Raytheon Company and United Technologies Corp. entered into an agreement June 9, 2019 to combine in an all-stock merger of equals. The transaction will create a premier systems provider with advanced technologies to address rapidly growing segments within aerospace and defense. The merger of Raytheon, a leading defense company, and United Technologies, a leading aerospace company, comprised of Collins Aerospace and Pratt & Whitney, will offer a complementary portfolio of platform-agnostic aerospace and defense technologies. The combined company, which will be named Raytheon Technologies Corporation, will offer expanded technology and R&D capabilities to deliver innovative and cost-effective solutions aligned with customer priorities and the national defense strategies of the U.S. and its allies and friends. The combination excludes Otis and Carrier, which are expected to be separated from United Technologies in the first half of 2020 as previously announced. The combined company will have approximately $74 billion in pro forma 2019 sales. With a strong balance sheet and robust cash generation, Raytheon Technologies will enjoy enhanced resources and financial flexibility to support significant R&D and capital investment through business cycles.
Raytheon is an international, high technology company which operates in four businesses: commercial and defense electronics, engineering and construction, aviation, and major appliances. Founded in Cambridge, Mass., in 1922 as the American Appliance Company, the company adopted the Raytheon name in 1925. Early expertise was in the field of radio tubes. During World War II, Raytheon was the leading producer of radar tubes and complete radar systems. Following the war, Raytheon became a pioneer in the field of missile guidance. Raytheon also innovated guidance missile systems to intercept aircraft and ballistic missiles. In 1964, Raytheon embarked on a major diversification program to broaden its business base by adding commercial operations.
Beginning in 1990 with the purchase of E-Systems, Raytheon has continued to expand with new acquisitions. In April of 1996, Raytheon announced its plans to buy Chrysler Technologies Airborne Systems (CTAS) and Electrospace Systems, Inc. (ESI) from the Chrysler Corporation for $455 million. The deal, which closed in June 1996, integrated the new acquisitions into Raytheon E-Systems. On January 6, 1997 Raytheon bought Texas Instruments Defense Systems & Electronics for a reported $2.95 billion. The TI acquisition was approved by the Justice Department on July 2, 1997. Less than two weeks later, Raytheon announced a merger with General Motors's Hughes Electronics's defense operations (Hughes Aircraft), creating a $21 billion entity. GM's Hughes Electronics had previously acquired General Dynamics Missile Systems and Phillips's Manavox Electronics Systems.
Integrated Defense Systems (IDS)
IDS, headquartered in Tewksbury, Massachusetts, is a leader in integrated air and missile defense; large land- and sea-based radar solutions; command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence solutions; and naval combat and ship electronic systems. IDS delivers combat-proven performance against the complete spectrum of airborne and ballistic missile threats and is a world leader in the technology, development, and production of sensors and mission systems. IDS provides solutions to the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and the U.S. Intelligence Community, as well as more than 50 international customers which represent approximately half of IDS’s business.
In 2016, IDS booked a number of awards to provide advanced Patriot Air and Missile Defense (A&MD) systems for the U.S. Army and other international customers. IDS won a competitive award with the U.S. Navy: a development contract for the Enterprise Air Surveillance Radar (EASR) program to provide radars for aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare ships. IDS also received contract awards for missile defense radar sustainment for the Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and contract awards for equipment for DDG 1000 destroyer ships, ship integration and undersea sensor systems for the U.S. Navy.
Mission Systems and Sensors (MSS)—MSS provides integrated whole-life air and missile defense systems. MSS produces systems and solutions, including Upgraded Early Warning Radars (UEWR), the Army Navy/Transportable Radar Surveillance-Model 2 (AN/TPY-2) and other land-based surveillance and search radars, which provide threat detection, precision tracking, discrimination and classification of ballistic missile threats. In addition, MSS provides command, control, communications, computers, cyber and intelligence solutions through the development, delivery and support of complex integrated, networked, actionable combat command and control solutions for air and land combat commanders. Key MSS customers include the U.S. Army and Air Force, the MDA and international customers.
