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06/2015

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Dynamic Work, a Welcoming Environment

IDG's Computerworld Names Raytheon as a 2015 Best Place to Work in IT

06/2015

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Raytheon Recognized for Industrial Security Excellence

The Defense Security Service honored Raytheon Company with a record five James S. Cogswell Awards for industrial security excellence

06/2015

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Building Robots to Build Character

Highlight Raytheon teams' awards at FIRST Robotics Championship in April 2015

06/2015

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US Rocketeers Take Home Championship

Seven students from Russellville City School of Russellville, Ala., have won first place in the International Rocketry Challenge at the Paris Air Show.

06/2015

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The Radar Whisperer

Patricia Brandon has helped to craft every Raytheon AESA radar since its inception.

06/2015

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Raytheon's Hero of the Fortune 500

Kelly McDonald is recognized for her service to wounded warfighters.

06/2015

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Missile Defense Expands Globally

The threat of ballistic missile warfare looms large across the globe. But the systems that defend nations against those attacks are advancing rapidly.

06/2015

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To Meet the Future

The future of warfare is changing, and the US and its allies must maintain their leadership in electromagnetic operations, according to Space and Airborne Systems President Rick Yuse.

06/2015

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Dominating the skies

Former fighter pilots say modern weapons and radar systems help today's U.S. and allied military aviators maintain dominance of the skies.

06/2015

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Guided, gliding and ready to fly

Raytheon's Small Diameter Bomb II, a gliding, guided precision weapon, has been cleared for use by the U.S. military.

06/2015

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Raytheon VP Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

The New England Publicity Club has awarded its lifetime achievement award to Pamela Wickham, Raytheon's vice president of corporate affairs and communications.

06/2015

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The Benefits of Membership

One of the most exclusive clubs in the world is the group of Patriot nations. Admission is automatic for any country that owns the Patriot air and anti-missile defense system.

06/2015

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Squadron wins Raytheon Trophy

The U.S. Air Force has awarded the Raytheon Trophy, a top military honor, to the 493rd Fighter Squadron.

06/2015

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Command and Control Gets Another C

Raytheon is recasting the common military concept of C4I -- command, control, computers and communication -- to emphasize a fifth element: cyber.

06/2015

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Fast and Formidable

Raytheon is developing a guided missile that could travel from New York to Los Angeles in 39 minutes flat.

06/2015

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Bigger & Better: The Evolution of a Ballistic Missile Killer

Ballistic missile defense is constantly evolving to meet new threats. In the same way, Standard Missile-3 is evolving - with the help of a strong international partnership and innovative engineering.

06/2015

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Armored Against Attack

Modern cybersecurity requires far more than virus scans and passwords. Raytheon experts are developing cybersecurity systems that reach beyond traditional IT to protect everything from vehicles to mobile devices.

06/2015

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The Personal Touch

On May 5 in Tucson, Arizona, 27 Raytheon leaders spent the evening mentoring military veterans – members of the Student Veterans of America (SVA).

06/2015

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Wowing the crowds at Paris

Raytheon brought the latest in defense and aerospace technology to the Paris Air Show.

06/2015

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From the Army to Academia

Two Army veterans will each receive a $10,000 Patriot Scholarship from Raytheon and Student Veterans of America.

05/2015

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Raytheon announces completion of cybersecurity joint venture transaction

Raytheon|Websense will provide a broad set of defense-grade solutions to a global, rapidly growing market.

05/2015

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Australia Launches New Air Warfare Destroyer

The Royal Australian Navy held the launch ceremony for its most sophisticated and potent ship in Adelaide.

05/2015

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A test range for tech security

Raytheon's Global Cyber Solutions Center is a high-tech showroom for computer security products and a mock battleground for hacking simulations.

05/2015

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A Quest for Talent

Raytheon and Questacon, the National Science and Technology Centre, partner to inspire the next generation of engineers and scientists.

05/2015

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The Big Picture

As chief engineer for the Navy's Cooperative Engagement Capability, or CEC, Vagle leads a team that is developing technology that connects the next generation of Navy sensors and combat systems.

05/2015

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Riding a model rocket to Paris

Seven students from Alabama won a Raytheon-sponsored trip to the Paris Air Show, where they placed first in the International Rocketry Challenge.

05/2015

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In Cyber, "Education, Education, Education" trumps "Location, Location, Location."

Recruiting the next generation of cyber talent will require changes in how we talk about our field, writes Paul Crichard, head of cyber research for Raytheon UK.

05/2015

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Six Reasons Why All Eyes Are on Standard Missile-6

Last week Raytheon delivered the first full-rate production round to the U.S. Navy. Here are six thing you should know about this capability.

04/2015

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Knights Crowned Kings of Net Nobility

The University of Central Florida Knights have won the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition for the second year in a row.

04/2015

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How to Build a Power Base

The Marine Corps Air Station at Miramar will soon be able to unplug from California's power network thanks to a "microgrid" built with Raytheon technology.

04/2015

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Indiana eighth-grader wins MATHCOUNTS Title

The top middle-school math students in the country competed at the Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Competition in Boston.

04/2015

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The Changing Game of Cyber Defense

Raytheon sponsored a top-level discussion of the evolving cyber threat during the RSA Security Conference in San Francisco.

04/2015

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Poland selects Patriot for missile defense

Statement from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems President Dan Crowley:

04/2015

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Raytheon ranks among 100 Best Corporate Citizens

Corporate Responsibility Magazine has named Raytheon to its list of the 100 Best Corporate Citizens, awarding the company especially high marks in the areas of the environment, philanthropy and financial transparency.

04/2015

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Bracketology: Breaking down the NCCDC championships

Picking the winner of this year's National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition, in partnership with Raytheon, isn't going to be easy.

04/2015

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Op-ed: Big data, smaller wage gap?

In a WIRED op-ed, Raytheon Vice President Pamela Wickham describes how analytics can help lead the way to parity in pay.

04/2015

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Building GPS OCX

Raytheon is helping to build the next-generation control system for the GPS network.

04/2015

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Raytheon's Missile Defense Leadership Honored

Raytheon missile defense experts were recognized during a Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance reception for their outstanding accomplishments on programs that protect the United States, deployed forces, and allies abroad from the growing threat of short- to long-range ballistic missile attack.

04/2015

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An Artful Dodger

The world's largest missile maker and Norway's premier supplier of defense and aerospace-related systems announced a teaming agreement on the Naval Strike Missile (NSM).

04/2015

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For the children of those who serve

On April 3, Raytheon partnered with the Texas Legends NBA D-league team to create awareness and raise funds for the educational needs of military children.

04/2015

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Superstars of selflessness

Raytheon is recognizing five employees for exemplary volunteer service in support of military veterans and math and science education.

04/2015

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To Conserve and Protect

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has recognized Raytheon with a 2015 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award.

04/2015

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The Code Talkers

When Mirek Bartik tells his University of Texas at San Antonio student cyber team about bot herding "sheep" or phishing for "whales," he's not referring to the college's veterinary curriculum.

04/2015

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For military kids, a place to create at Centers of Innovation.

Raytheon and Boy & Girls Clubs are teaming up to create Centers of Innovation.

