Profile: Raytheon Co (RTN.N)
23 Jul 2014
Raytheon Company, incorporated on December 17, 1953, together with its subsidiaries, is a technology company specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets worldwide. The Company provides electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing, effects, and command, control, communications and intelligence systems (C3I), as well as a range of mission support services. It serves both domestic and international customers, principally as a prime contractor on a portfolio of defense and related programs for government customers. The Company operates in six business segments: Integrated Defense Systems (IDS); Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS); Missile Systems (MS); Network Centric Systems (NCS); Space and Airborne Systems (SAS), and Technical Services (TS). On January 31, 2011, the Company acquired Raytheon Applied Signal Technology, Inc. (RAST). Effective June 27, 2013, Raytheon Co acquired Visual Analytics Inc.
The Company conducts the operations and activities of its business segments in certain countries through international subsidiaries, including Raytheon Systems Limited (RSL) for the United Kingdom, Raytheon Australia and Raytheon Canada Limited (RCL). RSL designs, develops and manufactures advanced systems for network-enabled operations, control functions and systems for the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence and commercial air traffic control organizations. Programs include the Airborne Standoff Radar (ASTOR), which is a ground surveillance capability (with SAS), and the Joint Effects Tactical Targeting System (JETTS) (with NCS). Raytheon Australia is a Mission Support and mission systems integration provider to the Australian Government. Programs include the Air Warfare Destroyer contract to design, develop and procure the combat system for the new Hobart Class destroyers (with IDS). Raytheon Australia also manages the entire operations and maintenance requirements of the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex and provides design, integration and lifecycle operations and maintenance services for the Royal Australian Defense Force’s aerospace capability (with TS). RCL provides persistent surveillance radar for air traffic management systems (primarily with NCS).
Integrated Defense Systems
IDS is a provider of integrated air and missile defense, radar solutions, and naval combat and ship electronic systems. Key customers include the United States Navy, Army, Air Force, and Missile Defense Agency (MDA) and numerous international customers. Integrated Air & Missile Defense (IAMD) provides missile defense systems that are interoperable. IAMD provides the Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, which serves as the foundation for integrated air and missile defense for the United States Army and international partners, including the Netherlands, Germany, Japan, Israel, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Taiwan, Greece, Spain, South Korea and the United Arab Emirates. The National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS), also offered by IAMD, is a mid-range solution for any operational air defense requirement, and is deployed in the United States National Capital Region, Norway, Spain, and the Netherlands. In addition, IAMD provides the Hawk XXI, an advanced air defense system.
Global Integrated Sensors (GIS) provides integrated whole-life air and missile defense systems for the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, MDA, and international partners. GIS produces systems and solutions, such as the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS), which is a theater-based, advanced sensor system. GIS also produces Early Warning Radars, including the X-band Family of Radars, such as the AN/TPY-2, and the Sea-based X-band (SBX) radar. Seapower Capability Systems (SCS) is a provider and integrator of submarine and surface ship combat management, airborne anti-submarine and mine warfare, and integrated ship systems, as well as sensors, maritime naval navigation systems and torpedoes for the United States and international navies. SCS serves as the contractor of mission systems for the Navy's DDG 1000 combat system and providing the Ship Self Defense System, an open, distributed combat management system for the United States Navy carriers and amphibious ships. For the DDG 1000 program, SCS designs and produces the software and hardware for the mission systems equipment, which includes the Total Ship Computing Environment, radar, sonar, and the associated electronics systems. SCS also offers a range of navigation and integrated bridge systems for military and commercial markets worldwide.
SCS is developing and supporting several large dual-frequency naval radar programs, including the United States Navy's Dual Band Radar, the primary sensor for CVN 78 Ford-class carriers, and Cobra Judy Replacement, a program for which Raytheon is the prime contractor. As of December 31, 2011, IDS was also developing a technology demonstrator for the Air and Missile Defense Radar program (AMDR), a scalable and technologically advanced radar system.
