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Raytheon Combines Security Solutions and Civil Communications Units to Strengthen Public Safety Business

Raytheon Co.’s (NYSE: RTN) network-centric systems business has combined its security solutions and civil communications operations into a new product line focused on public safety market opportunities.

The company said its new security and transportation systems product line will increase its cross-selling capabilities to government customers and enhance its ability to develop new technologies.

Two-decade Raytheon transportation systems, air traffic management and technology development veteran Michael Prout will lead the product line.

STS will provide security solutions, with an emphasis on critical infrastructure and border protection.

It will also produce interoperable communications networks and first responder equipment.

The line will also include Raytheon’s air traffic management business, which the company said helps control more than 60 percent of global airspace.

“We see increased opportunities to serve the public safety market more effectively through this new alignment, ” said Network Centric Systems President Daniel Crowley.”The change further reinforces our commitment to being a leader in public safety. We have discriminating capabilities in sensing, communications, and command and control, plus the system integration skills to bring these capabilities together in a wide array of applications.”

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