Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) has achieved a production milestone with the 500th delivery of its ALR-67(V)3 digital radar warning receiver to the U.S. Navy.
The ALR-67(V)3 is the U.S. Navy standard for digital radar warning receiver technology. It is installed on all frontline, carrier-based F/A-18E/F tactical aircraft and is an integral part of modernization programs for U.S. and international customers.
"I am particularly proud that our organization has achieved this significant milestone," said Scott Jackson, general manager, Raytheon Electronic Warfare Systems. "NAVAIR (Naval Air Systems Command) set the bar high with respect to performance and schedule. It took a concerted effort by the government-industry team to meet the challenging needs of the F/A-18E/F warfighter. In the end, Raytheon delivered on time and provided enhanced aircrew survivability through improved situational awareness."
Raytheon Company, with 2009 sales of $25 billion, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 88 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. With headquarters in Waltham, Mass., Raytheon employs 75,000 people worldwide.