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Raytheon to Showcase Innovative Capabilities at National Space Symposium 2010

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo., April 12, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will highlight several space and cyberspace technologies at the 26th National Space Symposium April 12-15.

Raytheon's exhibit will showcase more than 15 innovative capabilities for environmental solutions; global intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR); hyperspectral imaging; navigation; and cybersecurity.

The display will include an interactive demonstration of Raytheon's Visible/Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite. Visitors will be able to explore the advanced design of the next-generation climate sensor and examine the wide range of data it can generate. A second interactive demonstration will allow viewers to design their own satellite based on Raytheon's Responder™ payload, which is rapidly adaptable to meet urgent mission needs.

Raytheon cyber demonstrations will include a new malware solution that targets advanced zero-day e-mail attacks and a dynamic defense/network monitoring solution. Military applications for smartphones will also be shown.

"The last 18 months have been highly successful for our space business with the launch of five Raytheon-manufactured space sensors on a broad range of missions," said Rick Yuse, president of Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems. "We're looking forward to demonstrating our diverse experience and expertise at the National Space Symposium."

Bill Hart, vice president for Space Systems, will host the Raytheon-sponsored James E. Hill Lifetime Achievement Award luncheon April 14. Steve Hawkins, vice president of Information Security Solutions, will participate on a panel titled "Industry in the Domain" during the Cyber 1.0 event April 12. Brian Arnold, vice president for Space Strategy, will join fellow industry leaders April 14 on a panel that will discuss space situational awareness and space debris.  

"Raytheon delivers on its commitment to innovation every day by applying leading-edge technology to solve our customers' most difficult problems," said Lynn Dugle, president of Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems. "At this year's National Space Symposium, we'll be illustrating that commitment with powerful cybersecurity advances, proven environmental solutions and advanced global ISR capabilities."

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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