[SatNews] “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 ...”
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.”
Raytheon Company specializes in technology pertaining to defense, security and civil markets throughout the world. Sales in 2013 were $24 billion and the company has 63,000 employees worldwide. 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, Massachusetts.