Raytheon Company, together with its subsidiaries, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. We provide state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing, effects, and command, control, communications and intelligence systems (C3I), as well as a wide range of mission support services. We serve both domestic and international customers, principally as a prime contractor on a broad portfolio of defense and related programs for government customers.
We were founded in 1922 and have grown internally and through a number of acquisitions. We are incorporated in the state of Delaware. Our principal executive offices are located at 870 Winter Street, Waltham, Massachusetts 02451.
In this section, we describe our business, including our business segments, product lines, customers, operations and other considerations. We also discuss some of our notable initiatives and achievements in 2009, such as certain key contract awards, new product introductions and acquisitions.
We operate in six business segments:
– Integrated Defense Systems;
– Intelligence and Information Systems;
– Missile Systems;
– Network Centric Systems;
– Space and Airborne Systems; and
– Technical Services.
Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)—IDS, headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is a leader in global capabilities integration, providing affordable, integrated solutions to a broad international and domestic customer base. IDS leverages its core domain knowledge and capabilities in sensors, command, control and communication (C3), effects and mission support, to provide integrated naval, air and missile defense and civil security response solutions. Key domestic customers include the U.S. Navy, Army and Air Force, and the U.S. Missile Defense Agency (MDA). Key international customers include Japan, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates (UAE), Taiwan, Australia, Germany, Korea and Finland.
In 2009, IDS, as the prime contractor for the Patriot Air & Missile Defense System, a long-range, high-altitude system designed to defeat advanced threats, provided Patriot Configuration 3 upgrades to the U.S. Army as well as major Patriot System upgrades and sales to international customers, including the UAE and Taiwan. IDS also continued to serve as the prime mission systems integrator for all electronic and combat systems of the Zumwalt Class Destroyer program (DDG 1000), successfully delivering elements of mission systems equipment for the first two ships while receiving the initial award for a third ship. IDS successfully completed a capabilities demonstration with the first flight of the Joint Land Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor (JLENS), a theater-based, advanced sensor system that provides long-endurance, over-the-horizon detection and tracking capabilities required to defeat the threat of cruise missiles.
IDS has the following principal product lines:
Seapower Capability Systems (SCS)—SCS is leading the U.S. Navy’s Open Architecture initiative, serving as prime contractor of the Navy’s newest and most capable mission systems for the Zumwalt class destroyer under the DDG 1000 program. SCS is designing and producing DDG 1000 mission systems equipment, which includes the Total Ship Computing Environment, radar, sonar, associated electronics systems and the software and hardware for these systems. These capabilities are planned to be leveraged across the U.S. Navy’s family of ships. SCS also provides sensors and effectors for anti-submarine and mine warfare mission areas, advanced combat systems for submarines and amphibious ships, high performance fire control systems for surface combatants and ship integration technologies for domestic and international naval and maritime customers. SCS is the integrator for weapon systems to all U.S. submarines as well as to Australia’s Collins class submarines.
National and Theater Security Programs (NTSP)—NTSP provides integrated whole-life air and missile defense systems which enable warfighters to sense, detect and engage threats through air and ground-based sensors and command and control systems as well as joint system solutions and intelligence support for air and ballistic missile defense. NTSP produces systems and solutions such as JLENS; Early Warning Radars, including the X-band Family-of-Radars, which enable threat detection, precision tracking, discrimination and classification of ballistic missile threats; and Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (SL-AMRAAM), a state-of-the-art air defense system serving as a key link in a layered approach to air and missile defense. NTSP also provides integrated capabilities in surveillance and multi-domain awareness, knowledge management, decision support and information fusion through a broad range of solutions to detect, identify, track and disseminate actionable information.
Patriot Programs (PP)—PP, as the prime contractor, designs, develops and produces the Patriot Air & Missile Defense System, which serves as the foundation of the U.S. Army’s integrated air and missile defense against the escalating tactical ballistic missile threat. PP also provides the Patriot system to key international customers. IDS was recently awarded new contracts to build Patriot systems for the UAE and Taiwan, which will serve as the foundation for future capabilities. In addition, PP provides the HAWK XXI system, an advanced air defense system against low- to medium-altitude air threats with advanced fire control and battle management, to international and coalition partners.
