Raytheon to Showcase International Leadership in Aerospace and Defense Technologies at 2011 Paris Air Show
Hands-on demonstrations of technologies spanning "Innovation In All Domains"
WALTHAM, Mass., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will employ the latest in interactive exhibits, and has scheduled a compelling range of media presentations, to showcase its leading international position in aerospace and defense technologies at the 49th International Paris Air Show (June 20-26, Le Bourget, France).
At the Raytheon Exhibit Pavilion (building ST-F172) air show attendees will experience hands-on demonstrations of Raytheon technologies spanning "Innovation In All Domains … Air, Land, Sea, Space, Cyber." Highlights will include the debut of an immersive flight simulator designed to demonstrate Raytheon's capabilities in easily and economically upgrading the cockpits of fixed and rotary wing aircraft in service throughout the world.
Digital touch screens and Raytheon subject matter experts will deliver information on mission-critical technologies in strategic markets such as radar systems; integrated air and missile defense including Standard Missile-3 and Global Patriot; intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems; space systems; net-enabled and cyberspace solutions; capability insertion and training; land combat systems; and more. The pavilion will be located near additional outdoor exhibits and the Raytheon chalet (building A306).
Raytheon has scheduled several media briefings by company leaders to take place during the Paris Air Show:
Monday, June 20
- 11:00 a.m. – Teaming with Europe to Develop the Phased Adaptive Approach for Missile Defense; Raytheon Radar Technologies: Dr. Taylor Lawrence, president, Missile Systems; Dr. Tom Kennedy, president, Integrated Defense Systems
Tuesday, June 21
- 10:00 a.m. – Global ISR: Jane Chappell, vice president, Intelligence and Information Systems; Tim Carey, vice president, Space and Airborne Systems
- 10:45 a.m. – International Air Traffic Management, Air Travel Safety & Security: Andy Zogg, vice president, Command & Control Systems
- 12:30 p.m. – Raytheon Continues Industry Leadership in Directed Energy: Mike Booen, vice president, Advanced Security & Directed Energy Systems
Wednesday, June 22
- 10:30 a.m. – National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS) – Mid-range Solution for Allied Nations: Tim Glaeser, vice president, Integrated Air and Missile Defense, Raytheon; Vidar Skjelstad, vice president for U.S. Operations, KONGSBERG Defense and Aerospace
- 11:45 a.m. – ThalesRaytheonSystems Media Briefing at the Thales Chalet
Raytheon is once again a major sponsor of the Transatlantic Rocketry Challenge to take place on Friday, June 24, at 11:00 a.m. with an award ceremony scheduled for 3:00 p.m. that day.
Raytheon will host a virtual show at http://www.raytheon.com/media/parisair2011/ where multimedia downloads, features, technology spotlights and company news will give visitors a front row seat to this year's event. Journalists may also follow Raytheon Company updates from the show on Twitter @raytheoncompany.
Raytheon Company, with 2010 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 89 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.
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