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Raytheon Company
Type Public
Traded as NYSERTN
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
Area served worldwide
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)
Employees 71,000 (2011)
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.

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