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Thank you for your interest in Raytheon UK. Below you’ll find a list of our facilities.


This facility was developed to undertake systems integration work, in particular for the ASTOR (Airborne Stand-Off Reconnaissance) programme. Broughton is carrying out the modification and integration of the Sentinel R Mk 1 aircraft and the integration of the Ground Stations. In addition to utilising the site’s own indigenous capability and skills in specialised airframe modification work, Broughton benefits from technology transfer from the United States.


Raytheon’s Glenrothes facility in Fife has been a manufacturing and engineering hub of excellence for 50 years. Here, the company is developing world-leading technology for energy and more electric transportation. It is continuing to produce worldwide firsts in technologies that will improve discovery and security of new oil and gas reserves and will increase efficiency and lower the cost of power electronics in More Electric Vehicles and Aircraft.


One of our principal design and manufacturing facilities, Harlow has an international reputation in a number of high technology areas. These include Air Traffic Management Systems, identification systems and jam-resistant navigation systems. The site is also heavily involved in Raytheons ISR and Network Enabled Capability activities and other major Raytheon UK programmes, such as ASTOR (Airborne Stand-Off Reconnaissance) and Paveway™ IV.


Raytheon UK has been responsible for establishing and building the entire ASTOR (Airborne Stand-Off Reconnaissance system) complex at Waddington, including both the Royal Air Force 5 (AC) Squadron headquarters as well as the sophisticated training facility itself. In addition to classrooms, offices and student rest facilities the complex includes a Training Equipment Hall and a range of advanced training aids, including a Fixed Base Flight Crew Trainer, Rear Crew Trainer, Ground Station Crew Trainer, a Target Generator and Radar Simulator, and a Mission Interface Simulator.

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