Integrated Air and Missile Defense (IAMD)—IAMD provides combat-proven air and missile defense systems, including the Patriot A&MD system which is the cornerstone of the air and missile defense architecture for thirteen nations around the globe, including the U.S. and five NATO nations. The National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS™), also offered by IAMD, is a highly adaptable mid-range solution for any operational air defense requirement. It is deployed in the U.S. and five other countries. Key IAMD customers include the U.S. Army and international customers. Total sales from this business area were approximately 10% of our consolidated revenues for 2016, 2015 and 2014.
Seapower Capability Systems (SCS)—SCS is a provider and integrator of maritime air and missile defense radar systems, naval combat management, and airborne anti-submarine and mine warfare systems, as well as sensors, maritime naval navigation systems, and torpedoes for U.S. and international navies. As a naval radar provider, SCS is designing and will manufacture the low-rate initial production of the U.S. Navy’s two newest radars, the Air and Missile Defense Radar (AMDR), designated as AN/SPY-6, for the DDG 51 class of warships and the EASR for aircraft carriers and amphibious warfare ships. As a ship integrator for the U.S. Navy, SCS provides mission systems equipment and combat and missions system integration for the following ship classes: DDG 1000 destroyers; LPD 17 amphibious warfare ships; and CVN 78 aircraft carriers. Key SCS customers include the U.S. Navy and allied navies.
IDS also includes the Advanced Technology Programs (ATP) product line, which executes contract research and development programs primarily with the Office of Naval Research (ONR), the Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO) and the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) in advanced materials, semiconductors such as Gallium Nitride (GaN) and next-generation radar systems such as Flexible Digital Array Radar (FlexDAR) and Network Cooperative Radar (NCR), to support Raytheon product lines. ATP also pursues attractive adjacent growth markets such as undersea warfare and directed energy.
Intelligence, Information and Services (IIS)
IIS, headquartered in Dulles, Virginia, provides a full range of technical and professional services to intelligence, defense, federal and commercial customers worldwide. IIS specializes in global Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR); navigation; DoD space and weather solutions; cybersecurity; analytics; training; logistics; mission support; engineering; automation and sustainment solutions; and international and domestic Air Traffic Management (ATM) systems. Key customers include the U.S. Intelligence Community, the U.S. Armed Forces, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and an increasing number of international customers.
During 2016, IIS won a variety of notable classified and unclassified contracts. IIS will be executing development work for new phases of the Intelligence Community’s Future Ground Architecture that provides a common framework for mission management across some of our core customers. IIS also extended new phases of work in support of the operations and sustainment of the Navy’s Relocatable Over The Horizon Radar (ROTHR) as well as classified cyber and special mission programs. In addition, IIS has also expanded internationally by providing additional growth in cybersecurity capabilities for our UK customers, as well as continued growth in our weapons systems installation and platform sustainment internationally, including for Canada and Australia.
Cybersecurity and Special Missions (CSM)—CSM provides integrated cybersecurity and advanced intelligence solutions to strengthen information systems and mission execution. CSM designs and implements customized cyber, managed security services, and quick-reaction solutions, as well as high-consequence special missions support, for the U.S. Intelligence Community, the DoD, civilian federal agencies, international governments and large commercial enterprises. Raytheon leverages and incorporates the cyber capabilities within CSM across the Company by embedding information assurance technologies and know-how into its internal company systems, core solutions and products.
Global Training Solutions (GTS)—GTS provides training solutions, logistics and engineering support worldwide, principally under the Warfighter Field Operations Customer Support (FOCUS) contract with the U.S. Army, which will continue into the first half of 2018. We expect lower activity on this program beginning in the second half of 2017 when task order submissions are completed. Under this contract, the GTS-led Warrior Training Alliance provides integrated operational training through comprehensive support for live, virtual and constructive training exercises and operations, maintenance for training and range systems, curriculum development and instruction, management oversight and administration for contractor activities, and supply support for government-owned property and material. GTS also provides training solutions to international customers and, through Raytheon Professional Services, provides commercial solutions, processes, tools and training experts to domestic and international commercial customers.
