Conflict Of Interest Tainted DOD Bidding: Suit

Law360, New York (January 3, 2012, 7:10 PM EST) -- CACI Technologies Inc. launched a bid protest against the U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday, claiming the U.S. Army Reserve Command improperly abandoned the bidding process over command training services previously performed by CACI and gave the work to a Raytheon Co. unit on a noncompetitive basis.

The protest, lodged in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, says the USARC's decision to award the work to Raytheon was tainted by an organizational conflict of interest because several high-ranking Army Reserve officers are employees of the Raytheon...
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