October 19, 1993
A Lockheed Corp. subsidiary was awarded a $1.5-billion contract by the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to provide engineering, testing and other technical services at the Johnson Space Center. Lockheed Engineering & Sciences Co. in Houston was chosen by NASA for the 10-year contract, which begins in January. McDonnell Douglas Aerospace will be the largest subcontractor on the program. Defense and aerospace giant Lockheed is based in Calabasas.
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November 20, 1992 |
County tollway officials on Thursday selected Lockheed Corp. to build and manage an electronic toll collection system for three South County toll roads. The first automated toll collection system will be installed on the Foothill tollway, a three-mile stretch of which may open to the public next summer, between Portola Parkway South near Mission Viejo and Portola Parkway North in Lake Forest.
May 5, 1993 |
Lockheed Corp., hit hard by the post-Cold War decline in defense spending, said Tuesday that it will build mid-size rockets to send both defense and civilian payloads into space. Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., a Sunnyvale-based division of the aerospace giant, said the new launchers will accommodate payloads ranging from 2,300 pounds to 8,000 pounds.
May 18, 1991 |
Lockheed Corp. was accused in several lawsuits filed this week of negligently exposing employees to toxic chemicals, causing a variety of illnesses and injuries, from skin discoloration and rashes to cancer. In five suits seeking total damages of $1.
May 15, 1985
Lockheed Missiles & Space Co., a unit of Lockheed Corp., received a $3.2-million Navy contract to repair British Polaris submarine equipment.
April 25, 1989
Lockheed Corp. in Burbank won a $1,992,000 contract from the Navy to supply control logic assemblies for use on S-3 aircraft.
May 3, 1989
Lockheed Corp. in Burbank won a $542,551 contract to supply door assemblies for use on P-3 aircraft.
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December 18, 2013 |
Lawrence O. Kitchen, the business-savvy ex-Marine who ran Lockheed Corp. in an era when the aerospace industry was dominated by scientists and engineers, died Sunday in Woodland Hills of neurological complications. He was 90. Kitchen is credited with turning around Lockheed's troubled operation in Georgia as a young executive, saving the C-5 Galaxy cargo jet program. Years later, he outmaneuvered competitors by persuading the Reagan administration to buy 100 more of the planes, a task that kept him personally lobbying Congress for a stretch of seven months.