August 17, 1991 |
Ladish Co. Pacific Division, a Los Angeles aerospace vendor, is under federal investigation for allegedly falsifying tests on metal forgings for military aircraft, industry sources and company officials said Friday. Ladish, one of the largest aerospace forging operations in Southern California, produces large steel and aluminum forgings, which are very high strength parts formed by presses. Its customers include major aircraft companies throughout Southern California. Northrop Corp.