Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
ATK Launch Systems Inc.
Current Parent Company: 
Northrop Grumman
Penalty: 
$36,967,160
Year: 
2012
Date: 
April 23, 2012
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

ATK Launch Systems Inc. agreed to a $36,967,160 settlement with the United States to resolve allegations that ATK sold dangerous and defective illumination flares to the Army and the Air Force.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
Justice Department Civil Division
Civil or Criminal Case: 
civil
HQ Country of Parent: 
USA
HQ State of Parent: 
Virginia
Ownership Structure of Parent: 
publicly traded
Major Industry of Parent: 
aerospace and military contracting
Specific Industry of Parent: 
aerospace & military contracting
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Parent company note: 
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