January 8, 1992
Hughes Aircraft Co. said it received a $31.3-million Navy contract to develop an advanced helicopter-borne sonar system for improved anti-submarine warfare. The five-year contract, awarded by the Naval Air Systems Command to Hughes' Ground Systems Group in Fullerton, provides for full-scale development of the Airborne Low Frequency Sonar system, with an option to produce up to 50 such systems. The potential for U.S.
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October 28, 1991 |
Parks Junior High School and Hughes Ground Systems Group have formed a partnership in which the company's employees will work with teachers and students to increase interest in science and mathematics. The partnership, to be made official at a ceremony on Nov. 5, was formed after an event last spring in which Hughes President Scott Walker served as Parks principal for a day.
September 5, 1990 |
The Army has awarded a $48.7-million contract to Hughes Aircraft Ground Systems Group in Fullerton for the purchase of 600 mobile digital communications radios. The Army exercised its option to make the purchase after Hughes demonstrated the radios in a field test. The radios are used to secretly transmit location data from troops to command units, Hughes spokesman Dan Reeder said. They are to be delivered in 1993.
February 2, 1991 |
A Chatsworth defense subcontracting firm and its vice president will be arraigned Monday for allegedly paying a $750 kickback to a Hughes Aircraft Co. engineer in Fullerton to get work supplying radar and computer parts. EEI Inc. and its vice president, Bradley Rush, were charged with one count of paying a kickback in connection with a government contract. Rush, reached at his office, declined to comment on the case.
June 4, 1990 |
Hughes Aircraft Co.'s Ground Systems Group is to announce today an agreement with Hewlett-Packard Co. to make advanced computer workstations and other computer equipment for government, military and aerospace applications. The companies estimate that the combined revenues of the alliance will exceed $200 million in the first three years.