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May 15, 2017, 14:06 ET Luke Robitaille named 2017 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Champion

Luke Robitaille, a home-schooled 13-year-old 7th grader from Euless, Texas is the 2017 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Champion, following an...


Jan 17, 2017, 08:00 ET Raytheon completes factory qualification testing of next-generation GPS Launch and Checkout System

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) reached another milestone in developing the U.S. Air Force Global Positioning System Next-Generation Operational Control...


Jul 08, 2016, 14:06 ET Patriot destroys missile and aircraft targets in test

 It was a bad day for enemy cruise missiles and aircraft.  In a series of tests, the newly upgraded Raytheon [NYSE: RTN] Patriot...


Nov 09, 2015, 08:00 ET U.S. Army invests in Patriot radar modernization upgrades

 The United States Army is acquiring upgrade kits to make the combat-proven Patriot Integrated Air and Missile Defense system better at...


Sep 02, 2015, 08:00 ET Raytheon expanding in Colorado Springs

 Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) will speed up growth of its Colorado Springs presence after signing a $700 million multi-year...


Oct 08, 2014, 15:21 ET In the air, on the ground, on your wrist

Cybersecurity experts will hack and crash a remote-controlled drone helicopter as part of Raytheon's showcase at this year's Association of the...


Aug 26, 2014, 08:00 ET From Student to Mentor

 In high school, Erick Aponte was in a program where Raytheon mentors introduced students to careers in math and science. It must have...


Aug 13, 2014, 08:30 ET Raytheon awarded $130 million to convert Massachusetts to electronic highway tolling system

 The Massachusetts Department of Transportation awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $130 million contract for an All Electronic Tolling...


Aug 13, 2014, 08:00 ET Raytheon Awarded $11 million to develop directed energy technology for light vehicle deployment

 Laser weapon systems moved a step closer to reality with the award of an $11 million contract to Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN). Under an Office...


Jul 01, 2014, 03:00 ET Poland invites Raytheon to participate in final phase of WISLA competition

Poland's Armaments Inspectorate announced that it has concluded the technical dialogue for its medium-range missile defense system, "WISLA." As a...


Jun 30, 2014, 08:00 ET Naval Legends and the Next Generation of Innovators: Introducing the First Recipient of the Raytheon-Zumwalt Scholarship

In selecting an icon for younger generations to emulate, one has to look no further than Admiral Elmo R. Zumwalt, Jr. The Admiral, who in his role...


Jun 28, 2014, 09:00 ET Eyes and Ears for the Arctic

 Extreme weather, vast distances and stretches of darkness have long made it difficult to protect Arctic territories, and the problem has...


May 01, 2014, 10:00 ET Raytheon appoints Thomas A. Vecchiolla international business president

 Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) announced today it has appointed Thomas A. Vecchiolla as president, Raytheon International, Inc., effective...


Dec 18, 2013, 08:30 ET Raytheon begins building 12th AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar

 The U.S. is taking another positive step toward meeting the growing demand for systems that can help protect against the increasing danger...


Sep 17, 2013, 08:30 ET Raytheon awarded $14 million for HARM Control Section Modification Lot 2 contract

 The U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $14 million Lot 2 contract to continue full rate production of High-Speed...


Mar 11, 2013, 08:00 ET Raytheon's dual-band datalink tested with Thales radar

Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) tested its company-funded dual-band datalink with a Thales Nederland Advanced Phased Array Radar (APAR). The test took place...


Sep 28, 2010, 18:55 ET Raytheon Unveils Lighter, Faster, Stronger Second Generation Exoskeleton Robotic Suit

Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) unveiled its second generation Exoskeleton (XOS 2) at its research facility in Salt Lake City, Utah, during a...


Feb 26, 2010, 08:00 ET Raytheon Wins $886 Million Contract To Develop Next-Generation GPS Control Segment

The U.S. Air Force has selected Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) for an initial contract of $886 million to develop a new element of the Global...


Apr 17, 2007, 01:00 ET Raytheon Unveils Online Competition for Middle School Students to Test Their Math Skills During Math Awareness Month

WALTHAM, Mass., April 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- WHAT: In celebration of National Math Awareness Month, Raytheon is inviting...


Apr 10, 2007, 01:00 ET Raytheon Awarded $48 Million for Cooperative Engagement Capability Program

MARLBOROUGH, Mass., April 10, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded $48 million in follow-on contracts by the U.S....


Mar 12, 2007, 01:00 ET Roxbury Middle School Students Team with Raytheon to Celebrate Pi Day; Form Human Pi Symbol

BOSTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- WHAT: In celebration of Pi Day, Raytheon and students from the Maurice J. Tobin School will...


Nov 30, 2005, 00:00 ET Raytheon Appoints Jones President, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems

WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 30, 2005 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jon C. Jones, 51, has assumed responsibilities as president, Raytheon Space and Airborne...


Nov 30, 2004, 00:00 ET Raytheon Awarded $48 Million JSOW-A Contract Modification

TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 30, 2004 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The U.S. Navy awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) a $48 million modification to a...