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Raytheon Opens Management Office in Orlando, Fla., to Support Warfighter FOCUS Program

RESTON, Va., Dec. 15, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company , celebrates the grand opening Dec. 15 of its Orlando, Fla., building that houses the program management team for the U.S. Army's Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) program.

The 70,000 square-foot building, located at the Central Florida Research Park, is home to 225 Raytheon and Warrior Training Alliance employees. The Raytheon-led WTA with major teammates Computer Sciences Corporation, General Dynamics IT and MPRI, provides turnkey, life-cycle training services at more than 400 locations worldwide.

"Our worldwide support of America's warfighters starts here in Orlando," said Mike Edwards, an RTSC vice president and the Warrior Training Alliance program manager.

The building has a demonstration area where various technologies for live, virtual and constructive training can be viewed. It is also home to the WTA's central engineering laboratory and a logistics depot auxiliary facility.

Warfighter FOCUS is a U.S. Army program under the Program Executive Office for Training, Simulation and Instrumentation to consolidate operations and maintenance, systems integration and engineering support services for the Army's live, virtual and constructive training systems.

The Raytheon-led Warrior Training Alliance is a team of industry leaders in training who bring proven, current and relevant experience across all training environments, including live, virtual and constructive. With a combined legacy of successfully executing large-scale and complex programs, the WTA is organized to apply the right resources to successfully accomplish each task and to deliver the best value, lowest risk solutions.

RTSC provides technology solutions for defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide. RTSC specializes in Mission Support (including installation, integration, maintenance, training and logistics support), counterproliferation and counterterrorism, homeland security solutions, base and range operations and customized engineering and manufacturing.

Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of $21.3 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 86 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 72,000 people worldwide.

    Contact:
    Kristin Patterson Jones
    703.295.2534 (office)
    571.723.2804 (mobile)
    kpjones@raytheon.com

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