 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will demonstrate the new ISSI capability of its INTEROP-7000™ Interoperability Gateway at the International Wireless Communications Expo in Las Vegas. The P25 ISSI (Inter RF Subsystem Interface) adds another dimension to Raytheon's interoperability gateways that allow police, fire and rescue personnel on disparate radios to communicate with one another... 
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03/06/13Washington, D.C., air traffic controller receives inaugural Raytheon safety award
Melvin Davis honored for advancing NextGen safety initiatives     LAS VEGAS, March 6, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) presented its first-ever air traffic control safety award to Washington, D.C., controller Melvin Davis for bringing aviation industry stakeholders together to ensure safe operations in the National Airspace System. The award was presented at the annual National Air Traffic Controllers Association (NATCA) "Communicating for Safety" confere... 
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03/05/13Raytheon announces mentor-protege agreements with ISYS Technologies and Equipment Links
Agreements demonstrate commitment to helping small businesses grow and compete in government market space LOS ANGELES, March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced mentor-protege agreements with small businesses ISYS Technologies and Equipment Links, Inc., at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory's High Tech Conference in Los Angeles. The agreements demonstrate Raytheon's commitment to helping small businesses gain contracting expertise and develop core competencies n... 
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03/01/13Raytheon collaborates with DHS to bolster cyber resiliency for nation's most critical infrastructure
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) is collaborating with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to operate as a commercial service provider under the recently expanded Enhanced Cybersecurity Services (ECS) program outlined in President Obama's Executive Order on Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity. ECS is a voluntary information sharing program that assists critical infrastructure owners and operators as they improve the protection of their systems ... 
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02/28/13Raytheon delivers first Standard Missile-6 from new Alabama missile integration facility
SM-6 program on track to reach initial operating capability in 2013 HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first Standard Missile-6 all-up-round to the U.S. Navy from its new integration and testing facility in Huntsville, Ala. SM-6 defends naval vessels against fixed- and rotary-wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and cruise missiles. "SM-6 is a game-changing, transformational fleet defense missile, and we're on track to reach init... 
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02/25/13NATO School Oberammergau selects Raytheon's Trusted Thin Client to streamline multilevel training environments
Cross domain solution to provide students simultaneous secure network access HERNDON, Va., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Trusted Computer Solutions (RTCS), a wholly owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), today announced that its Trusted Thin Client® (TTC) cross domain solution has been selected by the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) School Oberammergau Expeditionary Intelligence Training Program (EITP) to provide full access to their classroom training networks... 
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02/22/13Celebrating National Engineers Week: MathAlive! opens Saturday, Feb. 23, at Space Center Houston
Interactive exhibit brings math to life for students HOUSTON, Feb. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MathAlive!™, a highly interactive traveling exhibition that allows visitors to experience math in action, opens Saturday, Feb. 23, at Space Center Houston. Presented nationally by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and locally by the City of Webster, this featured exhibition debuts during National Engineers Week and runs through May 5, 2013. The 5,000 square-foot exhibition is composed of 40 unique and ... 
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02/20/13Raytheon's new precision artillery ready for low-rate initial production
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received a U.S. Army fiscal year 2012 contract for the production of Excalibur Increment Ib precision-guided projectiles. The $56.6 million contract, awarded in December, marks the start of low-rate initial production (LRIP) of Excalibur Ib. Excalibur is a 155mm precision-guided, extended-range projectile that uses GPS precision guidance to provide accurate, first round, fire-for-effect capability... 
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02/19/13JLENS demonstrates tactical ballistic missile defense capability
Elevated system detects, tracks ascent-phase ballistic missiles during recent test WHITE SANDS MISSILE RANGE, N.M., Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Enemy tactical ballistic missiles may soon be easier to detect and track. During a series of recent tests, a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) JLENS demonstrated tactical ballistic missile defense (TBMD) capability when it detected and tracked a total of four ballistic-missile surrogates during their ascent (boost) phase. (Photo: http://photos.prnew... 
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02/19/13Raytheon, Chemring Group developing naval capability to defend against surface targets
Low-cost system relies on existing missiles and launcher ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), acting through its Missiles Systems business, and Chemring have agreed to develop a naval capability to defend against surface targets, for use on ships ranging in size from small patrol boats to large combatants. A briefing was being held Tuesday at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX 2013, to discuss the development. ... 