04/2015

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Raytheon completes $9.2 million Space Factory expansion

Raytheon has completed a 9,600-square foot, $9.2 million expansion of its Space Systems Operations factory on the outskirts of Tucson.

03/2015

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Raytheon leads industry debate on future frigate

Michael Ward discusses interoperability and common mission systems architecture at the recent Surface Fleet Conference in Canberra.

03/2015

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Keeping Eyes in the Sky

Care and feeding of the U-2 requires a specialized group of 500 men and women known as contractor field service representatives.

03/2015

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The Mission is Diversity

The gala ceremony for the 29th Annual Black Engineer of the Year Awards featured special recognition for Raytheon leaders.

03/2015

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Smarter stock-up, lower costs

Raytheon is honoring 15 suppliers in celebration of the company's efforts to lower costs through strategically identifying and obtaining the materials it needs to produce its technology.

03/2015

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Opportunity awaits for SA students

Raytheon Australia and Adelaide-based Fremont-Elizabeth City High School recently demonstrated their commitment to providing tertiary education opportunities for the next generation.

03/2015

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The Robot Wizards

A Raytheon mentor and his student team tackle the FIRST Robotics Competition

03/2015

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An investment in veterans, families

Raytheon is making a $10 million, five-year pledge to fund education programs for military veterans and their families.

03/2015

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Creating the Cyber Fortress

Raytheon experts share seven key strategies for building up cyber defenses.

03/2015

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MIT, Raytheon Band Together for Cybersecurity Research

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology is teaming up with Raytheon to advance the science of cybersecurity.

03/2015

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Computerworld Honors Raytheon Leader

The online magazine Computerworld has named Jon Aliber, vice president of Raytheon Global Business Services-IT, to its prestigious Premier 100 IT Leaders list for 2015.

03/2015

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Honors for Groundbreaking GaN

Let Hollywood have its Oscars. The aerospace and defense industries have their own honors: the Laureate Awards from Aviation Week.The publication has named Raytheon Company a 2015 Laureate winner for its innovative technology incorporating gallium nitride into military radars.

03/2015

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Getting kids into math? Easy as pi

Raytheon is delivering pies to Boys & Girls Clubs around the country and serving up fun facts about the world's most famous unending number in celebration of Pi Day.

03/2015

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Tiny Satellite Work Ramps Up

At a specialized factory in the Arizona desert, technicians are building satellites small enough to be carried by hand.

03/2015

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A Bold New Internet

Raytheon BBN Technologies is the program office for an ambitious National Science Foundation program to rebuild the Internet to better accommodate modern, high-bandwidth use.

02/2015

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A Commitment to Code

More than 450 college students from around the nation will descend on the University of Arizona for Hack Arizona.

02/2015

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A New World View

The Raytheon-built VIIRS sensor onboard the Suomi National Polar-orbiting Partnership (NPP) satellite is changing the way we see the world.

02/2015

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Nothing But Net

March Madness may be near, but some 200 college teams will not be cutting down nets. They will be defending them. Because this is the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition.

02/2015

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TALONS for a Tiger

Raytheon's collaboration with the United Arab Emirates firm Tawazun is the latest in a long line of international partnerships.

02/2015

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An Engineer Who Inspires

As National Engineers Week shines the spotlight on female engineers, Raytheon's Sharon O'Neal has a message for young women who may doubt whether or not they can do the job.

02/2015

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Same punch, longer reach

Raytheon's battle-tested weapons are getting a boost in range to meet the demands of the modern battlefield.

02/2015

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Memo to millennials

Millennials entering the workforce should seize the power of social media to build their brand, says Pam Wickham, Raytheon's vice president for corporate affairs and communications.

02/2015

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Deconstructing Command and Control

An increasing number of nations on six continents, depend on Raytheon for the information tools necessary to manage battle information in the 21st century.

02/2015

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Cybersecurity: The Competitive Key

More top executives are seeing cybersecurity as a key advantage over competitors, IT experts say in a new survey.

02/2015

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The Code That Hacks Itself

Raytheon cybersecurity engineers are developing a computer program to ferret out flaws in software and fix them quickly, as part of a contest sponsored by the Pentagon's tech innovation agency.

02/2015

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Engineering for Everybody

Raytheon, built on a long tradition of excellence in innovation and engineering, celebrates National Engineers Week.

02/2015

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Raytheon at IDEX

One of Raytheon's goals is to help ensure the stability of the Middle East, today and into the future.

02/2015

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On the Leading Edge

Jane Odero Greene and 11 colleagues from Raytheon were honored at this year's Black Engineer of the Year Awards STEM Conference in Washington, D.C.

02/2015

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Wajsgras named to Wash100 List

GovConExec magazine has named Raytheon David Wajsgras to its annual Wash100 list of the most influential executives in government contracting.

02/2015

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The Big Zap

Laser weapons are becoming practical to defend against attacks without having to make, transport or store munitions.

02/2015

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Tomahawk hits moving target at sea

Raytheon's Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile hit a moving target at sea during a successful test led by the U.S. Navy.

02/2015

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Strength for Europe

John D. Harris II, CEO of Raytheon International Inc., joined European defense leaders and the CEO of Airbus Group in a panel discussion on the future of defense in Europe.

02/2015

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Lessons from a high-def periscope

Former U.S. Navy Vice Adm. Richard W. Hunt says engineering works best when it's built around function rather than form.

02/2015

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Novel Vision for Patriot

Electronically scanned radar, 360 view and a ramped-up range boost legendary defense system

02/2015

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Super Bowl at sea

Sailors, submariners and aircraft carrier crew will watch Super Bowl XLIX, thanks in part to Raytheon-built communications technology.

02/2015

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Storm watch at the Super Bowl

Meteorologists will be on site at the Super Bowl to alert the event staff and emergency responders when weather threatens the festivities.

01/2015

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Raytheon Executive Honored As Missile Pathfinder

Raytheon Vice President Ed Miyashiro has been granted the Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Pathfinder Award, recognizing his significant contributions.

01/2015

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Raytheon Appoints Frank R. Jimenez General Counsel

Raytheon has announced the appointment of Frank R. Jimenez as General Counsel for the company, effective Jan. 19, 2015.

01/2015

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Radar and the Right Needle

Two Raytheon missile defense radars are synonymous with discrimination: the AN/TPY-2 and the Sea-based X-band radar, a converted offshore oil rig topped with a 10-story-high radar dome.

01/2015

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A Sixth Sense: super sight

This is the age of high-definition cameras, where even family snapshots now come alive with stunning clarity. New technology from Raytheon is taking that much farther, with thermal images and lidar processing that promise a whole new way of seeing the world.

01/2015

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Raytheon Makes A Splash at Surface Navy 2015

Raytheon shows its latest innovations and meets customers at the Surface Navy Association's National Symposium in Crystal City, Virginia.

01/2015

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Raytheon Company Announces Executive Appointments

David C. Wajsgras and Anthony F. O'Brien to new roles; Lynn A. Dugle to retire.

12/2014

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Seas, Skies, Space: The Year in Photos

From blazing rockets to gently floating airships, Raytheon technology made for some incredible sights in 2014.

