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2014-05-27 08:20:53

Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest's 'Science of Sports' Science Fair team one of a handful of teams from across the country to be honored WALTHAM, Mass., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The White House will host three participants in the Raytheon / New England Patriots "Science of Sports" competition at its annual Science Fair on Tuesday, May 27, which highlights science projects from students across the nation. Youth representing Boys & Girls Clubs of MetroWest's Hudson Clubhouse are...

2014-05-21 08:20:42

Program on track for Romania deployment in 2015 PACIFIC MISSILE RANGE FACILITY, KAUAI, Hawaii, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Missile Defense Agency conducted the first flight test of the Raytheon-made (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-3 from the Aegis Ashore weapon system, which is designed to protect U.S. deployed and NATO forces in Europe from ballistic missile attack. The non-intercept scenario tested the safe launch and fly-out of an SM-3 Block IB against a simulated target; an intercept...

2014-05-20 08:22:12

Raytheon-commissioned Ponemon Institute Survey: 88 percent believe privileged user abuse will increase DULLES, Va., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite heightened awareness of insider threats, most organizations continue to grapple with how to mitigate risks to their networks and sensitive information. According to a new report issued today by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), people with access to privileged data - such as health care records, sensitive company information, intellectual...

2014-05-20 08:21:11

US Army completes Initial Operational Test & Evaluation YUMA PROVING GROUND, Ariz., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and the U.S. Army completed Initial Operational Test and Evaluation (IOT&E) for Excalibur Ib during a series of successful tests. This milestone moves the program one step closer to full rate production. During IOT&E, artillerymen from Fort Riley's 1(st) Battalion, 5(th) Field Artillery fired numerous Excalibur Ib rounds, scoring several target...

2014-05-19 16:20:43

Interactive Activities Bring Math to Life and Help Keep Students Engaged During Summer Brain-Drain Months WALTHAM, Mass., May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- 2theXtreme: MathAlive!(®), a highly interactive traveling exhibition that has drawn record-breaking crowds across the U.S., opens Sunday, May 25, at the Museum of Science, Boston. Presented nationally by Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), MathAlive! helps kids have fun with math by showing them its connection to -- and influence on -- many...

2014-05-15 08:21:55

Arizona Manufacturers Council honors company for excellence in innovation TUCSON, Ariz., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Missile Systems business received the 2014 Excellence in Innovation award from the Arizona Manufacturers Council during a ceremony in Phoenix. The award recognizes RMS for outstanding achievement in innovative manufacturing. "Raytheon strives to leverage the latest technology in designing the best possible products for all of our...

2014-05-15 08:21:53

OTTAWA, Ontario, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Canada Limited (RCL), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been awarded a five year contract by Public Works and Government Services Canada for operations and maintenance of the North Warning System (NWS). The contract also includes two options totaling an additional five years. Raytheon Canada Limited is contracted to provide operations and maintenance for the NWS and assume full care, custody and control of the NWS...

2014-05-14 08:36:48

SANTA CLARA, Calif., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Element Six, the world leader in synthetic diamond supermaterials and a member of the De Beers Group of Companies, today announced that its Gallium Nitride (GaN)-on-Diamond wafers have been proven by Raytheon Company to significantly outperform industry standard Gallium Nitride-on-Silicon Carbide (GaN-on-SiC) in RF devices--reducing thermal resistance, increasing RF power density, and preserving RF functionality....

2014-05-13 08:21:08

TUCSON, Ariz., May 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the 1000th Miniature Air Launched Decoy Jammer (MALD(®) -J) to the U.S. Air Force as part of the Lot 5 production contract. "The MALD program has enjoyed a perfect 33-for-33 flight test record over the past two years," said Mike Jarrett, vice president of Air Warfare Systems for Raytheon Missile Systems. "The MALD has demonstrated it can simultaneously increase the combat capability of platforms, sensors,...

2014-05-09 20:20:43

California team captures honor as top state team - Maryland state team wins second place, Virginia team takes third LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla., May 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Swapnil Garg of Sunnyvale, Calif., won the 2014 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS(®) National Competition today at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Fla. The winning Mathlete(®) answered the following math problem in 12 seconds to be crowned the National Champion: Question: The smallest integer of...


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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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