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02/19/13New clip-on Thermal Weapon Sight offers more accurate targeting
IDEX attendees first to see the new cost-effective solution ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is showcasing a new, clip-on Thermal Weapon Sight (TWS) at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference, IDEX 2013. The surveillance and targeting sight, which mounts in front of a rifle's existing sight without reducing targeting accuracy, delivers precise surveillance and advanced targeting imagery. "The clip-on TWS can also be u... 
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02/19/13Raytheon unveils Mobile Range at IDEX
Affordable system can enhance test facilities in the Middle East and worldwide ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is unveiling Mobile Range, a comprehensive solution for complex testing missions, at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX). Mobile Range is an integrated suite of communications, optics and telemetry capabilities that can be deployed anywhere in the world on land, at sea or in the air with minimal s... 
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02/18/13Finland purchases Raytheon's PhantomIRxr precision-targeting thermal bioculars
Lightweight, rugged device provides superior accuracy in the dark ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Finnish Defence Forces awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a contract to procure PhantomIRxr® thermal biocular systems. The biocular uses thermal imaging to pinpoint targets through darkness, smoke and dust. The bioculars will be on display at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX). (Photo:  http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130218/NE... 
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02/15/13Classroom innovation takes center stage as Raytheon celebrates engineering
National Engineers Week will bring engineering to life for students nationwide with live events, online challenges and classroom contest WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hovercrafts will zoom across land, scientists will mix beakers full of colorful eruptions, and students will "re-engineer" their schools – as Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) kicks off its nationwide celebration of National Engineers Week (Feb. 17-23). The weeklong festivities will showcase the positive impact of e... 
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02/14/13A Gem of a Story for Valentine's Day: Making Diamonds To Protect
ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ --Diamonds may no longer be just a girl's best friend. Sixty years after Marilyn Monroe's musical ode to them, the military is showing interest in the synthetic version of these classic gems. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130214/NE60595 ) Sheets of laboratory-grown diamond, combined with the semiconductor gallium nitride (GaN), could someday become the core of future-generation radar, communications and electronic warfare ... 
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02/14/13Raytheon/Thales team wins contract for helicopter helmet mounted displays
In support of U.S. Army's Air Soldier Program INDIANAPOLIS, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), together with teammate Thales Visionix Inc. (TVI), has won an award valued at $3.5 million for the engineering and manufacturing development of Common Helmet Mounted Display (CHMD) systems for the U.S. Army's Air Soldier Program. Under the contract, the RTSC/TVI team will perform systems engineering to ada... 
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02/14/13Raytheon to showcase new products and innovative technology at IDEX 2013
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will once again have a major presence at the International Defence Exhibition and Conference (IDEX) trade show in Abu Dhabi. The company will display a range of new products and technology at the 2013 edition of the exhibition. An international technology leader, Raytheon will be highlighting capabilities across its diverse portfolio of innovative technologies in four key markets: sensing, effects,... 
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02/14/13Raytheon's airport surface management system, TowerTrac, makes international debut at World ATM Congress
Benefits include greater situational awareness, safety, capacity and efficiency MADRID, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is running demonstrations of its TowerTrac integrated NextGen airport tower system for the first time before an international audience at the World ATM Congress. The system improves the efficiency, capacity and safety of airport operations by networking data that can be shared by controllers, pilots, ramp operators and other airport users. (Ph... 
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02/13/13Raytheon to integrate Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD) on Remotely Piloted Aircraft platform
TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI) are working together to develop a highly autonomous, unmanned electronic warfare capability based on equipping GA-ASI's Predator® B/MQ-9 Reaper Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) with Raytheon's Miniature Air Launched Decoy (MALD®). With the Ground Verification Test phase completed November 2012 at GA-ASI's Gray Butte Flight Operations Facility in Palmdale, Calif., i... 
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02/13/13US Navy takes out medium-range ballistic missile target -- for first time using both Raytheon-made SM-3, space sensor
PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 Block IA fired from the USS Lake Erie destroyed a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target using tracking data from a remote Raytheon sensor payload on the Space Tracking and Surveillance System-Demonstrator (STSS-D) satellites. "This test further expands our confidence in the SM-3's ability to engage targets using remote, netted sensor targeting," said Wes K... 
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02/11/13Raytheon releases One Force Mobile Collaboration app for first responders
Provides secure communications for public safety on smartphones, tablets and mobile data computers DOWNEY, Calif., Feb. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has released a mobile app for first responders that provides reliable and secure real-time communications, situational awareness and a suite of robust collaboration capabilities for groups of users on smartphones, tablets and mobile data computers. One Force® Mobile Collaboration is a complete end-to-end system. "Dev... 
