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Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems Names Kapoor and O'Brien Vice Presidents

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Feb. 26, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Integrated Defense Systems (IDS) has named Sanjay Kapoor vice president, Patriot Programs and Anthony F. "Toby" O'Brien vice president, Finance IDS and chief financial officer.

Kapoor will report to IDS President Dan Smith; O'Brien will report to both Smith and Raytheon Company's Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer David Wajsgras.

Kapoor had been vice president, Finance IDS and chief financial officer since 2004. Prior to joining Raytheon, he had been with United Technologies Corporation since 1990, serving in roles of increasing responsibility. Kapoor has a bachelor's degree in technology from the Indian Institute of Technology and an MBA from Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania.

Replacing Kapoor, O'Brien most recently served as the Raytheon Company vice president, finance. He joined the corporate finance team in 2006 after serving five years as chief financial officer at the former Raytheon Aircraft Company. Prior to RAC, he was chief financial officer for the former Raytheon Aircraft Integration Systems from 2000 to 2002. He joined Raytheon in 1986 as part of the Finance Leadership Development Program after receiving his bachelor's degree from Boston College.

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 2007 sales of $21.3 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 72,000 people worldwide.

  Guy Shields

SOURCE: Raytheon Company

CONTACT: Guy Shields of Raytheon Company, +1-978-858-5246

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

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