Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems Names W. Timothy Carey Vice President for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Syst

MCKINNEY, Texas, Jan. 24, 2008 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Company's (NYSE: RTN) Space and Airborne Systems business has named W. Timothy Carey vice president for its Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems organization.

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Carey will report to Jon Jones , Raytheon Company vice president and president of SAS.

"Tim brings a proven track record of growing strong organizations and fostering collaboration across multiple businesses," Jones said. "He will lead a critical core market component of SAS as we leverage our recent sensor business success."

Carey assumes overall responsibility for the business operations and strategic direction of the ISR systems group, which produces and supports a vast array of electro-optical and infrared sensors, active electronically scanned array and scanning radars, and various integrated system solutions for strike, persistent surveillance and special mission applications. He will succeed Michael L. Proch, who is retiring after 34 years of dedicated leadership and outstanding contributions to the company.

Previously, Carey served as vice president and deputy for National and Theater Security Programs in Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems business. Since joining Raytheon in 1978, Carey has held positions of increasing responsibility including vice president for integrated air defense. He has provided leadership for such key products and projects as the Patriot and Hellenic Patriot air and missile defense systems, the National Missile Defense X-Band Radar, the Joint Land-Attack Cruise Missile Defense Elevated Netted Sensor, and the System for the Vigilance of the Amazon, an environmental monitoring effort for the government of Brazil .

A native of Massachusetts, Carey received a bachelor's degree in physics from the University of Lowell and a master's degree in electrical engineering from Northeastern University.

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems is a leading provider of sensor systems giving military forces the most accurate and timely actionable intelligence available for the network-centric battlefield. With 2006 revenues of $4.3 billion and 12,000 employees, SAS is headquartered in El Segundo, Calif. Additional facilities are in Goleta and San Diego , Calif.; Forest, Miss.; Dallas , McKinney and Plano, Texas; and several international locations.

Raytheon Company, with 2006 sales of $19.7 billion, is a technology leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 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.

SOURCE Raytheon Company



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