News Feature Archive
-A laser-sharp defence for UK forces
Raytheon UK has announced a partnership with the Ministry of Defence to bring a High-Energy Laser Weapons System demonstrator to frontline UK armed forces, representing a sea change in modern military warfare.
-Manchester school wins Quadcopter Challenge
Cardinal Langley RC High School of Greater Manchester were named the Quadcopter Challenge champions, June 30, 2021, after beating 30 schools and air cadet teams in regional heats to reach the final.
-Taking Forward Steps
Forward Steps is the umbrella for Raytheon UK’s charitable and volunteering activities. It is committed to supporting Raytheon Technologies’ ‘Connect Up’ global initiative that encourages volunteering champions to connect with and give back to their local communities.
-Small Firms, Big Capabilities
Building economic prosperity through exports and small- and medium-size enterprises collaboration is high on the UK government’s defence and security agenda. As a landed UK company with a U.S. parent and robust global supply chain, Raytheon UK is an ideal conduit to bring together key Ministry of Defence and Trade experts with UK suppliers, small- and medium-sized enterprises, and academia.
Engineering and technology enthusiast Paul worked on the Sentinel aircraft programme as its head of Sentinel and Programme Delivery working hand-in-hand with RAF personnel.
Bill worked on the Sentinel aircraft programme for 16 years developing software solutions and establishing a UK training programme for aircrew and pilots.
-Big picture intelligence
Raytheon UK’s Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance hub in Broughton, Wales, is planning to use its world-leading expertise in end-to-end design, modification, build, certification and operation of special mission aircraft to develop multi-mission solutions for both non-traditional and traditional ISR platforms.
Mary worked on the Sentinel aircraft for 17 years: first as an RAF sergeant and then as a Raytheon UK employee.
-Forward Steps donations
Through its corporate social responsibility programme, Forward Steps, Raytheon UK has donated £25,000 to five local charities across the England, Wales and Scotland to help support some of the most vulnerable in its local areas.
-Keeping time and operational tempo
Resilience in defence operations is essential to military success. Landshield – Raytheon UK’s compact, smart, reliable next-generation Global Navigation Satellite Systems anti-jamming technology – nulls jammers that threaten military tempo.
-Innovation Without Boundaries
From semiconductor fabrication and complex mechanical assembly to space and power systems, digitalisation has been fundamental to the growth of Raytheon UK’s presence in Scotland since it started operations 60 years ago. Last month, it opened its doors at its Livingston facility – the second in Scotland, furthering its enduring ties in the nation.
-Connecting Transatlantic Networks
The annual Atlantic Future Forum brings together senior decision-makers and industry leaders across defence, technology, cyber, space and security to shape trade relationships between the U.K. and the U.S. Leaders from the U.K. and U.S. military, technology and industry came together to discuss the future of the Transatlantic Alliance and the next generation of defence.
-'Be the Difference'
Raytheon UK will celebrate This is Engineering Day 2020 on November 4. This year's "Be The Difference" awareness campaign focuses attention on all the ways that engineering shapes the world for the better as we continue to transform the image of engineering. The aim is to show more young people, from all backgrounds, what a difference they can make if they choose an engineering career like Raytheon UK lead engineer Stacey (pictured).
-Trust: The key to collaboration
Jeff Lewis, Raytheon UK chief executive and managing director, writes: "Raytheon UK will be on hand to partner with government and underpin this great transatlantic alliance – continuing our investment in skills and training, alongside people and technology, to ensure that everyone can share in a secure and productive future."
-Our Role in Manchester's Tech Boom
Greater Manchester’s tech sector continues to adapt and grow, despite current global challenges, and Raytheon Professional Services is bringing welcome opportunities for businesses and jobseekers in the region.
-All hands on deck for learning
Raytheon UK teams up with the Royal Navy and Royal Marines Charity to deliver a number of fun, interactive STEM-based activities to engage young students.
-Pearls of wisdom in customer teaming
Raytheon UK has dedicated customer services teams that provide support across the company’s four business areas. Teams include programme managers, commercial managers, technical engineers, supply chain specialists, quality assurance managers, training SMEs and export/import specialists
-Shattering the glass ceiling
Raytheon UK and the rest of the world will celebrate International Women in Engineering Day 2020, June 23. The awareness campaign raises the profile of women in engineering and focuses attention on the career opportunities available to girls in this industry.
-A friend on the phone
A Raytheon UK Digital lead business analyst volunteers her time as a “befriender” to veterans through a Royal Air Forces Association programme. She checks on their welfare, offering them regular telephone friendship and alerting them to other support services.
A Raytheon UK aircraft design engineer uses a 3D printer to provide more than 6,000 headbands and visors to three hospitals in Lincolnshire, England.
-Heals on wheels
A Raytheon UK programme manager, by day, volunteers for the Lincolnshire Emergency Blood Bike Service, at night, delivering critical medical supplies and laboratory specimens when most are asleep.
-Prioritising those with the most need
A Raytheon UK engineer and his wife helped set up the Sheffield City Council's COVID-19 Triage Response Helpline.
This engineer works on top of a Norwegian mountain to install the Condor MK3 next-gen radar.
-Partnerships for the future
The Atlantic Futures Forum hosts thought-leaders in collaborative defence.
-Quest of the quad
Students show their STEM skills in Raytheon UK's 2019 Quadcopter Challenge .
Ahead of DSEi 2019, Raytheon UK CEO Richard Daniel talks about his strategy for building on recent successes.
-The quad flyers
Now entering its fifth year, the Quadcopter Challenge gives an incredible opportunity to open young minds to the endless possibilities of a career in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or STEM.
-Training for a safe cyber future
How Raytheon UK is building a pipeline of cybersecurity engineers.