Global Business Operations (GBO)—GBO consists of a number of related IDS products and operations, including Raytheon Sarcos, Raytheon Solipsys and Raytheon Anschütz, and other international locations. GBO provides a wide spectrum of capabilities, including integrated Command and Control (C2) solutions for the domestic and international defense and homeland security markets, naval system capabilities for military and commercial markets worldwide, netted sensor solutions which efficiently provide a single integrated picture from data provided by many sensors, and Advanced Robotics such as the Exoskeleton Robotic Suit and the Multi-Dimensional Mobile Robot (snake). In Australia, GBO supports combat system design, development and procurement for major international programs such as the Hobart class Air Warfare Destroyer (AWD), and the Collins Class submarine. GBO leverages tools, processes and subject matter expertise developed on major U.S. programs to provide such capabilities to IDS international locations.
Intelligence and Information Systems (IIS)—IIS, headquartered in Garland, Texas, is a leading provider of intelligence and information solutions specializing in ground processing, unmanned ground systems, cybersecurity solutions, homeland/civil security and other markets. Approximately half of its business is for classified customers. Other key customers include the U.S. Intelligence Community, U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) agencies, the Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI), the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Association (NOAA), and the United Kingdom Home Office.
In 2009, IIS reorganized its business operations to better respond to market shifts and changes in the customer environment. As a result, IIS operates under the six product lines discussed below, serving customers in the following markets: Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), DoD/Civil Space, Intelligence Operations Support, Cybersecurity, Environmental Solutions and Civil Security. IIS continued to perform under key programs including the Distributed Common Ground Systems (DCGS) 10.2 where the company has created and continues to manage a worldwide, network-centric enterprise for real-time information and intelligence sharing for the DoD, Intelligence Community, and Coalition partners; the FBI National Data Exchange in which Raytheon connects federal, state and local law enforcement personnel across numerous jurisdictions; and the United Kingdom e-Borders program where Raytheon is building the largest, most comprehensive visitor management capability in the world. Additionally, IIS continued to strengthen its capabilities in cybersecurity and was awarded numerous contracts in this area from a variety of customers.
IIS has the following principal product lines:
Mission Operations Solutions (MOS)—MOS provides integrated mission support and systems engineering for civil, intelligence and defense agencies, as well as international governments. MOS helps agencies translate technological breakthroughs into innovative mission-critical solutions. Its scalable, secure and integrated business systems are focused on delivering enterprise-wide performance improvement and reliable results. Core competencies include business excellence, mission critical operations, mission systems engineering, enterprise solutions and infrastructure services.
Operational Technologies and Solutions (OTS)—OTS provides cutting-edge management and dissemination of massive volumes of intelligence data, as well as intelligence operations support capabilities for Human Intelligence (HUMINT), Open Source Intelligence (OSINT), wireless and close access collection for intelligence, law enforcement and other government agencies. OTS also has strong capabilities in geospatial, geologic and technical analysis and support.
Ground Enterprise Solutions (GES)—GES primarily supports classified programs in support of the Intelligence Community. GES capabilities include ground systems for GEOINT and SIGINT systems, large-scale data processing and exploitation, storage architectures and high performance data handling and processing systems.
Defense and Civil Mission Solutions (DCMS)—DCMS provides multi-INT ground systems, unmanned systems technology, environmental information management systems and satellite command and control. Additionally, DCMS provide large-scale information processing, information integration and visualization systems for intelligence, satellite and space-based programs for commercial and DoD customers.
Information Security Solutions (ISS)—ISS is focused on providing information security solutions and services to government and Fortune 500 customers worldwide. Through ISS, Raytheon combines its legacy information assurance business with three key acquisitions to provide leading cybersecurity offerings, including Active Defense—protecting mission critical systems against a wide range of internal and external threats. ISS capabilities are used to counter sophisticated and dangerous advanced persistent threats in the world.
