Raytheon continues successful performance on DDG 1000

            Raytheon continues successful performance on DDG 1000

Delivery supports US Navy readiness for upcoming ship activation and testing

PR Newswire

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 16, 2013

TEWKSBURY, Mass., Jan. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN)
has delivered more than six million lines of software to the U.S. Navy for the
DDG 1000 Zumwalt-class destroyer program. Part of the Total Ship Computing
Environment (TSCE) -- the integrated mission system for the DDG 1000 class --
the software delivery supports ship activation and combat system testing, set
to commence this year.

The magnitude of this software development program is recognized as one of the
most complex in the history of the U.S. Navy. TSCE continues to achieve all
critical readiness milestones on schedule, currently at Technology Readiness
Level 6 after demonstrating the system's ability to perform in relevant
end-to-end operational environments. Recently, the Engine Control System and
core Integrated Power System capabilities were tested at the Navy's land-based
test site, where automated control of the Navy's first all-electric ship was
successfully demonstrated.

"We attribute TSCE success to the rigorous process employed by the incredibly
talented industry team, building in incremental testing throughout development
to verify quality, mitigate risk and detect any defects early enough to avoid
any impact to the Navy's schedule or cost," said Kevin Peppe, vice president
of Seapower Capability Systems for Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems
business. "The upcoming tests and ship activation will demonstrate the robust
capability and functionality of TSCE, the integrating element delivering
mission wholeness for this revolutionary new warship."

TSCE is the product of true industry-government collaboration, leveraging the
expertise of diverse partners, including Navy laboratories, Lockheed Martin,
Northrop Grumman and a host of small, innovative companies.

Highly Scalable, Automated and Open
Raytheon's TSCE encompasses all shipboard computing applications, including
the combat management system; command, control, communications, computers, and
intelligence elements; ship machinery control systems; damage control;
embedded training; and support systems. The system leverages a modern,
open-architecture approach that provides a scalable platform for
cost-efficient delivery of new mission capability.

TSCE delivers a high degree of modularity and automation, helping to advance
the Navy's open architecture goals, and is a key source of reuse for other
platforms. The sailor-centric human-computer interface, combined with the high
level of automation achieved with TSCE, is a primary driver for the
significant reduction in manning for Zumwalt-class destroyers when compared
with today's Arleigh Burke-class destroyers.

Raytheon serves as the prime mission systems equipment integrator for all
electronic and combat systems for the DDG 1000 program. Working with the Navy
and a team of industry partners, Raytheon is leading the effort to transform
the Navy's ship requirements to reality. Work on the DDG 1000 program is
performed by more than 800 Raytheon employees, as well as by approximately
1,800 subcontractors and supplier partners in 43 states across the country.

About Raytheon
Raytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees
worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense,
homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a
history of innovation spanning 90 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. Raytheon is
headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at
www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @raytheon.

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