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Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC Appoints Leaders to New Business Units in Realigned Organization

RESTON, Va., Feb. 8, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Technical Services Company LLC (RTSC), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has appointed two Raytheon executives to lead newly formed business units that are focused on customer satisfaction and positioning the company for growth.

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David Dacquino is named vice president and general manager of Integrated Support Solutions (ISS), with headquarters in Burlington, Mass. ISS provides a range of services and capabilities including integrated logistics support, software development, training and maintenance, installation and integration to U.S. and international customers and contractors. Previously, Dacquino served as RTSC vice president and general manager of System and Product Support Solutions.

John Balaguer is named vice president and general manager of Customized Engineering and Depot Support in Indianapolis. The new business unit's capabilities include engineering, logistics, systems installation and depot support services for the full life-cycle support of products and systems. Previously, Balaguer served as RTSC vice president and general manager of Engineering and Production Support.

"We formed this new structure to create superior solutions for our customers and achieve the operational excellence that leads to growth," said Bryan J. Even, RTSC president and a Raytheon Company vice president. "RTSC will continue to emphasize its core market areas of Mission Support, counter- proliferation and counter-terrorism, base and range operations and customized engineering and manufacturing within the new structure."

Dacquino has more than 25 years of experience in the aeronautics, electronics and technical services industries. Before joining RTSC, he was deputy product-line general manager of the $1.25 billion Naval Weapons Systems product line for Raytheon.

Dacquino holds a bachelor's degree in aeronautical engineering technology from Arizona State University and an MBA in finance from California State University. His professional designations include international certifications in management, purchasing, contracts and production inventory management. He currently serves on the Board of Advisors of SOLE - International Society of Logistics. Dacquino also serves on the Technical Operations Governing Council of the Aerospace Industries Association (AIA).

Balaguer's career includes formerly serving as a member of the Raytheon Company Evaluation Team (RCET) where he worked with all of Raytheon's government and defense businesses. Prior to joining the RCET, he was deputy director of operations and engineering for Raytheon's Integrated Defense Business Systems business.

Balaguer holds bachelor's, master's and doctorate degrees in materials engineering from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in Troy, N.Y., and is a graduate of the Raytheon Business Leadership Program. He currently serves on the board of directors for Raytheon Canada Limited and as a member of the College of Engineering Dean's Strategy, Council Ohio State University.

RTSC, a subsidiary of Raytheon Company, provides technology solutions for defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide. It specializes in Mission Support, counter-proliferation and counter-terrorism, base and range operations and customized engineering and manufacturing.

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.

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SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: John Clemons, for Raytheon Company, +1-703-295-2530

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

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