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07/2017

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Spotlight on Special Mission Aircraft

Raytheon UK’s flagship Special Mission Aircraft programme in North Wales is focused on developing next-generation technologies to meet the global ISR challenge.

07/2017

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Spotlight on Technology Innovation

Raytheon UK's Mission Critical Solutions portfolio delivers world-leading innovations that protect people, secure information and defend infrastructures

06/2017

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Corporate champion

Raytheon is named to the Civic 50 ranking of the most community-minded companies for the fifth year in a row.

05/2017

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Ransomware: Is the worst yet to come?

With hostages-as-a-service and "affiliate programs," ransomware criminals are innovating quickly, Raytheon experts say.

05/2017

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Inside the worldwide ransomware attack

Forcepoint experts discuss the ransomware attack that has crippled computers worldwide.

05/2017

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Engineers have the secret to never becoming obsolete

On LinkedIn: Raytheon's CEO on how to avoid becoming obsolete.

05/2017

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Think faster: advantages of quantum processing shown in head-to-head race

A prototype quantum processor repeatedly beat a traditional, classical processor in a race to solve a puzzle, figuring out a secret combination up to 100 times faster by using exotic physics to sort through data that was deliberately packed with errors.

04/2017

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A new vision for cyber defense

Government and industry experts gathered at the 2017 Forcepoint Cybersecurity Leadership Forum to lay out a new vision for cyber defense.

07/2016

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Spotlight on Aviation Technology

Raytheon UK's Airborne Solutions’ has an international reputation as a one-stop business generating economic value.

07/2016

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Made in Britain, Exported Worldwide

Raytheon UK is one of Britain’s most well-established aerospace and defence companies with a heritage dating back more than 100 years.

06/2016

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Overmatching power

Be stronger than your enemy. That’s a central tenet of the Pentagon’s Third Offset strategy, which encourages technological innovation to create “overmatch” – overwhelming combat power to either deter adversaries or defeat them outright.

06/2016

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High Flyers

U.K. students take to the air as Raytheon's Quadcopter Challenge kicks off.

05/2016

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'Top Gun' today

'Top Gun' is due for an upgrade, so we asked our experts to take their best guess on what training would be like for Maverick and the gang today.

04/2016

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Raytheon reports solid first-quarter 2016 earnings

The company's sales of $5.8 billion were up 9 percent over 2015.

03/2016

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Strength at sea

It happened in March: Aboard the guided missile destroyer USS Porter, an imposing technological structure, like something out of Star Wars, swiveled across the horizon.

03/2016

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Maritime security in the Middle East

DIMDEX 2016 in Qatar is bringing the world’s attention to maritime security in the Middle East and North Africa.

03/2016

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Countdown to Change

Scotland’s industrial base, government and universities must work closely to support math and science education and strengthen its pipeline of talented tech workers, a top Raytheon UK official told educators and business leaders at a recent conference.

03/2016

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A new radar takes flight

Raytheon’s new Condor Mk 3 Monopulse Secondary Surveillance Radar system debuts at World ATM Congress 2016.

02/2016

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Cyber Careers Open Day

Raytheon has emerged as the industry leader in developing Cyber resilience, and our expert cyber engineers help other organisations in government and industry do the same.

02/2016

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Control from the cockpit

Two former fighter pilots explain the meaning of air dominance.

02/2016

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Raytheon expands its presence in Poland

In a move designed to share advanced defense technologies, Raytheon is expanding its relationship with MESKO, Poland's leading missile and ammunition manufacturer.

01/2016

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Freedom of the seas

Distributed lethality is the capability to strike from any naval ship and from any place in the world. (Photo: U.S. Navy)

12/2015

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Lighting the SpaRk on Innovation

2015 SpaRk winners will each receive a grant to undertake a three-month technological research project.

11/2015

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£25 Million Investment Bolsters Raytheon’s UK Presence

Raytheon UK's new Technology Centre of Excellence creates the potential for 100+ high-skilled jobs

11/2015

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Fancy flying

Stewards Academy in Harlow has won Raytheon UK’s 2015 Quadcopter Challenge finale, remotely-piloting two self-built, high-tech drones to victory.

11/2015

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In the air and on the ground

How do you turn an air-to-air missile into a robust solution for ground-based air defense? Give it longer reach, a mobile radar and the right launcher.

11/2015

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Game of Drones

Raytheon UK invited schools in Essex to compete in its annual Quadcopter Challenge, held in association with Essex County Council.

11/2015

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Cyber Superstars

Raytheon has emerged as the industry leader in developing Cyber resilience, and our expert cyber engineers help other organisations in government and industry do the same.

10/2015

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Now Hiring: Cyber Defenders Needed

There are plenty of cybersecurity jobs for millennials. But finding well-qualified young adults for those positions is another story.

09/2015

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Homeland protection

In a world where the threat of ballistic missile attack looms, Raytheon employees work tirelessly day and night to evolve defensive systems that protect the U.S. and its allies around the world.