Advanced Programs—Advanced Programs is a dynamic, niche organization focused on growing business in next-generation classified systems. It provides innovative solutions that address current complex problems for U.S. intelligence and operational commands.
Missile Systems (MS)—MS, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a premier developer and producer of missile systems for the armed forces of the U.S. and other allied nations. Leveraging its key capabilities in advanced airframes, guidance and navigation systems, high-resolution sensors, targeting and netted systems, MS develops and supports a broad range of cutting edge weapon systems, including missiles, smart munitions, close in weapons systems, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles and directed energy effectors. Key customers include the U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, the MDA and the armed forces of more than 40 allied nations.
In 2009, MS continued to demonstrate its missile systems capabilities with several significant test successes and contract awards. The Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) program conducted several successful flight tests and achieved major development milestones during the year. SM-3 is a key element of the U.S. Government’s Missile Defense strategy. The Standard Missile 6 (SM-6) extended range anti-air warfare missile program also achieved a number of development milestones, which led to the first low rate initial production (LRIP) award from the U.S. Navy. MS had a number of key international program wins including the selection of the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM) and Phalanx system by South Korea to equip its new FFX class frigate. MS, through its participation in the NetFires LLC, completed the first moving target test flight of the Non Line-of-Sight-Launch System (NLOS-LS), a modular, networked weapon system for flexible precision fire against moving and stationary targets, taking the missile system closer to completion of the development phase. MS also completed development of the newest variant of the Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM), which will provide the warfighter with the most capable beyond-visual range air-to-air missile ever fielded. MS has the following principal product lines:
Naval Weapon Systems (NWS)—NWS products and services provide layered defense capability and naval surface fire support for the navies of more than 30 countries, providing highly effective ship defense across multiple platforms. NWS leverages its capabilities to provide forward operating base defense for the U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps. NWS develops, manufactures and supports the Standard Missile family of weapons with capabilities ranging from anti-air warfare to ballistic missile defense. In addition, NWS produces the Phalanx Close-in Weapon System (Afloat and Ashore), RAM, SeaRAM and the Evolved Sea Sparrow/Sparrow family of missiles for ship self-defense against air and surface threats. SeaRAM integrates the RAM into the Phalanx mount and has been installed on the Littoral Combat Ship. Additionally, NWS is expanding its commitment to international cooperative endeavors with our international partners and continues to evolve its products and technologies to encompass the full spectrum of threats, including the protection of land bases and high value infrastructure sites to counter terrorist threats.
Air Warfare Systems (AWS)—AWS products and services enable U.S. Armed Forces and its international customers to attack, suppress and destroy air and ground-based targets. Products include the AMRAAM, a state-of-the-art, highly dependable and battle proven air-to-air missile that also has a surface-to-air launch application; Tomahawk Cruise Missile, an advanced surface- or sub-launched cruise missile with loitering and network communication capability; the Joint Standoff Weapon, a family of air-to-ground weapons that employ an integrated GPS/Inertial Navigation system that guides the weapon to the target; the Paveway™ family of laser and GPS-guided “smart” bombs; the AIM-9X Sidewinder short range air-to-air missile; miniature air-launched decoy (MALD™); the High-speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM), the HARM Targeting System; and the Maverick precision strike missile.
Land Combat—Land Combat provides precision missiles and projectiles to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps and more than 40 U.S. allies and focuses on accelerating the deployment of precision munitions capability to land combat forces and expanding its mission support capabilities. Land Combat provides the Stinger weapon system for air defense, the Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wireless guided (TOW) weapon system, a long-range precision anti-armor/anti-fortification/anti-amphibious landing weapon system; the Javelin a shoulder fired, fire-and-forget anti-tank weapon and Excalibur, a GPS-guided artillery round designed to provide organic indirect precision fire for ground forces. Land Combat is also developing the NLOS—LS Precision Attack Missile, a networked weapon system for precise fire against moving and stationary targets, and the Shoulder-Launched Multi-Purpose Assault Weapon (SMAW II) for the U.S. Marine Corps.
Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV)—EKV focuses on producing the exoatmospheric kill vehicle, which is the intercept component of the Ground Based Interceptor for the Ground-based Midcourse Defense system designed to protect the U.S. against limited ballistic missile attacks and is part of the Ballistic Missile Defense System (BMDS). The EKV consists of a multi-spectral sensor in a flight package, used to detect, discriminate and destroy incoming warheads carrying weapons of mass destruction.
Other MS product lines include Advanced Missiles and Unmanned Systems (AM & US) and Advanced Security and Directed Energy Systems (AS & DES). AM & US focuses on the development and early introduction of next generation end-to-end system solutions supporting the Air Warfare Systems, Naval Warfare Systems and Land Combat product lines, as well as leading our entry into Unmanned Systems. AS & DES pursues opportunities in the missile defense and directed energy markets, including the development of new missile defense solutions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)/space applications, Information Operations/Information Assurance (IO/IA), modeling/simulation and discrimination capabilities, high power microwave and high energy laser systems.
Network Centric Systems (NCS)—NCS, headquartered in McKinney, Texas, is a leading provider of net-centric mission solutions for government and civil customers. NCS leverages its capabilities in networking, command and control, and communications to develop and produce solutions for customers including the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps and other government customers, as well as numerous international customers.
In 2009, NCS had several key initiatives in certain focus markets, including U.S. Army modernization, international and domestic homeland security, civil communications and transportation solutions. NCS was awarded the India Geosynchronous Augmented Navigation System (GAGAN) contract to provide the world’s most advanced transportation air navigation system. This award follows the 2008 award of the Joint Precision Approach and Landing System (JPALS) contract for the U.S. Navy, solidifying NCS’ position as a leader in Satellite Based Augmentation Systems (SBAS). NCS was awarded an open road tolling project with the State of Florida, one of the largest of such projects in the U.S. NCS also worked closely with the U.S. Army to tailor battlefield sensor, communications, command and control, and netted-lethality solutions developed for the Future Combat Systems (FCS) program for deployment into other current force platforms such as the Stryker and Abrams, as well as planning for the future Ground Combat Vehicle under the U.S. Army’s Brigade Combat Team (BCT) Modernization initiative. NCS also demonstrated MAINGATE, a Defense Advanced Research Agency (DARPA) program, which integrates legacy and future combat radios into a single network and positions NCS as the backbone communications provider for future tactical networks. In 2009, NCS acquired BBN Technologies Corp. and related entities. Raytheon BBN Technologies, is a strategic research partner with the DoD and a provider of critical solutions for national defense and security missions such as the Wireless Network After Next (WNaN) program to develop scalable, adaptive, ad hoc networks that use very inexpensive yet flexible software radios and include Disruption Tolerant Networking (DTN) technologies that allow the nodes to store packets temporarily during link outages. Raytheon BBN Technologies also provides Boomerang, a deployed sniper detection system that provides real-time target directions to combat teams.
NCS has the following principal product lines:
Combat Systems (CS)—CS provides integrated ground-based surveillance and target engagement solutions designed to provide a significant advantage to the U.S. Army and Marine Corps warfighters. CS develops advanced ground sensor capabilities for the U.S. Army’s BCT Modernization program such as the Mast Mounted Sensor (MMS) and the Multi-Function Radio Frequency System (MFRFS). CS also developed the Active Protection System (APS) which destroys rocket-propelled grenades or anti-tank missiles targeting combat vehicles. In addition, CS provides the Long Range Advanced Scout Surveillance System (LRAS3), a long-range multi-sensor system which provides the ability to detect, identify and geo-locate distant targets, and is now networked to enable multi-sensor improved accuracy. Other CS systems include the Integrated Target Acquisition System (ITAS) which increases target detection, acquisition, recognition and engagement ranges and HTI 2nd Generation FLIR (Horizontal Technology Integration Forward Looking Infrared) systems which provide the host vehicle the capability to detect, recognize, acquire and engage targets at extended ranges.
