IHS Sues To Force Bidding On BAE Air Force Project

Law360, Los Angeles (May 29, 2012, 8:01 PM EDT) -- IHS Global Inc. sued the federal government Tuesday, seeking an order blocking the U.S. Air Force from awarding a sole-source contract to BAE Systems, saying the military improperly offered up the contract after IHS complained that two earlier competitive procurements were actually tailored to BAE.

“IHS and a number of other industry competitors can perform this work and wish to compete for this award,” the global information company wrote in a complaint filed in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on Tuesday. “[T]he USAF’s justification that...
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