| New York Stock Exchange: RTN
Similar to: Garmin Ltd.
Raytheon Co. develops and manufactures engineering technology for government and commercial use in the areas of defense, government electronics and information technology. It 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 wide range of mission support services. The company operates its business through six segments: Integrated Defense Systems, Intelligence & Information Systems, Missile Systems, Network Centric Systems, Space & Airborne Systems and Technical Services. The Integrated Defense Systems segment provides an integrated air and missile defense, radar solutions and naval combat and ship electronic systems to a broad international and domestic customer base. The Intelligence & Information Systems segment provides intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, advanced cyber solutions, weather and environmental solutions and information-based solutions for law enforcement and homeland security. The Missile Systems segment develops and produces missile systems for the armed forces of the U.S. and other allied nations. The Network Centric Systems segment provides net-centric mission solutions for federal, state and local government and civil customers. The Space & Airborne Systems segment designs and develops integrated systems and solutions for advanced missions, including traditional and non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, precision engagement, unmanned aerial operations and space. The Technical Services segment provides a full spectrum of technical, scientific and professional services to defense, federal, international and commercial customers worldwide. Raytheon was founded by Laurence K. Marshall, Vannevar Bush and Charles G. Smith on July 7, 1922 and is headquartered in Waltham, MA.