June 25, 1987
A federal grand jury in Boston handed up the indictment against an International Telephone & Telegraph division that bids on defense projects, and a former employee, whom it accused of offering government officials liquor and golf outings in exchange for information on projects. The former ITT-Gilfillan employee was identified by Assistant U.S. Atty. Gary Crossen as Edward Vicenzi of Wellesley, Mass., a senior marketing representative.
October 1, 1988 |
In a case widely considered a prototype for the current nationwide investigation of Pentagon procurement fraud, a Van Nuys defense contractor has agreed to plead guilty to a felony conspiracy charge of corrupting the procurement system to obtain inside information on major Air Force contracts. ITT Corp.'
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June 27, 1997 |
While the children at Langdon Avenue Elementary School are not the only ones in the Los Angeles Unified School District to benefit from donated computer equipment, they may be the only ones who are actually taking the computers home. To date, 84 Langdon students have received surplus computers as part of a 3-year-old partnership between a local aerospace company and the school's LA's BEST after-school program.
July 9, 1996
ITT Gilfillan, a Van Nuys-based unit of ITT Defense & Electronics, said it has signed a $30-million contract with the Republic of Turkey to build radar approach control systems for that country. The unit was already under contract to build $40-million worth of these systems. The additional order puts the total value of these Turkish radar contracts to $70 million. Delivery will be spread over the next four years, the company said.
October 6, 1998
The U.S. House and Senate have agreed to spend $12 million with a Van Nuys-based defense firm to fund work on two defense programs. The U.S. Air National Guard will spend $8 million on an air traffic control radar system from ITT Gilfillan. The other $4 million will go to Gilfillan to continue development of a new military antenna that will allow simultaneous communication between several military platforms, including satellites, aircraft and unmanned vehicles.
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June 19, 1998 |
Two Valley defense industry firms soon might provide the federal government with new radar, antenna and minesweeping devices. The House Appropriations Committee recently approved $8 million for the Air National Guard to purchase a type of air traffic control radar system developed by ITT Gilfillan of Van Nuys.