McDonnell Douglas Aerospace - St. Louis, MO
Company Point of Contact:
Mr. Rob Herhold
McDonnell Douglas Aerospace (St. Louis)
325 J.S. McDonnell Boulevard, P.O. Box 516
St. Louis, MO 63166
Phone: (314) 232-0879
Fax: (314) 233-0252
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McDonnell Douglas Aerospace (MDA) (St. Louis) is a leading producer of tactical and training aircraft, military transport aircraft, strike missiles, military and commercial helicopters, space launch vehicles, space platforms, defense systems, C4I systems, and related services. Products include the F/A-18 (C/D and E/F), F-15, AV-8B, T-45 and Harpoon/SLAM. Principal customers include the Department of Defense and foreign governments such as the Netherlands and Great Britain. The MDA (St. Louis) complex houses MDA management and support functions as well as program management and fabrication/assembly facilities for the F/A-18, production aircraft, and the Harpoon/SLAM. Research and testing facilities, test and flight simulation laboratories, a manufacturing technology development center, and prototype airframe manufacturing facility also reside in St. Louis.
With the current funding environment unlikely to change in the near future, every company engaged in defense-related work is examining, streamlining, and adjusting its programs to competitively manufacture high quality, affordable products. McDonnell Douglas Aerospace (St. Louis) is answering this challenge by learning from past experiences, incorporating the best of its capabilities and personnel into its Integrated Product Definition process, and continually benchmarking itself against world-class competitors to provide its customers with economical, superior quality products. These activities have been integrated into MDA's product lines and are producing impressive results, considered among the best in industry and government.