Innovative Solutionsfor Customers

Combining World-Class R&D Platforms With Enhanced Resources Enables the Development of New Technologies Faster and More Efficiently Than Ever Before

The merger of United Technologies and Raytheon brings together two aerospace and defense leaders with long track records of industry-defining innovation. The combination of highly complementary portfolios and world-class R&D platforms will enable Raytheon Technologies to invest, innovate and serve our customers.

The combined technology portfolio includes capabilities tied to key priorities across the aerospace and defense sectors – enabling the company to address R&D priorities in defense and commercial aerospace.

Commercial Aerospace Priority AreasCombined capabilities to support optimization of increasingly connected and intelligent aerospace systems

Cyber Protection for Connected Aircraft

United Technologies Competency

Aircraft networks and RF systems
Information management systems
System architecture and certification

Raytheon Competency

Detection, defense and response
Threat intelligence fusion
Cyber resiliency testing

Technology Solution

Cyber solutions for airlines and OEMs offering secure connectivity to enable proactive health monitoring and optimized performance

Next generation connected airspace

United Technologies Competency

Future airspace flight deck technology
On-board autonomy systems
Air-to-ground comms infrastructure

Raytheon Competency

Air traffic control automation
Surveillance radars
System integration expertise

Technology Solution

Next generation national airspace system with improved capacity, efficiency, and safety

Advanced Analytics & AI for Aviation

United Technologies Competency

Very large installed base
Full flight / environmental data
Prognostics / health monitoring

Raytheon Competency

Advanced analytics
AI and machine learning
Pattern recognition

Technology Solution

Application of AI-based data analytics and machine learning techniques to optimize the manufacturing, maintenance, and fleet operation of commercial aircraft

Defense Priority AreasTechnology combination addresses highest priority Defense customer requirements

Hypersonics/ future missile systems

United Technologies Competency

High-temperature materials
Thermal and signature management
Advanced propulsion

Raytheon Competency

Vehicle integration expertise
Seekers and payloads
Advanced guidance and control

Technology Solution

Advanced high speed missiles and hypersonic weapons addressing survivability needs in highly contested environments

Directed energy weapons

United Technologies Competency

Compact, efficient power generation
Advanced thermal management
Optical beam delivery

Raytheon Competency

High-power microwave emitters
High-energy laser emitters
Weapon system integration

Technology Solution

Accelerated development and fielding of directed energy weapons to counter emerging threats

ISR in contested environments

United Technologies Competency

Advanced electro-optical payloads
Software-defined communications
Position, navigation, and timing (PNT)

Raytheon Competency

Radio frequency (RF) payloads
Acoustics and communications
Multi-sensor fusion / systems integration

Technology Solution

Persistent, resilient, ISR capability across space, air, land and maritime domains