News Feature Archive

06/2020

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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.

06/2020

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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.

06/2020

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Homemade protection

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.

05/2020

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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.

05/2020

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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.

11/2019

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Peak performance

This engineer works on top of a Norwegian mountain to install the Condor MK3 next-gen radar.

11/2019

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STEM Counts

The interactive MathsAlive! exhibit will help inspire future engineers.

11/2019

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Partnerships for the future

The Atlantic Futures Forum hosts thought-leaders in collaborative defence.

11/2019

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Nurturing STEM talent

Raytheon UK receives national award for STEM education excellence.

11/2019

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Quest of the quad

Students show their STEM skills in Raytheon UK's 2019 Quadcopter Challenge .

09/2019

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Focused conversations

Ahead of DSEi 2019, Raytheon UK CEO Richard Daniel talks about his strategy for building on recent successes.

08/2019

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A system to steer by

This anti-jam technology keeps GPS systems in the clear.

07/2019

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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.

07/2019

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Training for a safe cyber future

How Raytheon UK is building a pipeline of cybersecurity engineers.

06/2019

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Next up

Women engineers give advice to the next generation of STEM leaders.

06/2019

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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.

05/2019

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A march for vets

Raytheon UK employees raise funds for Combat Stress.

04/2019

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Mind the gap

New apprenticeship programme to help with cyber workforce shortage.

02/2019

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Strengthening ties

Newly appointed minister Nigel Adams hears how Raytheon supports the U.K. with next-generation intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance.

12/2018

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When students soar

The 2018 Raytheon UK Quadcopter Challenge shows young people exciting applications of science, technology, engineering and math.

11/2018

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Hands-on Cyber Academy

Workshops build cybersecurity skills for students at two universities.

11/2018

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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.

10/2018

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US, UK sign cyber accord

From SC magazine: Agreement forms a public/private partnership for government & industry to explore trends and tech.

10/2018

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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.

08/2018

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The Quad Squad

A Year of Engineering is a government campaign that is designed to boost engineering across the U.K.

05/2018

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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.

12/2017

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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.

07/2017

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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.

07/2017

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Spotlight on Technology Innovation

Raytheon UK's Mission Critical Solutions portfolio delivers world-leading innovations that protect people, secure information and defend infrastructures

05/2017

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Inside the worldwide ransomware attack

Forcepoint experts discuss the ransomware attack that has crippled computers worldwide

05/2017

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Engineers have the secret to never becoming obsolete

On LinkedIn: Raytheon's CEO on how to avoid becoming obsolete.

07/2016

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Spotlight on Aviation Technology

Raytheon UK's Airborne Solutions’ has an international reputation as a one-stop business generating economic value.

07/2016

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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.

06/2016

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High Flyers

U.K. students take to the air as Raytheon's Quadcopter Challenge kicks off.

05/2016

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'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.

03/2016

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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.

03/2016

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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.

03/2016

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A new radar takes flight

Raytheon’s new Condor Mk 3 Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar system debuts at World ATM Congress 2016.

02/2016

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Control from the cockpit

Two former fighter pilots explain the meaning of air dominance.

12/2015

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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.

11/2015

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£25 Million Investment Bolsters Raytheon’s UK Presence

Raytheon UK's new Technology Centre of Excellence creates the potential for 100+ high-skilled jobs

11/2015

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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.

11/2015

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Cyber Superstars

Exciting opportunities at a variety of levels within our new Cyber Innovation Centre! Including Cyber Research, Software Development, Systems Engineering and many other roles.

09/2015

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Defending .GOV

The Department of Homeland Security selects Raytheon to help protect government networks.

06/2015

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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.

05/2015

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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.

04/2015

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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.

03/2015

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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.

03/2015

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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?

02/2015

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Mission Possible: From Cyber Geeks to Superheroes

Raytheon UK stages an 007-style cyber mission at BT Tower to find hidden cyber talent.

02/2015

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Raytheon UK News Puts Spotlight On Intelligence Software

In highly complex missions, situational awareness and actionable intelligence is key

02/2015

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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.

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.

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.

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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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.

11/2014

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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.

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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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.

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 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.

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.

02/2014

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Fifteen Years of Gallium Nitride Innovation

Raytheon kicks off 15th year of GaN innovation

12/2013

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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.

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.

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.

08/2013

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JLENS Blimps Help Guide Air-to-Air Missiles

The JLENS aerostats used powerful radars to help guide an F-15 jet.

08/2013

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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.

08/2013

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Raytheon UK Takes On the More Electric Aircraft (MEA) Challenge

Meeting the More Electric Aircraft Challenge