The U.S. has accused a subsidiary of EnPro Industries Inc. and a General Dynamics Corp. unit of making and installing engines for Navy ships that don't meet environmental standards, marking the government's first action to enforce marine diesel engine pollution rules.
Chromalloy Gas Turbine Co. is seeking to dismiss the qui tam claims of a whistleblower who accuses the company of defrauding the government by performing inadequate repairs on airplane parts and charging full price, for a total of $47.5 million in improper sales.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has rejected a bid protest brought by Science Applications International Corp. over the award of a contract for support services related to the Department of Defense’s threat reduction program to rival Booz Allen Hamilton Inc.
Legislation introduced in both chambers of Congress is aiming to ramp up federal lawmakers' oversight of “secretive” war contracting by publicizing classified indemnity clauses and limiting the government's duty to foot the bill for negligent military contractors.
A British aerospace company has accused Goodrich Corp. of stealing its trade secrets and breaching a marketing agreement related to engine control components for the next generation of Chinook military helicopters.
Hallmark Capital Group LLC has sued the federal government over a contract with the U.S. Air Force to provide shuttle and bus services at New Jersey's Fort Dix, saying the U.S. made several errors in the solicitation documents and is unwilling to alter the contract to reflect necessary adjustments.
Between organizational conflicts of interest and a major budget overhaul at the U.S. Department of Defense, the dust from mergers and acquisitions activity among defense contractors isn't expected to settle for years, according to experts.
A judge has dismissed a case against the U.S. government by Coastal International Security Inc., which alleged it was unfairly denied a contract worth almost $1.2 billion to guard NASA facilities.
U.S. House of Representatives members are taking the “unprecedented but necessary” step of calling on House Armed Services Committee leadership to require Secretary of Defense Robert Gates to testify and provide more details on U.S. Department of Defense budget cuts, threatening to subpoena the DOD if needed.
Defense contractor Tactronics Holdings LLC has filed suit against the U.S. government over an estimated $374 million contract for tank gear that allegedly went to WestWind Technologies Corp. without any public notice that bidding was open.
L-3 Communications Corp. has accused Intergraph Corp. of providing subpar hardware for a navigation system on the bridge of a U.S. Navy amphibious assault ship.
A group of workers who helped train U.S. Army National Guard members at the Fort Dix, Texas, military base have won conditional certification for their collective action alleging their independent contractor employers failed to pay them appropriate overtime wages.
A federal appeals court threw out a settlement Thursday between convicted fraudster David Brooks, the former CEO of body armor maker DHB Industries Inc., and the company's shareholders, saying the agreement violated the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.
A Superior Metal Powders Inc. executive has pled not guilty to charges alleging that he and fellow military subcontractors sold $42 million worth of aircraft flares to the Department of Defense that were illegally made using magnesium from China.
Recent legislative initiatives have been hostile to government contractors, including amendments to the False Claims Act that facilitate parasitic suits by whistleblowers based upon little more than conjecture regarding alleged fraud, says George D. Ruttinger, chairman of the government contracts group of Crowell & Moring LLP.
A federal judge has tossed a breach of contract suit brought by a developer who claimed that the U.S. Army and Army Reserve bowed to political pressures to break a property transfer agreement.
A new study says the process of updating the military's accounting systems is years behind schedule and $6.9 billion over budget, raising questions about the U.S. Department of Defense's ability to meet a congressional requirement to be ready to pass an audit by 2017.
A federal judge has rejected DCS Corp.’s challenge to the U.S. government’s grant of a $64 million contract for improved aircraft weaponry to Survice Engineering Corp.
A federal judge has limited the scope of a claim for a monetary judgment in Information Systems & Networks Corp.’s contract dispute against the U.S. government over payment for indirect costs.
MPRI Inc., a division of defense contractor L-3 Services Inc., has withdrawn its protest to a $44 million agreement between rival DynCorp International LLC and the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command Contracting Center for defense program support in Afghanistan.