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Raytheon Receives Industry Award from Air Traffic Control Association

WASHINGTON, Nov. 15, 2006 /PRNewswire/ -- The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) awarded Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) the ATCA 2006 Industrial Award at the association's 51st annual conference and exposition, Oct. 31. The award recognized Raytheon for contributions to modern, highly reliable and cost-effective air traffic solutions around the world.

"The Raytheon Company Airspace Management and Homeland Security team of 1,900 employees has been consistently meeting or exceeding customer goals in ensuring integrated communication, navigation, surveillance and air traffic management solutions for civil and military air traffic service providers in more than 45 countries," ATCA stated in the award citation.

"They can be justifiably proud of the Wide Area Augmentation System being operational 24/7 year-round and their active role in the Joint Planning and Development Office in advancing the Next Generation Air Transportation System architecture development efforts. Their performance this past year across the board has been outstanding, adding to the quality, safety, and efficiency of air traffic control."

"Raytheon enjoyed a remarkable year providing global transportation and security solutions to our customers around the world," said Andy Zogg, vice president of Raytheon's Airspace Management and Homeland Security, who accepted the award for the company. "Receiving this prestigious award from the leading organization dedicated to advancing aviation and air traffic control is a tremendous honor for us. We look forward to continuing to deliver technology and mission support solutions that will allow our customers to be successful now and into the future."

Raytheon Company, with 2005 sales of $21.9 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.

  Lynford Morton

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: Lynford Morton of Raytheon Company, +1-703-284-4446

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

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