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Raytheon to Strengthen Ties With India During Aero India Trade Show in Bangalore

BANGALORE, India, Feb. 7, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will have a major presence at the 2007 Aero India trade show in Bangalore, India, Feb. 7 - 11. As a global technology leader, Raytheon offers a variety of products and services to meet India's military and commercial needs.

"Our portfolio is broad, and it fits nicely with India's long-term plans for updating its defense capabilities," said Walt Doran, Asia regional executive for Raytheon International, Inc. "India is a key emerging market for us in Asia, and we believe our advanced technology capabilities can be tailored to support India's unique needs over the coming years."

According to Doran, a long-term partnership approach in India with private and public-sector companies would be preferable to a buyer-seller relationship.

During the Aero India show, Raytheon will display a number of products and services. Raytheon representatives will also provide information about the company's desire to build a long-term relationship with India through Raytheon's commitment to Mission Support, Mission Assurance and customer focus.

Visitors to the Raytheon booth during Aero India will find a number of products on display including:

AMRAAM - The medium range air-to-air missile provides operational flexibility and multi-shot capability. It can be launched day or night, in all weather. Its autonomous guidance capability provides the pilot with critical range-preserving launch and leave aptitude.

AIM-9M - The short-range air-to-air missile is cost effective and provides infrared tracking that is adaptable to multiple applications. Its reliable, combat-proven effectiveness and all-aspect capabilities have been demonstrated in action around the world.

Paveway™ - It is a low-cost, precision guide bomb with more than 50,000 used in combat.

JSOW - The Joint Standoff Weapon is a long-range glide bomb that offers pinpoint accuracy.

Maverick - It is the only combat-proven missile in production today that is effective against armor and/or moving targets.

HARM - The High-Speed, Anti-Radiation missile is unmatched in combat effectiveness against enemy air defenses.

AESA capabilities - Raytheon is the world leader in providing multi-mode AESA (active electronically scanned array) technology enabling platforms to simultaneously gather, process and share information, air-to-air and air-to- ground, with a speed and reliability greater than any other radar system. Raytheon's AESA systems are fully scalable and suitable for any fighter platform that requires the break-through advantages Raytheon's ground-breaking systems provide.

Advanced Targeting Pod - ATFLIR - The AN/ASQ-228 ATFLIR, the U.S. Navy's targeting pod of record for the F/A-18, provides superior long-range, air-to- air tracking and target recognition, pinpoint targeting, high lethality and joint weapons support, and enhanced aircraft survivability. In both air-to- ground and air-to-air missions, ATFLIR has successfully detected, recognized and tracked targets at altitudes and at ranges substantially greater than other targeting systems.

Patriot - Raytheon is the prime contractor for the Patriot system and the system integrator for the configuration 3 system that includes the affordable GEM missile. As the system integrator, Raytheon ensures that all Patriot system components provide the warfighter a reliable and lethal capability to defeat the threats in current and future combat environments.

SL-AMRAAM - The Surface Launched AMRAAM system of systems provides the warfighter a tailorable, state-of-the-art air defense system that can defeat current and emerging cruise missile and wide range of air breathing threats. SL-AMRAAM combines combat-proven air superiority credentials with advanced fire control and battle management, unparalleled surveillance radar and launcher-missile performance.

AMHS (Air Traffic Management and Homeland Security) - Raytheon's next- generation air traffic management systems are advanced, cost-effective solutions that address the issues and challenges facing the air traffic management community in the 21st Century - traffic growth outpacing revenue growth, and the drive to increase safety, capacity and productivity in a cost- conscious environment. Using net-centric operations, Raytheon is helping customers to bridge old and new technologies to address today's issues and tomorrow's challenges.

Raytheon Company, with 2006 sales of $20.3 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 more than 80,000 people worldwide.

  John Patterson

  Faith Jennings

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: John Patterson, +1-520-465-2602, or Faith Jennings,
+1-310-334-2553, both of Raytheon Company

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

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