ATK Seeks $30M From Raytheon Over Missile Contract Woes

Law360, New York (August 1, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT) -- Defense contractor Raytheon Co. made it impossible for manufacturer Alliant Techsystems Inc. to fulfill its contract for rocket motors thanks to faulty specifications and conflicting parts requests, ATK said in a complaint filed Wednesday in Virginia federal court.

Raytheon, who sells missiles to the government, entered into a contract with ATK for the supply of rocket motors, but Raytheon’s set specifications were beyond those necessary to satisfy the government's contract. ATK argues that trying to achieve unnecessary specifications cost it $30 million. Raytheon brought charges in state court against ATK over...
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