DOJ Investigates Honeywell Over F-35 Parts Made In China

Law360, Los Angeles (January 13, 2014, 8:21 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice is investigating defense contractor Honeywell International Inc. over its inclusion of Chinese-made components in parts it produced for the F-35 fighter jet program, the company confirmed Monday.

Honeywell spokesman Scott Sayres said in a statement that the company was fully cooperating with the DOJ's inquiry, which centers on its manufacture in China of a "common electrical sensor found in a circuit card that is widely available in commercial applications around the world."

Morris Township, N.J.-based Honeywell produced the component in China for a "short period of time" before deciding...
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