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Raytheon Names Burris Vice President, Communications for Integrated Defense Systems

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 5, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has named Timothy S. Burris vice president, Communications for its Integrated Defense Systems business. Reporting to IDS President Dan Smith and Raytheon Vice President of Corporate Affairs and Communications Pam Wickham, Burris will lead the IDS communications organization in its external and internal communications activities.

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Burris joins Raytheon from Rockwell Collins in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, where he served as senior director of Enterprise Communication. He has nearly 30-years experience in running high-performance communications programs for the aerospace and defense industry, including positions with United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney, Lockheed Martin and GE Aerospace. He holds a degree in public relations from Utica College of Syracuse University in New York.

Integrated Defense Systems is Raytheon's leader in Joint Battlespace Integration providing affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.

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 85 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: Guy Shields

978.858.5246

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SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: Guy Shields of Raytheon Company, +1-978-858-5246

Web site: http://www.raytheon.com/

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