September 18, 2002 Lockheed Martin
Lockheed Martin Corporation and BAE Systems Controls of Johnson City, NY have agreed to pay $6.2 Million Dollars to settle allegations asserted in a qui tam lawsuit filed by Raymond Anderson, a former quality test technician at GE, Martin Marietta and Lockheed Martin. The allegations in the case were that from 1987 through 1994, GE and Martin Marietta manufactured and delivered for installation in Hornet aircraft more than 1,300 Accelerometer Sensor Assemblies that did not comply with electromagnetic interference contractual requirements. The assemblies are components within flight control electronic sets that help control Hornet aircraft rudders.
As part of the settlement, Mr. Anderson will be paid $1.2 Million Dollars for having filed the qui tam case.
See U.S. Dept of Justice Press Release 9/18/02