12/2014

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The Year at Raytheon: Favorite Stories of 2014

Inspiring personal tales and brilliant innovations from Raytheon.com

12/2014

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Building a Cyber Citadel

The 5th Annual Raytheon Cyber Security Summit showcased the latest technologies organizations use to quickly prevent, detect and mitigate cyber fraud and network compromises.

12/2014

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Transparency International-USA Honors Raytheon for Anti-Corruption Efforts

Transparency International-USA has awarded Raytheon its 2014 Corporate Leadership Award for the defense company's efforts to prevent corruption.

12/2014

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Raytheon named one of America's most community-minded companies

Raytheon won a place in The Civic 50 ranking of the most community-minded companies for the third year in a row.

12/2014

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Mythology meets modern might

During the "Thor's Hammer" exercise, the militaries of Norway, Finland, Switzerland and Turkey successfully tested five Raytheon Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles at a range in Sweden.

12/2014

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Toward a Stronger Europe

Raytheon is offering state-of-the-art air and missile defense upgrades across Europe, including improvements to the combat-proven Patriot system and the Standard Missile-3.

11/2014

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Twelve Days of Giving

From Toys for Tots donations to food and coat drives for our local communities and homeless veterans, Raytheon employees are coming together to support those in need this holiday season.

11/2014

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Jam Session

The Next-Generation Jammer, a prototype electronic warfare system, successfully disrupted representative enemy radars in a test.

11/2014

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It opens our minds, and it opens doors

Raytheon engineers work with with high-school girls in Arizona to spark their interest in science and math.

11/2014

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Raytheon names new head of HR

Randa Newsome will succeed the retiring Keith Peden on Jan. 1 as Raytheon's top human resources administrator.

11/2014

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The Big Picture: Images of 2014

From seafaring missile tests to the limits of outer space, gripping images marked Raytheon's year of achievement

11/2014

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The Best of 2014

On land, at sea, in the air and in cyberspace, Raytheon had a groundbreaking year.

11/2014

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A Salute to Service

Raytheon and the New England Patriots host veterans at Gillette Stadium.

11/2014

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Raytheon Named a 'Best Place to Work' for LGBT

The Human Rights Campaign's Equality Index gave Raytheon a perfect 100 percent score for the tenth year in a row.

11/2014

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Engineering on the Fast Track

Inside a low-profile brick building tucked off U.S. Route 20 in suburban Massachusetts, a new Raytheon team is building the U.S. Navy's next-generation air and missile defense radar.

11/2014

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Building bonds abroad

Raytheon CEO and Chairman Thomas A. Kennedy will speak about building global partnerships at the Reagan National Defense Forum in Simi Valley, California.

11/2014

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The Warhead Hunters

Raytheon engineers have spent decades perfecting a science no one else can duplicate: the design of kill vehicles, rocket-powered interceptors that destroy incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.

11/2014

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Helping veterans hit the books

Three student veterans have been chosen to receive a $10,000 scholarship from Raytheon and Student Veterans of America.

11/2014

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A Passion for Engineering

For both her many outstanding technical achievements and her extraordinary volunteerism, Raytheon's Carla Sayan is being honored with the Society for Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) 2014 Most Promising Engineer of the Year Award.

11/2014

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From Trenches to Wrenches

Developed through a partnership between Raytheon, the U.S. Army and General Motors, the Shifting Gears program trains soldiers who are headed for civilian life to become GM-certified automotive technicians.

11/2014

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Coming Home

In McKinney, Texas, a group of friends, family members, and local and state leaders welcomed wounded warrior Brian Aft to the site of his future home.

11/2014

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Patriots Building Patriots

Nearly 17 percent of Raytheon's 63,000 employees are military veterans. They carry a gut-level appreciation for how Patriot and the company's other defense systems protect lives.

11/2014

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U.S. Navy Test Doubles Defense to Meet Modern Missile Threats

Raytheon-built interceptors destroyed four missile targets in a recent flight test simulating the massive type of battle that military planners fear may dominate the future of naval warfare.

11/2014

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New England Legal Foundation Honors Raytheon's Jay Stephens

The New England Legal Foundation has named Raytheon General Counsel Jay B. Stephens as the first annual John G.L. Cabot Award honoree.

11/2014

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Raytheon and Navajo Nation: 25 years of teamwork

The Raytheon Dine Facility in Farmington, New Mexico celebrated 25 years in the community this Fall with a ceremony to break ground on a new warehouse.

11/2014

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Serving those who served

Raytheon's Week of Service celebrates employees' volunteer work, particularly time spent helping military veterans.

10/2014

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Smarter Missile-Killer Hits Target

A newly upgraded Standard Missile-3 streaked into the sky over the Pacific and destroyed a target on Sunday, demonstrating Raytheon’s ability to improve the software of its “kill vehicle” without disassembling the missile.

10/2014

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A Racket for a Rocket

Deep inside Raytheon's missile construction, upgrade and testing facility in Andover, Massachusetts, 500-pound nose assemblies are being shaken and stirred by the biggest boom boxes you've ever seen. The idea is to ensure each missile will stand up to the blast of takeoff and the pounding turbulence of supersonic flight.

10/2014

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Old World Craft, New Tech Marvels

Raytheon combines artisan processes with the latest technological advances in integrated circuits for night vision and space sensing.

10/2014

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In the air, on the ground, on your wrist

Anti-hacking gear, high-tech battlefield tools, powerful sensors and precision weapons make up Raytheon's showcase at the 2014 Association of the United States Army Annual Meeting and Exposition in Washington, D.C.

10/2014

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Connected, but not protected

A set of energy-efficient lightbulbs that homeowners could turn on and off remotely with a tap of their smartphone screens.

10/2014

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10 Things to Know About the U.S. Army's Missile-Busting Radar Blimp

These sensors for the U.S. Army can stay aloft for weeks and spot cruise missiles hundreds of miles away.

10/2014

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Still bringing the thrills

Sum of All Thrills, a Raytheon-sponsored attraction at Disney's Epcot theme park, is celebrating its fifth anniversary.

10/2014

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Space in a Can

Raytheon has bottled a space-like environment to ensure advanced weather sensors can hold up to the hardships of Earth orbit.

10/2014

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Jam Time: Five electrifying facts about electronic warfare

Raytheon has been pioneering in electronic warfare for more than 60 years. Here are five fascinating facts about the field.

10/2014

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On time, come rain or shine

New technology from Raytheon could help air-traffic controllers prevent up to two-thirds of weather-related flight delays.

10/2014

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The Mouse That Knows You

A Raytheon engineer's patent for a "smart mouse" to confirm a computer user's identity is among many innovations the company is developing in an age of increasingly disruptive data breaches.

09/2014

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A Dearth of Online Defenders

In support of National Cyber Security Awareness Month in October, Raytheon commissioned a survey showing millennials are increasingly interested in cyber jobs, but support for such careers is lacking.

09/2014

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New Science Makes Storms Less Formidable

Meteorologists can now predict the formation and path of storms up to 10 days in advance, and with much greater accuracy than they did In 2004, when Hurricane Frances brought destruction to Florida. Many of their new tools are made by Raytheon.

