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Raytheon Appoints Yuse President, Raytheon Technical Services

WALTHAM, Mass., May 15, 2007 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) today announced the appointment of Richard R. (Rick) Yuse, 55, to the post of president, Raytheon Technical Services Company (RTSC). Yuse succeeds Bryan J. Even, who has left the company to pursue outside interests.

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In his 31-year career at Raytheon, Yuse has held a variety of leadership roles, principally at the company's Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) business, including vice president of IDS' Missile Defense business area, where he was responsible for leading such programs as the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS), Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD), Upgraded Early Warning Radar (UEWR) and the Sea-Based X-Band Radar (SBX). Yuse most recently served as vice president and deputy general manager of RTSC.

Yuse earned both his bachelor's and master's degrees in electrical engineering from Northeastern University.

"Rick's proven leadership, history of performance and company expertise will be of enormous benefit to the RTSC business as we continue to focus the organization on growth and operational excellence," said William H. Swanson, Raytheon Chairman and CEO.

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 a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning more than 80 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 73,000 people worldwide.

   Mac Jeffery
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SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: Mac Jeffery of Raytheon Company, +1-781-522-5111

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

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