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February 3, 1989 | DAVID OLMOS
The Army has awarded a Huntington Beach unit of McDonnell Douglas Corp. a $65-million contract to continue production of a periscope-like sight for helicopters. Under the contract, McDonnell Douglas Electronic Systems Co. will build 36 more sights for the Army's Scout helicopter. McDonnell Douglas has already produced 174 of the sights since receiving the original award in 1984.
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November 7, 1992 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the latest in a series of cutbacks this year, McDonnell Douglas Corp. said Friday that it will eliminate 254 jobs in Huntington Beach and Santa Ana as part of a regional restructuring. The aerospace company is realigning its divisions so that they can share support services such as human resources and communications departments, thus saving money. McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co.
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November 1, 1988 | DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writer
McDonnell Douglas said Monday that it will split up its astronautics company, which includes its 8,200-employee facility in Huntington Beach, into three separate units effective Dec. 1. Company officials said the move is intended to streamline the operations of the St. Louis-based astronautics division and better focus activities of its three primary businesses--space systems, missile systems and defense electronics.
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February 3, 1989 | DAVID OLMOS
The Army has awarded a Huntington Beach unit of McDonnell Douglas Corp. a $65-million contract to continue production of a periscope-like sight for helicopters. Under the contract, McDonnell Douglas Electronic Systems Co. will build 36 more sights for the Army's Scout helicopter. McDonnell Douglas has already produced 174 of the sights since receiving the original award in 1984.
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November 7, 1992 | DEAN TAKAHASHI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In the latest in a series of cutbacks this year, McDonnell Douglas Corp. said Friday that it will eliminate 254 jobs in Huntington Beach and Santa Ana as part of a regional restructuring. The aerospace company is realigning its divisions so that they can share support services such as human resources and communications departments, thus saving money. McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co.
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October 26, 1993
R. Gale Schluter has been appointed vice president and general manager of McDonnell Douglas' space station activities in Huntington Beach. He will be responsible for management of all activities included in McDonnell Douglas' contract for design and development of the NASA space station. Before his new assignment, Schluter served for 18 months as vice president and deputy general manager for these activities.
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November 1, 1988 | DAVID OLMOS, Times Staff Writer
McDonnell Douglas said Monday that it will split up its astronautics company, which includes its 8,200-employee facility in Huntington Beach, into three separate units effective Dec. 1. Company officials said the move is intended to streamline the operations of the St. Louis-based astronautics division and better focus activities of its three primary businesses--space systems, missile systems and defense electronics.
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November 7, 1992 | From Associated Press
McDonnell Douglas said Friday that it is laying off another 650 workers in St. Louis and Southern California as part of its restructuring efforts. John F. McDonnell, chairman and chief executive of the nation's largest defense contractor, said 400 workers in St. Louis and 250 in California received notices Friday. Two hundred of the California jobs were cut in Huntington Beach and 50 in Santa Ana, officials said. All but 50 of the layoffs in St.
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May 20, 1992 | DONNETTE DUNBAR, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It's fast. It's efficient. It's healthy, economical and even fashionable. In these times of smog and traffic congestion, hundreds of people across Orange County are trekking to work on two wheels. They say it's more healthy, less stressful and environmentally safe. Tuesday was National Bicycling Day, and about 60 people rode from their homes to work in Santa Ana at McDonnell Douglas Electronic Systems Co. and Novadyne Computer Systems Inc.
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