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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. Participation has doubled since the program began in 2012.

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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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

This fall 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. The house is being built especially for his needs through local community partners like Raytheon.

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 ‘raid’ type of battle that military planners fear may dominate the future of naval warfare.

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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"Super Vision" Meets Frankenstorm:How a Satellite Zeroed In On Sandy

The VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite) sensor suite, orbiting 512 miles above the roiling storm aboard the Suomi NPP satellite, poured down data like nothing scientists had ever seen.

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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Connected, but not protected

Experts estimate 75 billion devices will hook into the Internet by 2020. That's a lot of open doors for hackers to exploit, and Raytheon engineers are working to stop them.

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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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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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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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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Wounded in war, they ride on

A few dozen Raytheon employees are ready to 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 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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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 radar and sensors can help protect these strategic assets.

08/2014

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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. Her $2,500 award covers training and classroom materials to help implement the EiE curriculum, which was developed by the Museum of Science in Boston.

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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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

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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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, marking the first successful intercept for the latest variant of the EKV and the ninth for the overall program.

06/2014

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Inside the Space Factory

On the outskirts of Tucson, Ariz., one of the cleanest factories in the world runs a one-of-a-kind operation: 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.

05/2014

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The Danger Within: Protecting Data From The Insider Threat

Michael Crouse, director of insider threat strategies at Raytheon, shares the results of 2014 Ponemon Insider Threat and Privileged User Survey.

05/2014

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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.

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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Raytheon Sponsored National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition

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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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.

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 wytrzymały

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 Raytheon-Sponsored National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition Championship

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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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 the show as Raytheon shows off its latest technology at the Singapore Air Show.

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

Advanced Technology Controls Everything From Electronics to Weapons

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: Air Traffic Management Systems Guide Flights to Their Destinations

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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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: One Woman's Journey From Clerical Worker to Cyber Warrior

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.

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

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

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.

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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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 all-time altitude record, streaking into space in a shot 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.

08/2013

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Blimps Help Guide Air-to-Air Missile Over Utah Desert

Raytheon's JLENS system fed information to an F-15 firing an AMRAAM missile, a hand-off that promises to extend the range of fighter jets.

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

Helium balloons attached to cups of rice hovered in mid-air as hundreds of Australian students learned about buoyancy from some of the world�s experts � 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

After a six-week-long 'test-drive' in the Utah wilderness, U.S. Army soldiers are ready to take full control of Raytheon's enormous JLENS airships. Next stop: Aberdeen Proving Ground in Maryland, where the twin-radar system will begin a long-term trial watching over Washington, D.C.

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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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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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.

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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2013 Aspen Security Forum: Putting Our Heads Together on National Security

Each summer, a distinguished group of experts from some of the country's top institutions come together at the Aspen Institute's 2013 Security Forum to exchange ideas about threats to the homeland and how best to counteract them.

07/2013

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"Man of Steel" Features Raytheon Super-Phones

When the creators of "Man of Steel," the latest Superman movie, wanted to make a military command center look as authentic as possible, there was only one place to go for the right communications gear.

07/2013

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RPS' Simulation-Based Training solutions receive AHA Endorsement

The American Hospital Association (AHA) announces endorsement of Simulation-Based Training solutions from RPS.

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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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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#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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3...2...1 Launch! Standard Missile's 60th Anniversary Takes Off!

An unlikely choice for an anniversary celebration, Hangar 845 is dust colored, making it barely distinguishable from the parched Tucson desert landscape around it.

05/2013

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Raytheon Releases 2012 Corporate Responsibility Report

The report highlights the company's recent efforts in the areas of governance; ethics; engineering, technology and Mission Assurance; diversity; safety and wellness; sustainability; and community support.

05/2013

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2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS National Champion Crowned

Eighth-grader Alec Sun of Lexington, Mass., won the 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS® National Competition Friday in Washington, D. C. after an intense final round of competition before a live and webcast audience.

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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Alabama Teens Win World Championship with Ring-Wielding Robot

A ring-wrangling robot named Chumlee defeated mechanical rivals from 17 countries to clinch a world championship for its builders, a Raytheon-sponsored team of students from Huntsville, Ala.

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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New Interceptor Destroys Complex, Separating Missile Target

A new version of the U.S. Navy's premier missile interceptor destroyed a complex, separating target high above the Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, moving the program one step closer to a decision on full-rate production.

05/2013

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Patriots Owner, Raytheon CEO Tell Their Favorite Science Fair Memories

In 2009, Raytheon and the New England Patriots teamed up to launch the "Science of Sports" Science Fair, a program designed to engage students in math and science principles through the lens of sports.

05/2013

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Explaining Physics, Teaching Math, Feeding the Hungry: Raytheon Kicks Off Week of Service

Raising money for food banks. Explaining science to middle-schoolers. Tutoring kids in math. When it comes to making a difference in communities, nobody works harder than Raytheon.

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.

04/2013

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Raytheon Engineer Becomes Earth's Photographer

The image was taken by VIIRS (Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite), a sensor on NASA's Suomi NPP satellite

04/2013

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From Black-and-White to High-Def: A Space Imagery Retrospective

Raytheon offers this look back at the history of satellite photography, from Tiros 1 to VIIRS.

