MCKINNEY, Texas, Oct. 27, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is upgrading sensors with enhanced target location accuracy and high-definition imaging.
"This is an important upgrade for our Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems family of sensors as we continue to provide high-performance, state-of-the-art technology for the warfighter," said Tim Carey, vice president for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems. "Target location accuracy will allow soldiers to accurately assess threats and effectively engage targets."
With this enhanced target location accuracy and high-definition upgraded technology, MTS will provide more accurate targeting. Raytheon Multi-Spectral Targeting Systems deliver superior ISR and pinpoint targeting capability as a cost effective solution.
With more than 1 million operational flight hours to date, Raytheon's family of MTS sensors equips manned and unmanned aircraft with combat-proven mission capabilities. Interchangeable, survivable and adaptable to any platform, MTS provides superior detecting, ranging and tracking for military, national security and civil missions worldwide. The sensor enables security forces on the ground to recognize threats early and respond quickly with precision.
The unprecedented surveillance and targeting capabilities provided by the MTS family benefits U.S. warfighters and Department of Homeland Security personnel.
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.
Thais C. Conway
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