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02/01/13Raytheon BBN Technologies awarded National Medal of Technology and Innovation in White House ceremony
President Obama presents organization with nation's highest technology honor WASHINGTON, Feb. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon BBN Technologies has been awarded the National Medal of Technology and Innovation for "sustained innovation through the engineering of first-of-a kind, practical systems in acoustics, signal processing, and information technology." President Barack Obama presented the medal in a White House ceremony Friday. The National Medals are the highest honors that the U.S... 
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01/31/13Raytheon achieves UK first with opening of new silicon carbide foundry
GLENROTHES, Scotland, Jan. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon today officially "opened for business" a new UK-leading silicon carbide manufacturing "foundry" facility, developed through several years' research into advanced manufacturing processes and materials science. The application of silicon carbide in electronic systems will place the UK in a leading position to develop next-generation, high-efficiency, smaller, low-weight power conversion products used in harsh environments across the ... 
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01/26/13Enhanced Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle successful in non-intercept flight test
VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., Jan. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle played a mission-critical role in a non-intercept flight test of Boeing's Ground-based Midcourse Defense program. The EKV is a vital component of the GMD's Ground-Based Interceptor. The EKV allows the GBI to lock on and eliminate high-speed ballistic missile warheads in space using nothing more than the force of impact. "Rigorous non-intercept flight test... 
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01/24/13Raytheon Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2012 Results
- Strong bookings of $7.9 billion in the quarter and $26.5 billion for the year; book-to-bill of 1.23 in the quarter and 1.09 for the year - Fourth quarter net sales of $6.4 billion, up slightly from prior year's fourth quarter; and full-year net sales of $24.4 billion, down 1.5 percent for the year - Fourth quarter 2012 Adjusted EPS(1) of $1.60; EPS from continuing operations was $1.41 - Full-year 2012 Adjusted EPS(1) of $6.21, up 6.2 percent; EPS from continuing operations was $5.65, ... 
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01/23/13Raytheon submits proposal to build the Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal for the US Air Force
Satellite terminals offer secure communications for air crews MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Jan. 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), the only provider of fielded Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite communications terminals that provide survivable, secure, jam-resistant communications to the U.S. military, has submitted a proposal to build the Global Aircrew Strategic Network Terminal (GASNT) for the U.S. Air Force. GASNT is a nuclear command and control system tha... 
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01/22/13Precision Extended Range Munition to improve capabilities of US Marine Corps expeditionary forces
TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Marine Corps awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a contract for the design, development and demonstration of a new production representative 120mm long-range, guided-mortar munition. Once fielded, the Precision Extended Range Munition (PERM) will be used with the M327 rifled towed mortar, the primary weapon system of the Expeditionary Fire Support System. The system provides all-weather, ground-based close support, and immedi... 
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01/22/13Raytheon, US Navy demonstrate new dual targeting capability for JSOW C-1
Weapon hits two stationary land targets during integrated test phase CHINA LAKE, Calif., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy successfully demonstrated the dual targeting capability of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW) C-1. Two recent tests during the program's integrated test phase prove the weapon can engage challenging stationary targets. Previous testing in the integrated test phase demonstrated JSOW C-1's capability against moving maritime targets. T... 
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01/22/13Raytheon, US Air Force complete Small Diameter Bomb II fit check on F-35 aircraft
Test shows SDB II is compatible with Joint Strike Fighter EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed a fit check of the GBU-53/B Small Diameter Bomb II on the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter aircraft. During the test, four SDB II shapes were loaded into an F-35 weapon bay alongside an Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile. Sweeps of the inboard and outboard bay doors verified there was adequate clearance ... 
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01/17/13Raytheon establishes Global Business Services group
Successful enterprise shared services model to be deployed across company WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has established a new Global Business Services (GBS) group to build on the success of its well-instituted enterprise efficiency initiatives by applying proven service delivery practices more broadly across the company. Raytheon GBS brings together best practices of the company's supply chain management, finance, information technology and h... 
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01/16/13Raytheon awarded $12.3 million contract for HARM upgrade
Modification provides greater missile capability and accuracy TUCSON, Ariz., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $12.3 million contract to begin full rate production of High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Control Section Modification (HCSM) upgrade units. Raytheon received the award as the result of a down-select competition. The modification adds a GPS receiver and an improved inertial measurement unit (IMU) for precision navigat... 
