Top 10 Defence Companies: Raytheon #5

Raytheon slots into the number five position of the biggest defence companies.

Raytheon is the largest provider of guided missiles in the world with about 90% of the defence company’s total revenues being military-related.

Headquartered in Waltham, Massachusetts, the defence contractor provides 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.

The company states that its strategy will focus on sensing equipment, C3I, mission support, and the use of kinetic and non kinetic effects, such as cyber and electronic warfare and directed energy weapons.

Did you know? The company is the leader in the industry for its social media engagement. Check out Raytheon’s social media page to find out more.

Here are some stats and facts based on the most recent financial data:

Country USA

Arms sales (US$ m.) 22,470

Total sales (US$ m.) 24,857

Total profit (US$ m.) 1,896

Total employed 71,000

Ticker symbol NYSE: RTN

CEO William H. Swanson


Based on data from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

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