09/2014

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Something Xtreme Comes to Dallas

Kids are seeing the fun side of math and science at 2theXtreme: MathAlive!, a new exhibit at the Perot Museum of Nature and Science in Dallas, Texas.

09/2014

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STEMconnector honors Raytheon leader

The STEMconnector consortium has recognized Raytheon's Rebecca Rhoads as one of its 100 Diverse Corporate Leaders in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math.

09/2014

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A Dance with Risk

Most organizations sacrifice mobile device security for efficiency, a new survey says.

09/2014

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The Sun Never Sets on AN/TPY-2

The sun never sets on the Raytheon-made, truck-mounted AN/TPY-2, which operates in sites including Turkey, Israel, the United States, Guam and Japan. In a forward-based mode like Turkey or Japan, it can spot a missile launch from hundreds of miles away.

09/2014

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Helping kids conquer numbers

Twenty-seven teachers with innovative methods for teaching math are receiving Raytheon's 2014 Math Heroes award.

09/2014

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For the Love of Science

Debra Palmer, who works at Cesar Chavez Elementary School in Long Beach, California, is one of nearly 100 teachers nationwide to receive a Raytheon-Engineering is Elementary (EiE) Scholarship award, funded under a $2 million grant from Raytheon Company.

09/2014

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Wounded in war, they ride on

A few dozen Raytheon employees hit the road in Soldier Ride Boston, a cycling event to benefit Wounded Warrior Project.

09/2014

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MathAlive! Debuts in Kuwait

Children are building cities of the future, programming a robotic arm and enjoying 38 other interactive displays at MathAlive!, an exhibit that recently opened in Kuwait City.

09/2014

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The Phantom Tollbooth

Raytheon's All Electronic Tolling System combines sensors and cameras to ensure accurate, highway-speed toll collection.

09/2014

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Defense Innovation Summit Draws Government, Industry

Robotic submersibles, cyber protection for warships, next-generation nuclear submarines and other technologies are on the agenda for a three-day gathering in Rhode Island of leaders from Congress, the Pentagon and the defense industry.

08/2014

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To Train Without Pain

Actors studded with white markers move inside a ring of infrared cameras. Their performance was being captured on a computer to create avatars - digital versions of themselves that will appear in virtual training sessions for the U.S. Army.

08/2014

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On Guard, Far Away

Remote waterways and far-flung islands are valuable but vulnerable to attacks by pirates, poachers, terrorists and unfriendly nations. Raytheon's radars and sensors can help protect these strategic assets.

08/2014

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Cyber Champions Tour Washington

The winners of the National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition got a grand tour of the capital as Raytheon's guests.

08/2014

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From Student to Mentor

A Raytheon mentoring program launched Erick Aponte into an engineering career.

08/2014

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A Night of Honor

Raytheon honors dozens of veterans and first responders who took the field at Toyota Stadium at a Major League Soccer game on August 9.

08/2014

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Charting a Course in Missile Defense

Vice Admiral Jim Syring, Missile Defense Agency director, spoke in Huntsville, Ala., at the 2014 Space and Missile Defense Symposium.

08/2014

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At the Frontiers of Science

Two new videos give viewers a rare look inside the company's labs, where scientists are building new kinds of materials and rethinking the basic building blocks of computer technology.

08/2014

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SeaRAM stands guard

Raytheon's SeaRAM protects the Navy's new class of shallow-water fighters.

08/2014

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Technology Today Highlights Raytheon Research

Read online or download the new issue for articles on breakthrough work in quantum computing, semiconductor manufacturing, digital imaging, and much more.

08/2014

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Raytheon and U. of Mass Lowell To Open Research Institute

Raytheon is partnering with the University of Massachusetts Lowell to build a scientific research institute.

08/2014

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Wounded Warriors Climb New Heights

The No Barriers USA Soldiers to Summits Rocky Mountain Expedition, sponsored by Raytheon, is one such challenge. Ten wounded veterans embark this week on the journey, a five-day expedition of discovery and challenge.

07/2014

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U.S. Army, GM and Raytheon help soldiers succeed in civilian life "Shifting Gears" program

The U.S. Army, General Motors and Raytheon are helping to launch new careers for soldiers returning to civilian life.

07/2014

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Shop Talk from Outer Space

NASA astronaut Chris Cassidy shared secrets of space flight during a Raytheon-sponsored forum at Boston's John F. Kennedy Library and Museum.

07/2014

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Raytheon Reports Second Quarter 2014 Results

Raytheon reported solid results during the second quarter of 2014.

07/2014

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Toward a Secure Future

More than 300 security professionals will share intelligence, analysis and ideas for the protection of the United States at the fifth annual Aspen Security Forum, being held July 23-26 at the Aspen Institute in Colorado.

07/2014

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Full Throttle at Farnborough

Catch up with the news from the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow.

07/2014

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The People Who Took Us to the Moon

2014 marks the 45th anniversary of the first moon landing, which was made possible with the help of Raytheon workers and products. The company has remained a leader in space technologies.

07/2014

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Sharp Eyes for Missile Defense

An AN/TPY-2 radar can track a home run from a ballpark several hundred miles away. That's just one of the features that have made this bus-sized radar that rolls like a truck and sees like a hawk the go-to radar for missile defense.

07/2014

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Research Pays Dividends for Homeland Defense

As the JLENS radar blimp readies to deploy to the United States' National Capital Region, Raytheon is conducting research and development that will enable the system to better protect Washington D.C and a large swath of the East Coast from cruise missiles and drones.

07/2014

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Raytheon and Kongsberg to field long-distance, anti-ship missile

Raytheon and the Norwegian defense company Kongsberg Gruppen will join forces to field a new, long-distance anti-ship missile, part of a growing category of weapons aimed at expanding naval battles farther than ever before.

07/2014

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Inside the "Skylab"

When Raytheon's electronic warfare experts need to wage mock battles to test their tools, they head to a rooftop lab overlooking Los Angeles.

07/2014

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Power in the Cockpit: A Pilot's-Eye View of Air Dominance

Time was running out for Cesar "Rico" Rodriguez and the rest of the NATO fighter pilots. They'd pulled off a surprise strike on a Serbian surface-to-air missile site, but the attack was dragging on -- and the enemy was about to hit back.

07/2014

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Raytheon CEO: A Focus on Global

Raytheon CEO Thomas A. Kennedy opened the company's technology showcase and met customers and industry experts at Farnborough, the global aerospace and defense industry's biggest stage.

07/2014

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All Hands on Tech

The lifesaving Boomerang sniper-detection system was just one of the high-tech tools Raytheon exhibited at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow.

07/2014

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Raytheon Launches MathAlive! Middle East in Abu Dhabi

What do video games, sports and robotics have in common? Math and science skills!

07/2014

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Raytheon's Own Dr. McCoy

Lester McCoy is part of the Raytheon team that tests the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System. He's also a mentor, a Star Trek fan and a black belt in jiu jitsu.

07/2014

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Raytheon Missiles Make History in Long-Range, Supersonic Tests

Standard Missile-6 interceptors were used to destroy cruise missile targets flying 'over the horizon' -- part of a Navy exercise that utilized a networked system of sensors, aircraft, and ship-borne weapons.

