Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Exceeding Limits on Purchases From Foreign Suppliers

Boeing agreed to pay a $3-million fine for violating the Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations by exceeding the value limits on the purchase of imported parts used to build military aircraft. Boeing imported more than what was allowed under manufacturing license agreements covering the C-17 transport plane, the Apache attack and Chinook transport helicopters and F/A-18 fighter plane. The suppliers were in Australia, the United Kingdom, Canada, Israel, Italy, Japan, the Netherlands, Switzerland and Austria. Boeing discovered the violations and reported them to the State Department.

Misconduct Type
Enforcement Agency
State Dept.
Contracting Party
Defense - General
Court Type
Date of Announcement
Contractors Involved Penalty
Boeing Company $3,000,000
Further Information Released
Charging Letter 4/7/2009
Consent Agreement 4/7/2009
Order 4/7/2009

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database