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Raytheon Features Variety of Innovative Systems, Technologies and Products at Paris Air Show

- ASTOR Sentinel aircraft, Universal Control System included in the Raytheon display -

WALTHAM, Mass., June 9, 2009 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will offer news media representatives attending the 2009 Paris International Air Show beginning June 15 several opportunities to learn the latest about various company technologies, programs and products.

Raytheon will focus on several key areas to include global intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; unmanned systems, both aerial and ground control; air traffic management; the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System; Active Electronically Scanned Array (AESA) radar; cybersecurity; and its ThalesRaytheonSystems international partnership.

Among the exhibits on display are the ASTOR Sentinel aircraft, Universal Control System, KillerBee®, F-16 Center Pedestal Display, and more technologies and products. A Patriot fire unit will be located at the U.S. Defense Department corral.

The company has scheduled the following press briefings during the show:

    Date       Time       Topic

    June 16    8:30 a.m.  ThalesRaytheonSystems breakfast (Thales Chalet,
                          B119)
                          The only trans-Atlantic joint venture of its kind
                          has proven successful, with a strong revenue stream
                          and growing order book. Co-hosted by new management
                          team.

    June 16    10 a.m.    Global ISR
                          Enhanced situational awareness is an imperative and
                          Raytheon's platform-agnostic strategy makes its
                          sensors and ground processing systems essential for
                          manned and unmanned assets globally.

    June 16    11 a.m.    Unmanned Systems
                          With global market expected to double in the next
                          decade, Raytheon's position in the UAS market is
                          extensive and growing. From sensors to ground
                          systems, Raytheon is targeting the defense, civil
                          security and environmental markets. First public
                          viewing of KillerBee in action.

    June 17    10 a.m.    Patriot and SL-AMRAAM
                          Current threat situation globally has made proven
                          air-missile defense systems more critical.
                          Patriot's interoperability and short-range
                          precision is attracting new customers, building on
                          its sale to 11 countries, most recently UAE.

All briefings, including presentation slides and audio, will be available upon the conclusion of each on www.raytheon.com Keyword: Paris 09, where high-resolution photos, video and more information can be found. In addition, the company will be launching a podcast series called Dual Band that will air each day of the show and highlight key technologies and senior executives. Tune in at www.raytheon.com Keyword: Paris 09.

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Raytheon Company, with 2008 sales of $23.2 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 87 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 73,000 people worldwide.

Note to Editors:

The Raytheon Chalet (A387) and Exhibit Pavilion will contain displays, exhibits and demonstrations. An ASTOR Sentinel R1 aircraft and a tactical ground station will be on static display at the Raytheon pavilion behind Chalet A387.

    Contact:
    Anne Marie Squeo
    703.284.4295
    parismedia@raytheon.com

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

Web site: www.raytheon.com/

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