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Export Violations Involving the LTN-72 and LTN-92 Inertial Navigation Systems
Date: 03/25/2008 (Date of Order)
Misconduct Type: Import/Export
Enforcement Agency: State Dept.
Contracting Party: None
Court Type: Administrative
Synopsis: Northrop Grumman Corp. agreed to pay $15 million in fines and remedial compliance measures to settle allegations that it committed 110 violations of the Arms Export Control Act (AECA) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). The violations involved sales of modified LTN-72 and LTN-92 aircraft navigation systems, both in Northrop Grumman’s own capacity and as successor to Litton Industries, Inc. (acquired by Northrop Grumman in 2001), between 1994 and 2003.