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April 18, 1995
Litton Systems Inc., the Woodland Hills-based maker of defense guidance systems, said it has received $4 million from Herley Industries Inc. of Lancaster, Pa., as part of a legal settlement involving a dispute over trade secrets. The company said it sued Herley in Superior Court in Essex County, Mass., in April, 1992, alleging that Herley was using microwave-tube technology belonging to Litton.
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January 5, 1999
Litton Systems Inc. o f Van Nuys won a $163,076 contract from Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts for electrical equipment components.
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CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 5, 1999
Litton Systems Inc. o f Van Nuys won a $163,076 contract from Hanscom Air Force Base in Massachusetts for electrical equipment components.
BUSINESS
December 1, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Litton Systems Inc., a division of Litton Industries Inc., agreed to buy Denro Inc. for about $60 million in cash, as the aerospace, defense and commercial electronics company expands its voice and data communications business. Woodland Hills-based Litton said its subsidiary will acquire all stock in Denro, a manufacturer of data recorders used in air traffic control. Gaithersburg, Md.-based Denro, a subsidiary of Canadian holding company Firan Corp., had 1997 sales of $37.8 million.
NEWS
September 30, 1986
Former Litton Systems Inc. executive Michael J. Millspaugh pleaded guilty in Philadelphia to 20 counts of mail fraud in connection with a $6.3-million plot to cheat the government. Millspaugh was accused of inflating costs on at least 25 defense contracts while working for Clifton Precision, a Litton Systems subsidiary. The government pledged to seek dismissal of a count of racketeering and a count of lying to a government agency.
BUSINESS
December 1, 1998 | Bloomberg News
Litton Systems Inc., a division of Litton Industries Inc., agreed to buy Denro Inc. for about $60 million in cash, as the aerospace, defense and commercial electronics company expands its voice and data communications business. Woodland Hills-based Litton said its subsidiary will acquire all stock in Denro, a manufacturer of data recorders used in air traffic control. Gaithersburg, Md.-based Denro, a subsidiary of Canadian holding company Firan Corp., had 1997 sales of $37.8 million.
BUSINESS
August 22, 1989
An Orange County Superior Court jury has awarded $3.3 million in damages to EECO Inc., a Santa Ana computer products company, as the result of a contract dispute between EECO and Litton Systems Inc. EECO sued Litton's Aero Products Division for breach of contract and fraud in 1985 after Litton canceled a contract. The contract called for EECO to build aircraft navigation control display units for the Aero Products unit.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A federal judge in Los Angeles said Monday that a unit of Litton Industries illegally shifted computer costs to military accounts, handing the company a major setback in its effort to fend off a $500-million whistle-blower lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Mariana R. Pfaelzer found that the cost accounting system used by Litton Systems Inc. of Woodland Hills was illegal under federal procurement laws. The ruling to define issues in the case was issued Thursday and made public Monday.
BUSINESS
June 29, 1993
Litton's Guidance & Control Systems division in Woodland Hills has received an additional $19.5 million from a previously awarded contract from the Navy. The contract is for the production of navigation systems for the Navy's combat aircraft. With the latest award, the contract value to Litton under the program totals $115.8 million. Work under the new award is expected to run through May, 1995, and will be done at Litton's facilities in Salt Lake City and Woodland Hills.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 1998 | EVELYN LARRUBIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former employee of Woodland Hills-based Litton Guidance and Control Systems who said he was harassed for years by supervisors who made anti-Semitic slurs has been awarded $2.2 million by a Van Nuys jury. Jeffrey Graber, 41, said he was so tormented he developed digestive problems, went to the hospital thinking he had suffered a heart attack and was eventually put on permanent disability because of severe depression.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 6, 1996 | TIM MAY
"Deep Bass," "Are Our Personalities Pre-Destined by the Planets?" and an experiment that tested the durability of different brands of paper towels were just three of the 150 science fair projects on display this week at San Fernando High School. It was the second annual science fair sponsored by Litton Guidance and Control Systems, which adopted San Fernando High School about four years ago, said Eric Goldner, an engineering specialist at Litton.
BUSINESS
April 18, 1995
Litton Systems Inc., the Woodland Hills-based maker of defense guidance systems, said it has received $4 million from Herley Industries Inc. of Lancaster, Pa., as part of a legal settlement involving a dispute over trade secrets. The company said it sued Herley in Superior Court in Essex County, Mass., in April, 1992, alleging that Herley was using microwave-tube technology belonging to Litton.
BUSINESS
June 29, 1993
Litton's Guidance & Control Systems division in Woodland Hills has received an additional $19.5 million from a previously awarded contract from the Navy. The contract is for the production of navigation systems for the Navy's combat aircraft. With the latest award, the contract value to Litton under the program totals $115.8 million. Work under the new award is expected to run through May, 1995, and will be done at Litton's facilities in Salt Lake City and Woodland Hills.
BUSINESS
July 28, 1992 | From Staff and Wire Reports
A federal judge in Los Angeles said Monday that a unit of Litton Industries illegally shifted computer costs to military accounts, handing the company a major setback in its effort to fend off a $500-million whistle-blower lawsuit. U.S. District Judge Mariana R. Pfaelzer found that the cost accounting system used by Litton Systems Inc. of Woodland Hills was illegal under federal procurement laws. The ruling to define issues in the case was issued Thursday and made public Monday.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
August 15, 1998 | EVELYN LARRUBIA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A former employee of Woodland Hills-based Litton Guidance and Control Systems who said he was harassed for years by supervisors who made anti-Semitic slurs has been awarded $2.2 million by a Van Nuys jury. Jeffrey Graber, 41, said he was so tormented he developed digestive problems, went to the hospital thinking he had suffered a heart attack and was eventually put on permanent disability because of severe depression.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
April 6, 1996 | TIM MAY
"Deep Bass," "Are Our Personalities Pre-Destined by the Planets?" and an experiment that tested the durability of different brands of paper towels were just three of the 150 science fair projects on display this week at San Fernando High School. It was the second annual science fair sponsored by Litton Guidance and Control Systems, which adopted San Fernando High School about four years ago, said Eric Goldner, an engineering specialist at Litton.
BUSINESS
August 22, 1989
An Orange County Superior Court jury has awarded $3.3 million in damages to EECO Inc., a Santa Ana computer products company, as the result of a contract dispute between EECO and Litton Systems Inc. EECO sued Litton's Aero Products Division for breach of contract and fraud in 1985 after Litton canceled a contract. The contract called for EECO to build aircraft navigation control display units for the Aero Products unit.
NEWS
September 30, 1986
Former Litton Systems Inc. executive Michael J. Millspaugh pleaded guilty in Philadelphia to 20 counts of mail fraud in connection with a $6.3-million plot to cheat the government. Millspaugh was accused of inflating costs on at least 25 defense contracts while working for Clifton Precision, a Litton Systems subsidiary. The government pledged to seek dismissal of a count of racketeering and a count of lying to a government agency.
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