Navigation and Environmental Solutions (NES)—NES primarily supports programs for NASA, NOAA and the U.S. Air Force by implementing secure environmental and navigation ground solutions and data processing. NES capabilities include ground systems for command and control of space assets, large-scale data processing and exploitation, storage architectures, and high-performance data handling and processing systems. Key programs include the Joint Polar Satellite System (JPSS), which supports multiple civil, defense and international polar-orbiting environmental satellites and the Global Positioning System Next Generation Operational Control System (GPS-OCX).
Global Intelligence Solutions (GIS)—GIS provides strategic ISR and advanced technology solutions and services through large-scale satellite command and control, mission planning, constellation management, data processing, mission analytics, and secure data sharing. GIS's highly automated information solutions manage the collection and integration of information across multiple domains. GIS serves members of the Intelligence Community, commercial customers and international markets.
Mission Support and Modernization (MSM)—MSM provides full life-cycle mission operations, engineering, sustainment and modernization services for site and platform missions across all domains, as well as multi-intelligence (multi-INT) ground systems and unmanned systems technology for the U.S. Armed Forces and civil agencies. MSM’s core services are applied in two broad areas: proven models to support global mission operations more efficiently; and innovative engineering practices that generate affordable modernization and sustainment of mission-critical systems, weapons or platforms. Programs include advanced ground solutions for tactical ISR missions, such as Global Hawk and the U.S. Air Force's U-2 reconnaissance aircraft; services for the U.S. Air Force’s contractor field support; software and avionics solutions for the V-22 Osprey aircraft; border and critical infrastructure security solutions; integrated operations for the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) command center, NASA's Neutral Buoyancy Lab and, through its RGNext joint venture, for U.S. Air Force space launch facilities; and upgrades of airborne and sea-based weapons systems and podded aircraft reconnaissance systems.
Transportation and Support Services (TSS)—TSS develops, delivers and supports domestic and international ATM. TSS is a key provider of ATM solutions including automation, surveillance, and navigation and landing solutions, as well as its Standard Terminal Automation Replacement System (STARS), to the FAA and the DoD. TSS also provides "all-electronic" highway tolling systems for customers such as the Massachusetts Department of Transportation (MassDOT) and a highway system in Canada, infrastructure protection with Perimeter Intrusion Detection technology, and product support services for other Raytheon businesses, including system deployment, installation and integration, logistics and training for military and civil customers in over 80 countries.
IIS also includes the Cyber Operations, Development and Evaluation (CODE) Center, an advanced cyber range in which the Company demonstrates, tests and assesses new cyber products and services to determine how they can best integrate into a customer’s Cyber Security Operations Center (CSOC). IIS leverages CODE Center capabilities to drive both internal and external research and development with Governmental entities and commercial cyber protection companies.
Missile Systems (MS)
MS, headquartered in Tucson, Arizona, is a premier developer, integrator and producer of missile and combat systems for the armed forces of the U.S. and allied nations. Leveraging its capabilities in advanced airframes, guidance and navigation systems, high-resolution sensors, surveillance, targeting and netted systems, MS develops and supports a broad range of advanced weapon systems, including missiles, smart munitions, close-in weapon systems, projectiles, kinetic kill vehicles, directed energy effectors and advanced combat sensor solutions. Key customers include the U.S. Navy, Army, Air Force and Marine Corps, the MDA and the armed forces of more than 40 allied nations.
In 2016, MS continued to capture key contract awards from a broad global customer base, including awards for the Advanced Medium-Range Air-to-Air Missile (AMRAAM®) program, the Paveway™ program, the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3®) program and the Phalanx® weapon system program. In addition to these awards, MS received a significant award for the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC) program. MS completed successful flight tests on the SM-3 program, the Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) program, the Standard Missile-6 (SM-6®) program and the Small Diameter Bomb II (SDB II™) program.
