Raytheon Missile Systems

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Raytheon Missile Systems Company is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. Headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, its president is Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence. Formerly, known as Hughes Missile Systems Co. before being acquired by Raytheon Company.

David Leighton, a noted historian, documented the early history of the Hughes Missile Plant in two books. His monograph: The Falcon's Nest: The Hughes Missile Plant in Tucson, 1947-1960, which included the early history of Hughes Aircraft Co. and, his reference book: The History of the Hughes Missile Plant in Tucson, 1947–1960.[1][2]


The division's products include:

References[edit]

  1. ^ David Leighton, The Falcon's Nest: The Hughes Missile Plant in Tucson, 1947-1960,Tucson Corral of the Westerners, 2017
  2. ^ David Leighton, The History of the Hughes Missile Plant in Tucson, 1947–1960. Private Publication, 2015

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