Integrated Communications Systems (ICS)—ICS offers wireless, high-bandwidth and transformational communication solutions for every DoD agency, and for civil and international customers. These solutions enable connectivity for Net-centric Operations (NCO) and the Global Information Grid (GIG) and provide mission assurance to customers with satellite, point-to-point and networked communications services that are effective on land, sea, undersea, air and space. Solutions include the Enhanced Position Location Reporting System (EPLRS), an integrated networking system that provides robust, high-speed battlefield communications for warfighters; the Secure Mobile Anti-Jam Reliable Tactical Terminal (SMART-T), a low-cost, extremely high frequency (EHF) satellite terminal that provides robust, low probability-of-detection, jam-resistant, multi-channel communications in support of the field commander; and the U.S. Navy Multi-band Terminal (NMT), a single terminal for the U.S. Navy’s next generation satellite communications. ICS also includes Raytheon BBN Technologies and its advanced networking and cybersecurity technologies and capabilities.
Command and Control Systems (C2S)—C2S develops, delivers and supports domestic and international military and civil customers, including the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation and DoD, with integrated networked command and control (C2) systems encompassing ground, air, space and security systems. Command and Control systems are designed to securely capture, present and tailor actionable knowledge in real-time to meet the needs of decision makers (e.g. military commander, air traffic controller, border patrol) to minimize information overload and enable rapid decisions. C2S ground, air and space capabilities include integrated communications, navigation, surveillance, air traffic management and open road tolling systems. C2S products include the U.S. Army’s Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS) and Joint Automated Deep Operations Coordination System (JADOCS), which provide for the command and control of battlefield weapons, effects and operations. C2S also is continuing to develop advanced airspace management capabilities with the FAA certified Wide Area Augmentation System (WAAS), Japan’s Multifunction Transport Satellite-based Augmentation System (MSAS) and India’s GAGAN to improve airspace design flexibility and efficiency by removing route dependency on ground-based navigational aids. C2S is developing open road tolling systems for both the Florida Turnpike Toll System and the Texas Department of Transportation. Additionally, C2S is developing and implementing the Perimeter Intrusion Detection System (PIDS) at four airports under the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey, and executing programs for Middle East-based commercial, oil, gas and petrochemical companies to improve security of their most critical infrastructure.
Thales-Raytheon Systems, LLC (TRS)—TRS is a joint venture between Thales Group and Raytheon. TRS combines the two companies’ capabilities in Air Command and Control Systems (ACCS), Air Operations Centers, Battlefield Weapon Locating Radars and Military Air Surveillance Radars to provide cost-effective solutions for military air operations centers and joint operations centers. Solutions include the Firefinder Weapon Locating Radar system for the U.S. Army and international customers, the U.S. Battle Control System (BCS), a next-generation air sovereignty command and control system, and the NATO ACCS.
Operations and Precision Components (OPC)—OPC provides a broad range of imaging capabilities, including next-generation X-ray, visible, infrared, and millimeter wave focal plane arrays for thermal imaging, earth remote sensing and astronomy applications, as well as precision optical and electronic solutions, electronic hardware and software products that enhance the interoperability of communications systems, through its Raytheon Vision Systems and ELCAN products. OPC also designs and manufactures strategic precision mechanical and electronic components and provides related services through its Raytheon Precision Manufacturing products. Customers include the DoD, NASA and international customers.
Space and Airborne Systems (SAS)—SAS, headquartered in El Segundo, California, is a leader in the design and development of integrated systems and solutions for advanced missions, including traditional and non-traditional intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR), precision engagement, unmanned aerial operations and space. Leveraging advanced concepts, state-of-the-art technologies and mission systems knowledge, SAS provides electro-optical/infrared sensors, airborne radars for surveillance and fire control applications, lasers, precision guidance systems, processors, electronic warfare systems and space-qualified systems for civil and military applications. Key customers include the U.S. Navy, Air Force and Army, as well as classified and international customers.
