Honeywell fined $13 million for sending U.S. military tech data to China, others

Honeywell fined $13 million for sending U.S. military tech data to China, others
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[Ed. – Engineering schematics for military platforms and weapon systems included.]

According to the official statement from the State Department, Honeywell will pay a “civil penalty” of $13 million, and hire a “Special Compliance Officer” who will oversee the “36-month Consent Agreement.”  The latter will require the implementation of additional “compliance measures” and an external audit of the company’s “compliance program.” …

The full State Department statement follows:

The Department of State and Honeywell have reached an agreement pursuant to ITAR § 128.11 to address alleged unauthorized exports and retransfers of ITAR-controlled technical data that contained engineering prints showing dimensions, geometries, and layouts for manufacturing castings and finished parts for multiple aircraft, gas turbine engines, and military electronics to and/or within Canada, Ireland, Mexico, the People’s Republic of China, and Taiwan.

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