Violation Tracker Individual Record

Company: 
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Current Parent Company: 
Northrop Grumman
Penalty: 
$5,210,000
Year: 
2010
Date: 
December 8, 2010
Primary Offense: 
False Claims Act
Violation Description: 

The Northrop Grumman Corporation agreed to pay the United States $5.21 million to settle allegations that it misled the Air Force concerning the test results of a topcoat (paint) system the aerospace company developed for the B-2 bomber program.

Level of Government: 
federal
Action Type: 
agency action
Agency: 
U.S. Attorney-Central District of California
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
Source Notes: 
If an online information source is not working, check the Violation Tracker Data Sources page for an updated link.
Parent company note: 
Parent-subsidiary relationship is current as of the most recent revision listed in the Update Log.