Precision weapons, advanced gunfire detectors, tiny jammers and a bus-size radar that tracks missiles as they hurtle through space will all be part of Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) technology showcase at the July 14-20 Farnborough International Airshow in England.
A global defense and technology company having done business in 80 countries – and leading the defense sector in international sales, Raytheon experts will meet during the Farnborough event with numerous customers and brief some of the world's media on innovations in its missiles, radars and other product lines.
"Developing a common understanding of the complexity of the security challenges in today's global environment is the first step toward building a strong customer relationship," said Thomas A. Kennedy, CEO, Raytheon Company. "The Farnborough International Airshow has historically provided us with an ideal opportunity to showcase our technology and product portfolio to customers from around the world. Defining the right mix of cost-effective solutions to support our customers' needs drives solid business partnership and shared success."
Raytheon equipment on display will include avionics and weapons, and with recent major contract awards such as the U.S. Navy's Air and Missile Defense Radar, and the Navy's Next Generation Jammer, the company will showcase its technology prowess at the airshow. Among Raytheon's featured items at the airshow:
The company is also bringing command, control, communications, computers and Intelligence (C4I) products. Raytheon currently provides 60 international customers with products that help commanders detect and diffuse complex threats.
During its trade days, the airshow draws tens of thousands of industry experts, government officials and aviation and defense enthusiasts to the TAG Farnborough Airport southwest of London. "Farnborough is a fantastic opportunity for us to link up with our customers, to meet new customers, and to build upon our strong heritage of doing business internationally," said John D. Harris II, CEO, Raytheon International Inc. and vice president for Raytheon's business development.
Source: Raytheon Corporation (NYSE: RTN)
Date: Jul 2, 2014