ASBCA Refuses To Dismiss Iraq Contractor's Claim

Law360, New York (July 12, 2011, 7:44 PM EDT) -- The Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals refused in a decision published Monday to dismiss a Turkish contractor's claim for $478,000 stemming from work performed under an implied contract with the U.S. to rebuild an asphalt plant in Iraq.

ASFA Construction Industry and Trade Inc. said it was selected by the U.S. Air Force to repair and operate an asphalt plant and rock crusher at a base in Balad, Iraq, but that a series of miscommunications resulted in the repairs being made without a formal contract...
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