Intelligence and Information Systems
IIS provides intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), advanced cyber solutions, and the United States Department of Defense (DoD) space, weather and environmental solutions. Key customers include the the United States Intelligence Community, DoD agencies, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, the Department of Homeland Security, the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). Defense and Civil Mission Solutions (DCMS) provides multi-INT ground systems, unmanned systems technology, environmental information management systems and satellite command and control. In addition, DCMS provides large-scale information processing, information integration and visualization systems for satellite and space-based programs for commercial and DoD customers. Key programs include advanced ground solutions for strategic and tactical ISR missions, including Global Hawk, U-2, and the the United States Air Force's Distributed Common Ground System (DCGS), a network-centric system for the United States armed forces designed to enable real-time information sharing. DCMS also provides ground stations for the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS) weather observation system, the Global Positioning System (GPS-OCX) and the NASA earth-observing research mission.
Enterprise Intelligence Solutions (EIS) primarily supports classified programs in support of the United States Intelligence Community. EIS capabilities include ground systems for Geospatial Intelligence (GEOINT) and Signals Intelligence (SIGINT) systems, large-scale data processing and exploitation, storage architectures and high performance data handling and processing systems. Information Security Solutions (ISS) provides cybersecurity products and end-to-end system solutions to government and critical infrastructure customers worldwide. Through ISS, Raytheon protects mission critical systems against a range of internal and external threats. ISS provides products, advanced research and high-level cybersecurity solutions to the United States Intelligence Community, DoD and various federal agencies.
Mission Operations Solutions (MOS) provides operations, maintenance, sustainment and systems engineering for civil agencies, the United States Intelligence Community and the DoD. Special Missions and Technologies (SMT) provides solutions for a new generation of special missions. SMT solutions enable advanced technical intelligence, as well as Human Intelligence (HUMINT), Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), and close access collection.
MS is a developer and producer of missile systems for the armed forces of the United States and other allied nations. Key customers include the United States Navy, Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, the MDA and the armed forces of more than 40 allied nations. Air Warfare Systems’s (AWS) products include AMRAAM; the Tomahawk cruise missile; Small Diameter Bomb II; the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW); the Paveway family of laser- and GPS-guided smart bombs; the AIM-9X Sidewinder short-range air-to-air missile; the Miniature Air-Launched Decoy (MALD); the High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM) and the HARM Targeting System, and the Maverick precision strike missile.
Air and Missile Defense Systems (A&MDS) designs, develops, produces and supports air defense and ballistic missile defense interceptor systems. A&MDS' primary customers are the MDA, the United States Navy and various international navies worldwide. A&MDS develops, manufactures and supports the Standard Missile family of weapons with capabilities ranging from anti-air warfare to ballistic missile defense. A&MDS is responsible for the first line of ship-defense weapons - the Standard Missile-2 (SM-2) and the SM-6. A&MDS is also responsible for the SM-3, which is a core element of the MDA's Phased Adaptive Approach to global missile defense. A&MDS builds and supports the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV), which is part of the United States ground-based midcourse defense system that defends against ballistic missile attack. A&MDS is also engaged in a number of advanced missile defense concepts.
Naval Weapon Systems (NWS) produces the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (afloat and ashore), the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM), the SeaRAM and the Evolved Seasparrow/Sparrow family of missiles for ship self-defense against air and surface threats. Land Combat provides missiles and projectiles to the United States Army and Marine Corps and more than 40 allied nations. Land Combat provides the Stinger weapon system for air defense; the tube-launched optically-tracked wireless-guided (TOW) weapon system, a long-range precision anti-armor/anti-fortification/anti-amphibious-landing weapon system; the Javelin, a shoulder-fired fire-and-forget anti-tank weapon, and Excalibur, a GPS-guided artillery round designed to provide organic indirect precision fire for ground forces. Land Combat is also developing two new products: Laser-Guided Rocket (LGR), and the Shoulder-Launched Multipurpose Assault Weapon (SMAW II) for the United States Marine Corps. Other MS product lines include Advanced Missiles and Unmanned Systems, and Advanced Security and Directed Energy Systems (AS&DES).
Network Centric Systems
NCS is a provider of net-centric enabled mission solutions for federal, state and local government, and civil customers. NCS’s key customers include the DoD and other United States Government customers, as well as numerous international customers. Integrated Communications Systems (ICS) offers wireless, high-bandwidth and transformational communication solutions for every DoD agency and many international customers. Solutions include MAINGATE; the EPLRS; the Secure Mobile Anti-Jam Reliable Tactical Terminal (SMART-T), and the NMT. Security and Transportation Solutions (STS) develops, delivers and supports domestic and international defense, federal and civil customers with integrated, networked, actionable command and control (C2) transportation and security systems.
