Tim Reid writes the 42-thousand-square-foot facility in Research Park is built to house 100 workers.
Kevin Byrnes, Raytheon vice president, told the station that the company aims for the new office to grow its presence in Alabama.
“Its fabulous to have it here in Huntsville Alabama, he said about the office.
“If you look at the defense presence in Redstone in the area of missle defense, air defense and aviation. This is where a company of our capability and capacity needs to have a large presence,” he added.
Raytheon intends to hire an additional 100 employees for the building in 2014, according to the report.