06/2014

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Space in a can: Creating extreme conditions on Earth

Conditions are being recreated at Raytheon, where technicians have bottled a space-like environment to make sure the world�s most advanced weather sensors can hold up to the hardships of Earth orbit.

06/2014

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Stopping Time

Scorpions and snakes, blazing sun and freezing desert nights. Photographer Dan Plumpton braves them all.

06/2014

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Missile-destroying Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle Intercepts Target

Raytheon's Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle destroyed a intercontinental ballistic missile target in space.

06/2014

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Inside the Space Factory

One of the cleanest factories in the world: creating rocket-propelled "kill vehicles" that hunt down and destroy ballistic missiles in space.

06/2014

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BACKSTAGE PASS: High schoolers go hands-on at Raytheon's space labs

Thirty-one high-school robotics students who won a tour of Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems in El Segundo, Calif., got a firsthand look last month at the fascinating work of the engineers there. The visit was part of the company's mission to promote education in science, technology, engineering and math.

06/2014

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Eyes and Ears for the Arctic

Raytheon-developed tools are helping nations head off the evolving risks, allowing better communication and more effective monitoring at the northern tip of the Earth.

06/2014

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The (Quantum) Mechanics' Shop

Welcome to Raytheon's hub of quantum computing, a new field that uses subatomic particles to store digital information. It's one of hundreds of futuristic research programs at Raytheon, from "intelligent" power systems to computer chips made of diamond.

06/2014

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Communications The President Can Count On

Raytheon was chosen by the U.S. Air Force to upgrade a key component of an airborne presidential nuclear communications network.

05/2014

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The Danger Within: Protecting Data From The Insider Threat

Raytheon, shares the results of 2014 Ponemon Insider Threat and Privileged User Survey.

05/2014

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Land-based launcher fires Navy's Standard Missile-3

A key test as the United States moves toward deploying the interceptor in Romania to protect Europe from ballistic missile attacks.

05/2014

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The World in Your Hands: Satellite Imagery App Goes Mobile

Raytheon will present a mobile version of its VIIRS View app, a program that delivers stunning new satellite pictures of Earth, during the 2014 Space Symposium in Colorado.

05/2014

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Bend it Like Bernoullli: Raytheon Introduces the "Science of Soccer"

Students discussed the science of goal-scoring and how math and physics determine how a soccer ball bends in flight toward the net.

04/2014

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TOW missiles deliver affordable precision to key U.S. ally

International customer funds $750 million FMS order for Raytheon's TOW missiles

04/2014

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U.S. News recognizes Raytheon Chairman for leadership in advancing education

Inspiring students to create a lifelong relationship with math and science is Raytheon Chairman Bill Swanson's passion.

04/2014

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CyberSlang: The "@ to Zombie" Guide to Geek Speak

"Bot herders" have nothing to do with sheep. "Pentesting" is not what you do with a dried-out ballpoint. And "Air Gap" is not a 1980s easy-listening duo from Australia.

04/2014

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Welcome to Cyber U: Raytheon Joins with Colleges to Train the Next Generation of Net Ninjas

The Hollywood version of a cybersecurity expert is a bespectacled programmer bent over a computer, banging out code.

04/2014

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Bulletproof Electronics Put the Punch in Guided Artillery Shell

How do you keep a sensitive guidance system from getting smashed to smithereens as it goes from 0 to 760 mph on the tip of an artillery shell? The answer: bulletproof electronics.

04/2014

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National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Partners with Raytheon

The Raytheon National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition (NCCDC) provides college students from across the country the opportunity test their skills at protecting a network against cyber threats.

04/2014

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The End of the Flashlight?

New, low-cost chips for sensing thermal energy could lead to a raft of new night-vision products, engineers say, ushering in everything from smarter cars to handheld devices for spelunking.

04/2014

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InformationWeek Showcases Raytheon Technology

No bats darting in search of their next prey only 3D technologies encircle the walls of Raytheon's CAVE, an integrated approach to rapid missile design.

04/2014

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Diamonds, Hackers and Math: Raytheon's Volunteers Put Knowledge Into Action

Raytheon is encouraging everyone to thank a volunteer on Twitter.

04/2014

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Raytheon's Director of Insider Threat Strategies Invited to Present at SOURCE Boston 2014

Michael Crouse, Director of Insider Threat Strategies has been selected to address the topic of managing and monitoring privileged users within an organization at the upcoming SOURCE Boston Conference

04/2014

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Behind the Bow: Elite Team Installs Advanced Technologies on Navy's Newest Destroyer

Seagulls overhead. Waves and water underfoot. After years spent fine-tuning systems in a lab, a team of Raytheon experts is getting its sea legs as it installs advanced technologies onboard the U.S. Navy's stealthy future USS Zumwalt (DDG 1000) destroyer.

03/2014

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Raytheon welcomes new CEO Thomas A. Kennedy

Finances and growth abroad signal a bright future, veteran leader says.

03/2014

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Raytheon and SANS Institute Host Webcast to Unveil Survey Findings on Financial Services Security Practices

Webcast Unveils Survey Findings on Financial Services Security Practices

03/2014

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Cutting-Edge Technology and Education Take Center Stage at Middle East's Largest Naval Defense Exhibition

Command systems, radars and sensors take center stage at Middle East's largest naval show.

03/2014

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Raytheon directed to resume work on US Army's new electronic warfare planning management software program

Today, the U.S. Army re-affirmed its selection of Raytheon to design a new electronic warfare battle management program, whose benefits include a common EW operating picture, improved decision-making and synchronized operations.

03/2014

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Raytheon Goes 5-for-5 in Standard Missile-3 Intercept Tests

Last year, Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 program successfully completed five consecutive flight tests, bringing the program's space intercept record to 26 in total.

03/2014

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Military Radio-Jamming Showdown: What's Hedy Lamarr Got to Do With It?

As radio engineers gather for the U.S. military's signal-jamming showdown, they're following in the steps of an unusual inventor: actress Hedy Lamarr.

03/2014

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A European Union: Expanding Partnership with Poland

The company recently expanded in Europe and is hosting a partnering conference next week in Warsaw to bring together some of the country's greatest industry suppliers.

03/2014

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Modernized Patriot: Smarter, Faster, Tougher

Zmodernizowany Patriot: inteligentniejszy, szybszy, bardziej

03/2014

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Swim, Rocket, Fly and Hunt: Navy's Morphing Missile Gets New Abilities

The Tomahawk cruise missile is the Transformer of modern weapons, and recent advances are giving it even more amazing features, including the ability to find its own targets with a seeker and a new, multi-mission warhead.

03/2014

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Marriage Made in the Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion for Extreme Weather

Marriage Made in the Heavens: Storm-Chasing Engineers Share Passion for Extreme Weather

03/2014

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Knights In Cyber Armor: University of Central Florida Wins National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Championship, presented by Raytheon

The Big Dance of Data Defense: Raytheon Cyber Defense Competition Down to the 'Top Ten'

02/2014

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Innovation, Social Responsibility Propel Raytheon in Fortune Most Admired Survey

Pioneering technology, a focus on talent and commitment to social responsibility have driven Raytheon higher in Fortune Magazine's annual ranking of the world's most admired companies.

