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Raytheon receives 2 prestigious training industry awards

Thursday, November 08, 2012

Raytheon receives 2 prestigious training industry awards08:45 EST Thursday, November 08, 2012Named to 'Top Learning Portal Companies' and 'Top Workforce Development Companies' lists by Training Industry, Inc.DALLAS, Nov. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Raytheon Professional Services LLC (RPS), a subsidiary of Raytheon Company (NYSE: RTN), has been named to the 2012 "Top Learning Portal Companies" and "Top Workforce Development Companies" lists by Training Industry, Inc.These Top 20 designations recognize leading training companies for high quality services and comprehensive capabilities. TrainingIndustry.com continually reviews, surveys and assesses companies that provide training services to the corporate marketplace. Companies recognized have demonstrated expertise and experience in managing and providing services to the corporate training market, as well as creating a significant impact on the industry. "As a leader in the training industry, RPS continues to be a driving source of advancement and innovation for the global training marketplace," said Doug Harward, chief executive officer of Training Industry, Inc. "The company consistently demonstrates its commitment to the industry and implements best practices gathered from their global engagements and expertise in areas such as technology, implementation and other critical training capabilities."Selection to this year's "Top 20 Learning Portal Companies" list was based on criteria that included industry visibility, innovation and impact, breadth of functionality and capabilities, commitment to the corporate training industry and number and strength of clients. The "Top 20 Workforce Development Companies" list recognized RPS for its ability to deliver vocational training for those entering the workforce, industry presence and global reach."Raytheon Professional Services is dedicated to providing the very best in training services to leading global brands that rely on the performance of their workforce for success, especially in high-consequence environments," said David Letts, vice president of Raytheon Professional Services. "Our experience and execution enable companies to meet their critical objectives, and we are very pleased to be recognized by Training Industry, Inc." About RaytheonRaytheon Company, with 2011 sales of $25 billion and 71,000 employees worldwide, is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 90 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 a broad range of mission support services. Raytheon is headquartered in Waltham, Mass. For more about Raytheon, visit us at www.raytheon.com and follow us on Twitter @raytheon.Media ContactsRaytheon Company Nathalie Bloomfield972.205.5200rtscpr@raytheon.comInkHouseMike Parker781.966.4100rps@inkhouse.netSOURCE Raytheon Company