Raytheon establishes new electronic warfare mission area
Combines technologies and capabilities to support customers' future vision of EW
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Space and Airborne Systems business has announced the combination of several of its electronic warfare (EW) programs into a new mission area called Electronic Warfare Systems, based at the company's El Segundo, Calif. campus. The portfolio contains the following:
- Next Generation Jammer
- EW Self Protection Systems
- EW Communications Systems
- Advanced EW Programs
- Airborne Information Operations
- Key EW pursuits
"This new mission area will focus our resources and expertise to provide the technology systems and advanced capabilities our warfighters need to effectively and safely execute their mission," said Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business.
The Electronic Warfare Systems mission area will be led by Travis Slocumb. Prior to assuming his new role, Slocumb was vice president of Strategy and Business Development for Space and Airborne Systems where he worked closely with the U.S. Army, Navy, Air Force, NASA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency and the Department of Homeland Security; and provided leadership to numerous international pursuits and captures, such as RACR South Korea.
Raytheon is a global EW leader with technologies, products and programs spanning radar warning receivers, airborne decoys, electronic attack and support, tactical signals intelligence, EW battle management, jammers and shipboard systems.
Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 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 cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.
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