STS is a provider of Air Traffic Management (ATM) solutions for the United States Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the DoD with its Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS), and is a key provider of ATM solutions internationally with its AutoTrac III product line and surveillance radars. STS also is also developing advanced airspace management capabilities with the FAA-certified Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), Japan's Multifunction Transport Satellite-based Augmentation System (MSAS), and India's Geosynchronous Augmented Navigation System (GAGAN). STS is developing the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) for the DoD with initial capabilities under contract for the United States Navy. STS is also a key provider of open-road tolling systems throughout the United States and internationally, the Perimeter Intrusion Detection System (PIDS) at metropolitan airports, and is deploying ClearView.
Combat and Sensing Systems (CSS) provides integrated ground-based surveillance and target engagement solutions. CSS develops advanced ground sensor capabilities for the United States Army's Brigade Combat Team (BCT) Modernization program, such as the Mast Mounted Sensor (MMS) and the Multi-Function Radio Frequency System (MFRFS). CSS also developed the Active Protection System (APS) capability, which destroys rocket-propelled grenades or anti-tank missiles targeting combat vehicles. In addition, CSS provides the Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3). Other CSS products include the Integrated Target Acquisition System (ITAS) for the tube-launched, optically-tracked wireless-guided (TOW) missile; the HTI 2nd Generation FLIR (Horizontal Technology Integration Forward Looking Infrared) systems, and, Thermal Weapon Sights (TWS) for weapons serving individual and crews of soldiers. CSS also provides technologies in Virtual Immersion close-quarters combat training in collaboration with Motion Reality, Inc.
Advanced Programs (AP) provides a range of imaging capabilities, including next-generation X-ray, visible, infrared, and millimeter wave focal plane and scanning arrays for weapons, thermal imaging, earth remote sensing and astronomy applications. AP also includes Raytheon BBN's advanced networking and cybersecurity technologies and capabilities and products, including Boomerang and TransTalk, a smartphone application that automatically translates speech into another language. Raytheon BBN is the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency's supplier of Cooperative Research and Development. AP also develops advanced concepts for urgent operational needs incorporating next-generation communications, sensing, and command and control solutions.
Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Intelligence (C4I) includes Thales-Raytheon Systems, LLC (TRS LLC), which is the United States operating subsidiary of the Thales-Raytheon joint venture (TRS). C4I is a complex information systems, command and control, communications systems, including terrestrial, satellite and voice communications, as well as long range and tactical short- to medium-range air defense radars and weapon locating radars. C4I solutions include the Sentinel air defense and Firefinder weapon locating radar systems used by the United States Army and Marine Corps and over 20 allied nations; the Battle Control System (BCS) air command and control system used by the United States Air Force and Canada; the NATO Air Command and Control System (ACCS), and the non-TRS U.S. Army's Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) and Joint Automated Deep Operations Coordination System (JADOCS), which provide for the command and control of battlefield weapons, effects and operations.
Space and Airborne Systems
SAS designs and develops integrated systems and solutions for advanced missions, including traditional and non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), precision engagement, unmanned aerial operations and space. Key customers include the United States Navy, Air Force and Army, as well as classified and international customers. Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems (ISRS) designs and manufactures sensor, surveillance and targeting solutions. ISRS provides maritime and overland surveillance radars, terrain following/terrain avoidance radars, and electro-optical/infrared sensors to customers, including every branch in the DoD, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and international governments.
The ISRS portfolio includes the APY-10 radar on the United States Navy's P-8A Poseidon, the SeaVue radar on the Predator Guardian unmanned aerial system (UAS), the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program for the United States Air Force's Block 40 Global Hawk, the AAS-44(V) forward looking infrared sensor on the United States Navy's MH-60 helicopters, the Multi-spectral Targeting System on the United States Air Force's Reaper and Predator UAS, the DAS-2 on the Army's Gray Eagle UAS, and the ASQ-228 ATFLIR targeting pod on the F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornets. ISRS also provides the Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite for the Block 20/30 Global Hawk UAS. In addition, ISRS provides integrated solutions for all tiers of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, including the dual mode Synthetic Aperture Radar/Moving Target Indicator sensor for the ASTOR program for the United Kingdom Ministry of Defence.
