KBR Defends New Complaint In $500M Iraq Closeout Protest

Law360, New York (May 1, 2013, 8:13 PM EDT) -- KBR Inc. shot back Wednesday at the U.S. government's effort to strike its first amended complaint in a protest over the Pentagon's plan to close out its massive Iraq contract with a fixed-price $500 million deal, saying that the U.S. was overreacting to routine changes.

KBR, the former Halliburton subsidiary that was the U.S. Department of Defense’s go-to contractor for logistics support during the Iraq War, sued the Pentagon on April 4 in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, protesting its plan to close out its...
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