A Senate report has criticized U.S. security contractors in Afghanistan for failing to properly vet recruits and for hiring Afghan locals who have committed murders and kidnappings or have ties to the Taliban for security work.
A judge has denied summary judgment to truck body maker Supreme Corp. in a breach of contract suit brought by The Armored Group LLC, which is accusing Supreme of improperly denying it commissions on a $100 million government contract.
A magistrate judge has recommended that Agility DGS Holdings Inc. be dismissed without prejudice from a criminal case accusing its parent company of inflating military contracts and costing the U.S. nearly $70 million, leaving the door open for the U.S. to indict Holdings again.
A federal judge has denied a bid by Joseph Nagle to force prosecutors to exclude from trial evidence that the indicted government contractor says wrongly paints him as a wealthy CEO.
A federal judge has dismissed an Illinois power equipment manufacturer's suit against the federal government over a $16.9 million contract for mobile load banks that the U.S. Navy awarded to a rival company.
A judge has denied the federal government's attempt to toss a contractor's claim for a $7 million fee in connection with a U.S. Air Force security system contract.
A judge has moved forward with a criminal supply fraud case against Western Titanium Inc. and four executives, despite last-minute attempts by the defense team to disqualify prosecutors and stay proceedings.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office tossed U.S. Aerospace Inc.’s protest concerning the military’s rejection of the company’s $30 billion bid to supply in-flight refueling tankers to the U.S. Air Force Wednesday, affirming that the proposal was late by a matter of minutes.
A federal judge refused Wednesday to disqualify prosecutors who Western Titanium Inc. says used privileged documents to construct a criminal fraud case alleging the company peddled low-grade titanium for fighter jets.
A federal judge has denied competing motions for summary judgment in a False Claims Act suit brought against Lockheed Martin Corp. and Northrup Grumman Shipbuilding Inc. by a former Lockheed engineer who accused them of putting the nation's security at risk and cheating the federal government out of $96 million by supplying worthless vessels to the U.S. Coast Guard.
A federal judge has trimmed a qui tam suit accusing Red River Service Corp. and a U.S. Air Force flight chief of finagling an extra $6.1 million out of a contract for telecommunications work at an Air Force base.
The federal government urged the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday to reverse an injunction barring NASA from asking open-ended and drug-related questions on employee background checks, saying the procedures don't violate the right to informational privacy because legislative safeguards protect the information.
A water bottling company has lost its bid for summary judgment in a case challenging the U.S. Army's termination of a $3 million contract to build a bottling plant in Iraq for failure to deliver.
An appeals board has ruled that the U.S. Air Force doesn't owe a contractor more than $114,000 in overages tied to a $3.4 million, 10-lane bowling alley project at an Alabama military base, rejecting the company's argument that the government willingly paid it in other instances over the same contract.
The U.S. Supreme Court decided Monday to ignore Worldwide Network Services LLC's challenge to an appeals court ruling vacating a $10 million punitive damages jury award it had won against defense contractor DynCorp International LLC in a racial discrimination and breach of contract suit.
Watterson Construction Co. has asked a court for judgment on the administrative record in a suit that accuses the U.S. government of improperly rejecting a $36 million bid to build an Army barracks in Alaska.
The U.S. Supreme Court asked the federal government Monday to weigh in on whether it should hear a case seeking to hold military contractors CACI International Inc. and Titan Corp. liable for prisoner abuses at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq.
KBR Inc. has asked a judge to dismiss a False Claims Act suit connected to kickbacks its employees allegedly took in connection with shipping subcontracts with the U.S. military in the Middle East.
U.S. Army auto-parts supplier Lasmer Industries Inc. has lost a suit alleging a competitor and the federal government conspired to blame it for faulty Humvee suspension systems and got it temporarily banned from Army contracting.
Semiconductor manufacturer Microsemi Corp. has said it will acquire circuit maker Actel Corp. for $430 million in a deal that lets Microsemi expand its aerospace and defense business.