S&P 500 Component
|Industry||Aerospace and defense|
|When it was created||Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (1922)|
|People who started it||Vannevar Bush|
Laurence K. Marshall
Charles G. Smith
|Headquarters||Waltham, Massachusetts, United States|
|Key people||William H. Swanson|
(Chairman) & (CEO)
|Money earned||Increase $24.857 billion (2012)|
|Operating income||Increase $2.857 billion (2012)|
|Net income||Increase $1.896 billion (2012)|
|Total assets||Increase $25.854 billion (2012)|
|Total equity||Increase $8.340 billion (2012)|
|Website||www.Raytheon.com (established 1999)|
Raytheon Company is an American defense contractor and industrial corporation. It makes military weapons and commercial electronics. It is the world's largest producer of guided missiles. Raytheon was set up in 1922.
- Raytheon Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Results. PR Newswire. January 27, 2011
- Missile maker hopes to diversify, create technology for peacetime. Sazhightechconnect.com. Retrieved on 2012-02-04.
- "Raytheon Company: History". Raytheon. Retrieved 2012-06-10.