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Raytheon Solipsys Releases 3-D Visualization Tool

TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 26, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Solipsys has released a three dimensional extension for its Tactical Display Framework (TDF 3D), a real-time visualization capability used in command and control, homeland defense, surveillance and air traffic management systems.

TDF 3D enhances the Tactical Display Framework software product by displaying tracks, history, sensors, overlays, pairing lines and imagery in three dimensions.

"TDF 3D provides the user with powerful controls to navigate the 3-D view of the battlespace," said Mark Trenor, president of Raytheon Solipsys. "With TDF 3D, the operator can offset, slide and fly through the view, orbit the area of interest, zoom, and auto track objects."

TDF has been deployed since 1997. Written in Java for maximum portability, it has become the standard in command and control display systems used in many military applications, including the U.S. Air Force AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System aircraft), U.S. Central Command Air Forces' Battle Control Center, the U.S. Navy's Zumwalt-class destroyer, and the U.S. Army JLENS (Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor System) program. TDF 3D ensures the continued warfighter demand for TDF-based systems by bringing three dimensions to strategic and tactical situational awareness.

Raytheon Solipsys is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company operating in Integrated Defense Systems. The business' specialty is design and development of command and control software solutions.

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 86 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.

  Mike Nason

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: Mike Nason of Raytheon Company, +1-703-419-1421

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