Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems

Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) is a major business segment of US defense conglomerate Raytheon. Headquartered in McKinney, Texas, SAS has a total employment of 12,000 and 2010 sales of US$ 4.8 billion. Roy Azevedo is the segment's President, succeeding Richard Yuse in 2018.[1] Yuse succeeded Jon Jones who died in March 2010.[2][3]

Key SAS capabilities include:

SAS has significant engineering and manufacturing facilities in El Segundo, California, and in McKinney, Texas; an electronic warfare center in Goleta, California; and a consolidated manufacturing facility in Forest, Mississippi.

SAS is a subcontractor in the development program for the next-generation airborne radar system, the Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program or MP-RTIP.


  1. Raytheon. "Roy Azevedo Biography" (PDF). Raytheon. Retrieved Aug 20, 2019.
  2. Raytheon Reports Solid Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2010 Results
  3. Yuse, a holder of BA and MA degrees in electrical engineering (Northeastern University), joined Raytheon in 1976; he led the company's air and missile defense programs before heading Raytheon Technical Services Co., the position he held until March 2010. (Aviation Week & Space Technology, 19 May 2014, p. DT14)

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