09/2015

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Raytheon at DSEI 2015

Raytheon is committed to helping its customers achieve their goals, today and into the future. To help meet these challenges, the company is using its decades of experience in innovative design and manufacturing to quickly deliver best-in-class defence solutions to our allies around the globe.

08/2015

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Smaller and smarter

High-tech guidance systems are fitting into increasingly smaller weapons as engineers work to bring them the same pinpoint accuracy once found only in mammoth missiles and hulking bombs.

07/2015

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The Big Zap

Laser weapons are becoming practical to defend against attacks without having to make, transport or store munitions.

06/2015

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Raytheon Recognized for Industrial Security Excellence

The Defense Security Service honored Raytheon Company with a record five James S. Cogswell Awards for industrial security excellence

06/2015

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Missile Defense Expands Globally

The threat of ballistic missile warfare looms large across the globe. But the systems that defend nations against those attacks are advancing rapidly.

06/2015

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Guided, gliding and ready to fly

Raytheon's Small Diameter Bomb II, a gliding, guided precision weapon, has been cleared for use by the U.S. military.

06/2015

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Bigger & Better: The Evolution of a Ballistic Missile Killer

Ballistic missile defense is constantly evolving to meet new threats. In the same way, Standard Missile-3 is evolving - with the help of a strong international partnership and innovative engineering.

06/2015

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Armored Against Attack

Modern cybersecurity requires far more than virus scans and passwords. Raytheon experts are developing cybersecurity systems that reach beyond traditional IT to protect everything from vehicles to mobile devices.

05/2015

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In Cyber, "Education, Education, Education" trumps "Location, Location, Location."

Recruiting the next generation of cyber talent will require changes in how we talk about our field, writes Paul Crichard, head of cyber research for Raytheon UK.

05/2015

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Six Reasons Why All Eyes Are on Standard Missile-6

Last week Raytheon delivered the first full-rate production round to the U.S. Navy. Here are six thing you should know about this capability.

04/2015

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Poland selects Patriot for missile defense

Statement from Raytheon Integrated Defense Systems President Dan Crowley:

04/2015

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Raytheon's Missile Defense Leadership Honored

Raytheon missile defense experts were recognized during a Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance reception for their outstanding accomplishments on programs that protect the United States, deployed forces, and allies abroad from the growing threat of short- to long-range ballistic missile attack.

04/2015

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An Artful Dodger

The world's largest missile maker and Norway's premier supplier of defense and aerospace-related systems announced a teaming agreement on the Naval Strike Missile (NSM).

04/2015

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Raytheon completes $9.2 million Space Factory expansion

Raytheon has completed a 9,600-square foot, $9.2 million expansion of its Space Systems Operations factory on the outskirts of Tucson.

03/2015

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Catching Lightning: The Perfect Brainstorm

Raytheon UK drives new tech innovation to help protect aircraft against lightning strikes.

02/2015

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Mission Possible: From Cyber Geeks to Superheroes

Raytheon UK stages an 007-style cyber mission at BT Tower to find hidden cyber talent.

02/2015

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Raytheon UK News Puts Spotlight On Intelligence Software

In highly complex missions, situational awareness and actionable intelligence is key

02/2015

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TALONS for a Tiger

Raytheon's collaboration with the United Arab Emirates firm Tawazun is the latest in a long line of international partnerships.

02/2015

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Same punch, longer reach

Raytheon's battle-tested weapons are getting a boost in range to meet the demands of the modern battlefield.

02/2015

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Deconstructing Command and Control

An increasing number of nations on six continents, depend on Raytheon for the information tools necessary to manage battle information in the 21st century.

02/2015

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Raytheon at IDEX

One of Raytheon's goals is to help ensure the stability of the Middle East, today and into the future.

02/2015

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Tomahawk hits moving target at sea

Raytheon's Tomahawk Block IV cruise missile hit a moving target at sea during a successful test led by the U.S. Navy.

02/2015

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Novel Vision for Patriot

Electronically scanned radar, 360 view and a ramped-up range boost legendary defense system

02/2015

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Go Live: Raytheon Cyber Eco-System is UK First

More than 100 cyber professionals to develop technologies and skills to protect against evolving cyber threats as Raytheon UK Cyber Innovation Centre becomes operational.

01/2015

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Raytheon UK Supports SME Cyber Innovation

Raytheon UK Supports SME Cyber Innovation

01/2015

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Powering Power Systems for Future Sustainable Flight

Powering Power Systems for Future Sustainable Flight

01/2015

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Raytheon ELCAN leads hyper-hemispherical dome design

Raytheon ELCAN leads hyper-hemispherical dome design

01/2015

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UK NEWS Spotlight on Advanced Technologies

UK NEWS Spotlight on Advanced Technologies

12/2014

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Transparency International-USA Honors Raytheon for Anti-Corruption Efforts

Transparency International-USA has awarded Raytheon its 2014 Corporate Leadership Award for the defense company's efforts to prevent corruption.

12/2014

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Mythology meets modern might

During the "Thor's Hammer" exercise, the militaries of Norway, Finland, Switzerland and Turkey successfully tested five Raytheon Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles at a range in Sweden.

