News articles for Raytheon Company:
Monday, December 2, 2013
US Navy deploys Standard Missile-6 for first time
TUCSON, Ariz., Dec. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Navy is deploying Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Standard Missile-6 for the first time, marking the initial operational capability milestone for the U.S. Navy's newest, most advanced extended range area defense weapon.
"We're very pleased to achieve initial operational capability on schedule," said ... read more
Monday, November 25, 2013
Raytheon joins US2020 to mobilize one million STEM mentors by 2020
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced its support of US2020, the White House initiative created to help meet the future workforce needs of leading STEM employers by equalizing access to STEM careers for underserved populations.
As a Founding Corporate ... read more
Sunday, November 24, 2013
Thursday, November 21, 2013
George R. Oliver elected to Raytheon Board of Directors
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has elected George R. Oliver as a director effective immediately.
Mr. Oliver, 53, is currently the chief executive officer of Tyco International Ltd. and serves on Tyco's board of directors. Prior to ... read more
Wednesday, November 20, 2013
Raytheon delivers first High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile Control Section Modification units
TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) delivered the first order of High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) Control Section Modification (HCSM) upgrade units to the U.S. Air Force earlier this month.
"HCSM improves mission effectiveness and significantly reduces the risk of collateral damage," ... read more
Raytheon Company declares quarterly cash dividend and increases share repurchase authorization by $2.0 billion
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.55 per outstanding share of common stock. The cash dividend is payable on Feb. 6, 2014, to shareholders of record as of ... read more
Patriot performance excels in PAC-3 test firing
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System successfully test fired two Patriot Advanced Capability-3 missiles at White Sands Missile Range, N.M. The mission consisted of two single firings against single tactical ballistic missile representative targets.
"Patriot's successful ... read more
Monday, November 18, 2013
Raytheon awarded US Navy contract for radar production
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has been awarded a $406 million U.S. Navy multi-year contract to provide AN/SPY-1 radar transmitters and MK99 Fire Control Systems for the AEGIS program. Both critical components of the weapon system, the AN/SPY-1 radar and MK99 perform the search, ... read more
Saturday, November 16, 2013
Raytheon receives 1,000th AMRAAM rocket motor delivery
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Nov. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) received the 1,000th AIM-120 Advanced Medium Range Air-To-Air Missile (AMRAAM(®)) rocket motor from Nammo Group, a leading propulsion products company based in Raufoss, Norway. The motor is scheduled to be installed in a ... read more
Thursday, November 14, 2013
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Monday, November 11, 2013
Raytheon to expand Mississippi radar factory, add more than 150 new high-skill jobs
FOREST, Miss., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) plans to increase the size of its Forest manufacturing facility by more than 20,000 square feet and hire more than 150 new workers, Raytheon and state officials announced today.
"Forest will be expanded to support anticipated ... read more
Raytheon salutes men and women of the armed services
WALTHAM, Mass., Nov. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reflections on service and sacrifice mark Veterans Day ceremonies from California to Massachusetts as Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and its employees honor the men and women of the armed services. Throughout the month of November, Raytheon is also leveraging ... read more
Friday, November 8, 2013
Tuesday, November 5, 2013
Patriot delivers another flawless performance in Japan test firings
TEWKSBURY, Mass., Nov. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Japan Air Self-Defense Force (JASDF) has successfully completed yet another series of test firings of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Patriot Air and Missile Defense System at McGregor Range, N.M. The Annual Service Practice included target engagement and firings ... read more
Thursday, October 31, 2013
Standard Missile-3 IIA completes Critical Design Review
TUCSON, Ariz., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and its Japanese partner, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, have completed the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA guided missile Critical Design Review (CDR). The CDR verified that the missile's design will meet the stringent, specific operational performance requirements necessary to defeat ... read more
Wednesday, October 30, 2013