- Raytheon Names Jack Harrington VP, Command and Control Systems
Raytheon Co.'s Network Centric Systems (NCS) has named Jack Harrington vice president, command and control systems. Harrington joined Raytheon with its June 2006 acquisition of the company he founded, Virtual Technology Corp. (VTC), a provider of distributed modeling and simulation and joint C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) interoperability. Harrington led the firm most recently as president and CEO. Harrington succeeds Brian McKeon, who joined Raytheon Systems Ltd. in the United Kingdom earlier this year as president and managing director. Harrington's career has been devoted to supporting Department of Defense technology development, and he has more than 18 years experience providing advanced technology engineering support to customers such as DARPA, Joint Staff, US Central Command, Program Executive Office for Command, Control, Communications, Tactical; Naval Air Systems Command and Defense Information Systems Agency. NCS, based in McKinney, Texas, has 11,500 employees and produces mission solutions for networking, command and control, battlespace awareness and air traffic management.