Raytheon Recognizes Achievements in Electronic Warfare Effectiveness

Oct 07, 2010, 10:00 ET from Raytheon Company

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has presented Patuxent River Naval Air Station Cmdr. Christopher K. Williams the inaugural Airborne Electronic Attack Integration Award.

The award was created to recognize outstanding efforts in the integration of diverse airborne electronic attack systems. Recipients are commended for their ability to coordinate with various owners and users to increase electronic warfare effectiveness.

"It is our goal to provide innovative systems to protect U.S. and coalition forces from all threats, including advanced electronic threats," said Nick Uros, vice president for Raytheon's Next Generation Jammer program. "It's an honor to salute Cmdr. Williams for his contributions in integrating and improving electronic attack measures in the F/A-18 and EA-18G programs."

Raytheon Company, with 2009 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 88 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 75,000 people worldwide.

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