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August 3, 1997 | GREG SCHNEIDER, BALTIMORE SUN
As a young man, Vance D. Coffman would get up before dawn on winter mornings, mount the horse he bought for $150 in chore money and ride along the creek on his family's farm, checking muskrat traps. It's tempting to write about the stars in the cold Iowa sky above him, and how those would one day draw the young man to the top of American industry. But Coffman himself would never put it that way.
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August 3, 1997 | GREG SCHNEIDER, BALTIMORE SUN
As a young man, Vance D. Coffman would get up before dawn on winter mornings, mount the horse he bought for $150 in chore money and ride along the creek on his family's farm, checking muskrat traps. It's tempting to write about the stars in the cold Iowa sky above him, and how those would one day draw the young man to the top of American industry. But Coffman himself would never put it that way.
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BUSINESS
April 24, 1998
* Lockheed Martin Corp. named Chief Executive Vance D. Coffman to the additional post of chairman, succeeding Norman Augustine, who will remain a director.
BUSINESS
October 7, 1988
Lockheed, Calabasas, has named Minoru S. (Sam) Araki executive vice president-plans and programs of Lockheed's Missiles & Space Systems Group. He succeeds John N. McMahon, who was earlier promoted to Missiles & Space Systems Group president. Vance D. Coffman will succeed Araki as president of Lockheed Missiles & Space Co.'s Space Systems division. Coffman and Sherman N. Mullin, vice president-advanced tactical fighter programs, Lockheed Aeronautical Systems Co.
BUSINESS
July 2, 1996 | Times Staff and Wire Reports
Digital Equipment said Enrico Pesatori, vice president and general manager of its computer systems division, has resigned. . . . Cantor Fitzgerald said it bought research service Parallax Group to provide clients with information and analysis of the convertible securities market. . . . Silicon Graphics completed its purchase of Cray Research for about $740 million in cash and stock, bolstering its position as the world's largest supercomputer maker.... Lockheed Martin named Vance D.
BUSINESS
March 3, 1992
In a move that reflects the growing importance of its space operations, Lockheed Corp. on Monday announced that Vance D. Coffman, president of Lockheed's Space Systems Division, has been promoted to the newly created post of corporate executive vice president. As executive vice president, Coffman will join Daniel M. Tellep, chairman and chief executive, and Vincent N.
BUSINESS
April 4, 2000 | Associated Press
Lockheed Martin Corp. named Louis R. Hughes as president and chief operating officer, succeeding Peter B. Teets, who resigned amid financial turmoil at the defense contractor. Hughes, 51, comes to Lockheed from General Motors Corp., where he had been executive vice president and president of international operations, based in Zurich, Switzerland. Hughes also was responsible for the development of new businesses and managing relationships with GM's international business partners.
OPINION
August 19, 2001
Everest Riccioni's representations of the F-22's capabilities are not based on current facts and do not accurately reflect its true state (Commentary, Aug. 14). In testing conducted to date, the F-22 is meeting or exceeds all stealth criteria (visual, radar, electromagnetic emissions, infrared and sound). It provides greatly reduced vulnerability against surface-to-air missile systems and air-to-air missiles by combining stealth and super-cruise, the ability to fly supersonically without afterburners.
BUSINESS
November 4, 1997 | From Washington Post
Lockheed Martin Corp. said Monday that it will turn over some businesses to General Electric Co. in a $2.8-billion deal that will enable Lockheed to retire 29 million shares of preferred stock GE has owned since it sold its aerospace unit to the company in 1993. GE will acquire Lockheed Martin's factory on the Middle River in Baltimore, which makes parts for GE and other jet engine manufacturers; Access Graphics, a computer distribution unit in Boulder, Colo.
NEWS
March 10, 1998 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
After an eight-month antitrust review, federal regulators have raised serious objections to Lockheed Martin's $11.6-billion acquisition of Northrop Grumman and may file suit to block it later this week, the firms said Monday. The disclosure of serious opposition to the deal by both the Justice Department and the Pentagon shocked investors and sent shares in Los Angeles-based Northrop skidding in trading Monday.
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