Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services Business Unit

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Intelligence and Surveillance


E-Systems, Inc.


1995; 25 years ago


Dulles, Virginia


United States


Raytheon Company

The Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services headquarters in Dulles, Virginia

Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services (RIIS or IIS) is a business unit of Raytheon Company headquartered in Dulles, Virginia.[1] IIS specializes in intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; advanced cybersecurity solutions[buzzword]; weather and environmental solutions[buzzword], and information-based solutions[buzzword] for homeland security. The company also provides training, logistics, engineering, product support, and operational support services and solutions[buzzword] for the mission support, homeland security, space, civil aviation, counter-proliferation and counter-terrorism markets.[2] IIS employs approximately 17,000 people at 551 sites in 100+ countries worldwide. In 2018, the company recorded $6.7 billion in sales and $538 million in operating income.[3] Dave Wajsgras is the President of IIS.[4]


In 1995, Raytheon Company acquired E-Systems, Inc. [ See E-Systems, Incorporated ] , a Texas-based company that designed, developed, produced and serviced high technology systems including surveillance, verification, and aircraft ground-land navigation equipment. The company also developed electronics programs and systems for business, industrial, and non-defense government programs and agencies.[6] E-Systems was renamed Raytheon Intelligence and Information Systems.

In 2013, Raytheon Company announced the consolidation of its six internal business units to four.[7] Intelligence and Information Systems was combined with Raytheon Technical Services Company and renamed Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services.

Technologies and capabilities


Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services is organized into five business units, known internally as Mission Areas:

Cybersecurity and Special Missions (CSM)

The Cybersecurity and Special Missions (CSM) mission area provides end-to-end cyber capabilities that address data and network security threats to governments and critical infrastructure. CSM provides customers with computer network defense, advanced persistent threat protection, and cyber hardening of military systems and critical infrastructure. In addition to advanced technologies, CSM develops integrated systems, tradecraft and support capabilities for a broad spectrum of special missions.

CSM Fast Facts

  • In the last ten years, Raytheon has invested $3.6 billion to develop and acquire cyber capabilities[16]

  • IIS develops self-healing technologies that can automatically detect and fix cyber vulnerabilities[17]

  • Raytheon's CODE Center is a "cyber range" used to test and harden systems and system-of-systems[18]

  • Raytheon's end-to-end CND capabilities include managed security services (MSS)[19] and virtual security operations centers (V-SOC) [20]

  • Raytheon conducts 500 million+ vulnerability tests per week[citation needed]

Global Intelligence Solutions (GIS)

The Global Intelligence Solutions (GIS) mission area develops and integrates large-scale, high-performance signals intelligence (SIGINT,) geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) and Multi-INT systems. GIS provides commercial and intelligence customers with large-scale information processing, integration and visualization systems for intelligence, satellite and space-based programs. It also supports national security objectives by providing comprehensive technical, analytical and operational support to the intelligence community.

GIS Fast Facts

  • Raytheon systems handle metadata tagging and sharing of up to 40,000 interagency transactions per second

  • GIS employees and systems process 60 percent of all strategic intelligence missions

  • 100 percent of Proforma collection from National Technical Means is performed by Raytheon

Global Training Solutions (GTS)

[...] The Global Training Solutions (GTS) mission area helps customers in high-consequence environments leverage training expertise and the latest technologies to align tailored learning and asset life-cycle solutions[buzzword] to their mission objectives. GTS solutions[buzzword] increase trainee proficiency, improve ROI and reduce costs for customers in defense and military organizations, civil agencies and commercial industries including healthcare, finance, oil & gas, and automotive.

GTS Fast Facts

  • Raytheon trains personnel in 127 countries and 29 languages[13]

  • Raytheon and General Motors are partnering to train U.S soldiers for civilian jobs as auto technicians[21]

  • Since 2008, Raytheon has trained almost every deploying US Army soldier[22]

Mission Support and Modernization (MSM)

The Mission Support and Modernization (MSM) mission area provides full life-cycle mission operations, engineering, sustainment and modernization services for site and platform missions, as well as multi-intelligence (Multi-INT) ground systems, multi-domain command and control systems, commercial software integration, border security and unmanned systems technology.

MSM Fast Facts

Navigation, Weather and Services (NWS)

The Navigation, Weather and Services (NWS) mission area provides satellite-based mission planning and data processing to support civil and military missions, specializing in the ground systems needed to launch, operate and plan satellite missions. NWS also provides modernized air traffic management with a focus on cyber-hardened avionics, GPS-guided precision landing, and enhanced weather planning. NWS is building the control segment that will operate the next generation of Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites, known as GPS OCX.[29][30] It also provides environmental solutions for defense, civil, commercial and international customers.

NWS Fast Facts

  • Raytheon systems supply 90% of space-based earth observation data used to generate two- to ten-day worldwide weather forecasts[31]

  • The NWS team developed, operates and sustains primary National Weather Service forecasting tools at more than 120 offices in the U.S., Guam and Puerto Rico[32]

  • NWS supports the U.S. Air Force's effort to modernize America's GPS enterprise[33]

  • Raytheon technology and support provides safe transportation for more than two-thirds of the world's airspace[34]

  • NWS develops satellite-based navigation systems that allow pilots to perform precision landings on any runway[35]

  • Raytheon operates more than 360 tolling points across the globe and was a pioneer of electronic open road tolling[36]

  • Raytheon operates the command and control systems of the James Webb Space Telescope[37]


Raytheon Intelligence, Information and Services operates out of several major locations in the US, including:

Former presidents

  • David Wajsgras (2015-2020)[4]

  • Lynn Dugle (2009-2015)[4]

  • Mike Keebaugh (2002-2009)[38]


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  28. ^ "Raytheon: To Train Without Pain - Videogame-Based Tech Creates Digital Scenarios So Real, You Might Need a Helmet". www.raytheon.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24.

  29. ^ GPS OCX

  30. ^ "Raytheon: GPS OCX". www.raytheon.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24.

  31. ^ "Raytheon: Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS)". www.raytheon.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24.

  32. ^ "Raytheon: Advanced Weather Interactive Processing System (AWIPS)". www.raytheon.com. Retrieved 2016-08-24.

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  34. ^ "Raytheon Air Traffic Solutions". Raytheon.com.

  35. ^ "Precision Without Precedent: The Tech The US Navy Will Use To Land Unmanned Tankers On Carriers". Raytheon.com. May 8, 2018.

  36. ^ "The Phantom Tollbooth: The High-Tech Secrets Behind Automated Highway Toll Systems". Raytheon.com. January 26, 2018.

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