Lawsuits are flying in Minnesota it seems.
Last September, L-3 filed a lawsuit against Cirrus claming the company failed to pay it more than $20 million fees related to a high performanace avionics suite called SmartDeck (pictured left) that Cirrus had contracted L-3 to build. Cirrus countersued for several reasons.
Then just last week, Cirrus sues L-3 clamining that L-3 has been badmouthing the company to its suppliers as part of a bizarre plot to drive the company out of buiness..
Below are both lawsuits so you can read and judge for yourself (L-3 first then Cirrus) If you want the Reader's Digest version, click here for a story I wrote on FlightGlobal.com
Here's the L-3 suit, filed last year:
Here's the Garmin suit: