Loral Corporation

Loral Corporation

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Loral Corporation was a defense contractor founded in 1948 in New York by William Lorenz and Leon Alpert as Loral Electronics Corporation. The company's name was taken from the first letters of each founder's surname. It originally worked on developing RADAR and SONAR detection methods for the U.S. Navy. In 1959, it went public with an initial offering of 250,000 shares at $12 each. Part of the proceeds from this offering were used to build a new headquarters on its 10-acre site at 825 Bronx River Avenue, in the Soundview section of The Bronx, New York. In 1959, it began to diversify, buying several smaller companies, through which it won more military contracts. Some purchased companies included Willor Manufacturing Corp., American Beryllium Co., Inc., of Sarasota, Florida, Arco Electronics, and several plastics companies. In 1961, it formed a division for developing communications, telemetry, and space navigation systems for satellitesshow more

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  • Paperback | 104 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 163g
  • Dict
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6134953342
  • 9786134953344