Full Throttle at Farnborough
Raytheon showcases advanced technology at international expo
Raytheon was one of the biggest draws at the 2014 Farnborough International Airshow as company officials demonstrated new technologies, briefed journalists on innovations and met with hundreds of customers at the world's premier aerospace trade show. Explore our articles, multimedia and photos from the show:
- Inside the “Skylab”: Take a tour of an electronic-warfare engineer’s ultimate office, complete with high-tech flight simulator, large monitors and most importantly, a brand-new coffee maker.
- Power in the Cockpit: Get a pilot’s-eye view of air dominance as Raytheon showcases its technologies for aircraft, including the Raytheon Advanced Combat Radar and the miniature jammer MALD-J.
- All Hands on Tech: Learn about life-saving technology from Raytheon, including the Boomerang sniper-detection system and the powerful Standard Missile-3 interceptor.
- Raytheon CEO: A Focus on Global: Global growth is the mission for Tom Kennedy, making his first Farnborough appearance as Raytheon’s chief executive.
- Raytheon and Kongsberg Team Up: Get the latest details about the just-announced Raytheon/Kongsberg partnership to field one of a growing class of weapons designed to expand naval and anti-vessel warfare farther than ever before.
- High School Rocket Scientists Compete at Farnborough Airshow: Thrill with a team of Georgia students as they compete in an international rocketry contest.
- Sharp Eyes for Missile Defense: This bus-sized radar rolls like a truck and sees like a hawk. It’s the go-to radar for ballistic missile defense.
- Research Pays Dividends for Homeland Defense: Raytheon is working to enable the JLENS radar blimp to better protect Washington, D.C., and a large swath of the East Coast from cruise missiles and drones.
"Farnborough is a fantastic opportunity for us to link up with our customers, to meet new customers and to build upon our strong heritage of doing business internationally,” said John D. Harris II, Raytheon’s vice president for business development.
The five-day airshow draws tens of thousands of industry experts, government officials and aviation enthusiasts to the TAG Farnborough Airport, southwest of London.
“There’s an energy there unlike anything else,” said Andrew D’ Ambrosio, director of international business development. “From customers to suppliers to trade publications – it really represents the best of our industry.”
Last Updated: 08/11/2014