Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Northrop Grumman
Current Parent Company: 
Northrop Grumman
Penalty: 
$8,000,000
Year: 
2007
Date: 
July 18, 2007
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

Northrop Grumman agreed to pay the United States $8 million to resolve allegations that it did not properly test certain tubes used by the U.S. military in night vision goggles and sniper scopes.

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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