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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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BAE Systems

23 instances of misconduct since 1995 | $596.3M in penalties

BAE Systems is the premier transatlantic defense and aerospace company delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, information technology solutions and customer support services. With more than 100,000 employees worldwide, BAE Systems’ sales exceeded $28 billion in 2005.

FY Rank Contract Awards
2016 #8 $5,146.9M
2015 #10 $4,436.7M
2014 #9 $4,988.1M
2013 #10 $4,837.8M
2012 #10 $6,147.7M
2011 #9 $6,876.3M

23 Instances of Misconduct since 1995

3 additional instances of misconduct pending resolution.

Date Instance Penalty
Total  
2/16/2017 Alleged Eurofighter Fraud
BAE Systems, EADS, Finmeccanica, S.p.A.
Pending
7/15/2016 Nunez v. BAE Systems San Diego Ship Repair (Unpaid Wages)
BAE Systems
$2,900,000
6/18/2015 False Claims on Army Truck Contract
BAE Systems
$0
2/17/2015 San Diego Bay Fuel Discharge
BAE Systems
$54,135
11/17/2014 RDX Pollution of the Holston River
BAE Systems
Pending
9/16/2014 Military Vehicle Battery False Claims
BAE Systems
$0
9/9/2014 Northumberland Safety Breach
BAE Systems
$294,241
2/19/2014 Violations of Louisville, KY Air Quality Standards
BAE Systems
$105,000
10/4/2013 Northeastern University v. BAE Systems (Breach of Contract)
BAE Systems
$0
9/27/2013 Carnival Cruise Ship OSHA Violation
BAE Systems
$7,000
7/29/2013 Aviles et al v. BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair (Sex Discrimination)
BAE Systems
$4,150,000
5/21/2013 East Yorkshire Employee Death
BAE Systems
$526,177
12/28/2011 Discriminatory Employment Eligibility Verification Process
BAE Systems
$53,900
11/28/2011 Meyer v. BAE Systems (Retaliation)
BAE Systems
$0
9/27/2011 EEOC v. BAE Systems (Disability Discrimination)
BAE Systems
$55,000
5/16/2011 Defense Articles and Services Brokering Violations
BAE Systems
$79,000,000
3/23/2011 SEC v. Wiener (Insider Trading)
BAE Systems
$101,010
2/25/2010 HMNZS Canterbury Settlement
BAE Systems
$59,000,000
2/5/2010 Foreign Corruption Global Settlement
BAE Systems
$448,123,750
1/14/2010 Lancashire Factory Explosion
BAE Systems
$322,000
8/18/2009 OSHA Violations at Sealy, Texas Facility
BAE Systems
$138,000
6/8/2009 Paige et al. v. BAE Systems (False Claims, Bid Rigging, Retaliation)
BAE Systems
Pending
6/3/2009 EEOC v. BAE Systems Simula (Age/Sex Discrimination, Retaliation)
BAE Systems
$110,000
9/1/2008 Wales Health and Safety Breaches
BAE Systems
$124,543
7/31/2007 Air Quality Violations (Maricopa County, Ariz.)
BAE Systems
$1,200,000
9/18/2002 Hornet Aircraft Components (False Claims Act)
BAE Systems
$0

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