An interim rule issued by the U.S. Department of Defense, the U.S. General Services Administration and NASA on Tuesday would spur federal agencies to ensure that 95 percent of new contract actions contain requirements for green and sustainable products, with some exceptions.
An Iranian man living in California pled guilty in Illinois federal court Wednesday to trying to export missile components and radio test sets from the U.S. to his home country.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has shot down a protest by a pair of military contractors over the terms of a solicitation for food distribution services, according to a ruling made public Wednesday.
The owner of Global Procurement Inc. was sentenced in Virgina on Tuesday to 15 months in prison for bribing service members to obtain lucrative contracts for military projects in Iraq.
The U.S. Department of Defense, General Services Administration and NASA adopted a final rule Tuesday banning the award of contracts to companies that have incorporated in foreign countries to avoid U.S. taxes, making some changes to an interim rule.
Military aircraft software developer ForceX Inc. on Tuesday asked a Virginia federal court for a preliminary injunction in its trade secrets suit against an executive who allegedly quit and started a direct competitor in violation of a noncompete pact.
An Arizona federal judge ruled Friday that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service violated the Endangered Species Act when it granted a clean bill of health to a U.S. Army base that allegedly threatened a portion of the San Pedro River.
Alliant Techsystems Inc. filed a protest with the U.S. Government Accountability Office last week, challenging its loss of an $850 million U.S. Army contract to run an ammunition plant in Virginia.
The U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday passed a $690 billion defense spending bill for fiscal year 2012, defying the White House’s threats to veto the measure over provisions to revive a General Electric Co. fighter-jet engine program.
A Los Angeles jury sided with Ford Motor Co. and two others in an asbestos suit seeking more than $25 million, finding the trio's products were not substantially to blame for the plaintiff's mesothelioma, Ford's attorneys said Friday.
Auto parts maker Timken Co. announced a $200 million deal on Friday to acquire Philadelphia Gear Corp., extending the company’s reach in the industrial services market.
The U.S. government and three relators agreed Thursday to drop claims against a Gosselin Worldwide Moving NV board member in a Virginia bid-rigging action accusing German and Belgian freight companies of defrauding the Pentagon.
NASA issued a rule proposal Wednesday to allow the agency to award anchor tenancy contracts for commercial space goods and services, amending federal regulations to fix what the agency said was an incorrect prohibition on such contracts.
A U.S. Court of Federal Claims judge ruled Tuesday that Hallmark-Phoenix 3 LLC lacked standing to challenge an Air Force decision to use its own civilian employees to supply vehicle operations and maintenance services previously performed by the contractor.
The Federal Aviation Administration should beef up internal controls to prevent it from overpaying for noncompetitive government contracts, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s inspector general said last week in an audit report.
L-3 Communications Integrated Systems LP and the U.S. on Tuesday voluntarily dismissed a suit claiming the U.S. Air Force's former top procurement official — who admitted violating conflict of interest laws — arbitrarily awarded contracts to Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co.
The Obama administration on Tuesday threatened to veto the next fiscal year’s defense spending bill over a provision that supports efforts by General Electric Co. and Rolls-Royce PLC to build an alternate engine for the military’s F-35 fighter jets.
ManTech Advanced Systems International Inc. on Monday urged an Ohio federal judge to reconsider a magistrate judge's refusal to stay discovery in a suit accusing it of lying to win a $16 million contract from the Defense Commissary Agency.
President Barack Obama on Tuesday directed federal agencies to aim toward purchasing only alternative-fuel vehicles by 2015, as the government bought its first 116 electric vehicles, including the Chevrolet Volt, Nissan Leaf and Think City.
A Virginia federal judge on Tuesday threw out a whistleblower case that alleged Halliburton Co. defrauded the U.S. in its billing for contracts to purify water in Iraq, saying a similar case filed by the plaintiff barred this one.