Sens. Float Contract Ban For UTC Unit After $75M Plea

Law360, New York (August 7, 2012, 3:51 PM EDT) -- Two influential U.S. senators said Monday the Pentagon should consider barring contracts to a United Technologies Corp. unit that recently pled guilty in a $75 million settlement over illegal exports of military software used to develop China's first modern military attack helicopter.

Senate Armed Services Committee chairman Carl Levin, D-Mich., and Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., the top Republican on the panel, said in a letter to Defense Secretary Leon Panetta that he should consider a contract suspension or debarment for Pratt & Whitney Canada Corp. The...
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