Last updated: 01/21/2014*
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. Below are some of our favorite feature articles from 2013. Click here for more.
Raytheon’s community efforts, from mentoring students in Australia to sponsoring a museum exhibit in Abu Dhabi, won it a place on the Civic 50 list of community-minded companies.
They started out in acoustic design, ensuring diplomats could be heard at the United Nations. But soon their innovations would extend into dozens of other fields. This year Raytheon BBN’s achievements in computing and other sciences echoed in the White House.
Scorpions and snakes, blazing sun and freezing desert nights. Photographer Dan Plumpton braves them all for the fire, smoke and thunder of a Patriot missile launch.
Her hands smeared with typewriter ink, Jen Havermann remembers thinking, “Well, at least I’m learning to type.” It was the unlikely start to a career that would eventually turn Havermann into a cyber warrior.
Raytheon's MathAlive! science exhibit made its Middle East debut with whirling displays, pounding drums and computerized snowboards.
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. Now those days are over.
A virtual reality system is allowing schoolchildren to dive into virtual worlds that they create themselves
Sheets of laboratory-grown diamond could someday become the core of future-generation radar, communications and electronic warfare systems.
The military called it Operation Bumblebee: a secret weapons program that eventually would become the cornerstone of the U.S. missile defense system.
Raytheon’s engineering magazine, Technology Today, takes an in-depth look at the hot fields of simulation and modeling
A look back at humanity’s eyes in the sky, from the first weather satellites to the stunning technology in the VIIRS satellite sensor.
This “little experiment” in night vision ended up changing warfare forever.
A new sensor system aims to stop the No. 1 threat to deployed troops.
An eighth-grader clinched the 2013 Raytheon MATHCOUNTS championship after an intense final round of competition.
As biting winds whipped through Gillette Stadium, warmth, inspiration and gratitude filled Raytheon’s annual “Salute to Service” event.
Soldiers tracked targets in the desert, practiced battening down the hatches for storms and reviewed every switch, button and computer system in this “test drive” of Raytheon's system of radar airships.
A deafening roar broke the quiet of a sunny afternoon as a missile interceptor streaked into the sky. But this test wasn’t just a milestone for the United States.
In a Mississippi factory, Raytheon is turning out hundreds of radars that use a revolutionary new type of technology.
On a sun-splashed airfield, two mechanics demonstrate how to turn an older jet into a cutting-edge fighter again.
Raytheon helps students crunch their way to victory in the Super Bowl of supercomputing.
The new Block IIA is the centerpiece of a European missile defense system.
How Raytheon technology made the Middle East’s premier airshow possible.
It’s the bottom of the ninth, the batter hits a foul ball into the crowd and someone yells, “Look out!” But what if the ball itself made a warning noise? That's the concept behind a new audio system for pilots.
Small, “disposable” satellites launched from fighter jets could soon give soldiers an unprecedented view of the battlefield.
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