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2014-02-25 08:21:11

Latest developments yield unprecedented performance for defense systems TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that under the DARPA Microsystems Technology Office (MTO) Wide Bandgap Semiconductor Program, the company has systematically matured Gallium Nitride (GaN) from basic material to transistors, Monolithic Microwave Integrated Circuits (MMICs), Transmit/Receive (T/R) Modules and finally Transmit/Receive Integrated Multichannel...

2014-02-24 08:21:16

Systems to go aboard FFX-, AOE II-class ships TUCSON, Ariz., Feb. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) signed a $123 million contract to deliver nine Phalanx Block 1B Close-In Weapon Systems to the Republic of Korea Navy. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140224/NE66690 ) Under the direct commercial sale, the largest ever for the Phalanx program, Raytheon will deliver the Phalanx systems for installation aboard the FFX Batch II frigate-class ships and...

2014-02-21 08:20:31

Industry leaders unite to help teachers educate next generation of engineers WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In recognition of National Engineers Week, WGBH and Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) - the Waltham, Mass.-based technology and innovation leader - have partnered to build a new collection of media-rich resources for K-12 educators that teach to the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS). The collection - "Teaching NGSS Engineering Design Through Media" - is now...

2014-02-20 16:20:15

Live events and hands-on activities designed to inspire young women to pursue a career in engineering WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will introduce girls across the country to engineering with a series of MathMovesU(®) events designed to inspire young women to study science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). By showcasing their personal connections to math and science, Raytheon mentors hope to encourage young women to pursue careers...

2014-02-20 08:20:55

Raytheon GBS President and CIO champion of diversity, women and STEM WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is proud to congratulate Rebecca Rhoads, president, Global Business Services (GBS) and chief information officer, on her induction into California State Polytechnic, Pomona, College of Engineering's 2014 Hall of Fame. Appropriately, the public hall of fame event will be held today on National Engineers Week's "Girl Day." Rhoads is one of 22...

2014-02-19 08:21:02

New variant provides improved performance, accuracy CHINA LAKE, Calif., Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) demonstrated its latest variant of the combat-proven Griffin(®) missile, the Griffin Block III, throughout a series of test shots culminating in several direct hits against a variety of static and moving targets. "The Griffin is already well known for its ability to destroy targets with pin-point accuracy using an advanced GPS and semi-active laser...

2014-02-18 08:20:39

Leading remarkable advancements in power and performance for warfighters TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has embarked on its fifteenth year of pioneering the development and system integration of gallium nitride (GaN) technology. In 1999, Raytheon commenced research in GaN at the Raytheon Foundry in Andover, Mass. Today, Raytheon remains at the forefront of GaN innovation, demonstrating the maturity of the technology which significantly extends...

2014-02-17 08:22:06

Week of celebration spotlights the importance of opening the engineering pipeline for women with Girl Day, Feb. 20 WALTHAM, Mass., Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Building parachutes, rockets and optical sensors are just a few of the activities Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has planned for students across the country as it kicks off its nationwide celebration of National Engineers Week (Feb. 16-22). The weeklong festivities will showcase the positive impact of engineers on society and bring...

2014-02-11 12:20:32

Combines technologies and capabilities to support customers' future vision of EW EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Space and Airborne Systems business has announced the combination of several of its electronic warfare (EW) programs into a new mission area called Electronic Warfare Systems, based at the company's El Segundo, Calif. campus. The portfolio contains the following: -- Next Generation Jammer -- EW Self Protection Systems...

2014-02-10 20:20:13

Sale adds to South Korea's existing inventory of Mavericks SINGAPORE, Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded a $31 million contract from the Korean Defense Acquisition Program Administration for additional AGM-65G-2 Maverick missiles. Under the direct commercial sale, Raytheon will supply the missiles to the Republic of Korea Air Force. "These new Mavericks will provide the Republic of Korea Air Force with additional firepower and will add to South...