Parsi Man accused of leaking US military info to China

WASHINGTON: A 62-year-old India-born engineer in Maui, Hawaii, who worked on the B-2 stealth bomber, has been charged with using secret military information to help China build a stealth cruise missile.

A federal grand jury has upgraded a former indictment against Noshir S Gowadia, originally charged with selling information involving the B-2 aircraft to three unnamed countries. He now additionally faces charges of assisting China with designing and testing an exhaust system nozzle that protects a cruise missile from detection.

Gowadia, a naturalised American citizen from India, has been slapped with an 18-count superseding indictment charging him with sharing secret military information with representatives of China to benefit Beijing or harm the United States.

The prosecution has established that Gowadia made six trips to China to discuss, design and test the stealth cruise missile, along with secret e-mails with a representative of China’s “Foreign Experts Bureau.” He has also been charged with possessing classified military information and money laundering.

Media reports have it that the federal government has intention of acquiring Gowadia’s property, which he allegedly bought with the money from money laundering. Gowadia has worked 18 years for Northrop Corp., where he was an engineer and designed the B-2 stealth bomber’s propulsion system. In November 2005, he was charged with three counts of sharing secret military information.

He has been in federal custody since the time of his arrest in October 2005. Several federal agencies are involved in the investigation of the case including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Air Force and the Internal Revenue Service.

WASHINGTON: A 62-year-old India-born engineer in Maui, Hawaii, who worked on the B-2 stealth bomber, has been charged with using secret military information to help China build a stealth cruise missile.

A federal grand jury has upgraded a former indictment against Noshir S Gowadia, originally charged with selling information involving the B-2 aircraft to three unnamed countries. He now additionally faces charges of assisting China with designing and testing an exhaust system nozzle that protects a cruise missile from detection.

Gowadia, a naturalised American citizen from India, has been slapped with an 18-count superseding indictment charging him with sharing secret military information with representatives of China to benefit Beijing or harm the United States.

The prosecution has established that Gowadia made six trips to China to discuss, design and test the stealth cruise missile, along with secret e-mails with a representative of China’s “Foreign Experts Bureau.” He has also been charged with possessing classified military information and money laundering.

Media reports have it that the federal government has intention of acquiring Gowadia’s property, which he allegedly bought with the money from money laundering. Gowadia has worked 18 years for Northrop Corp., where he was an engineer and designed the B-2 stealth bomber’s propulsion system. In November 2005, he was charged with three counts of sharing secret military information.

He has been in federal custody since the time of his arrest in October 2005. Several federal agencies are involved in the investigation of the case including the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the United States Air Force and the Internal Revenue Service.

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  • Adil

    Another first. We are leading among industrialists, philantropists , professionals like doctors , lawyers and gowadia added to this category by listing as a spy. congratulations..