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Northrop Grumman

43 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $888.0M in penalties

Northrop Grumman Corporation is a global defense company headquartered in Los Angeles, Calif. Northrop Grumman provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in systems integration, defense electronics, information technology, advanced aircraft, shipbuilding and space technology. With more than 125,000 employees, and operations in all 50 states and 25 countries, Northrop Grumman serves U.S. and international military, government and commercial customers.

FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 #5 $11,908.2M
2015 #5 $10,637.2M
2014 #5 $10,263.0M
2013 #5 $9,996.0M
2012 #5 $10,374.6M
2011 #4 $15,020.1M

43 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

8 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
11/22/2016 Groundwater Contamination at the CTS of Asheville, Inc. Superfund Site
Northrop Grumman
$0
9/27/2016 Britt v. Northrop Grumman (Asbestos Exposure)
Northrop Grumman
$9,019,266
9/13/2016 Bethpage Groundwater Contamination Class Action
Northrop Grumman
Pending
6/30/2016 Hempstead, NY Groundwater Contamination Lawsuit
Northrop Grumman
Pending
10/20/2015 U.S. v. Anderson (Filing False Timesheets)
Northrop Grumman
$0
8/11/2015 AIG Europe Limited et al. v. Northrop Grumman (Defective Tugboat Steering Mechanism)
Northrop Grumman
Pending
1/29/2015 Health Violations at Lake Charles Facility
Northrop Grumman
$42,000
5/13/2014 Overbilling on Counter Narco-terrorism Contract
DynCorp International Inc., Northrop Grumman
$0
5/5/2014 Torre v. Northrop Grumman (Sex Discrimination)
Northrop Grumman
Pending
4/8/2014 Cloninger v. DynCorp International and Northrop Grumman (CNTPO Program False Claims and Retaliation)
DynCorp International Inc., Northrop Grumman
Pending
12/9/2013 Improper Deferred Compensation Costs
Northrop Grumman
$11,400,000
11/18/2013 Bethpage Water District Lawsuit
Northrop Grumman
Pending
10/31/2012 Breach of USPS Mail Sorting Machine Contract
Northrop Grumman
Pending
7/26/2011 Improper Employee Stock Incentive Program Costs
Northrop Grumman
Pending
5/19/2011 August 2010 Virginia Government Computer Outage
Northrop Grumman
$4,998,000
5/6/2011 U.S. v. Ruks (Falsely Certifying Ship and Submarine Inspections)
Northrop Grumman
$200
12/8/2010 B-2 Bomber Advance Topcoat System Fraud Investigation
Northrop Grumman
$5,210,000
6/23/2010 Failure to Test Navigation System Components
Northrop Grumman
$12,500,000
6/3/2010 Improperly Charging for Lodging Expenses On Army Contracts
Northrop Grumman
$700,000
10/13/2009 Virginia IT Contract Audit Report
Northrop Grumman
$0
8/27/2009 Cleanup of Groundwater Contamination at San Gabriel Valley
Northrop Grumman
$31,555,421
5/18/2009 U.S. v. Jackson (Timesheet Fraud)
Northrop Grumman
$74,646
4/2/2009 NRO Satellite False Claims
Northrop Grumman
$325,000,000
3/26/2008 Violation of Federal Safety Standards at Newport News Shipyard
Northrop Grumman
$5,000
3/25/2008 Export Violations Involving the LTN-72 and LTN-92 Inertial Navigation Systems
Northrop Grumman
$15,000,000
1/25/2008 Export Administration Regulations Violations
Northrop Grumman
$400,000
9/10/2007 Using Automated Fingerprint Identification Software Without Permission
Northrop Grumman
$60,000,000
7/18/2007 Failure to Test Parts in Night Vision Goggles and Sniper Scopes
Northrop Grumman
$8,000,000
9/28/2006 Waldbuesser et al v. Northrop Grumman (ERISA Violations)
Northrop Grumman
$16,750,000
3/1/2005 Robinson v. Northrop Grumman (B-2 Stealth False Claims)
Northrop Grumman
$62,000,000
9/24/2004 Cost Overruns
Northrop Grumman
$81,000,000
5/26/2004 Violations of the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act
Northrop Grumman
$429,041
12/30/2003 Invalid Certificate of Insurance
Northrop Grumman
$0
12/19/2003 South Coast Air Quality Management District Notice of Violation
Northrop Grumman
$15,000
12/18/2003 Mississippi Commission on Environmental Quality Hazardous Waste Permit Violation
Northrop Grumman
$9,100
8/23/2003 Mississippi Commission on Environmental Quality Title V Permit Violation
Northrop Grumman
$950,000
8/20/2003 Jordan v. Northrop Grumman (Installation of Substandard Parts in Navy Target Drones)
Northrop Grumman
$20,000,000
8/20/2003 United States v. Newport News Shipbuilding (Research and Development Mischarge)
Northrop Grumman
$60,000,000
6/30/2003 Possible Release of Hazardous Waste
Northrop Grumman
$47,611
6/9/2003 Bagley v. TRW Inc. (Cost Mischarges)
Northrop Grumman
$111,200,000
9/6/2002 Occupational Safety and Health Administration Citation
Northrop Grumman
$131,000
12/19/2001 Unfair Labor Practices
Northrop Grumman
$2,150,274
7/1/2000 F-16 Radar Contract TINA Violation
Northrop Grumman
$5,342,736
3/13/2000 McMorrough and Hanson v. Northrop Grumman (Failure to Properly Manufacture Replacement Parts)
Northrop Grumman
$750,000
6/30/1999 Cost/Labor Mischarging
Northrop Grumman
$145,250
3/1/1999 Falsification of Inspection Checklists and Installation of Nonconforming Parts
Northrop Grumman
$500,000
11/16/1998 Maze v. Ingalls Shipbuilding (Improper Charging of Costs and Improper Billing)
Northrop Grumman
$2,250,000
10/1/1997 Overcharging the Government
Northrop Grumman
$34,800,000
11/26/1996 Defective Pricing
Northrop Grumman
$1,500,000
4/23/1996 Procurement Fraud (1996)
Northrop Grumman
$100,000
6/23/1995 Procurement Fraud (1995)
Northrop Grumman
$4,000,000

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