Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Overcharging the Government

A government investigation found that “Northrop Grumman Corporation’s Military Aircraft Systems Division (NGMASD) unintentionally overbilled the Government on a Low Rate Initial Production contract for the B-2 bomber.” Northrop Grumman paid $34.8 million in a civil settlement to cover the excessive charges and interest.

Misconduct Type
Cost/Labor Mischarge
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Air Force
Contracting Party
Defense - Air Force
Court Type
Date of Report
Contractors Involved Penalty
Northrop Grumman $34,800,000
Further Information Released
DOD IG Semiannual Report to Congress (p. 30 of 62) 10/7/2006

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database