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Raytheon, oftentimes in conjunction with Boeing, Lockheed Martin or Northrop Grumman, is also heavily involved in the satellite sensor business.
In October of 1999, Raytheon was the subject of a number of securities class action lawsuits alleging it had issued a series of materially false and misleading statements including overstating the company's 1997 and 1998 revenues, concealing cost overruns and inflating its financial results.
On May 13, 2004 Raytheon reported that it had reached a preliminary agreement to pay $410 million in cash and securities to settle a class-action lawsuit alleging it misled investors by not disclosing difficulties on various Pentagon and construction projects five years before.
www.oobdoo.com /wikipedia/?title=Raytheon   (2306 words)

 Sentinel radar number 100 rolls-off Raytheon's Forest, Miss., production line
Officially known as the AN/MPQ-64, Sentinel is a three-dimensional radar used to alert and queue Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) weapons to the locations of hostile targets approaching their front line forces.
Sentinel radars have been fielded to the majority of the active forces; fielding to the Army National Guard units began in February 2000.
The Sentinel system is a vital component of our Army's divisional air and missile defense forces, both in our active and National Guard battalions.
www.raytheon.com /newsroom/briefs/sentinel100.html   (608 words)

 Raytheon Company   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Raytheon also mass produces the magnetron tube, invented in England and widely used in British airborne radar, ground radar and anti-aircraft gun detectors.
Raytheon's guided missile system work in the 1940s results in a first for the company: in 1950 at California’s Point Mugu, its Lark surface-to-air missile knocks a test drone out of the sky.
In the radar arena, Raytheon pioneers the area of reentry physics and discrimination and develops the Rampart radar, designed to make precision tracking and wake measurements on ballistic missiles during their reentry phase.
www.raytheonmissiledefense.com /static/node3863.html   (798 words)

 Raytheon - Artillery Weapon Locating and Air Defense Radar Systems [Defence Technologies, 2003-03-01]
Sentinel is the 3-D air surveillance and target acquisition/tracking sensor for division and corps weapons under the U.S. Army's Forward Area Air Defense system.
Sentinel is in use today by US and international forces, with Stinger missiles as well as Surface-Launched AMRAAM and anti-aircraft artillery gun systems.
All Raytheon battlefield radars are of the three-dimensional "3-D" type, providing excellent accuracy in the three dimensions of azimuth, elevation, and range.
www.ccii.co.za /company/press_releases/raytheon_artillery.html   (551 words)

 Orlando Sentinel Newspaper -- Recommendations and Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Sentinels are designed to hunt down mutants, especially the X-Men, and so typically function as supervillains or as the tools of other villains.
Sentinels have a wide array of abilities; they can fly, shoot various weapons from different parts of their bodies, and detect mutants at long range; some of them can even change form and re-assemble after being destroyed.
The Sentinels were first created by Dr. Bolivar Trask, who intended to use them to save humanity from what he saw as a threat to the species' existence in the form of mutants.
becomingapediatrician.com /health/109/orlando-sentinel-newspaper.html   (1467 words)

 al.com: Redstone Rocket
The Sentinel radar team and the Soldiers it supports in Iraq and Afghanistan were faced with overused equipment that had to stay in place at the war front.
Last September, the Sentinel team started recognizing that the radars were breaking down at a higher rate than anticipated because of extended use.
Sentinel has paid dividends for the Army by protecting the troops, according to Clanton, who has since left the product office to join the business management directorate in the Program Executive Office for Missiles and Space.
www.al.com /redstone/index.ssf?/base/news/1154013315173770.xml&coll=1   (722 words)

 Air Force Technology - Astor Airborne Stand-Off Battlefield Ground Surveillance Radar
In December 1999, Raytheon Systems Ltd was awarded a contract for the development of the UK Ministry of Defence Airborne Stand-Off Radar (ASTOR).
Three Sentinel aircraft are taking part in formal flight testing in Greeneville, Texas, prior to being delivered to the RAF by the end of 2006.
The modifications include a canoe-shaped radome under the forward fuselage to house the radar antenna, a radome on the upper fuselage to house the SATCOM antenna, a 'bullet-fairing' extension on the vertical stabiliser and delta fins under the aft fuselage.
www.airforce-technology.com /projects/astor   (1074 words)

 Raytheon Australia - Raytheon Acquires Victoria Operation From Boeing
Raytheon has been the Sea Sentinel P-3C refurbishment program's prime contractor since award in 1995.
On the program, Boeing Australia (originally ASTA Defence) was subcontracted to Raytheon Australia to complete the modification of 17 aircraft to the new AP-3C configuration.
Raytheon Australia is a leader in design, and integration of mission and weapon systems in both naval and aerospace platforms in the South East Asian region.
www.raytheon.com.au /Default.aspx?x=135   (377 words)

