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Sunday, June 09, 2019

United Technologies and Raytheon announced Sunday that they will merge to create a behemoth American defense and aeronautics company. "The transaction will create a premier systems provider with advanced technologies to address rapidly growing segments within aerospace and defense," a statement from the new company reads. The merged company will go by Raytheon Technologies Corporation. The merger is expected to conclude in the first half of 2020, they said in a joint statement.

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United Technologies is pretty big here in Connecticut.

This was a big story on the evening news for the local CT stations.

Aside from having yet another huge military-industrial conglomerate, I think it is too soon to tell just how good or bad this may be.

#1 | Posted by LampLighter at 2019-06-09 11:31 PM | Reply

United Technologies is pretty big here in Connecticut.
This was a big story on the evening news for the local CT stations.
Aside from having yet another huge military-industrial conglomerate, I think it is too soon to tell just how good or bad this may be.
#1 | POSTED BY LAMPLIGHTER AT 2019-06-09 11:31 PM

Probably not a good idea.

#2 | Posted by redlightrobot at 2019-06-11 08:30 PM | Reply

In other news the combined entity announced that they will be rolling out SkyNet in the next few years...

#3 | Posted by Rightocenter at 2019-06-11 08:57 PM | Reply

"The transaction will create a premier systems provider with advanced technologies to address rapidly growing segments within aerospace and defense"

Oooh, they're getting into the wall business!

#4 | Posted by snoofy at 2019-06-11 09:15 PM | Reply

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