Alliant Settles FCA Claims Over Faulty Flares For $37M

Law360, New York (April 23, 2012, 9:55 PM EDT) -- An Alliant Techsystems Inc. unit on Monday agreed to pay $37 million to settle a whistleblower's False Claims Act suit alleging the contractor sold dangerous and defective illumination flares to the U.S. Army and U.S. Air Force.

ATK Launch Systems Inc. will pay $36,967,160 to end the qui tam suit launched by an ATK employee in Utah federal court accusing the company of delivering LUU-2 and LUU-19 illuminating para-flares to the U.S. Department of Defense that were not up to specifications, according to the U.S. Department...
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