 JS Online: Raytheon Reported Profits of $100 Million
Lexington-based Raytheon reported profits of $100 million, or 24 cents per share, compared with a loss of $136 million, or 33 cents per share a year ago.
Raytheon shares were down $1.73, more than 3 percent, at $32.33 on the New York Stock Exchange on Thursday morning.
Raytheon raised its sales outlook, saying it now expected growth of between 9 percent and 10 percent of the year, compared to previous guidance of 6 percent to 7 percent.
www.jsonline.com /bym/news/ap/jul03/ap-earns-raytheon072603.asp   (341 words)

 Raytheon lands Missile Defense Agency radar work
Raytheon Co. won a $114 million prime contract from the Missile Defense Agency to upgrade early warning radar in Greenland.
Raytheon also will support integrated tests of the upgraded early warning radar for both missile defense and legacy missions.
Raytheon of Waltham, Mass., has about 80,000 employees and had annual revenue of $21.9 billion in fiscal 2005.
www.washingtontechnology.com /news/1_1/WT_Top100/28380-1.html   (177 words)

 Air defence systems - Thales Raytheon Systems
The Sentinel radar is the premier air surveillance and target acquisition/tracking sensor for the U.S. Army Cruise Missile Defense Systems program.
Two production contracts for Sentinel modernization were awarded to ThalesRaytheonSystems by the U.S. Army in 2003 and 2004 as part of its plan to modernize the entire Sentinel fleet.
Sentinel is also the designated radar for the U.S. Army’s SLAMRAAM (Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile) system.
www.thalesraytheon.com /us-press_details-46.htm   (323 words)

 Team JCA: Raytheon/EADS CASA North America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Raytheon Company and EADS North America have formed their Team JCA partnership to offer the market-leading C-295 transport for the U.S. Joint Cargo Aircraft (JCA) program.
With this teaming, Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business joins with the EADS CASA North America business unit to lead the JCA program capture and execution effort.
Raytheon also is the ground systems integrator for the Army's Future Combat System, and its advanced systems for the Army include the Patriot air and missile defense system; the Sentinel air defense radar; weapons such as the Stinger missile, anti-armor TOW and Excalibur extended range precision guided artillery projectile; and tactical communications systems.
www.us-c295.com /team_jca.html   (349 words)

 Team FCA: Raytheon/EADS CASA North America   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Raytheon Company and EADS North America have formed their Team FCA partnership to offer the marketing-leading C-295/CN-235 transports for the U.S. Army's Future Cargo Aircraft (FCA) program.
With this teaming, Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems business joins with the EADS CASA North America business unit to lead the FCA program capture and execution effort.
Raytheon also provides air traffic control systems for the Army and the Marine Corps.
www.us-c295.com /team_fca.html   (357 words)

 Thales - Investor Relations   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Originally developed by Raytheon Company and officially known as the AN/MPQ-64, the Sentinel is a three-dimensional radar used to automatically detect, track, classify, identify and report airborne targets.
This is the second time Sentinel has been called upon to support the Olympics.
Thales Raytheon Systems is an equally owned Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) and Thales (Paris: TCFP.PA and London: THS) transatlantic joint venture encompassing air defense/command and control centers and ground-based air surveillance and weapons locating radars.
www.thalesgroup.com /ir/news/press_latest/1_1866_247_1961.html   (312 words)

Raytheon Sentinel, an aircraft used used by the Royal Air Force and British Army
In computing, a sentinel value is a special value that signifies the end of a sequence of data
Sentinel Islands, a pair of islands in the Andaman Islands
www.sfcrowsnest.com /scifinder/a/Sentinels.php   (639 words)

 AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel
The Sentinel is a 3D phased array, X-band radar able to automatically detect, track, identify, classify and report airborne threats including helicopters, high-speed attack aircraft, cruise missiles and UAVs.
The Sentinel has been designed to operate jointly with weapons, radars and command posts widely separated battlefield positions.
The kits provide Sentinel with increased detection and acquisition ranges, improved target classification and greater detection of smaller targets in both clear and cluttered environments.
www.deagel.com /pandora/index.aspx?p=de00108001   (298 words)

 Borland pushes into government sector By JENNIFER PITTMAN SENTINEL CORRESPONDENT August 19, 2003
Raytheon is using Borland Software to build and deploy the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System, a polar-orbiting environmental remote sensing satellite system.
Raytheon was a client of Highlander Engineering Inc. of Lakeland, Fla., a privately held company acquired by Borland last year.
Raytheon, a $16.8 billion company, is an industry leader in defense, government and commercial electronics, space, information technology, technical services and business and special mission aircraft.
www.santacruzsentinel.com /archive/2003/August/19/biz/stories/01biz.htm   (565 words)