In 2009, SAS secured a prime development contract to equip the U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon with the Advanced Airborne Sensor, the follow-on to the Littoral Surveillance Radar System. SAS also won a key contract in electronic warfare from the U.S. Navy for a technology maturation study of next-generation jammer capability to replace the current ALQ-99 jamming system on the EA-18G Growler aircraft. In the international market, SAS was awarded a contract to supply APG-63 fire control radars and support equipment for the Japan Air Self-Defense Force and a Swiss Air Force contract to provide Advanced Targeting Forward Looking Infrared (ATFLIR) pod systems and spares. Under a contract award from DARPA, SAS will develop ultra-lightweight active electronically scanned array (AESA) radar to equip an experimental Integrated Sensor Is Structure airship. Additionally, SAS had successful launches and clear images with sharp spectral information from the Advanced Responsive Tactically Effective Military Imaging Sensor (ARTEMIS) aboard U.S. Air Force’s TacSat-3 satellite, from the Mini-RF sensor aboard NASA’s Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter (LRO) and a successful September launch of two Space Tracking and Surveillance System payloads aboard a Delta II rocket. In March, SAS shipped the NASA Aerosol Polarimetry Sensor for integration with the Glory spacecraft.
SAS has the following principal product lines:
Tactical Airborne Systems (TAS)—TAS designs and manufactures cost-effective, high-performance air dominance solutions for tactical and strategic platforms, delivering trusted, actionable information and mission assurance. TAS provides sensors and integrated avionics systems using advanced fire control radars, electronic warfare and processor technologies to customers including the U.S. Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps and foreign governments. TAS produces radars using either mechanically scanned or AESA antennas for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15 and B-2 aircraft and for the U.S. Navy’s F/A-18 and EA-18G aircraft. TAS also provides electronic technology capabilities for aircraft and shipboard self-protection systems to counter threats while enhancing platform and force survivability including advanced towed decoys, radar warning receivers, jammers and integrated electronic warfare systems. In addition, TAS’ advanced airborne processors form the basis of the mission computer/signal processing systems in the F-16, F-22 and F-35 aircraft.
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems (ISRS)—ISRS designs and manufactures sensor, surveillance and targeting solutions that enable actionable information for strike, persistent surveillance and special mission applications. ISRS provides maritime and overland surveillance radars, terrain following/terrain avoidance radars and electro-optical/infrared sensors to customers including every branch in the DoD, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and foreign governments. The ISRS portfolio includes the APY-10 radar for the U.S. Navy’s Multi-Mission Maritime Aircraft, the AAS-44(V) forward looking infrared sensor for the U.S. Navy’s H-60 helicopters, the Multi-spectral Targeting System for the U.S. Air Force’s Predator unmanned aerial system (UAS) and the ASQ-228 ATFLIR targeting pod for the F/A-18 Hornet and Super Hornets. ISRS also provides the Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite for the Global Hawk UAS, which enables the Global Hawk to scan large geographic areas and produce outstanding high-resolution reconnaissance imagery. In addition, ISRS provides integrated solutions for all tiers of airborne intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance systems, including the dual mode Synthetic Aperture Radar/Moving Target Indicator sensor for the ASTOR program for the U.K. Ministry of Defence, which enables high-resolution images and the monitoring of hostile forces.
Space Systems (SS)—SS designs and manufactures space and space-qualified sensor payloads for large national programs and develops innovative solutions for emerging intelligence, defense and civil space applications. SS provides electro-optical, infrared, radio frequency and laser space-based sensors to customers including branches of the DoD, MDA, NASA, classified customers and foreign governments. Its non-classified programs include the Visible Infrared Imager Radiometer Suite, which will provide advanced imaging and radiometric capabilities onboard the National Polar-orbiting Operational Environmental Satellite System, and ARTEMIS, a sophisticated hyperspectral imaging sensor for the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL).
Other SAS product lines include Advanced Concepts and Technologies (ACT) and Integrated Technology Programs (ITP). ACT conducts internal research and development for SAS and contract research and development for customers, including AFRL and DARPA. ITP provides a wide range of state-of-the-art product families and engineering services in support of the DoD’s recent efforts to transform the capabilities and structure of the U.S. Armed Forces, including a variety of sophisticated GPS systems and anti-jam solutions for many customers, including the U.S. Air Force and Navy.
