Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Export Violations Involving the LTN-72 and LTN-92 Inertial Navigation Systems

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.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
State Dept.
Contracting Party
Court Type
Date of Order
Contractors Involved Penalty
Northrop Grumman $15,000,000
Further Information Released
Consent Agreement 6/11/2008
Order 6/11/2008
Proposed Charging Letter 6/11/2008

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database