US Right To Deny Contractor Afghan Trucking Job, COFC Says

Law360, New York (May 30, 2013, 7:54 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Court of Federal Claims has determined that the federal government was justified in rejecting a contractor for a trucking job in Afghanistan based on a contracting officer's concerns over evidence of questionable business ethics and prior performance lapses.

In a March order unsealed Thursday, the court rejected MG Altus Apache Co.'s arguments that it had been wrongfully passed over for the U.S. Army's National Afghan Trucking contract, saying the contracting officer's finding that the company was nonresponsible and unqualified was supported by the administrative...
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