Technical Services (TS)—TS, headquartered in Reston, Virginia, provides a full spectrum of technical, scientific and professional services to defense, federal, international and commercial customers worldwide. It specializes in training, logistics, engineering services, product support and operational support services. TS provides solutions for mission support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counterproliferation and counterterrorism markets. Key customers include all branches of the U.S. Armed Forces, as well as the DHS, NASA, FAA, Department of Energy, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and international governments.
In 2009, TS continued to expand its Global Training Solutions capabilities and offerings domestically and internationally. During the first contract year, the TS-led Air Traffic Control Optimum Training Solution (ATCOTS) program trained more than 5,000 FAA air traffic controllers. As a key supplier to the Metrix Consortium, Raytheon also began Early Training Transformation for the U.K. Ministry of Defence as the prelude to the Defence Training Rationalisation program, a program to transform specialist training across the U.K. military. In addition, the TS-led Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) activities have been providing integrated training and training support, primarily to the U.S. Army, at numerous locations around the world for nearly two years.
TS has the following principal product lines:
Integrated Support Solutions (ISS)—ISS supports systems and products from design to deployment, providing outsourced services to the mission support, civil aviation, homeland security and threat reduction markets. ISS offers a range of capabilities including engineering services, field support, integrated logistics support, training, maintenance, installation and integration services for U.S. and international government customers and contractors. ISS also specializes in installation, maintenance and upgrades of Raytheon products at customer facilities. As part of this effort, ISS provides support to NASA’s Neutral Buoyancy Lab and Space Vehicle Mockup Facility at the Johnson Space Center and also works with DTRA on international counterproliferation and counterterrorism programs in the former Soviet Union.
Customized Engineering & Depot Support (CEDS)—CEDS provides a broad spectrum of engineering and limited-production services. CEDS provides Capability Maturity Model Integration for Development (CMMI-DEV®) Maturity Level 3 capability for all engineering functions. For the V-22 Osprey aircraft program, CEDS manages the Systems Integration Lab, leads the software support activity, performs updates to operational flight profile software and provides mission planning software and training devices. CEDS also provides integration and field support for the Shared Reconnaissance Pod, which enables real-time, high-resolution imaging for F/A-18E/F air crews and air operation commanders. CEDS provides upgrades and integration services to a number of air platforms, including the A-10, the HH-60, the B-52 and the F-16, and ground-based platforms, including radars and tanks. CEDS also provides full life-cycle support for air, sea and land-based electronics and weapons. CEDS also provides Mission Support to Canada’s military across numerous platforms, including the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System, the SPS-49 Air Defense Radar and the APG-73 Radar.
Warfighter FOCUS—The TS-led Warrior Training Alliance (WTA) operates the Warfighter FOCUS activities and provides integrated operational training support, primarily to the U.S. Army. TS is leading a team of subcontractors on this 10-year program which is composed of various contracts for education, virtual and live training, including operational training for domestic and foreign locations, most of which are individually bid and awarded. The WTA provides integrated turnkey, life-cycle training services and support worldwide. Work performed by the WTA includes: support for training exercises and operations; maintenance for all training and range systems; curriculum development and instruction; management oversight and administration for contractor activities; and supply support for all government-owned property and material.
Raytheon Professional Services (RPS)—RPS excels at designing, implementing and managing highly complex training solutions that align an organization’s employees, customers and partners. Using systems engineering practices, RPS applies commercial solutions, processes, tools and training experts to make its training programs available anytime, anywhere. This enables RPS clients to scale competencies and resources to meet the geographic, cultural and regulatory demands of their distributed enterprise. RPS helps leading companies in numerous countries rethink the way training is delivered internally. RPS clients include General Motors Corporation, NASA and the FAA.
Raytheon Polar Services—Raytheon Polar Services is the prime operations and logistics contractor to the National Science Foundation to support scientific research and maintain a geopolitical presence in Antarctica. It provides core business applications, information security processes and oversight in accordance with stringent federal guidelines.
As of December 31, 2009, we had approximately 75,000 employees. Approximately 7% of our employees are unionized. We consider our union-management relationships to be generally satisfactory.