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Raytheon Lands Three Army Contracts for Circuit Card Assembly

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Oct. 28, 2005 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) was awarded three U.S. Army contracts with a total value of $18.6 million for PATRIOT Configuration-3 weapons system spare assemblies. Two contracts are valued at $5.6 and $5 million, and the third has a not-to-exceed contract value of $8 million.

"As the system integrator, Raytheon IDS (Integrated Defense Systems) takes pride in the whole life system support to ensure that all PATRIOT Configuration-3 system components provide the warfighter a high quality, reliable and lethal capability to defeat the threats in current and future combat environments," said Phil Cohen, director of Missile and Ground programs, Raytheon IDS. IDS is mission systems integrator for the PATRIOT system, ensuring Raytheon provides the warfighter with a "no doubt" air defense capability.

The work will be performed at Raytheon IDS' Integrated Air Defense Center in Andover, Mass.

Based in Tewksbury, Mass., Integrated Defense Systems is Raytheon's leader in joint battlespace integration. With a strong international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the U.S. armed forces, Integrated Defense Systems provides a wide spectrum of integrated air and missile defense and naval and maritime war fighting solutions. Raytheon Company, with 2004 sales of $20.2 billion, is an industry leader in defense and government electronics, space, information technology, technical services, and business and special mission aircraft. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 80,000 people worldwide.

   Guy Shields

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

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

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

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