02 December 2014

Raytheon to Open Cyber Innovation Centre in the UK

Uxbridge, England - 02 December 2014 - Raytheon Company has established a Cyber Innovation Centre (CIC) based in the South-West of England. The centre is expected to open soon, housing over 100 cyber specialists who will work with a wide range of governmental and commercial customers to solve their complex cybersecurity challenges.

"The new facility marks a significant investment of financial and intellectual capital for Raytheon in the UK, and continues the growth and capability expansion of our intelligence and security business," said Richard Daniel, chief executive, Raytheon UK. 

"The UK Cyber Centre expands Raytheon's network of global cyber capability and innovation centres while tapping into UK's strong talent pool as we defend some of the world's most sophisticated networks against very complex threats," said Lynn Dugle, president, Raytheon's Intelligence, Information and Services business.

Raytheon UK is a subsidiary of Raytheon Company. It is a prime contractor and major supplier to the UK Ministry of Defence and has developed strong capabilities in mission systems integration in defence, national security and commercial markets. Raytheon UK also designs, develops and manufactures a range of high-technology electronic systems and software at facilities in Harlow, Glenrothes, Uxbridge, Waddington and Broughton.

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. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass.