Defense Contractor Countersues Lockheed Martin

Law360, New York (June 2, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- An angry rival of Lockheed Martin Corp. has hit the defense contractor with a countersuit, claiming Lockheed used intimidation tactics and “sham litigation” to block the rival from bidding on a $1 billion military training contract.

L-3 Communications Inc., which filed the lawsuit in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida in May, accused Lockheed’s simulation-training unit in Orlando of breaching federal and state antitrust regulations and deceptive-trade laws by diminishing competition for the sake of landing a big contract with the Air...
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