Exelis Sued Over $1.8M Owed To Afghanistan Subcontractor

Law360, New York (August 29, 2013, 7:16 PM EDT) -- Exelis Systems Corp. was hit in Colorado federal court Thursday with a breach of contract suit accusing it of failing to pay a subcontractor $1.8 million on U.S. Department of Defense infrastructure maintenance contracts in Afghanistan by adjusting invoices and delaying operations to shirk payments.

The relationship between contractor and subcontractor Dubai-based ANHAM Fzco LLC was rocky from the start, with Colorado-based Exelis attempting to shave off costs to recover from its underbidding on two 2010 government contracts, according to ANHAM. Once an agreement was reached,...
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