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Federal Contractor Misconduct Database (FCMD)

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Failure to Provide Accurate Cost and Pricing Data to Army

Alliant Techsystems agreed to pay $1.3 million in civil restitution to settle allegations that it failed to provide U.S. Army contract negotiators with the most current, complete and accurate cost and pricing data for the purchase of AT-4 Light Anti-Armor weapons. The complaint alleged that negotiators were not notified that Alliant was changing from a two- to a one-piece muzzle cover, which should have resulted in a substantial reduction in cost to the government.

Misconduct Type
Government Contract Fraud
Enforcement Agency
Defense – Army
Contracting Party
Defense - Army
Court Type
Civil
Disposition
Settlement
Date of Settlement – approx.
1/3/2000
Contractors Involved Penalty
Total
Alliant Techsystems Inc. $1,316,532
Further Information Released
DOD IG Report to Congress (excerpt) 5/13/2011

Federal Contractor Misconduct Database