Lockheed To Defend $96M Faulty Ship Case At Trial

Law360, New York (October 6, 2010, 5:21 PM EDT) -- A federal judge has denied competing motions for summary judgment in a False Claims Act suit brought against Lockheed Martin Corp. and Northrup Grumman Shipbuilding Inc. by a former Lockheed engineer who accused them of putting the nation's security at risk and cheating the federal government out of $96 million by supplying worthless vessels to the U.S. Coast Guard.

Judge Reed O'Connor of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Texas on Tuesday dismissed motions for summary judgment by Northrup Grumman, Lockheed Martin, Integrated...
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