Raytheon Honors Top Technological Achievements of 2000

Apr 20, 2001, 01:00 ET from Raytheon Company

    LEXINGTON, Mass., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Raytheon Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Daniel P. Burnham
 honored the engineers and scientists responsible for the company's top
 technological achievements of 2000 at an awards ceremony held last night.
     Burnham and Raytheon Vice President of Engineering Philip Cheney presented
 28 Excellence in Technology Awards to 93 Raytheon engineers and scientists.
 These awards, the company's most prestigious honor, recognize the technical
 achievements of individual contributors and project team members from across
 the company.
     "Raytheon's engineering and scientific talent is world class," said
 Burnham.  "They are pushing state-of-the-art technology to enhance our
 customers' success and the success of our company."
     "The achievements of our engineers and scientists position Raytheon as a
 technology leader," said Cheney.  "The company's diverse portfolio of superior
 technologies is a result of their commitment to technical excellence and
 innovation."
     Raytheon's technological achievements of 2000 strengthen the company's
 core capabilities, including missile defense, advanced tactical missiles,
 communication systems, information security, advanced radar technology, and
 business aviation.  The achievements also support Raytheon's efforts to
 explore opportunities for commercializing defense technologies.  Highlights of
 the achievements include:
 
     -- Development of advanced infrared seeker technology for the AIM-9X air-
        to-air missile
     -- Design of a secure portal to increase network security
     -- Development of an integrated solution for a wireless communication
        system for voice, video and data transmission onboard Navy ships
     -- System design of new Multiple Platform Emitter Geolocation (MPEG)
        capability aboard aircraft
     -- Development of growth techniques to improve the quality and performance
        of Gallium Arsenide technology for wireless communication
     -- Development of discrimination technology for surface radars
     -- First proper motion measurements of other galaxies
     -- Architecture for monopulse secondary surveillance radar for air traffic
        control
     -- Design of a new business jet wing utilizing computational fluid
        dynamics
 
     Raytheon has approximately 30,000 engineers worldwide in a variety of
 disciplines, including electro-optics, systems engineering, software, radio
 frequency systems, processing systems, materials and processes, and mechanical
 and structural systems.
     With headquarters in Lexington, Mass., Raytheon Company (NYSE:   RTNA, RTNB)
 is a global technology leader in defense, government and commercial
 electronics, and business and special mission aircraft.
 
     Contact:
      Amy Hosmer
      781.860.2423
 
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    LEXINGTON, Mass., April 20 /PRNewswire Interactive News Release/ --
 Raytheon Company Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Daniel P. Burnham
 honored the engineers and scientists responsible for the company's top
 technological achievements of 2000 at an awards ceremony held last night.
     Burnham and Raytheon Vice President of Engineering Philip Cheney presented
 28 Excellence in Technology Awards to 93 Raytheon engineers and scientists.
 These awards, the company's most prestigious honor, recognize the technical
 achievements of individual contributors and project team members from across
 the company.
     "Raytheon's engineering and scientific talent is world class," said
 Burnham.  "They are pushing state-of-the-art technology to enhance our
 customers' success and the success of our company."
     "The achievements of our engineers and scientists position Raytheon as a
 technology leader," said Cheney.  "The company's diverse portfolio of superior
 technologies is a result of their commitment to technical excellence and
 innovation."
     Raytheon's technological achievements of 2000 strengthen the company's
 core capabilities, including missile defense, advanced tactical missiles,
 communication systems, information security, advanced radar technology, and
 business aviation.  The achievements also support Raytheon's efforts to
 explore opportunities for commercializing defense technologies.  Highlights of
 the achievements include:
 
     -- Development of advanced infrared seeker technology for the AIM-9X air-
        to-air missile
     -- Design of a secure portal to increase network security
     -- Development of an integrated solution for a wireless communication
        system for voice, video and data transmission onboard Navy ships
     -- System design of new Multiple Platform Emitter Geolocation (MPEG)
        capability aboard aircraft
     -- Development of growth techniques to improve the quality and performance
        of Gallium Arsenide technology for wireless communication
     -- Development of discrimination technology for surface radars
     -- First proper motion measurements of other galaxies
     -- Architecture for monopulse secondary surveillance radar for air traffic
        control
     -- Design of a new business jet wing utilizing computational fluid
        dynamics
 
     Raytheon has approximately 30,000 engineers worldwide in a variety of
 disciplines, including electro-optics, systems engineering, software, radio
 frequency systems, processing systems, materials and processes, and mechanical
 and structural systems.
     With headquarters in Lexington, Mass., Raytheon Company (NYSE:   RTNA, RTNB)
 is a global technology leader in defense, government and commercial
 electronics, and business and special mission aircraft.
 
     Contact:
      Amy Hosmer
      781.860.2423
 
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