Honeywell International Exported US Military Engineering Prints to China.

The US State Department just concluded a settlement for “alleged export violations” with Honeywell International.  Honeywell was sharing engineering prints relative to US military technology with several countries, including China. 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 settlement is an instance of the State Department’s strengthening of US industry through its protection of “U.S.-origin defense articles,