Claim Was That L-3 Had Attempted To Interfere With Cirrus'
Ability To Build Airplanes
Cirrus Design Corp has pulled the plug on a lawsuit it had filed
against L-3 Communications which claimed the latter had attempted
to convince other suppliers to stop doing business with them,
saying the GA airplane manufacturer would soon be seeking
Cirrus had sought an injunction against L-3 to prevent the
company from contacting its other suppliers, and sought damages in
excess of $75,000.
The Minneapolis-St. Paul Business Journal reports that
U.S. District Judge Patrick Schiltz approved the dismissal last
The dispute is the latest in a lengthening line of litigation
between the two companies. Cirrus and L-3 parted ways in 2009, and
L-3 has sued Cirrus for breach of contract, seeking money it says
it's owed. Cirrus has countersued L-3 on that issue, and the
companies have been told to be ready for trial on December