Tucson-based Missile Systems unit posts increases in sales and income.
McCain, McSally applaud report that Pentagon will spare D-M mainstay.
Visiting units are from North Carolina, Florida and Maryland.
Key parcel south of the missile maker would be kept undeveloped.
Tucson home sales down in Sept.; Raytheon mini-missile test; HTG unveils new cancer test
Pike precision-guided munition is fired from a common grenade launcher.
Tucson-based defense contractor also wins $100 million contact for a decoy drone.
Two missiles hit their marks in a Navy test.
Funds three-year production run of the Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missile
About 1,100 airmen, including part of A-10 squadron, will be deployed.
Air Force contract includes sales to South Korea, Oman, Singapore and Thailand.
All-Star Brandon Perkins -Sahuaro's Michael Jackson (62) gets tangled with Desert View kick returner Brandon Perkins during a high school football game on Oct. 15, 2010.
WALTHAM, Mass. — Raytheon Co. said Thursday that third-quarter profit fell, but the defense contractor raised its forecast for full-year revenue and earnings.
A two-time first team All-Region defensive back, Perkins was also a threat on offense as the Jaguars' top wide receiver as a senior in 2010. In two years Perkins caught 74 passes for 1,150 yards and 16 touchdowns, before switching his focus back to defense as a major contributor for Pima Col…
WASHINGTON - Big defense contractors are weathering the federal budget sequester far more easily than they projected, in part because they have quietly eliminated jobs over the past few years in anticipation of spending cuts.
Simulated firing of missiles was a sideshow just before the lunch break Thursday for those attending Raytheon Missile Systems' 60th anniversary of its Standard Missile series of ship-defense missiles.
Guest speaker Vice Adm. James Syring, center, greets one of Raytheon's guests at its missile anniversary celebration. At left is Taylor Lawrence, president of Raytheon Missile Systems. "The early systems were highly complex for the time," Lawrence noted.
The Pentagon has growing faith in Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 as a shield against evolving ballistic-missile threats, the nation's top missile-defense officer said Thursday at an event in Tucson.
Raytheon's SM-3 Block IB interceptor was launched Wednesday from the USS Lake Erie during a test-firing by the U.S. Missile Defense Agency and the Navy. The interceptor met its goal.