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Raytheon gets $535M missile job

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has won a $535 million contract for production of air-combat missiles, with about half of the production for foreign sales to Oman and Saudi Arabia.

June 15, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Raytheon looks like winner in '14 budget

Raytheon looks like winner in '14 budget

A Raytheon-made Standard Missile 3 (SM-3) Block IB interceptor successfully intercepted a target missile over the Pacific in a May 15 test.

June 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Raytheon looks like winner in '14 budget

Raytheon looks like winner in '14 budget

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems would get healthy orders for most of its weapons in the coming fiscal year under the Obama administration's proposed defense budget.

June 09, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: Raytheon's TOW missile still flying after 50 years

Tucson tech: Raytheon's TOW missile still flying after 50 years

A TOW missile soars just above ground level en route to its target. The TOW has been used in every major U.S. military conflict since the Vietnam War and is used by more than 40 allied nations.

December 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: Raytheon's TOW missile still flying after 50 years

Tucson tech: Raytheon's TOW missile still flying after 50 years

A TOW missile soars just above ground level en route to its target. The TOW has been used in every major U.S. military conflict since the Vietnam War and is used by more than 40 allied nations.

December 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: Raytheon's TOW missile still flying after 50 years

Tucson tech: Raytheon's TOW missile still flying after 50 years

A manufacturing line at the then-Hughes Aircraft Co. in 1983 assembled an early version of the TOW missile.

December 25, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: Raytheon's TOW missile still flying after 50 years

Tucson tech: Raytheon's TOW missile still flying after 50 years

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems and predecessor Hughes Aircraft have been making TOW guided anti-tank missiles for 50 years, right here in Tucson.

December 25, 2012 12:00 am Photos

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North Korea declares rocket launch a success

SEOUL, South Korea — North Korea defied international warnings and fired a long-range rocket Wednesday, the second launch under its new leader and a clear sign Pyongyang is pushing forward with its quest to develop the technology needed to deliver a nuclear warhead.

December 11, 2012 9:05 pmLoading…

Raytheon 2nd quarter net income up 7.5%

WALTHAM, Mass. - Raytheon Co. said Thursday that its second quarter net income rose 7.5 percent, beating Wall Street predictions despite lower sales in some military programs.

July 27, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Raytheon on schedule to complete Ala. plant

Raytheon on schedule to complete Ala. plant

Randy Stevenson, right, director of Raytheon's Weapon Integration Center, describes to garrison commander Col. John Hamilton the layout of the Huntsville, Ala., site where missiles will be assembled and tested beginning in February.

July 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Raytheon on schedule to complete Ala. plant

Raytheon on schedule to complete Ala. plant

A $75 million missile plant Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems is building in Huntsville, Ala., is on track for completion by the end of the year and is expected to start producing missiles by February.

July 18, 2012 12:00 amLoading…
Tucson tech: New missile looking less like a go for Raytheon

Tucson tech: New missile looking less like a go for Raytheon

The fate of a major missile-development program involving Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems looks uncertain at best, after the program was recently placed on the budget equivalent of life-support.

February 21, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

Hillary Clinton spars with Pakistanis full of resentment for US

ISLAMABAD — Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton faced sharp rebukes from Pakistani audiences Friday, including one woman who accused the U.S. of conducting "executions without trial" in aerial drone strikes. Verbally slapping back, Clinton questioned Pakistan's commitment to fighting t…

October 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Raytheon, union OK tentative deal

Raytheon Missile Systems Inc. and the Machinists Union reached a tentative agreement Friday on a new three-year labor contract for 1,750 Tucson workers whose contract is to expire Sunday.

October 31, 2009 12:00 amLoading…
Raytheon missile intercept successful in Hawaii test

Raytheon missile intercept successful in Hawaii test

The Japanese navy had a second successful ballistic missile intercept in space late Tuesday using a Standard Missile-3 made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, the company said Wednesday.

October 29, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Japan hits mark in test of Raytheon missile

The Japanese navy had a second successful ballistic missile intercept in space Tuesday using a Standard Missile-3 made by Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems, the company said today.

October 28, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Raytheon nets big Israeli project

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded two contracts worth more than $100 million by an Israeli government contractor to design and develop a new missile-defense system.

October 27, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Boeing in Mesa moves ahead on 2 copter projects

MESA — Boeing managers say two programs that will determine the future of the company's Mesa plant are ready for liftoff.

October 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

Raytheon to develop new missile-defense system with Israel's Rafael

Tucson-based Raytheon Missile Systems has been awarded two contracts worth more than $100 million by an Israeli government contractor to design and develop a new missile-defense system.

October 26, 2009 12:00 amLoading…

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