Plane Parts Maker Targets US Over Contract Terminations

Law360, Chicago (September 2, 2011, 4:22 PM EDT) -- Aircraft parts manufacturer Precision Standard Inc. sued the federal government Thursday, alleging that the Defense Logistics Agency's aviation supply manager had been unfairly delaying or terminating its contracts so that the U.S. Air Force could make its own spare aircraft parts.

In the complaint it lodged in the Court of Federal Claims, PSI alleges that the DLA's Defense Supply Center, Richmond, has bent to the will of an Air Force scheme that requires private suppliers to submit their parts to preliminary testing by the Air Force...
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