02/2014

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Sky's the Limit for Students at Air Force Museum in Georgia

Sky's the Limit for Students at Air Force Museum in Georgia

02/2014

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Spinning Around the Globe: Free Computer App Delivers Satellite Imagery

A new computer application gives users a satellite view of the Earth in countless combinations of visible light imagery, low-light nighttime imagery and concentrations of ocean chlorophyll.

02/2014

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Engineering our future, inspiring young minds

Raytheon shared its passion for innovation with students nationwide during National Engineers Week.

02/2014

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Fifteen Years of Gallium Nitride Innovation

Raytheon kicks off 15th year of GaN innovation

02/2014

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Big Dreams, Big Honor: Cal Poly Pomona Names Raytheon Exec to Engineering Hall of Fame

Rebecca Rhoads speaks to employees during Raytheon Global Business Services' 2013 forum.

02/2014

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Raytheon Execs to Speak on Insider Threat Issues at RSA Conference

Raytheon will have a significant presence at the upcoming RSA Conference USA, one of the world's foremost cyber security events.

02/2014

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Raytheon Presents Cutting-Edge Technology at Singapore Airshow

Far-reaching radars, laser-guided rockets and powerful new sensors will be headlining at the Singapore Air Show.

02/2014

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Bloomberg TV features Raytheon's missiles

Five of Raytheon's most powerful missiles featured on Bloomberg TV.

02/2014

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Kids Learn How Numbers Give Athletes a Leg Up

The company is teaming with Boys and Girls clubs across the country to showcase the math and science behind sports.

02/2014

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Freeze. Burn. Shake. Repeat

Deep within the leafy suburbs of Boston is a laboratory that could best be described as Mother Nature's lair. There, engineers using an environmental chamber the size of a living room simulate almost every weather condition imaginable.

02/2014

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Hold On to Your Hats: WeatherFest 2014 Launches With Raytheon's Help

Atlanta youngsters will get a close-up look at Mother Nature's worst at WeatherFest 2014 next month, and Raytheon will be right in the eye of the action.

01/2014

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Experts Gather in Munich to Discuss Global Security

Experts are gathering to address the future state of defense head-on at a global conference in Munich, Germany.

01/2014

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Going Big: Growing Network of Giant Radars Protects Against Missiles

One looks like a Mayan pyramid and is as big as an office building. Another looks like a golf ball and floats in the ocean on a converted oil rig, while a third, a wheeled radar that can travel on roads, is the size of a Mack truck.

01/2014

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U.S. Navy Confirms Selection of Raytheon for Next Generation Jammer Electronic Warfare Program

Following the U.S. Navy's confirmation of its Next Generation Jammer contractor, Raytheon has announced it is ready to resume work on this critical electronic attack program

01/2014

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Raytheon secures first international customer for its F-16 RACR AESA radar

Contract signed with BAE Systems to provide South Korea AESA radar, electronic warfare, mission computing technologies and weapon systems integration.

01/2014

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Double Trouble: Ship Launches Two Missile Defenders Against Target in Unprecedented Test

In a first-of-its-kind drill, the U.S. Navy consecutively launched two Standard Missile-3 Block IB missiles at a single target in a test high above the atmosphere on September 18, 2013.

01/2014

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Raytheon in 2013

From honors at the White House to record-setting missile flights, diamond laboratories to virtual reality chambers, 2013 was a year of inspiring achievements and dazzling technology here at Raytheon.

01/2014

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From the Laboratory to the Practice Range, Missile Tech Goes International

From the laboratory to the practice range, Raytheon missile technology is going international at the 2013 Dubai Airshow.

01/2014

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Swanson To Step Down; Kennedy To Become Raytheon CEO

Transition between veteran Raytheon leaders to take effect March 31.

01/2014

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Ship Smarts: Stealth Destroyer Packed with Technology for U.S. Navy

Towering over the shipyard in Bath, Maine, the angular lines of the Zumwalt guided missile destroyer draw double-takes from travelers along the nearby Leeman Highway.

01/2014

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Wrapping Military Information in a Cloak of Stealth

U.S. Air Force chooses Raytheon to protect the communications of bombers, tankers and recon planes.

12/2013

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Raytheon Names Rebecca Rhoads President, Global Business Services

Raytheon Company has named Rebecca Rhoads president of the company’s Global Business Services, a group created in January to combine and improve the efficiency of common business operations.

12/2013

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Robots and Tots: Raytheon and Mechanical "Elves" Help Collect Toys for Tots

Robots designed and piloted by high school FIRST Robotics students help U.S. Marine Reserves load 1,000 toys collected by Raytheon employees in El Segundo, Calif. as part of the annual Toys for Tots toy drive.

12/2013

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A Modern-Day Rudolph

The Arctic chill kisses the tip of his nose and reddens his cheeks. Snow drifts down from the sky, landing gently on his head. His flight crew checks everything twice as his team of co-pilots take their positions for this Christmas night. With one final hug from his wife, Santa is ready for flight.

12/2013

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Raytheon's Cyber Leader Explores Security Landscape in Speech

Lynn Dugle, president of Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services, discussed the present and future of cyber security in a speech to business leaders.

12/2013

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What Comes Next: Cyber Experts Mull Future Threats in Washington Forum

Dynamic threats. Emerging technologies. The ever-evolving nature of the Cyber domain requires all hands on deck - government, industry and consumers all working together to solve our nation�s toughest problems.

12/2013

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Welcome to the Super-Crunch: Raytheon Sponsors Winning Students at Supercomputing Competition

Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS) business is sponsoring the six-member team from University of Texas (UT) at Austin as they assemble a computer system and set it to work crunching weather data, running nanotechnology simulations and tackling other demanding programs.

12/2013

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Education of a Hacker

Her hands smeared with typewriter ink, her fingernails caked with correction fluid, Jen Havermann remembers thinking, 'Well, at least I'm learning to type.' It was an unlikely start to a career that would eventually turn Havermann into a top cyber warrior.

12/2013

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American Association of Community Colleges Honors Raytheon CEO Swanson

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) recently recognized Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson with its Outstanding Alumni Award.

12/2013

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Raytheon honors next generation of aerospace engineers

A career in aerospace and defense awaits twenty exceptional students who were recognized as "Tomorrow's Engineering Leaders: The Twenty20s."

12/2013

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Raytheon Recognized for Commitment to Community

Passionate employees who volunteer in local communities; a focused strategy addressing math and science education; and support for U.S. Armed Services have won Raytheon a place in The Civic 50 ranking of most community-minded companies

12/2013

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Mirrors and Missile Domes: Raytheon VP Lawrence Awarded Medal by Materials Scientists

Research into new materials is critical for the defense industry's future, whether it's strengthening the nose cone of a missile or improving the mirrors of a sensor, the president of Raytheon Missile Systems told a group of scientists.

12/2013

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Making the Bullet Louder: New "3-D Audio" Gives Pilots a Multisensory Heads-Up

A key component of Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 successfully exchanged information with a Dutch X-band radar, moving the company one step closer to proving that European ships with this radar can employ SM-3s to defend the continent against ballistic missiles.