04/2013

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Republic of Korea Selects Raytheon Radar to Upgrade F-16 Fleet

The Republic of Korea has selected RACR, Raytheon's export-ready AESA radar, for the country's fleet of KF-16C/D Block 52 Fighting Falcon combat aircraft.

04/2013

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From Honoring Vets to Tending Jets: Volunteers in Action

Raytheon employees are giving back and making a difference

04/2013

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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.

03/2013

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Raytheon Consolidates Businesses and Announces Key Executive Roles

Raytheon today announced that it is consolidating its businesses to streamline operations, increase productivity and achieve stronger alignment with its customers' priorities. The new structure will be effective April 1, 2013.

03/2013

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Navy Uses Raytheon SM-3 and Space Sensor to Destroy Missile Target

In a first-of-its-kind test, a Raytheon Standard Missile-3 Block IA fired from the USS Lake Erie destroyed a medium-range ballistic missile (MRBM) target using a remote cue from a satellite sensor system.

03/2013

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Raytheon Delivers First SM-6 From State-of-the-Art Missile Plant

Raytheon's new, state-of-the-art missile factory in Huntsville, Ala. has delivered its first Standard Missile-6, a ship defense weapon that will soon be able to attack ballistic missiles as well.

03/2013

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New Radar-to-Interceptor Connection Could Broaden Europe's Missile Defense

A key component of Raytheon's Standard Missile-3, the "dual-band datalink," has 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.

03/2013

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Atlantic Legal Foundation Honors Raytheon's Chairman and CEO

William H. Swanson was recognized for "industry leadership in providing innovative technologies and solutions" for the nation's security.

03/2013

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President Obama Honors Raytheon BBN Technologies for Legacy of Invention

Raytheon BBN won the ultimate honor: a National Medal of Technology and Innovation from President Barack Obama.

03/2013

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From Front Line to War Room, Linguistics Changing Military's Work

TransTalk and other Raytheon language technologies revolutionize the way militaries and intelligence services work.

03/2013

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End of the Shoot-and-Scoot: Floating Radar Takes on Missiles, Mobile Launchers

JLENS detected and tracked four ballistic missiles immediately after launch in recent test

03/2013

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Raytheon Sponsors Teacher-Training Hub in Alabama

Engineering is Elementary launches Alabama teacher training hub thanks to grant from Raytheon

03/2013

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VIIRS Takes Stunning New 'Blue Marble' Image of Earth

This week, NASA unveiled imagery that is being described as the most amazing high definition image of Earth. Called "Blue Marble 2012," it was captured by Raytheon's Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite instrument aboard the recently launched Earth-observing satellite

03/2013

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Foam Darts and Big Ideas as Raytheon Becomes Cyber Powerhouse

The playful vibe may seem out of place at a 90-year-old corporation. But as Raytheon expands its cyber security business, acquiring 10 companies in the past five years, it's been absorbing the unique cultures of those firms as well.

03/2013

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World's First Email Puts Raytheon Engineer in the Internet Hall of Fame

Engineers are the lifeblood of our company. As part of National Engineers Week, we are sharing some of their stories

02/2013

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Igniting the spark

During National Engineers Week, Raytheon employees brought science, technology, engineering and math to life for students nationwide in hopes of inspiring them to become the next generation of innovators.

02/2013

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Going Global: New Launcher, Partnerships Show Raytheon's International Reach

The missile and decoy launcher, manufactured by Chemring Group PLC, contains some of Raytheon's most advanced land and sea missiles, along with a potent mix of international know-how. It's the newest advance in naval defense, and part of a growing portfolio of products developed by Raytheon's global partnerships.

02/2013

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Raytheon challenges K-12 students to "Build it Better" with grants

Raytheon's MathMovesU program is offering scholarships and grants to recognize K-12 teachers like these for their commitment to science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education.

02/2013

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MathAlive!, a Hit in Huntsville, Moves to Space Center Houston

Houston, prepare for blastoff! MathAlive!, the hands-on exhibit exploring the math behind sports, video games and other everyday activities, opens at Space Center Houston on Feb. 23.

02/2013

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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.

02/2013

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"Spearhead" of U.S. Missile Defense System Passes Test

As the �spearhead� of the ground-based missile interceptor, Raytheon�s upgraded Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle played a vital role in a non-intercept flight test of Boeing's Ground-based Midcourse Defense program.

01/2013

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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.

01/2013

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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.

12/2012

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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.

10/2012

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U.S. Military Engages Targets With Raytheon Equipment in Largest Missile Defense Test in History

Raytheon missiles, radars and other systems played critical roles in the U.S. Missile Defense Agency's largest live-fire missile defense test in history today. Referred to as Flight Test Integrated-01 (FTI-01), the test near the Kwajalein Atoll simulated an all-out missile attack.

01/2012

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Recognizing a Culture of Ethical Leadership

The company's commitment to ethics education was recently recognized by the Ethics Resource Center's (ERC) presentation of the inaugural Carol R. Marshall Award.

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