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October 1, 1988 | JIM SCHACHTER, Times Staff Writer
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 | DARRELL SATZMAN
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.
BUSINESS
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.
BUSINESS
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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April 30, 1994 | SUSAN BYRNES
To a defense and electronics company, a 5-year-old computer is a clumsy dinosaur nearing the end of its useful life. To a poor child, it is a treasure. That is the thinking that led Victor Rios, president of ITT Gilfillan, a Van Nuys company that makes radar for commercial and military uses, to start a computer-training program for children from Langdon Avenue Elementary School in North Hills. When the five-week pilot program is finished, 10 children will take their computers home to keep.
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October 22, 1994 | JEFF SCHNAUFER, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
For decades, darkness has been a faithful accomplice to the gang members on Blythe Street in Panorama City, cloaking their drug deals and drive-by shootings. But on Friday, Los Angeles police acquired the ability to pierce the veil with a new, high-tech weapon developed for a battlefield of a different sort.
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