Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is a major business segment of US defense conglomerate Raytheon. Headquartered in McKinney, Texas, SAS has a total employment of 12,000 and 2010 sales of US$ 4.8 billion. Rick Yuse is the segment's President. Yuse succeeded Jon Jones who died in March 2010.
Key SAS capabilities include:
- Airborne radars and processors
- Electro-optic/infrared (EO/IR) sensors
- Electronic warfare (EW) and precision guidance systems
- Active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars
- Space and missile defense technology
- Intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) systems
SAS has significant engineering and manufacturing facilities in El Segundo and in McKinney, Texas; an electronic warfare center in Goleta, California; and a consolidated manufacturing facility in Forest, Mississippi.
SAS is a subcontractor in the development program for the next-generation airborne radar system, the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program or MP-RTIP.
- Raytheon Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Results
- Yuse, a holder of BA and MA degrees in electrical engineering (Northeastern University), joined Raytheon in 1976; he led the company's air and missile defense programs before heading Raytheon Technical Services Co., the position he held until March 2010. (Aviation Week & Space Technology, 19 May 2014, p. DT14)