Raytheon has completed the acquisition of Applied Signal Technology Inc., a leader in the collection and processing of communications signals to support tactical and strategic intelligence missions. Following the acquisition, Applied Signal will be integrated into Raytheon's Space and Airborne Systems (SAS) business and will be renamed Raytheon Applied Signal Technology Inc.
"Applied Signal aligns with our strategy of expanding participation in our customers' principal areas of need, particularly ISR systems," said Rick Yuse, President, SAS. "Joining Raytheon's radar, electro-optical/infrared sensors, and communications technologies with Applied Signal's SIGINT/COMINT systems will enhance our ability to deliver a full spectrum of integrated sensor solutions."
Nearly 90 percent of Applied Signal's sales are to classified customers. The company's portfolio includes secure broadband network communications; cyber intelligence systems, software and analytics to address sophisticated cyberspace threats; electronic warfare solutions; and other advanced capabilities that enable customers to detect, evaluate and respond to potential threats. These systems are deployed on a range of strategic platforms worldwide.