With less than a week before a criminal supply fraud case against Western Titanium Inc. over fighter jet materials heads to trial, a former company executive charged in the case has asked a judge to strike more than a dozen allegations from the indictment.
A federal judge has rejected the U.S. government's request to stay pending appeal a recent injunction banning the controversial “don't ask, don't tell” policy that prohibits gays and lesbians from openly serving in the military.
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has not effectively managed contracted work that Boeing Co. has completed as part of a $4.4 billion border security project, according to a recent report by the U.S. Government Accountability Office.
Wiley Rein LLP has boosted its government contracts practice by snagging a former U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps attorney and contract specialist from Patton Boggs LLP.
The federal government is investigating whether an Oregon company that has been awarded more than $30 million in Department of Defense contracts since 2005 defrauded the U.S. by providing bogus lock nuts for Kiowa military helicopters.
An expert body with the U.N. has called for more stringent oversight of U.S. private security contractors in Afghanistan, describing a highly critical U.S. Senate report on the role and oversight of such contractors as a “step in the right direction” but adding that more was needed to address the problems it raised.
If the U.S. Supreme Court sides with the government in Boeing Co. and General Dynamics Corp.'s long-running dispute with the U.S. Navy over a contract for the ill-fated A-12 Avenger, then doing business with the government on top-secret matters, already a risky proposition, could get riskier, according to experts.
Mission Essential Personnel LLC has moved to dismiss for a second time a qui tam complaint accusing the company of violating the False Claims Act by providing the U.S. with unqualified translators for its war in Afghanistan and lying about the linguists' language skills to collect under a $414 million government contract.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection has ruled that a line of golf and recreational electric vehicles should count as American for the purposes of federal government procurement, even though they are made with some parts imported from China.
Defense contractor L-3 Communications Corp. has asked a judge to stop a division of Lockheed Martin Corp. from selling an F-16 flight simulator to Egypt, claiming the U.S. Air Force should have bid the contract openly and that Lockheed improperly lobbied the Egyptians for it instead.
As a trial looms in the criminal supply fraud case against Western Titanium Inc., the company’s executives are continuing to spar with prosecutors over the use of evidence and witnesses.
Boeing Co. is seeking to force former employees who are suing the aerospace giant in a qui tam suit to turn over all communications they've had with the media regarding their allegations that Boeing planes are unsafe.
Lawyers have seen a surge in bid protests over organizational conflicts of interest in recent years, and they expect that trend to continue as the U.S. Department of Defense tightens OCI requirements for contractors in major defense acquisition programs and as new regulations for all federal contractors loom on the horizon.
Halliburton Co., its KBR Inc. subsidiary and fellow defense contractor Daoud & Partners Ltd. have won their bid to limit certain discovery requests in a contract administrator's qui tam action accusing them of inflating the costs of constructing laundry facilities on military bases in Iraq.
A federal judge has given Boeing Co. and the federal government two more weeks to finalize a settlement and prepare summary judgment motions in a dispute over a $35 million single source defense contract for which the U.S. Air Force says it paid too much.
Carlisle Cos. Inc. said Friday that it has agreed to purchase Hawk Corp., a supplier of parts to the brake industry, for about $413 million as the North Carolina-based manufacturer looks to expand its braking solutions business.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has sided with a Maryland-based firm that contended experience requirements tied to a U.S. Air Force contract for family and community health services at military bases were too restrictive.
The U.S. government has asked for summary judgment in a False Claims Act suit against KBR Inc., saying that it is clear the army contractor broke the rules when it hired private security to fend off insurgents in Iraq.
The U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday asked for an emergency stay of the injunction barring the Department of Defense from enforcing the “don't ask, don't tell” policy prohibiting gays and lesbians from serving openly in the military while it appeals the injunction to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit.
U.S. Navy Secretary Ray Mabus and U.S. Small Business Administration head Karen Mills have agreed to join forces to extend contracting opportunities in sustainable energy to small businesses, in a move tailored to help wean the Navy and the U.S. Marine Corps off fossil fuels.