 Surface Launched (SL)AMRAAM Air Defense System - Complementary Low Altitude Weapon System (CLAWS)
According to a Raytheon press release, the system achieved all test objectives during the three days of firing.
In October 2006 Raytheon announced the completion the development of software upgrades for the ground launched AMRAAM missile system, demonstrated the system in test firing conducted in partnership with the Spanish Army and the U.S. Air Force.
The program will now move to integration at Raytheon's, to be followed by flight testing of the integrated system.
www.defense-update.com /products/s/slamraam.htm   (845 words)

The Sentinel radar operates in the I/j frequency band with an antenna rotational rate of 30 revolutions per minute.
Sentinel has an integrated Ft system also, with its smaller antenna mounted on the opposite side of the rotating radar antenna.
The Sentinel radar's three dimensional performance fixes target tracks in azimuth, altitude and range so weapons slew to cue by means of automatic weapon interfaces.
www.global-defence.com /1998/Missiles/anmpq.htm   (777 words)

 armada international - the air, sea and land communities' publication
The principal sensors of the U-2S are a Raytheon ASARS-2A (Advanced Synthetic Aperture Radar System–2A) and a Goodrich Senior Year Electro-optical Reconnaissance System–2 (Syers-2) long-range oblique photography (lorop) camera, both housed in the nose.
The current standard equipment for the Global Hawk is the Raytheon Integrated Sensor Suite, consisting of a Sar/MTI radar similar to the U-2’s Asars-2, a Kodak digital CCD camera and a third-generation thermal imager.
The RC-7B has a Raytheon Hisar radar and is used to patrol the demilitarised zone between North and South Korea.
www.armada.ch /06-3/article-full.cfm   (2797 words)

 Sentinel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A sentinel usually refers to a sentry or guard that guards a particular place, person or item, as well as an Honour guard.
The Daily Sentinel, a daily newspaper of Grand Junction, Colorado and the Western Slope of Colorado.
Raytheon Sentinel, an aircraft used by the Royal Air Force and British Army
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Sentinel   (714 words)

 Britain.tv Wikipedia - Raytheon
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On April 24, 2006 in a statement released by Raytheon, CEO Swanson admitted to plagiarism in claiming authorship for his booklet, "Swanson's Unwritten Rules of Management,"?title=after being exposed by The New York Times.
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www.britain.tv /wikipedia.php?title=Raytheon   (2295 words)

 Raytheon Sentinel ASTOR - Above Top Secret Conspiracy Community (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
Raytheon is unveiling the Sentinel this week at the Farnborough(sp?) Airshow.
I don't know what it is about the Sentinel but I really like the look of it.
Although they are claiming Farnborough is the public debut of the type, it isn't really as I saw it on display at the Waddington show a few weeks ago.
www.abovetopsecret.com.cob-web.org:8888 /forum/thread217389/pg1   (790 words)

 NightSight  Raytheon Palm IR 250 - AtlanticRT.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
The infrared imaging system detects slight temperature differences between objects and people in its field of view and uses this information to create real-time "thermal landscapes" of the area on display.
Safety, and the fear of Man Overboard are everyone's top concern when boating at night or in unchartered waters or harbours, Nightsight(TM) is a product that not only offers the most advanced infrared technology on the market but also comes with an invaluable contribution to your comfort and safety at sea.
Video from the Thermal Sentinel can be multiplexed or monitored with video motion detection systems.
www.atlanticrt.com /Raytheon/nightsight   (584 words)

The Sentinel series is part of ESA’s Global Monitoring for Environment and Security (GMES) program, being managed with the European Union.
Plus under a U.S. Army contract worth $47 million, according to a Raytheon news release dated April 13.
Raytheon used the Multiple Vehicle Control System to simultaneously operate two unmanned aerial vehicles
www.space.com /spacenews/archive06/Briefs-041706.html   (1421 words)

 Raytheon Systems Limited
RAF Waddington is the Main Operating Base for the ASTOR system and it was appropriate therefore that the public’s first view of a Sentinel R Mk 1 aircraft and a Tactical Ground Station, albeit from behind barriers, was at this popular annual event.
Farnborough was the first occasion at which VIP’s and members of the media were granted access to view the interior of both a Sentinel and a ground station unit.
Hot news announced during the Farnborough show was the fact that the first ASTOR system to be delivered to the MoD, the Operational Training Sub-system, had been formally handed over.
www.raytheon.co.uk /highlights.html   (181 words)

 Raytheon Sentinel - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-03)
While the image analysts can analyse the images on board the aircraft it is expected that, unlike the JSTARS, the actual battle management will occur on the ground.
The radar which provides this capability is supplied by Raytheon Systems Ltd. (RSL), the UK subsidiary of Raytheon.
The aircraft is powered by the same engines used in the Nimrod MRA4 upgrade programme, the Rolls-Royce BR710.
en.wikipedia.org.cob-web.org:8888 /wiki/Raytheon_Sentinel   (469 words)

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