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01/16/13Raytheon continues successful performance on DDG 1000
Delivery supports US Navy readiness for upcoming ship activation and testing TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has delivered more than six million lines of software to the U.S. Navy for the DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program. Part of the Total Ship Computing Environment (TSCE) -- the integrated mission system for the DDG 1000 class -- the software delivery supports ship activation and combat system testing, set to commence this year. The m... 
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01/15/13Raytheon supports 40 years of Fleet defense through AEGIS system development
A proud legacy of performance as part of the Navy's AEGIS program CRYSTAL CITY, Va., Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is observing a significant program milestone, its 40th year as the U.S. Navy's provider of AN/SPY-1 radar transmitters and MK99 Fire Control Systems for the Navy's AEGIS weapon system. Both critical components of the weapon system, the AN/SPY-1 radar and MK99 perform the search, track and missile guidance functions for AEGIS, the shield of the U... 
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01/15/13Raytheon Company to release 2012 fourth quarter and full-year results on Jan. 24, 2013
WALTHAM, Mass., Jan.15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will issue its 2012 fourth quarter and full-year earnings news release at 7 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. The release will be posted on the Raytheon home page. The 2012 fourth quarter and full-year earnings results conference call will be at 9 a.m. EST Thursday, Jan. 24, 2013. The call will be audiocast on the Internet at www.raytheon.com/ir. Charts to be referenced during the call will be available on the websi... 
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01/14/13Operators use JLENS-mounted sensor to observe role-players planting mock-IED during demonstration
MTS-B Multi-Spectral Targeting System integrated on JLENS tracks trucks, other targets during demonstration SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent demonstration proved that operators can observe surface moving targets -- including a terrorist role-player planting an improvised explosive device -- in real time using a Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) MTS-B Multi-Spectral Targeting System mounted on the JLENS.  During the Raytheon-funded demonstration, and despite heavy smoke ... 
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01/14/13Royal Thai Navy joins nations using Evolved SeaSparrow Missile
Raises user total to 13 international fleets CRYSTAL CITY, Va., Jan. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Royal Thai Navy has signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance with the U.S. government to purchase nine Evolved SeaSparrow Missiles for its two Naresuan frigates currently undergoing overhauls and upgrades. This LOA increases the total ESSM user community to 13 nations. The Royal Thai ESSMs will be fired from an MK 41 eight-cell vertical launch system using an MK 25 Quad Pack canister. This ca... 
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01/11/13Raytheon's Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite on the Suomi NPP satellite lauded for "truly new" weather data
Panel of leading meteorologists cite wide-ranging benefits, from improved data for predicting weather to aiding relief workers AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite was the focus of a high-profile panel discussion at this week's annual meeting of the American Meteorological Society. The consensus among the panel's meteorologists: VIIRS is opening up exciting new possibilities for weather and climate monitoring. ... 
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01/09/13Raytheon's Quick Kill Active Protection System defeats one of the most lethal armor-piercing Rocket Propelled Grenades
Live fire testing validates APS maturity for combat vehicle protection MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As the U.S. Army prepares for formal testing to evaluate a system to protect combat vehicles from shoulder-fired and tube-launched Rocket Propelled Grenades (RPGs), Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Quick Kill™ Active Protection System (APS) has again shown its maturity and accuracy in a series of tests. In a recent test, held in December 2012, the Quick Kill APS demonstrat... 
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01/08/13Raytheon to award grants to K-12 teachers nationwide to support STEM education
MathMovesU® award and grant programs recognize teachers for innovative teaching methods WALTHAM, Mass., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will recognize K-12 teachers across the country for their commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education through scholarships and grants to support their work in the classroom and foster ongoing professional development. Raytheon's MathMovesU® program is inviting all members of the community to recogn... 
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01/08/13Raytheon Common Ground System reduces risk of weather data gap
New backup capabilities protect critical weather information AURORA, Colo., Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) successful deployment of new backup ground station capabilities in advance of Superstorm Sandy significantly reduced the risk of losing critical weather information. The Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System's (CGS) two backup locations made critical contingency support available during one of the United States' most devastating weather e... 
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01/07/13Joint Polar Satellite System Common Ground System now serving newest mission
Latest development validates efficiency benefits of a multi-mission CGS AURORA, Colo., Jan. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) Common Ground System (CGS) recently added the Japanese Space Exploration Agency's (JAXA) Global Change Observation Mission 1 satellite to its growing list of global environmental missions. JPSS CGS now supports five domestic and international missions. With minimal enhancements and investments, JPSS CGS validat... 
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