Air Warfare Systems (AWS)—AWS products and services enable the U.S. Armed Forces and international customers to attack, suppress and destroy air-, sea- and ground-based targets. Products include the AMRAAM, a state-of-the-art, highly dependable and battle-proven air-to-air missile that also has a surface-to-air launch application; the Tomahawk™ cruise missile, an advanced surface- or submarine-launched cruise missile with loitering and network communication capability; SDB II, an air-to-ground glide weapon designed to engage moving targets in adverse weather and through battlefield conditions; the Joint Standoff Weapon (JSOW®), a family of air-to-ground weapons that employ an integrated GPS/inertial navigation system that guides the weapon to the target; the Paveway family of laser and GPS precision guided munitions; the AIM-9X Sidewinder™ short-range air-to-air missile; the Miniature Air Launched Decoy-Jammer (MALD®-J), a stand-off, high endurance electronic warfare decoy/jammer used to deceive and degrade air defenses; the High-Speed Anti-Radiation Missile (HARM®) and the HARM Targeting System; the Maverick® precision strike missile; and the Griffin®, a small lightweight missile that can be employed from aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles, ships or ground-launched against light targets. Also, AWS partners with Kongsberg Defence Systems on the Naval Strike Missile (NSM) and the Joint Strike Missile (JSM), which are over-the-horizon anti-surface warfare and land attack weapons systems to be used on various aircraft platforms and ship classes. Total sales from this business area were approximately 10% of our consolidated revenues for 2016, 2015, and 2014.
Air and Missile Defense Systems (AMDS)—AMDS designs, develops, produces, and supports air defense and ballistic missile defense interceptor systems. AMDS's primary customers are the MDA, the U.S. Navy and various international customers around the world. The AMDS portfolio contains multiple versions of the Standard Missile family of products, including SM-3 and SM-6, with capabilities ranging from anti-air warfare to ballistic missile defense.
Naval and Area Mission Defense (NAMD)—NAMD offers a complete family of mission solutions for customers around the world. The product line provides highly effective layered ship defense for the navies of more than 30 countries across multiple platforms to counter the anti-ship threats of today and tomorrow. NAMD leverages its proven capabilities to provide forward-operating base defense for the U.S. Army, Air Force and Marine Corps. The product line designs, develops, manufactures and supports a variety of products that include the Phalanx Close-In Weapon System (employed afloat and ashore), the Rolling Airframe Missile (RAM™) and Launcher System, the SeaRAM® system, Standard Missile-2 (SM-2), and the Evolved SeaSparrow Missiles (ESSM®) family of missiles for layered ship mission protection against air, subsurface and surface cruise/ballistic missile threats. NAMD continues to leverage its strategic international cooperative partnerships to evolve its existing products and technologies with a goal of addressing the full spectrum of threats.
Land Warfare Systems (LWS)—From precision missiles and munitions to advanced electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensors, LWS offers integrated mission solutions in the land domain for the U.S. Army, Marine Corps and more than 40 allied nations that provide warfighters the situational awareness and lethality they need to defeat evolving complex threats. LWS programs include the Tube-launched, Optically-tracked, Wireless-guided (TOW®) weapon system, a long-range precision anti-armor/anti-fortification/anti-amphibious-landing weapon system; Javelin, a shoulder-fired, fire-and-forget anti-tank weapon; Stinger®, a lightweight, self-contained, fire-and-forget, very short-range air defense system; TALON® Laser-Guided Rocket, a precision guided munition co-developed with the United Arab Emirates that can be fired both air-to-ground and ground-to-air; Excalibur®, a GPS-guided artillery round designed to provide indirect precision fire for ground forces; Precision Extended Range Munition (PERM®), a GPS-guided 120mm long-range mortar round; 2nd and 3rd Generation Forward Looking Infrared (FLIR), a sensor technology that provides warfighters with high-definition resolution and magnification of target images in darkness and through weather, smoke, dust and fog; a family of light to heavy Thermal Weapon Sights (TWS); and integrated system solutions for combat vehicle upgrade programs including the U.S. Army’s Stryker Fighting Vehicle, the Bradley Fighting Vehicle, the Abrams Main Battle Tank and the U.S. Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicle-Anti-Tank (LAV-AT) modernization programs.
Advanced Missile Systems (AMS)—AMS focuses on the development and early introduction of next-generation, end-to-end system solutions that support the AWS, AMDS, NAMD and LWS and other Raytheon product lines. AMS is engaged in opportunities involving the transition from weapon development to warfighter fielding in the areas of next generation missile systems, hypersonic vehicles, unmanned aircraft systems, non-kinetic solutions, space applications and collaborative weapon technologies. AMS works closely with DARPA, SCO and the research lab community.
