Raytheon Missile Systems receives prestigious manufacturing award

      Raytheon Missile Systems receives prestigious manufacturing award

Arizona Manufacturers Council honors company for excellence in innovation

PR Newswire

TUCSON, Ariz., May 15, 2014

TUCSON, Ariz., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN)
Missile Systems business received the 2014 Excellence in Innovation award from
the Arizona Manufacturers Council during a ceremony in Phoenix. The award
recognizes RMS for outstanding achievement in innovative manufacturing.

"Raytheon strives to leverage the latest technology in designing the best
possible products for all of our customers," said Kim Ernzen, Raytheon Missile
Systems Operations vice president. "By developing solutions in a virtual
environment, Raytheon is reducing cycle time and costs while increasing
reliability and value."

Raytheon received the Excellence in Innovation award for the company's use of
its Cave Automatic Virtual Environment (CAVE). In the CAVE, Raytheon's
engineering and manufacturing teams work with the company's information
technology experts on stereoscopic 3D and augmented-reality technologies,
enabling engineers to collaborate with partners and suppliers on missile
designs.

Besides improving teamwork, 3D models and CAVEs are also enhancing the
company's customer presentations. Raytheon uses the CAVE to demonstrate
products and solutions by immersing customers in simulated environments
complete with 3D imagery and augmented-reality backdrops that feature varied
landscapes.

"Raytheon Missile Systems has long been a manufacturing and innovation leader
in Arizona," said Steve Macias, Arizona Manufacturers Council chairman. "It's
not surprising the company would be at the cutting edge of manufacturing
design with its CAVE technology. We're pleased to honor Raytheon with this
innovation award."

About Arizona Manufacturers Council

The Arizona Manufacturers Council (AMC) provides a strong voice to the
manufacturing industry at the state capitol. It works to ensure that Arizona
provides a globally competitive environment for the manufacturing sector of
the economy that promotes innovation and further investments in research and
development. The AMC deals with a variety of policy issues that impact
manufacturers of all sizes statewide, including the environment, energy,
education/workforce development, human resources, and intellectual property.

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billionand63,000employees
worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense,
security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation
spanning92years, 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
ascyber securityand a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is
headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us
atwww.raytheon.comand follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.

Media Contact
John Patterson
+1.520.794.4559
rmspr@raytheon.com

SOURCE Raytheon Company

Website: http://www.raytheon.com
 
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