Re: Westinghouse is no more
From: Thornton, Russ #CSR2000[SMTP:ThorntoR-at-rc.pafb.af.mil]
Sent: Monday, December 08, 1997 10:19 AM
To: 'Tesla discussion Group'
Subject: RE: Westinghouse is no more
>From: Alfred A. Skrocki[SMTP:alfred.skrocki-at-cybernetworking-dot-com]
>Sent: Saturday, December 06, 1997 4:48 AM
>To: Tesla List
>Subject: Re: Westinghouse is no more
>John Freau On Tuesday, December 02, 1997 5:14 AM
>Hmmm, first Raytheon then Westinghouse, I'm not really surprised especially
>since the "Battle of the Currents" was still being raged at the Government
>level! To the very end G.E. (an Edison company, was always given the choice
>government contracts even though they didn't have the lowest bid!)
>Westinghouse Electric (a Tesla company weas only given those contracts no
>one else wanted because they were unprofitable, despite the fact that on
>numerous occasions Westinghouse had the lowest bid for the choice
Some interesting points here. I did verify Westinghouse was bought out.
But I have not heard about Raytheon and I work for them(The CSR below
stands for Computer Sciences Raytheon). Hmmm is there something I should
It appears from here that the fair-haired contractor now is
Lockheed-Martin. They are sucking up all kinds of companies, usually
right after they loose a contract to them. That's one way to get work.
On an aside, guys, I have decided to return, after too many years, to
school and get my Masters in EE. I need a 1000 on the GRE(easy for some
of you guys) to qualify. I took it Friday and I got 1200. I am relieved
like you wouldn't believe. The absolutely most difficult timed exam I
have ever taken. Of course now I have to face the professors. :^))
Sorry to get off subject.
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