Space and Airborne Systems (SAS)
SAS, headquartered in McKinney, Texas, is a leader in the design, development and manufacture of integrated sensor and communication systems for advanced missions. These missions include intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance; precision engagement; manned and unmanned aerial operations; and space. Leveraging state-of-the-art technologies, mission systems and domain knowledge, SAS designs, manufactures, supports and sustains civil and military applications of electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) sensors; airborne radars for surveillance and fire control applications; lasers; precision guidance systems; signals intelligence systems; processors; electronic warfare systems; and communication and space-qualified systems. The U.S. Navy, Air Force, and Army, classified and international allies are key customers.
In 2016, SAS booked important awards in the electronic warfare, space and international markets. SAS was awarded a $1 billion contract for engineering, manufacturing and development of Increment 1 of the U.S. Navy’s Next Generation Jammer (NGJ) airborne electronic attack and jamming system. SAS also received a $564 million NASA award for two Visible Infrared Imaging Radiometer Suite (VIIRS) satellite sensor suites, which provide detail for emerging weather and climate patterns. SAS also won key domestic and international classified awards. SAS also launched a new variant of its Multi-Spectral Targeting System (MTS) and was awarded a U.S. Air Force contract for the AN/DAS-4, the newest MTS sensor that provides mission commanders high definition data to identify and engage targets.
Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Systems (ISRS)—ISRS designs, develops and manufactures an array of EO/IR sensors, light-sensing focal plane arrays, advanced visible and infrared sensors, active electronically scanned array (AESA) radars and various integrated systems solutions to provide customers with actionable information for strike, persistent surveillance and special mission platforms. These systems perform detection, identification, tracking, targeting, navigation, weather, and situational awareness tasks on a variety of airborne platforms, including maritime, littoral and overland patrol aircraft, unmanned aerial systems, and other tactical, attack and transport rotary- and fixed-wing aircraft. Key ISRS programs include the APY-10 radar on the U.S. Navy’s P-8A Poseidon; the MTS on numerous unmanned and manned aircraft; the Enhanced Integrated Sensor Suite for the Global Hawk; the Silent Knight Terrain Following/Terrain Avoiding radar for rotary-wing platforms; and an international classified program.
Secure Sensor Solutions (S3)—S3 designs, manufactures and develops cost-effective, high-performance integrated sensor solutions for tactical and strategic platforms, which deliver trusted, actionable information for mission assurance. S3 provides integrated advanced fire control radars to customers, including the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps, and Air Force and international governments. S3 produces AESA radars for the U.S. Air Force’s F-15 and B-2 aircraft, the U.S. Navy's F/A-18E/F and EA-18G and radars for several international customers, including Australia, Canada, Japan and Saudi Arabia. S3 also develops sophisticated anti-jam GPS solutions for many customers and provides a wide range of state-of-the-art product families and engineering services for the DoD’s response to dynamic threat environments.
Electronic Warfare Systems (EWS)—EWS designs and manufactures cost-effective, high-performance electronic warfare systems and equipment for strategic and tactical aircraft, helicopters, surface ships and ground forces for the U.S. Air Force, Army, Navy, Special Operations Forces, and intelligence agencies and international governments. EWS products deliver a range of non-kinetic effects ranging from radar jamming to information operations. The EWS portfolio includes the NGJ program, integrated electronic warfare suites, development of electronic warfare planning and management tools (EW PMT), the Multi-function Integrated Receiver/Exciter System (MFIRES) product family, advanced classified programs, and products which include towed decoys, radar warning receivers, radar and communications countermeasures and missile warning sensors.
Integrated Communications Systems (ICS)—ICS is a market leader in tactical airborne communications, software-defined radio technology, advanced tactical networking, cryptology and real-time sensor networking. The ARC-231 radio is deployed on U.S. and International rotary wing platforms and fixed wing aircraft. The Vinson/ANDVT Cryptology Modernization (VACM) family of products provides secure communications for the U.S. and international customers. ICS is the only producer of Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) satellite terminals for all U.S. military branches, providing protected, highly secure satellite communications terminals for the U.S. military, including the Navy Multiband Terminal (NMT) and the Air Force Family of Advanced Beyond Line of Sight Terminal (FAB-T) and related ground terminals.
