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Raytheon Company
Traded asNYSERTN
S&P 500 Component
IndustryAerospace and defense
FoundedCambridge, Massachusetts, United States (1922)
FounderVannevar Bush
Laurence K. Marshall
Charles G. Smith
HeadquartersWaltham, Massachusetts, United States
Area served
Key people
William H. Swanson
(Chairman) & (CEO)
RevenueIncrease $24.857 billion (2012)
Increase $2.857 billion (2012)
Increase $1.896 billion (2012)
Total assetsIncrease $25.854 billion (2012)
Total equityIncrease $8.340 billion (2012)
Number of employees
71,000 (2011)[1]
Websitewww.Raytheon.com (established 1999)

Raytheon Company is an American defense contractor and industrial corporation. It makes military weapons and commercial electronics. It is the world's largest producer of guided missiles.[2] Raytheon was set up in 1922.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Raytheon Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Results. PR Newswire. January 27, 2011
  2. Missile maker hopes to diversify, create technology for peacetime Archived 2012-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. Sazhightechconnect.com. Retrieved on 2012-02-04.
  3. "Raytheon Company: History". Raytheon. Retrieved 2012-06-10.