Raytheon to Strengthen Ties With India During DEFEXPO Trade Show in Delhi

DELHI , India , Feb. 14, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN) will have a major presence at DEFEXPO India 2008 in Delhi , India , Feb. 16-19. As a global technology leader, Raytheon will display a number of products and services that are applicable to India's stated goals of modernization of military and civilian systems.

Raytheon's efforts in India are intended to foster a long-term relationship that highlights the company's commitment to Mission Support, Mission Assurance and Customer Focused Marketing.

"Our portfolio is broad, and it fits nicely with India's long-term plans for updating its defense capabilities in areas including the fighter competition, air and missile defense, space and beyond," said Walter Doran , president of Raytheon Asia for Raytheon International, Inc. " India is a key emerging market for us in Asia, and we believe our advanced technology capabilities can be tailored to support India's unique needs in coming years."

Prior to DEFEXPO, Raytheon served as lead sponsor of the Air Power India 2008 conference in Delhi , Feb. 13-14. The conference theme -- "Shaping India's Air and Space Power in the 21st Century" -- featured two speakers from Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems: Wes Motooka, vice president, International Strategy and Business Development; and Dave Goold , director, F/A-18 Strategy and Business Development.

Raytheon Company, with 2007 sales of $21.3 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning more than 85 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 72,000 people worldwide.

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