Lockheed Loses $25M Case Over F-16 Software Competition

Law360, New York (November 26, 2013, 8:06 PM EST) -- Lockheed Martin Corp. was found liable for $24.8 million in damages to Command Technology Inc. on Monday, after a Maryland jury found that Lockheed had illegally interfered with Command Technology's efforts to sell competing technical maintenance software for F-16 jet fighters resold to American allies.

Lockheed allegedly sought to lock up the market for maintenance software for the jet, which it manufactures, and falsely claimed that Command Technology's software, which digitized technical data and user manuals used for maintenance and upgrades, didn't comply with government standards,...
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