March 3, 1988 |
Gerald A. Johnston, a veteran executive of McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co. in Huntington Beach, has been named president of St. Louis-based McDonnell Douglas Corp. Johnston, 56, of Mission Viejo has been vice president and general manager of McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co. since last year. The promotion was announced Wednesday and is effective immediately. It was under Johnston that Astronautics beat out Rockwell International last December for a $1.
September 8, 1986 |
When the top brass of McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co. gathered in Cape Canaveral for last Friday's launch of two "Star Wars" satellites, there were more than a few nervous stomachs and clammy hands. The launch represented an important chance for the aerospace company to showcase its Delta rocket before defense and space leaders make several key, far-reaching decisions that will set the course of the nation's civilian and military space program.
January 6, 1994
McDonnell Douglas Aerospace of Huntington Beach said Wednesday that it has won a $5.4-million contract from the Army Space and Strategic Defense Command to develop and test strategic systems for the government. The contract includes an option to extend McDonnell's services. If exercised, that option would make the contract worth more than $15.8 million.
February 8, 1985 |
McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co., a unit of McDonnell Douglas Corp., received a $169.4-million Air Force contract for upper stage rockets to launch Navstar global positioning systems satellites.
May 4, 1985
McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co., a unit of McDonnell Douglas Corp., received a $13.9-million Navy contract for production of Tomahawk cruise missiles.
May 16, 1985
McDonnell Douglas Astronautics Co. a unit of McDonnell Douglas Corp., got a $63.4-million Navy contract for shipboard equipment to launch Tomahawk cruise missiles