11/2013

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Raytheon Quarterbacks Veterans 'Salute to Service' at Patriots-Broncos Game

True Patriots will take the field this Sunday at Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Mass., as Raytheon hosts its annual "Salute to Service" event with the New England Patriots.

11/2013

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Dots in the Dubai Sky: Thousands Travel to Air Show Guided by 'Invisible' Technology

High over a New Mexico mountain range, a jet-powered drone turned toward the sun, leveled its wings and began an attack run on a simulated target deep in the desert.

11/2013

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Raytheon Helps Write Next Chapter of Global Aviation at Dubai Airshow

On November 17-21, Raytheon will attend the 2013 Dubai Air Show, showcasing such products as 3-D Audio, center display unit and Patriot.

11/2013

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Raytheon to Invest in Mississippi Radar Factory Expansion

"During a Veterans Day ceremony Raytheon announced they will expand the Mississippi plant that makes some of its most advanced radars and other electronics.

11/2013

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Salute to service as Raytheon honors veterans across the nation

Raytheon employees honor the service and sacrifice of the men and women of the armed services in flag ceremonies, assemblies of college students and family celebrations in the heart of Walt Disney World

10/2013

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Magic and Science Coexist at Sum of all Thrills

Standing before a touchscreen monitor, 14-year-olds Veronica Parks and Jonathan Scharf used physics to design an extreme ride.

10/2013

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New, Larger Standard Missile-3 Moves From Design to Testing

A new, more powerful version of the missile-hunting Standard Missile-3 has passed from design to the testing phase, Raytheon announced during a conference in Poland on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

10/2013

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How to Succeed in Any Business Environment: VP Dugle Inspires Female Engineers

Raytheon's Lynn Dugle gives tips on thriving in tough business environments to members of the Society of Women Engineers.

10/2013

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Electrons on a Napkin: The Story of the Name Behind Prestigious Award

Stan Hall, Raytheon's "father of electronic warfare" perished when terrorists hijacked his airline flight and crashed it into the Pentagon on 9/11. On Oct. 27 the Association of Old Crows, a group of electronic warfighters, will give its annual business development award bearing his name.

10/2013

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Pop Out, Drop In, Fire Up: The Art of the Upgrade Comes to Seoul

As defense budgets get tighter, a new generation of upgrades is allowing countries to extend the life of planes, air traffic systems and more.

10/2013

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When I Grow Up, I Want to Be... in Cybersecurity? Poll Shows Young People Unaware of Field

Today, the Internet is a bigger part of our lives than ever before, from online shopping to mobile banking to interacting with friends on social networks. Youth of the Facebook Generation, sometimes referred to as "Generation F" or the "millennials," have grown up using social networking tools like Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

10/2013

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Boomerangs and the Big Picture: Raytheon Brings Sensors, Upgrades to Army Show

New add-ons like the Boomerang Air gunfire detector and cutting-edge upgrades are aimed at helping the Army squeeze more use from its existing equipment.

10/2013

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Navy Chooses Raytheon for New Air and Missile Defense Radar

The U.S. Navy has chosen Raytheon to build its Air and Missile Defense Radar, a next-generation defensive system for its Arleigh Burke-class destroyers.

10/2013

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A Fighter Pilot's Weapon Gives Sailors Super Reach

From the era of Old Ironsides to today, no U.S. warship has ever been able to use its own weapons to accurately strike back at an attacker over the horizon.

10/2013

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A Fighter Pilot's Weapon Gives Sailors Super Reach

No U.S. warship has ever been able to use its own weapons to accurately strike back at an attacker over the horizon.

09/2013

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It's Academic: Raytheon's Tech Whizzes Open New World for Students

The Tuesday "Stand & Deliver" mentoring sessions in Tewksbury, Mass., are part of Raytheon's nationwide effort to help students by pairing them with some of the world's foremost engineers and business leaders. In Massachusetts, 76 percent of students in the Stand & Deliver program reported better grades, and 59 percent said they were more interested in school.

09/2013

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Raytheon's CEO Discusses the Defense Industry's Future

How does a 91-year-old defense company continue to flourish even as U.S. defense spending slows? Raytheon's Chairman and CEO shares his thoughts as the Paris Air Show gets underway.

09/2013

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"No Fake Math" Raytheon Math Heroes Make Numbers Real for Students

Raytheon announces the winners of its Math Heroes award program for mathematics teachers.

09/2013

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Calling the Shots: Radars and Missiles Deliver One-Two Punch Over Pacific

Two of the U.S. Army's new, truck-size radars and a Raytheon-built missile interceptor joined forces to complete a knock-out blow high over the Pacific Ocean in a Sept. 9 test designed to catch troops without any warning.

09/2013

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Two Titans of Air Traffic, Dubai and Dallas, Get New Tech For Controlling Their Skies

They're located across the world from each other. But Dubai and Dallas have one thing in common - a massive amount of air traffic.

09/2013

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MathAlive! Powered by Raytheon to Debut at Smithsonian

Raytheon will unveil MathAlive!, an interactive experience designed to bring math to life for students and visitors of all ages and backgrounds.

09/2013

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Decimals Fly in DC as "Mathletes" Face Off in National Showdown

They wolfed down waffles while working equations in New Jersey, drilled on decimals in California and picked apart Pythagoras in Massachusetts.

09/2013

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Missile Killer Hits Highest-Ever Target

A missile interceptor has set an altitude record, streaking into space that bested the much-publicized shootdown of a crippled satellite in 2008.

09/2013

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Beating "Brain Drain:" Raytheon Helps Kids Shake Off Cobwebs for School

In Hartford, Conn., Raytheon's MathAlive! exhibit is helping students knock off the cobwebs for school.

09/2013

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Book Highlights the 'Quiet Crisis' of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math

New book praises Raytheon's MathMovesU for improving U.S. education.

09/2013

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Raytheon Chairman Headlines "JFK50: Justice for All" Diversity Event

Raytheon Chairman and CEO William H. Swanson discussed the importance of diversity and education as part of a panel of distinguished leaders during a 'JFK50: Justice for All' event at the San Francisco Jazz Center.

09/2013

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Blazing a Trail: Brazilians Get Unprecedented Look Inside

After a four-week, intensive course as guests of Raytheon's Missile Systems, 17 Brazilian students returned home with a crop of once-in-a-lifetime experiences, valuable business skills and a host of new friends on two continents.

09/2013

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Sizzle-Free Circuits: New Factory Turns Out Electronics That Can Beat the Heat

Using high-voltage beams of ions, Raytheon technicians are building circuits from synthetic wafers of silicon carbide, a substance found naturally in asteroids and interplanetary dust.

08/2013

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JLENS Blimps Help Guide Air-to-Air Missiles

The JLENS aerostats used powerful radars to help guide an F-15 jet.

08/2013

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An Engineer's Journey From Sketching Planes to Walking in Space

When Robert Curbeam was a kid, he spent hours designing airplanes and rockets: sketching out the fins, coloring in the flames and pondering the sweep of each hand-drawn wing. But actually flying into space? That dream came later for this veteran.

