Raytheon's Smith Elected to AUSA Council
TEWKSBURY, Mass., June 7, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems' President Dan Smith was elected to the Association of the United States Army's (AUSA) Council of Trustees during the council's recent spring meeting in Arlington, Va.
"Working with the association that is so important to our warfighters is very important to us," Smith said. "I am honored to have been elected and will work closely with the association and the other members of the council to continue the critical work that AUSA performs for our soldiers."
The 11-member council is the AUSA's governing body. It provides broad policy direction to the association's officers and staff and governs its financial affairs. Smith has been elected to a three-year term that begins July 1.
Integrated Defense Systems is Raytheon's leader in Joint Battlespace Integration providing affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base, including the U.S. Missile Defense Agency, the U.S. Armed Forces and the Department of Homeland Security.
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 85 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.
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