October 26, 1993 |
The A-12 stealth plane never got to fly off a carrier deck. But the Pentagon's cancellation of the Navy jet program has landed the government and prime contractor McDonnell Douglas in federal court, where Valencia-based H. R. Textron is suing them to recover the millions it allegedly lost when the project was terminated. In a lawsuit filed last month, Textron is seeking at least $23 million from McDonnell Douglas and the U. S. government. The lawsuit, filed in U. S.