08/2013

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Flying Foam, Cracking Concrete as Raytheon Kicks off Science Fair

The fifth annual "Science of Sports" kickoff event at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro, Mass

08/2013

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Defying Gravity: Australian Kids Get a Lift From Astronaut Trainers

Hundreds of Australian students learned about buoyancy from an astronaut and the Raytheon workers who teach NASA explorers to spacewalk.

08/2013

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Rockets and 'Rithmetic: Engineers' Tutoring Pays Off For Students

What do you get when you add pizza, probability, teenagers and engineers? Improved test scores, students say.

08/2013

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Taking the Keys: U.S. Army Takes Control of JLENS Airships During Final "Test-Drive" in Utah Desert

U.S. Army soldiers are ready to take full control of Raytheon's enormous JLENS airships.

08/2013

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New Tech Gives Troops "X-ray Vision" to See Buried Bombs

A new sensor system detects buried bombs by "seeing" into the ground ahead of a vehicle, an innovation aimed at stopping the No. 1 threat to deployed troops.

08/2013

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Inside the Diamond Mine: Synthetic Gems

Diamonds may no longer be just a girl's best friend. Sixty years after Marilyn Monroe's musical ode to them, the military is showing interest in the synthetic version of these classic gems.

08/2013

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Team USA Wins World Rocket Contest With Launch Over Paris

Three teenagers from Georgetown, Texas beat out teams from France and Britain at the International Rocketry Challenge, part of the Paris Air Show.

08/2013

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Navy Multiband Terminals: Linking Sea and Space

The Navy recently cleared the terminals for full rate production, meaning the system has met the service's highest standards and is suitable for day-to-day operations.

08/2013

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Virtual Reality System Lets Students Explore 3-D Worlds

A virtual reality system used by Raytheon engineers is allowing middle-schoolers to venture into 3-D worlds they've designed in school, from computer-generated forests to Rube Goldberg machines.

08/2013

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Tiny Satellites To Give Warfighters a Bird's-Eye View of the Battlefield

Small, "disposable" satellites launched from fighter jets could soon give soldiers a birds-eye view of the battlefield at a fraction of the cost of other sensors.

07/2013

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Raytheon VIIRS Technology Captures Path of Destruction from New Mexico Wildfire

Raytheon's Visable/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) technology is helping capture the path of destruction of the Whitewater-Baldy Complex fire, which has ravaged New Mexico.

07/2013

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Education Initiatives Inspire the Next Generation in the Middle East

From helming a ship simulator to trying out a handheld translator, college students got a first-hand glimpse of the latest defense technology as Raytheon's guests at the 2013 International Defense Exhibition (IDEX) in Abu Dhabi.

07/2013

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Engineering a Love for Science in Kids

The program aims to foster a love of science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) as these skills become increasingly important for tomorrow's workforce. Raytheon is proud to sponsor the program and has provided scholarships to teachers from around the U.S. to learn the curriculum.

07/2013

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Putting Our Heads Together on National Security

Aspen Institute's 2013 Security Forum exchange ideas about threats to the homeland.

07/2013

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"Man of Steel" Features Raytheon Super-Phones

Raytheon helps creators of "Man of Steel," to make a military command center look as authentic as possible.

07/2013

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No More Teachers, No More Books - How to Find the Science in Sports This Summer

This summer, Raytheon's MathMovesU program is challenging students to consider the science and math behind their favorite sporting event.

07/2013

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Raytheon at Paris Air Show 2013: Media Coverage

Select media coverage on Raytheon's presence at Paris Air Show 2013.

06/2013

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U.S. Missile Defense Systems Go International

A flash of light and a deafening roar broke the quiet of a sunny afternoon in the Pacific Ocean as a Standard Missile-3 IB blasted from the deck of a U.S. Navy ship and streaked skyward to knock out a ballistic missile target.

06/2013

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Internet Hall of Fame Inducts Raytheon Cybersecurity Expert

The Internet Hall of Fame is inducting Raytheon cybersecurity expert Stephen Kent, whose work protects billions of emails, web pages and online transactions.

06/2013

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VIIRS Notches Another Milestone

NOAA's "Green: Vegetation on Our Planet" depicts the annual cycle of plant life on Earth.

06/2013

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Ignition... Liftoff! Teens Face Off in World Model Rocketry Championship

The eggs are about to fly as U.S., French and British students face off in a world model rocketry championship during the Paris Air Show. The U.S. team hails from Georgetown, Texas. Their mission: launch an egg and don't break it.

06/2013

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New Tech to Wow Visitors at Paris Air Show

A bumper crop of new technology awaits visitors at the Paris Air Show, from enhanced vision for ground troops to tiny, flying jammers.

06/2013

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On Final Approach to Le Bourget: Missile Defense, Global Partnerships and Upgrades to Headline at Paris Air Show

Raytheon is going big at the Paris Air Show, underscoring its commitment to international customers even as other U.S. firms scale back their presence. The company is focusing on upgrades, missile defense and some dazzling new technology.

06/2013

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Factory of the Future is Key to Missile Defense

A look inside Raytheon's Huntsville, Alabama missile plant, where robotic transports carry components and engineers work with the latest design tools.

06/2013

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#HT4H Spotlights Military Heroes During National Military Appreciation Month

Beginning on Armed Forces Day, May 18th, and running through the end of National Military Appreciation Month, the #HT4H Faces of Service gallery spotlights those who have served in the Armed Forces, National Guard and Reserves throughout our history, as well as those who serve so selflessly today.

06/2013

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Swanson Honored with Bunker Hill Community College President's Distinguished Service Award

William H. Swanson delivered the annual commencement address to the graduating class of 2013 at Bunker Hill Community College.

05/2013

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Sensors Become Deciding Factor Between Battlefield Victory and Deadly Mistakes

The best sensors are increasingly marking the difference between victory and defeat: between meeting the enemy and making a deadly mistake.

05/2013

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From "Bumblebee" to Defender of Continents: Standard Missile Family Marks 60th Anniversary

The military called it Operation Bumblebee: a secret program to develop a weapon that -- like the insect -- could take off vertically, change directions instantly and deliver a painful sting.

05/2013

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Fifty Years of Owning the Night: The History of Infrared Imaging

FLIR grants forces the ability to maneuver under the cloak of darkness, giving soldiers the power to "own the night." They can peer through dust storms, see enemies in hiding and get high-resolution pictures without giving away their positions.

05/2013

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Raytheon's "Air Traffic Control in a Box" Wins U.S. Air Force Contract

This week the U.S. Air Force awarded Raytheon a contract to build as many as 19 of the systems, each consisting of a transportable radar antenna and three trailer-size containers housing communications gear and controller workstations.

05/2013

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NASA Unveils "Black Marble" Images Taken From VIIRS Sensor

Raytheon's VIIRS sensor system makes history as NASA unveils new Black Marble images - three unique views of Earth at night.

05/2013

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Revolutionary Radars Keep Raytheon Assembly Line Humming

A look inside the Forest, Miss. plant that turns out hundreds of aircraft radars using active electronically scanned arrays, a stunning new technology.