Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Olsen v. Lockheed Martin (Defective Coatings on the F-22)

Darrol Olsen, a former Lockheed Martin engineer, filed a False Claims Act lawsuit accusing Lockheed of committing fraud in the development of the F-22 Raptor stealth fighter jet in the 1990s. Olsen claims the company used stealth coatings that it knew were defective and misrepresented to the U.S. Air Force that the coatings met contract specifications.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Contracting Party
Defense - Air Force
Court Type
Date of Filing
Contractors Involved Penalty
Lockheed Martin $0
Further Information Released
Complaint 10/27/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database