12/2014

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Toward a Stronger Europe

Raytheon is offering state-of-the-art air and missile defense upgrades across Europe, including improvements to the combat-proven Patriot system and the Standard Missile-3.

11/2014

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It opens our minds, and it opens doors

Raytheon engineers work with with high-school girls in Arizona to spark their interest in science and math.

11/2014

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The Warhead Hunters

Raytheon engineers have spent decades perfecting a science no one else can duplicate: the design of kill vehicles, rocket-powered interceptors that destroy incoming intercontinental ballistic missiles.

11/2014

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Helping veterans hit the books

Three student veterans have been chosen to receive a $10,000 scholarship from Raytheon and Student Veterans of America.

11/2014

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U.S. Navy Test Doubles Defense to Meet Modern Missile Threats

Raytheon-built interceptors destroyed four missile targets in a recent flight test simulating the massive type of battle that military planners fear may dominate the future of naval warfare.

11/2014

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Raytheon and Navajo Nation: 25 years of teamwork

The Raytheon Dine Facility in Farmington, New Mexico celebrated 25 years in the community this Fall with a ceremony to break ground on a new warehouse.

11/2014

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Serving those who served

Raytheon's Week of Service celebrates employees' volunteer work, particularly time spent helping military veterans.

10/2014

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10 Things to Know About the U.S. Army's Missile-Busting Radar Blimp

These sensors for the U.S. Army can stay aloft for weeks and spot cruise missiles hundreds of miles away.

07/2014

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Sharp Eyes for Missile Defense

An AN/TPY-2 radar can track a home run from a ballpark several hundred miles away. That's just one of the features that have made this bus-sized radar that rolls like a truck and sees like a hawk the go-to radar for missile defense.

07/2014

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Research Pays Dividends for Homeland Defense

As the JLENS radar blimp readies to deploy to the United States' National Capital Region, Raytheon is conducting research and development that will enable the system to better protect Washington D.C and a large swath of the East Coast from cruise missiles and drones.

07/2014

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Raytheon Missiles Make History in Long-Range, Supersonic Tests

Standard Missile-6 interceptors were used to destroy cruise missile targets flying 'over the horizon' -- part of a Navy exercise that utilized a networked system of sensors, aircraft, and ship-borne weapons.

06/2014

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Missile-destroying Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle Intercepts Target

Raytheon's Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle destroyed a intercontinental ballistic missile target in space.

06/2014

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Inside the Space Factory

One of the cleanest factories in the world: creating rocket-propelled "kill vehicles" that hunt down and destroy ballistic missiles in space.

05/2014

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Land-based launcher fires Navy's Standard Missile-3

A key test as the United States moves toward deploying the interceptor in Romania to protect Europe from ballistic missile attacks.

04/2014

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Bulletproof electronics put the punch in guided artillery shell

How do you keep a sensitive guidance system from getting smashed to smithereens as it goes from 0 to 760 mph on the tip of an artillery shell? The answer: bulletproof electronics.

03/2014

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Swim, rocket, fly and hunt: Navy's morphing missile gets new abilities

The Tomahawk cruise missile is the Transformer of modern weapons, and recent advances are giving it even more amazing features, including the ability to find its own targets with a seeker and a new, multi-mission warhead.

02/2014

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Fifteen Years of Gallium Nitride Innovation

Raytheon kicks off 15th year of GaN innovation

01/2014

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Going Big: Growing Network of Giant Radars Protects Against Missiles

One looks like a Mayan pyramid and is as big as an office building. Another looks like a golf ball and floats in the ocean on a converted oil rig, while a third, a wheeled radar that can travel on roads, is the size of a Mack truck.

01/2014

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Ship Smarts: Stealth Destroyer Packed with Technology for U.S. Navy

Towering over the shipyard in Bath, Maine, the angular lines of the Zumwalt guided missile destroyer draw double-takes from travelers along the nearby Leeman Highway.

12/2013

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Making the Bullet Louder: New "3-D Audio" Gives Pilots a Multisensory Heads-Up

A key component of Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 successfully exchanged information with a Dutch X-band radar, moving the company one step closer to proving that European ships with this radar can employ SM-3s to defend the continent against ballistic missiles.

11/2013

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Dots in the Dubai Sky: Thousands Travel to Air Show Guided by 'Invisible' Technology

High over a New Mexico mountain range, a jet-powered drone turned toward the sun, leveled its wings and began an attack run on a simulated target deep in the desert.

10/2013

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Pop Out, Drop In, Fire Up: The Art of the Upgrade Comes to Seoul

As defense budgets get tighter, a new generation of upgrades is allowing countries to extend the life of planes, air traffic systems and more.

08/2013

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JLENS Blimps Help Guide Air-to-Air Missiles

The JLENS aerostats used powerful radars to help guide an F-15 jet.

08/2013

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Inside the Diamond Mine: Synthetic Gems

Diamonds may no longer be just a girl's best friend. Sixty years after Marilyn Monroe's musical ode to them, the military is showing interest in the synthetic version of these classic gems.

08/2013

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Raytheon UK Takes On the More Electric Aircraft (MEA) Challenge

Meeting the More Electric Aircraft Challenge

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