With over 100 years of history and more than 800 employees in its German companies, joint ventures and cooperative programs, Raytheon is a firmly committed member of the German aerospace and defense industry.
Raytheon Anschütz GmbH, founded in Kiel in 1905 and acquired by Raytheon in 1995, is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of integrated naval bridge systems and nautical equipment such as gyro compasses, autopilots, steering control systems, monitoring systems, radar systems, electronic sea chart equipment and communication (GMDSS) for ships. Anschütz is also a turn-key systems integrator, offering a wide variety of services from consulting through training and logistics support. It employs some 500 people at its headquarters in Kiel, owns subsidiaries around the world, and provides an extensive network of sales and technical representatives to guarantee that ships can be serviced around the clock anywhere on the globe.
Today, Raytheon Anschütz GmbH is a world technology leader for both blue-water vessels and ships for inland waterways, both naval and commercial.
Raytheon Deutschland GmbH in Freising provides airborne electronic warfare and sensor systems and airborne radars for the air forces of Germany and Italy.
Raytheon Professional Services GmbH in Rüsselsheim provides the highest standards in training for both commercial and military customers across the European continent.
Raytheon’s joint ventures also provide play major roles in German industry:
- Diehl-Raytheon Missile Systeme GmbH in Überlingen is a joint venture for production and support for AIM-9L/M Sidewinder, AMRAAM and Enhanced Paveway precision air-launched weapons.
- COMLOG GmbH in Ottobrunn is a joint venture with LFK Lenkflugkörper Systeme GmbH for Patriot Air & Missile Defence system production and logistical services, testing and support for Germany, Greece, The Netherlands, and Spain and the U.S.
With its German companies and in-country partner industries, Raytheon is continually investing in technology for export.