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Raytheon JPS Communications and Invizeon To Market an Emergency Notification System

RALEIGH, N.C., Oct. 30, 2007 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) JPS Communications has partnered with Missoula, Mont.-based Invizeon Corp. to market an emergency alert system to colleges, universities, and civil and military customers. The system delivers an emergency notification message within minutes to thousands of users -- independent of device, access method or carrier.

In crises, senior officials need fast, reliable methods of distributing information to citizens and public safety officials to effectively respond to and manage incidents. Invizeon's CHAIN™ solution, coupled with JPS' radio interoperability products, enables quick, efficient messaging and improves coordination and emergency management through better situational awareness.

"By combining our capabilities with Invizeon, a comprehensive solution now exists for bridging land mobile radio and other commonly used communications devices for emergency response messaging," said Keith McDonald, vice president of Sales and Marketing for JPS Communications. "Partnering with companies that offer advanced commercial communications software and technology solutions allows JPS to use its established market presence and radio expertise to bring customers critical solutions."

"With CHAIN, customers benefit from a managed alert service that is easy to use, available at a moment's notice and does not require any additional investment in hardware, software, or related maintenance and license fees," said David Todd, president of Invizeon. "This integrated technology brings a multitude of communications devices together under one system, which significantly reduces the time required to distribute critical information resulting in improved response and recovery time."

JPS Communications, the industry leader in radio interoperability technology, is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Raytheon Company that designs, manufactures and sells electronic hardware and software products that enhance the effectiveness of communications systems.

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.

Note to Editors:

CHAIN is designed to be the foundation for any organization or systems integrator that requires secure interoperability, real-time communication collaboration and critical incident management. Invizeon Corporation released the latest version of CHAIN in April 2006.

Invizeon Corporation's CHAIN system provides critical communications management to any organization requiring secure, interoperable, real-time communication capabilities. These technologies empower federal, state, and local governments, as well as organizations and private industries, to prepare for, respond to and recover from terrorist attacks, major disasters and other emergencies. For more information, please visit: http://www.invizeon.com/.

  Katie McWilliams

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: Katie McWilliams, +1-919-865-1036, katie.mcwilliams@jps.com,
for Raytheon Company

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

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