Raytheon Joins the Satellite Industry Association

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The Satellite Industry Association (SIA) today announced that Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems, a division of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), a technology leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world, has become SIA's newest member.

SIA is a full-service trade association that represents commercial satellite companies as the unified voice of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business.

"SIA is pleased to welcome Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems to our Association," said Patricia Cooper, SIA's President. "Their 45 years of experience in space technology for environmental sensing, space situational awareness and both enterprise and government solutions will augment SIA's growing membership of satellite sensing manufacturers and enhance SIA's representation of the broader U.S. satellite industry."

"We are excited to be a part of the Satellite Industry Association and participate in the
Association's efforts to advance the interests of the commercial satellite industry," said Ron Stopher, director, Strategy and Business Development, Space Systems. "We have a unique history as a sensor solution provider with a 45-year record of innovation and successful on-orbit performance, and we look forward to sharing that perspective with the SIA."

About Raytheon

Raytheon Company, with 2013 sales of $24 billion and 63,000 employees worldwide, is a
technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 92 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 cyber security and a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @Raytheon.


About The Satellite Industry Association

SIA is a U.S.-based trade association providing worldwide representation of the leading satellite operators, service providers, manufacturers, launch services providers, and ground equipment suppliers. Since its creation more than eighteen years ago, SIA has advocated for the unified voice of the U.S. satellite industry on policy, regulatory, and legislative issues affecting the satellite business. For more information, visit www.sia.org.

SIA Executive Members include: The Boeing Company; The DIRECTV Group; EchoStar
Corporation; Harris CapRock Communications; Intelsat S.A.; Iridium Communications Inc.; Kratos Defense & Security Solutions; LightSquared; Lockheed Martin Corporation.; Northrop Grumman Corporation; Rockwell Collins Government Systems; SES Americom, Inc.; and SSL. SIA Associate Members include: AIS Engineering, Inc.; Artel, LLC; Astrium Services Government, Inc.; ATK Inc.; Cisco; Cobham SATCOM Land Systems; Comtech EF Data Corp.; DigitalGlobe, Inc.; DRS Technologies, Inc.; Encompass Government Solutions; Eutelsat America Corp.; Globecomm Systems, Inc.; Inmarsat, Inc.; ITT Exelis; Marshall Communications Corporation.; MTN Government; NewSat America, Inc.; O3b Networks; Orbital Sciences Corporation; Panasonic Avionics Corporation; Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems; Row 44, Inc.; Spacecom, Ltd.; Spacenet Inc.; TeleCommunication Systems, Inc.; Telesat Canada; The SI Organization, Inc.; TrustComm, Inc.; Ultisat, Inc.; ViaSat, Inc., and XTAR, LLC.

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