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Raytheon's airport surface management system, TowerTrac, makes international debut at World ATM Congress

 Raytheon's airport surface management system, TowerTrac, makes international
                         debut at World ATM Congress

Benefits include greater situational awareness, safety, capacity and

PR Newswire

MADRID, Feb. 14, 2013

MADRID, Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) is running
demonstrations of its TowerTrac integrated NextGen airport tower system for
the first time before an international audience at the World ATM Congress. The
system improves the efficiency, capacity and safety of airport operations by
networking data that can be shared by controllers, pilots, ramp operators and
other airport users.


Among its benefits, TowerTrac's digital flight strips can be accessed by touch
screen technology, allowing them to be shared among controllers.

"Controllers in Mumbai would see immediate efficiencies with TowerTrac because
of its ease of use and integrated data display," said Teh-Kuang Lung, director
of NextGen and international ATM C4I Systems in Raytheon's Network Centric
Systems business. "The shared situational awareness translates into greater
safety, capacity and efficiency, which are all key ingredients of the NextGen
system of tomorrow."

TowerTrac's features include runway incursion detection functions that
generate alerts to both controllers and pilots. With its ability to help users
plan ahead, the system saves fuel and reduces emissions by calculating taxi
delay times so that planes spend less time idling in the queue.

About Raytheon
Raytheon Company, with 2012 sales of $24 billion and 68,000 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 91 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 and follow us on Twitter @raytheon.

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SOURCE Raytheon Company

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