Raytheon Exhibit Pavilion at Farnborough Air Show to Feature Interactive Experiences Spanning 'Innovation In All Domains'
WALTHAM, Mass., July 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will offer attendees of the 2010 Farnborough International Air Show (July 19-25, Farnborough, England) the opportunity to test-drive some of the company's latest technologies and learn about its innovative products and programs, spanning the domains of Air, Land, Sea, Space and Cyber.
Raytheon's new exhibit pavilion (building OE9) will feature interactive demonstrations and electronic information on critical defense and aviation technologies including intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); unmanned systems; integrated fighter systems; air traffic management; space systems; cyberspace solutions; integrated air and missile defense such as Standard Missile-3 and Global Patriot; land combat systems; global training solutions, and more. The pavilion will be located adjacent to additional ISR exhibits featuring the ASTOR ground station and to the Raytheon chalet (building C7-9).
Inside the pavilion, journalists will experience exciting innovations in action at hands-on demonstrations such as the first color helmet-mounted cueing system in an integrated cockpit environment; the Patriot modern man station; a "floating glass" touch-screen display; mobile applications running on hand-held devices for training of air traffic controllers and Patriot system operators; and an "augmented reality" interactive table featuring selectable content representing the domains to be presented by the company.
Raytheon has scheduled the following press briefings to take place at its exhibit pavilion:
Directed Energy Update
Mike Booen, vice president, Directed Energy, will report on NAVSEA's recent breakthrough test of solid-state laser technology and provide updates on Laser Area Defense System, Direct Infrared Counter Measure and other programs.
Cybersecurity: Protecting Against the Advanced Persistent Threat
Lynn Dugle, president, and Steve Hawkins, vice president, Intelligence & Information Systems, will discuss Raytheon's participation in providing customers with solutions to combat the Advanced Persistent Threat.
Raytheon and Missile Defense in Europe; Global Patriot -- IAMD for the Next Generation
Dr. Taylor Lawrence, president, Missile Systems, will speak about the technologies enabling the Phased Adaptive Approach for ballistic missile defense, and how Raytheon intends to partner with Europe to deploy the shield. Skip Garrett, vice president, Patriot Programs, will brief on the international scope and technologies of the Patriot system including modern man station and an interactive multimedia training application.
ASTOR: Saving Lives in the Counterinsurgency Battle
Raytheon personnel, British Army and Royal Air Force warfighters will discuss ASTOR in the counterinsurgency battle following its year in enduring operations with the UK RAF 5 Squadron.
10 Years of AESA Flight: Impact and Future Technology
Fred Lanes, Business Development, Tactical Airborne Systems, and Michael Garcia, U.S. Navy Reserve pilot and Raytheon F/A-18 Business Development, will highlight recent program milestones, discuss new applications and provide a snapshot of next-gen AESA technologies.
Beginning July 14, 2010, and running throughout Farnborough, Raytheon will host a virtual show on its website: www.raytheon.com/Farnborough. Daily features, spotlights and multimedia, including six episodes of the company's Dual Band podcast, will give visitors to the Web a front row seat to key technologies and company leaders. Tune into the company's first Farnborough podcast featuring an interview with Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, president of Raytheon Missile Systems; Major Jeremy Crossley of the British Army, speaking about ASTOR; and U.S. Navy Reserve pilot Michael "Ponch" Garcia discussing AESA radar, at http://www.raytheon.com/newsroom/technology/rtn10_dualband19/. Web news outlets will be able link to or embed the podcast as of July 14. Journalists may also follow Raytheon Company updates from the show on twitter: www.twitter.com/raytheoncompany.
Raytheon Company, with 2009 sales of $25 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 88 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 75,000 people worldwide.
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