A U.S. Air Force program manager pled guilty Monday in Utah to bribery and fraud charges in connection with a scheme to funnel contracts for foreign military aircraft purchases to a Florida couple's company.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has nixed NEK Advanced Securities Group Inc.'s protest of the selection of a subcontractor to provide training support to the U.S. Army, finding that the procurement was ultimately decided by the prime contractor and not by the government, the agency revealed Monday.
A Florida federal judge on Monday handed down a two-year prison sentence to a man who was indicted earlier this year for working with others to export fighter jet engines to Iran in violation of a U.S. embargo.
An Iraqi shipping company sued the U.S. Department of Defense in Washington federal court Friday, hoping to block the military from renegotiating the rates on $87 million worth of trucking contracts after the company objected to a 10 percent cap on profits.
Halliburton Co. and KBR Inc. on Friday sought to dismiss a water purification specialist's third whistleblower suit accusing the companies of violating contractual duties to test and purify lavatory and drinking water used by U.S. troops in Iraq.
The Eleventh Circuit on Friday threw out a consolidated toxic tort suit in which employees of Lockheed Martin Corp. accused Alcoa Inc. and others of failing to warn about the health dangers posed by beryllium in military aircraft parts.
Aviation support company AAR Corp. will buy the cargo loading systems and container aerospace units of medical device maker Teleflex Inc. for $280 million to strengthen its commercial manufacturing business, the Illinois-based company announced Friday.
The U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday asked the defense industry for suggestions on improving contracts for selling weapons and technology to foreign governments, following an internal report that detailed shortcomings in its Foreign Military Sales program.
Federal prosecutors asked the Fourth Circuit on Wednesday to force a New York Times journalist to testify about his confidential sources at the upcoming trial of an ex-CIA officer accused of leaking classified information regarding an operation to disrupt Iran's nuclear weapons program to the reporter.
The U.S. Department of Defense awarded almost $400 billion during the past 10 years to contractors even after criminal convictions and civil judgments against them over fraud claims, a DOD report released Thursday said.
The U.S. Department of Defense is certain to lose billions of dollars to waste and fraud in wartime contracts unless it enacts powerful contracting reforms with the help of Congress, members of the Commission on Wartime Contracting in Iraq and Afghanistan told lawmakers Wednesday.
The U.S. Army should pay some of the legal fees incurred by A1 Procurement JVD in a protest that succeeded in forcing re-evaluation of a janitorial contract awarded to a rival company, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a decision published Wednesday.
Lockheed Martin Corp. announced Wednesday that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Trademark Trial and Appeal Board had ruled in its favor by blocking competitor Raytheon Co. from registering the term “paveway” for its line of laser-guided bombs.
A U.S. Court of International Trade judge on Tuesday refused to toss Ford Motor Co.'s lawsuit against the federal government over drawback claims the carmaker allegedly paid, saying Ford need not wait for customs officials to liquidate the imports before lodging its complaint.
The government’s cooperating witness in the trial of six military equipment industry executives accused of attempting to bribe Gabonese officials to win contracts told a Washington federal jury Tuesday of his involvement in the FBI sting operation that brought the defendants down.
A pair of Afghan brothers said Tuesday they should serve only probation in exchange for pleading guilty to one count each of authorizing their company to pay a U.S. Army sergeant an illegal $50,000 gratuity in return for construction contracts on a major airbase.
Dell Services Federal Government Inc. can't force its way back into competition for a U.S. Navy submarine technical support contract after missing a revision deadline, according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office decision made public Monday.
The prime FBI cooperating witness testifying against six military equipment industry executives accused of bribing Gabonese officials to win contracts admitted to a Washington federal jury Monday his extensive history of drug use, visits to prostitutes and criminal activity.
The former owner of a Florida airline services company pled guilty Monday to taking part in a kickback scheme to defraud charter carrier Ryan International Airlines.
Sen. Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., said Monday that the U.S. Department of Defense should require the military to use domestic steel for its armored vehicles, a move he said would protect troops and American industrial jobs.