Aerospace giant Boeing Co. will pay $4.4 million to settle an employee whistleblower's False Claims Act allegations that it overbilled the U.S. Department of Defense for overhauls of Chinook helicopters at a Pennsylvania plant, federal prosecutors said Friday.
The U.S Department of Defense and an Iraqi shipping contractor asked a Washington federal court Thursday for an exit from a shareholder's suit seeking to block their bid to renegotiate rates on $87 million worth of trucking contracts, saying the shareholder is not a party to the contracts.
The inspector general for the U.S. Department of Defense said last week the agency needed to refine its guidance on acquisition procedures after a report found contracting personnel mismanaged unfinalized contracts more than 85 percent of the time.
The U.S. Department of Defense floated a rule Thursday aimed at resolving disputes or confusion over contract modifications when multiple changes to a contract have the same effective date.
A study released Wednesday backed the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's conclusions that unintended acceleration problems in Toyota Motor Corp. vehicles were not caused by an electronic malfunction, and recommended measures to help the NHTSA better ensure the safe performance of vehicle electronics systems.
A federal court has found for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in a protest brought by a joint venture alleging the government did not adequately explain its decision to award a project to a higher bidder, according to an order published Tuesday.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office had denied a bid protest by Decypher Technologies Ltd., siding with the U.S. Army in rejecting Decypher's proposal to provide training materials under a contract the small business valued at $115.8 million, according to a decision released Wednesday.
The U.S. Department of Defense on Tuesday temporarily lifted a federal acquisition limit for a range of defense items procured in the U.K., in a move aimed at maintaining a balanced exchange of military items with the U.K. government.
Information technology company Computer Sciences Corp. was one of 11 companies to win a $2.8 billion U.S. Air Force contract that will allow them to compete for task orders to provide a variety of technical services, the company said Tuesday.
The Ninth Circuit on Tuesday ordered a new trial for a Macau resident convicted of bringing military communications devices from the U.S. into China in violation of U.S. export control laws, saying he should be able to present evidence of duress.
A joint venture between California-based construction and engineering contractor ECC International Constructors LLC and its Turkish counterpart METAG Insaat Ticaret AS has won a $477 million project to redevelop a stretch of land completing Afghanistan's main artery, Ring Road, ECC said Tuesday.
The U.S. Department of Defense could do more to fulfill an obligation to boost competition as much as possible for contracts that fall under the national security exception to full and open competition, a federal watchdog said Friday.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied Freedom Systems LLC's protest of an $11.2 million Army food and lodging contract awarded to Command Management Services Inc., ruling the company failed to submit important documentation, according to a decision published Friday.
The D.C. Circuit ruled Friday that federal agencies cannot provide employees with bottled water when safe and drinkable tap water is available at their work sites, overturning a decision by the Federal Labor Relations Authority.
The U.S. Navy on Thursday asked a federal judge to dismiss a protest brought by GSC Construction Inc., saying the case is premature because the contractor is separately seeking more than $4.6 million in adjustments to its construction contract.
The Fifth Circuit on Thursday blocked a suit brought by families of civilian drivers killed in Iraq in 2004, finding the tort-based claims were preempted by a federal workers' compensation statute that bars legal action against private military contractors.
The Ninth Circuit ruled Thursday that a long-standing burden-shifting test is the proper framework for evaluating summary judgment in age discrimination cases, reviving a lawsuit brought by a rejected candidate for a contract procurement analyst position against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation sued the U.S. Department of Transportation on Tuesday, seeking the public release of a list of all private and government parties that have been licensed to use surveillance drones within the U.S.
A Maryland federal judge on Thursday refused to remand to state court seven actions included in multidistrict litigation claiming government contractor KBR Inc. exposed U.S. military personnel to toxic fumes from open-air burn pits in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Federal prosecutors lashed out at five military equipment industry executives accused of attempting to bribe Gabonese officials as the closing arguments of their trial wound to an end Wednesday, saying each was simply “pounding the table” instead of confronting the facts.