-For your eyes only
The Top Secret exhibition uncovers 100 years of communications intelligence and cybersecurity, and will travel to London and Manchester this year.
Newly appointed minister Nigel Adams hears how Raytheon supports the U.K. with next-generation intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.
-When students soar
The 2018 Raytheon UK Quadcopter Challenge shows young people exciting applications of science, technology, engineering and math.
-Hands-on Cyber Academy
Workshops build cybersecurity skills for students at two universities.
-The gold standard
Raytheon UK has officially achieved Gold status as part of the Ministry of Defence Employer Recognition Scheme (ERS) for the outstanding support of the Armed Forces Community.
-US, UK sign cyber accord
From SC magazine: Agreement forms a public/private partnership for government & industry to explore trends and tech.
-A new challenge
Twenty-six teams were selected to advance to the next round of the annual Royal Air Force Engineering Competition. The final competition took place during the Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show.
-The Quad Squad
A Year of Engineering is a government campaign that is designed to boost engineering across the U.K.
-A run for the RAF
Ian Banks has run the London Marathon five times; the Great North Run, seven times. But he’s never run a race like this before.
-Reaching new heights
Every second counts in defence — and at the Raytheon UK Quadcopter Challenge. The annual event, which includes a timed obstacle course, is changing how the younger generation perceives science, technology, engineering and math, collectively known as STEM.
-Spotlight on Special Mission Aircraft
Raytheon UK’s flagship Special Mission Aircraft programme in North Wales is focused on developing next-generation technologies to meet the global ISR challenge.
-Spotlight on Technology Innovation
Raytheon UK's Mission Critical Solutions portfolio delivers world-leading innovations that protect people, secure information and defend infrastructures
-Inside the worldwide ransomware attack
Forcepoint experts discuss the ransomware attack that has crippled computers worldwide
-Engineers have the secret to never becoming obsolete
On LinkedIn: Raytheon's CEO on how to avoid becoming obsolete.
-Spotlight on Aviation Technology
Raytheon UK's Airborne Solutions’ has an international reputation as a one-stop business generating economic value.
-Made in Britain, Exported Worldwide
Raytheon UK is one of Britain’s most well-established aerospace and defence companies with a heritage dating back more than 100 years.
-'Top Gun' today
Top Gun is due for an upgrade, so we asked our experts to take their best guess on what training would be like for Maverick and the gang today.
-Strength at sea
It happened in March: Aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Porter, an imposing technological structure, like something out of Star Wars, swiveled across the horizon.
-Countdown to Change
Scotland’s industrial base, government and universities must work closely to support math and science education and strengthen its pipeline of talented tech workers, a top Raytheon UK official told educators and business leaders at a recent conference.
-A new radar takes flight
Raytheon’s new Condor Mk 3 Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar system debuts at World ATM Congress 2016.
-Lighting the SpaRk on Innovation
They sound like something out of Star Wars: Electromagnetics, hi-power converters and anti-corruption memory devices. But these are no lightsabers out of fantasy. They are real-world technologies driving innovation at Raytheon UK.
-£25 Million Investment Bolsters Raytheon’s UK Presence
Raytheon UK's new Technology Centre of Excellence creates the potential for 100+ high-skilled jobs
-In the air and on the ground
How do you turn an air-to-air missile into a robust solution for ground-based air defense? Give it longer reach, a mobile radar and the right launcher.
Exciting opportunities at a variety of levels within our new Cyber Innovation Centre! Including Cyber Research, Software Development, Systems Engineering and many other roles.
The Department of Homeland Security selects Raytheon to help protect government networks.
-Patriot Protects The U.S. and Allied Forces Around The World
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.
-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.
-Six Reasons Why All Eyes Are on Standard Missile-6
Raytheon recently delivered the first full-rate production round of the Standard Missile-6 (SM-6) to the U.S. Navy after a flawless series of flight tests in 2014. The move to full-rate production is a key milestone that demonstrates the program’s maturity. Here are six things you should know about this new air and missile defense interceptor.
-Cyber Knight Rises: Bursaries For Superheroes
They are silent guardians. Their crusade: to protect the cyber domain from evasive, villainous anti-heroes. Now, thanks to Raytheon UK-funded bursaries at Lancaster University, a new generation of crime-fighting cyber knights will be mobilised to defend companies against nefarious online plots.
-Catching Lightning: The Perfect Brainstorm
Turbulence during air travel can be a nail-biting experience, but what happens to an aircraft during an electrical storm when storm clouds are power-surged like gigantic capacitors?
-Mission Possible: From Cyber Geeks to Superheroes
Raytheon UK stages an 007-style cyber mission at BT Tower to find hidden cyber talent.
-Raytheon UK News Puts Spotlight On Intelligence Software
In highly complex missions, situational awareness and actionable intelligence is key
-Go Live: Raytheon Cyber Eco-System is UK First
More than 100 cyber professionals to develop technologies and skills to protect against evolving cyber threats as Raytheon UK Cyber Innovation Centre becomes operational.
-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.
-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.
-Helping veterans hit the books
Three student veterans have been chosen to receive a $10,000 scholarship from Raytheon and Student Veterans of America.
-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.
-Raytheon and Navajo Nation: 25 years of teamwork
Raytheon's Diné Facility in Farmington, New Mexico, has a workforce with a proud tradition. Nearly 90 percent of its employees are members of the Navajo Nation.
-Serving those who served
Raytheon's Week of Service celebrates employees' volunteer work, particularly time spent helping military veterans.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-JLENS Blimps Help Guide Air-to-Air Missiles
The JLENS aerostats used powerful radars to help guide an F-15 jet.
-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.