Space Systems (SS)—SS designs and manufactures space and space-qualified sensor payloads for large national programs and develops innovative solutions for emerging intelligence, defense and civil space applications. SS provides EO/IR, radio frequency, radar and laser space-based sensors to customers, including branches of the DoD, MDA, NASA, classified customers and international governments. Its major non-classified program is the JPSS program, which provides the VIIRS, an advanced imaging and radiometric sensor for NASA and NOAA weather/environmental monitoring programs.
Advanced Concepts Technology (ACT), an innovation incubator, is also part of SAS. ACT conducts internal research and development for SAS and contract research and development for customers, including the U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) and the DARPA, and produces cutting-edge products including advanced laser weapons systems (high-resolution imaging and directed energy), next-generation all-weather millimeter wave targeting radars, advanced speech recognition with natural language understanding, plus systems exploiting acoustic phenomenology.
Forcepoint (formerly Raytheon|Websense)
Forcepoint (formerly Raytheon|Websense) is headquartered in Austin, Texas, and develops cybersecurity products serving commercial and government organizations worldwide. Forcepoint is a joint venture of Raytheon and Vista Equity Partners created in May 2015 that brought together the capabilities of the legacy Raytheon Cyber Products (RCP) and Websense, Inc. (Websense) businesses. Forcepoint delivers a portfolio of cybersecurity capabilities, including insider threat solutions; data loss prevention; next-generation firewall technology; cloud and on premise web and email security; and cross domain transfer products. Forcepoint's customers deploy its software products on standard servers or other information technology hardware, including Forcepoint optimized appliances, as a software-as-a-service (otherwise referred to as a cloud-based or cloud service) offering, or in a hybrid hardware/cloud configuration. Forcepoint’s customers include large enterprises, small- and medium-sized businesses and both domestic and international government agencies.
In 2016, the joint venture was rebranded as Forcepoint. Forcepoint also acquired the Stonesoft next-generation firewall business, including the Sidewinder proxy firewall technologies.
Effective January 1, 2017, Forcepoint has reorganized into the following principal product lines: Data and Insider Threat Security; Cloud Security; Global Governments; and Network Security. This structure reflects the reorganization of Forcepoint’s broad portfolio of cybersecurity products into focused technology and market categories.
Data and Insider Threat Security—Data and Insider Threat Security provides data loss prevention and insider threat security products. Forcepoint’s data loss prevention suites, TRITON® AP-DATA and AP-ENDPOINT, extend data security control solutions to enterprise cloud applications, end user software applications and sensitive data and intellectual property on laptops, both on- and off-network. Forcepoint’s SureView suite of products spans analytics, insider threat, advanced threat protection and related security features.
Cloud Security—Cloud Security's suite of products includes the TRITON security platform, which provides content security solutions by integrating Forcepoint's web, email and filtering technologies into a single security architecture. These products are deployed in the cloud, on premise (e.g. a proxy server or firewall) and in a hybrid environment. Cloud Security also sells a range of optimized commercial appliances that consolidate multiple security functions into a single hardware platform and deliver real-time security functionalities.
Global Governments—In addition to providing the full suite of Forcepoint products to government customers, Global Governments provides the High Speed Guard product, which enables highly complex, bi-directional, automated data transfers between multiple domains, specializing in real-time streaming video.
Network Security—Network Security delivers the Forcepoint Stonesoft next-generation firewall and the Forcepoint Sidewinder proxy firewall products. The Forcepoint Stonesoft product provides next-generation firewall software and hardware solutions that focus on high-availability, centralized management of large networks and protection from advanced evasion techniques. The Forcepoint Sidewinder product provides proxy-based firewall software and hardware solutions, designed to allow for clear visibility and control of command filtering, protocol enforcement and application access.
In addition to the principal product lines, Forcepoint provides consulting services of certified engineers who assess, plan, design, analyze and optimize security solutions for its customers' business environments.
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