Tactical Airborne Systems (TAS) designs and manufactures integrated sensor solutions. TAS provides sensors and integrated sensor systems with advanced fire control radars, electronic warfare and processor technologies to customers, including the United States Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force and international governments. TAS produces radars using AESA antennas for the United States Air Force's F-15 and B-2 aircraft, the United States Navy and Royal Australian Air Forces' F/A-18, and the United States Navy's EA-18G. TAS also provides electronic warfare systems for large body and tactical aircraft, helicopters and surface ships. The TAS electronic warfare portfolio includes towed decoys, radar warning receivers, jammers, missile warning systems and integrated electronic warfare suites. In addition, TAS' advanced airborne processors form the basis of the secure mission computer/signal processing systems on the F-16, F-22 and F-35 aircraft.
Space Systems (SS) designs and manufactures space and space-qualified sensor payloads for large national programs and develops solutions for emerging intelligence, defense and civil space applications. SS provides electro-optical, infrared, radio frequency, radar and laser space-based sensors to customers, including branches of the DoD, MDA, NASA, classified customers and international governments. Its non-classified program is VIIRS, an advanced imaging and radiometric sensor for future NASA/NOAA (JPSS) weather/environmental monitoring programs.
Other SAS product lines include Advanced Concepts and Technologies (ACT), Integrated Technology Programs (ITP), and Raytheon Applied Signal Technology (RAST). ACT conducts internal research and development for SAS and contract research and development for customers, including the United States Air Force Research Laboratory (ARFL) and Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). ITP develops GPS systems and anti-jam solutions for many customers, including the United States Air Force and Navy, and provides a range of product families and engineering services. RAST provides advanced ISR solutions for the global security.
TS provides a full spectrum of technical, scientific and professional services to defense, federal, international and commercial customers worldwide. It specializes in training, logistics, engineering services and solutions, product and operational support services for the mission support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counter proliferation and counterterrorism markets. Key customers include all branches of the United States Armed Forces, as well as the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), NASA, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of State (DOS), Department of Energy (DOE), Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA), international governments and commercial entities.
Warfighter Support Services (WSS) provides training solutions, logistics and engineering support worldwide. Within WSS, the TS-led Warrior Training Alliance (WTA) operates activities in support of the United States Army's Warfighter FOCUS contract, conducting integrated operational training with the United States Army, as well as United States Air Force and Marine Corps among other customers.
Mission Support Operations (MSO) supports systems and products from design to deployment, providing services to the mission support, civil aviation, homeland security and threat reduction markets. MSO offers a range of capabilities, including engineering services and solutions, field support, integrated logistics support, training, maintenance, installation and integration services for United States and international government customers and contractors. Key MSO activities include the manufacture, overhaul and equipment repair services primarily for the United States Marine Corps Logistics Command through the Secondary Reparables program (SECREPS), as well as providing equipment, material and other services for DoD's CNTPO. MSO also works with DTRA on international counter proliferation and counterterrorism programs in the former Soviet Union. In addition, MSO supports NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Lab (NBL) and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the Johnson Space Center.
Customized Engineering & Depot Support (CEDS) provides a range of engineering and limited-production services, including Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development (CMMI-DEV) Maturity Level 3 capability for all engineering functions. CEDS also provides full life-cycle support for air, sea and land-based electronics and weapons. For the V-22 Osprey aircraft program, CEDS manages the Systems Integration Lab, leads the software support activity, performs updates to operational flight program software and provides mission planning software and training devices. CEDS also provides integration and field support for a variety of podded aircraft systems, including the Shared Reconnaissance Pod, which enables high-resolution imaging for F/A-18E/F air crews and air operation commanders. CEDS provides upgrades and integration services to a number of air platforms, including the A-10, the HH-60, the B-52 and the F-16, and ground-based platforms, including radars and tanks. CEDS extends its Mission Support to Canada's military across numerous platforms, including the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System, the SPS-49 Air Defense Radar and the APG-73 Radar.
Raytheon Professional Services (RPS) designs, implements and manages complex training solutions. RPS is a provider of apprenticeship training programs to the United Kingdom government and has renewed training support programs with customers in the automotive industry, including its key customer General Motors. Raytheon Polar Services is the prime operations and logistics contractor to the National Science Foundation to support scientific research and maintain a geopolitical presence in Antarctica. It provides core business applications, information security processes and oversight.
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