News Feature Archive
-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
Raytheon is named to the Civic 50 ranking of the most community-minded companies for the fifth year in a row.
-Ransomware: Is the worst yet to come?
With hostages-as-a-service and 'affiliate programs,' ransomware criminals are innovating quickly, Raytheon experts say.
-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.
-Think faster: advantages of quantum processing shown in head-to-head race
A prototype quantum processor repeatedly beat a traditional, classical processor in a race to solve a puzzle, figuring out a secret combination up to 100 times faster by using exotic physics to sort through data that was deliberately packed with errors.
-A new vision for cyber defense
Government and industry experts gathered at the 2017 Forcepoint Cybersecurity Leadership Forum to lay out a new vision for cyber defense
-Women cracking the code
Women, who make up only 10 percent of the cybersecurity workforce, could help fill the industry's talent gap.
-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.
Be stronger than your enemy. That’s a central tenet of the Pentagon’s Third Offset strategy, which encourages technological innovation to create “overmatch” – overwhelming combat power to either deter adversaries or defeat them outright.
-From Hunted to Hunter
Survey reveals IT leaders are ducking instead of covering assets through proactive threat hunting.
-'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.
-Raytheon reports solid first-quarter 2016 earnings
The company's sales of $5.8 billion were up 9 percent over 2015
-The Keystrokes to Victory
Coaches and students competing in the year's National Collegiate Cyber Defense Competition provide pointers on what it takes to win.
-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.
-Maritime security in the Middle East
In a region increasingly concerned with security, the Doha International Maritime Defence Exhibition is an important showcase.
-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.
-Raytheon expands its presence in Poland
In a move designed to share advanced defense technologies, Raytheon is expanding its relationship with MESKO, Poland's leading missile and ammunition manufacturer.
-Freedom of the Seas
Distributed lethality is the capability to strike from any naval ship and from any place in the world. (Photo: U.S. Navy)
-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
Stewards Academy in Harlow has won Raytheon UK’s 2015 Quadcopter Challenge finale, remotely-piloting two self-built, high-tech drones to victory.
-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.
-Game of Drones
Raytheon UK invited schools in Essex to compete in its annual Quadcopter Challenge, held in association with Essex County Council.
Exciting opportunities at a variety of levels within our new Cyber Innovation Centre! Including Cyber Research, Software Development, Systems Engineering and many other roles.
-Now Hiring: Cyber Defenders Needed
There are plenty of cybersecurity jobs for millennials. But finding well-qualified young adults for those positions is another story.
-In the Minds of Millennials
Results of a recent global survey shows that young adults are aware that everyone shares the responsibility for keeping the internet safe and secure.
-Secure Your Space
Raytheon is celebrating National Cyber Security Awareness Month with a range of initiatives, programs and events.
The Department of Homeland Security selects Raytheon to help protect government networks.
In a world where the threat of ballistic missile attack looms, Raytheon employees work tirelessly day and night to evolve defensive systems that protect the U.S. and its allies around the world.
-Smaller and smarter
High-tech guidance systems are fitting into increasingly smaller weapons as engineers work to bring them the same pinpoint accuracy once found only in mammoth missiles and hulking bombs.
-The Big Zap
Laser weapons are becoming practical to defend against attacks without having to make, transport or store munitions.
-Raytheon Recognized for Industrial Security Excellence
U.S. presents the company with a record five James S. Cogswell Awards
-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.
-Missile Defense Expands Globally
The threat of ballistic missile warfare looms large across the globe. But the systems that defend nations against those attacks are advancing rapidly.
-Guided, gliding and ready to fly
Raytheon's Small Diameter Bomb II, a gliding, guided precision weapon, has been cleared for use by the U.S. military.
-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.
-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.
-Poland selects Patriot for missile defense
Statement from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems President Dan Crowley:
"Raytheon appreciates Poland's selection of Patriot for their missile defense requirements. We are prepared to fully address Polish government, industry, and military expectations to meet Poland's long-term objectives for this important program, which is vital to the country's national security interests."
-Raytheon's missile defense leadership honored
Raytheon missile defense experts were recognized during a Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance reception for their outstanding accomplishments on programs that protect the United States, deployed forces, and allies abroad from the growing threat of short- to long-range ballistic missile attack.
-An artful dodger
The world's largest missile maker and Norway's premier supplier of defense and aerospace-related systems announced a teaming agreement on the Naval Strike Missile (NSM).
-Raytheon completes $9.2 million Space Factory expansion
Raytheon has completed a 9,600-square foot, $9.2 million expansion of its Space Systems Operations factory on the outskirts of Tucson.
-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
-TALONS for a Tiger
Raytheon's collaboration with the United Arab Emirates firm Tawazun is the latest in a long line of international partnerships.
-Same punch, longer reach
Raytheon's battle-tested weapons are getting a boost in range to meet the demands of the modern battlefield.
-Deconstructing Command and Control
An increasing number of nations on six continents, depend on Raytheon for the information tools necessary to manage battle information in the 21st century.
-Tomahawk hits moving target at sea
Raytheon's Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile hit a moving target at sea during a successful test led by the U.S. Navy.
-Novel Vision for Patriot
Electronically scanned radar, 360 view and a ramped-up range boost legendary defense system
-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.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-Missile-destroying Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle intercepts target
Raytheon's Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle destroyed a intercontinental ballistic missile target in space.
-Inside the Space Factory
One of the cleanest factories in the world: creating rocket-propelled "kill vehicles" that hunt down and destroy ballistic missiles in space.
-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.
-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.
-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.
-Going Big: Growing Network of Giant Radars Protects Against Missiles
One looks like a Mayan pyramid and is as big as an office building. Another looks like a golf ball and floats in the ocean on a converted oil rig, while a third, a wheeled radar that can travel on roads, is the size of a Mack truck.
-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.