Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Overcharging for Anti-Submarine Equipment

Lockheed Martin paid the U.S. government $5 million to settle claims that the company and its subsidiary, Lockheed Sanders, overcharged the Navy millions of dollars for anti-submarine devices. The government alleged Sanders’ negotiators withheld pricing information from the Navy for work performed between 1989 and 1993 on equipment for S-3B Viking anti-submarine warfare aircraft, in violation of the False Claims Act and the Truth in Negotiations Act.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Defense - Navy
Court Type
Date of Settlement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Lockheed Martin $5,000,000
Further Information Released
Settlement Agreement 4/7/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database