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Raytheon Company
Traded as NYSE: RTN
S&P 500 Component
Industry Aerospace and defense
Founded Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States (1922)
Founder Vannevar Bush
Laurence K. Marshall
Charles G. Smith
Headquarters Waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Area served
Key people
William H. Swanson
(Chairman) & (CEO)
Revenue Increase $24.857 billion (2012)
Operating income
Increase $2.857 billion (2012)
Increase $1.896 billion (2012)
Total assets Increase $25.854 billion (2012)
Total equity Increase $8.340 billion (2012)
Number of employees
71,000 (2011)

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.

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