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2014-10-31 16:20:37

WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary Jay B. Stephens has been named the New England Legal Foundation's first annual John G.L. Cabot Award honoree in recognition of his distinguished service and leadership in both the public and private sectors. "No one epitomizes better than Jay Stephens the qualities that the John G.L. Cabot Award seeks to honor: wise leadership, sound judgment and profound legal...

2014-10-30 04:21:24

Proven system increases the perimeter for ship self-defense PARIS, Oct. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a multi-year bulk buy contract totaling over $200 million to provide Phalanx Close-in Weapon Systems (CIWS) upgrade kits, support equipment and hardware spares to the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force (JMSDF). The CIWS is an integral element of Japan's Ship Self-Defense Program. "Phalanx provides the critical inner-layer of protection to sailors...

2014-10-29 08:20:42

Laser-guided rocket scores direct hit PARIS, Oct. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and L-3 demonstrated a second successful test of the TALON Rocket Remote Weapon System (TALON RRWS), an innovative and cost-effective defense solution for small vessel protection. During the test, Raytheon and L-3 successfully launched a Raytheon TALON laser-guided rocket after the TALON RRWS received positioning information from a remote sensor. Illuminated by a laser designator on the...

2014-10-28 16:21:30

Soldiers prepared for careers as automotive technicians FORT HOOD, Texas, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army, General Motors (NYSE: GM) and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced the successful graduation of the first Shifting Gears: Automotive Technician Training Program class. Created as a multi-year partnership between the two companies and the Army, the program provides and empowers transitioning soldiers with the skills required to secure careers as GM service...

2014-10-28 04:20:21

New missile will counter swarming boat threats PARIS, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) successfully completed flight tests of its Griffin(TM) C increased capability missile. The tests at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona highlighted the missile's In-Flight Target Update (IFTU) capability when it was redirected to a new target in mid-flight. IFTU is vital for naval forces facing swarming boat threats that often intermingle with friendly and neutral shipping. "With its...

2014-10-27 08:21:43

Honored by Chief Learning Officer Magazine for helping customers develop e-learning and blended technology practices DULLES, Va., Oct. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) LLC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been recognized as a 2014 Chief Learning Officer magazine 'Learning in Practice' award winner in the 'Excellence in E-Learning' and 'Excellence in Blended Learning' categories. The two Learning In Practice Awards, earned in partnership with...

2014-10-24 08:20:59

TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- During the U.S. Navy's Combat Ship System Qualification Trials, the USS Chancellorsville (CG 62) tested two Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 interceptors against anti-ship and cruise missile targets. As part of 'engage on remote' scenarios, the ship launched the SM-6 interceptors prior to its own radars 'seeing' the incoming threats, using targeting information from another Aegis ship in the area--the USS Sampson (DDG 102). The...

2014-10-24 08:20:57

Raytheon will update the Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) in preparation for the introduction of future dual frequency capability MARLBOROUGH, Mass., Oct. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has awarded Raytheon a $131 million contract for Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS) Dual Frequency Operations (DFO) Segment 1. Under this contract, Raytheon will enhance overall system capability as the FAA...

2014-10-23 08:20:55

- Strong bookings of $5.9 billion; book-to-bill of 1.07 WALTHAM, Mass., Oct. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced third quarter 2014 EPS from continuing operations of $1.65 compared to $1.51 in the third quarter 2013. Third quarter 2014 EPS from continuing operations was reduced by $0.06([2]) due to the enactment of pension funding stabilization as part of the Highway and Transportation Funding Act of 2014 (HATFA) and other actuarial updates. Third...

2014-10-16 08:21:35

Scholarship program invites students to share their enthusiasm for math WALTHAM, Mass., Oct 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is calling for submissions to its 2014-15 MathMovesU® Middle School Scholarship and Grant Program. To participate, sixth-, seventh- and eighth-grade students nationwide are invited to illustrate the importance of math in the world around them. Student submissions will be evaluated on creativity, originality, time commitment and the use...


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