A cross-border mergers and acquisitions attorney with a subspecialty in government contracts and international transactions for private defense companies has left Arnold & Porter LLP and joined DLA Piper as a partner in its Washington office, the firm said Monday.
CACI Technologies Inc. on Wednesday settled its protest against the U.S. Department of Defense, dropping its claims that the federal government improperly abandoned its normal bidding process when it gave a contract for Army Reserve training services to a Raytheon Co. unit.
Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta on Tuesday placed new flight restrictions on the U.S. Air Force's most advanced jet, Lockheed Martin Corp.'s F-22 Raptor, until the military can solve persistent problems with the aircraft's oxygen system.
The Federal Aviation Administration on Monday made it easier for law enforcement agencies to obtain licenses to operate unmanned drones, expanding the technology's use despite privacy concerns raised by lawmakers and advocacy groups.
A federal judge on Monday ruled that a $675 million U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contract award for canal work in New Orleans remains up for grabs, dismissing a suit which challenged the U.S. Government Accountability Office's decision to stay the contract.
The defense spending bill in the current House Armed Services Committee markup contains several provisions to boost small business participation in defense contracting and tighten rules on agency insourcing, the committee's chairman said Monday.
The Fourth Circuit on Friday dismissed appeals seeking to shield military contractors CACI International Inc. and L-3 Services Inc. from lawsuits over alleged abuse and torture at Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq, ruling the court lacks jurisdiction to hear the appeals.
The U.S. Department of Defense's Office of the Inspector General on Thursday said that $519 million worth of noncompetitive Air Force aeronautical systems contracts awarded in 2010 and 2011 were properly approved by the service's contracting personnel.
The U.S. Department of Defense on Thursday released an interim final rule to establish a voluntary cybersecurity information-sharing program with companies that are part of the defense industrial base.
A trio of federal agencies on Thursday issued an interim rule preventing the award of government contracts to any businesses that used to be incorporated in the United States, but are now located overseas to avoid U.S. taxes.
Rothe Development Inc. launched a suit Wednesday to block the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Small Business Administration from giving a leg up to minority-owned small businesses seeking government contracts, arguing the practice is unconstitutional.
Defense contractor Shield Technologies Corp. reached a truce with one of its own noteholders Wednesday, settling its claims in Illinois that the investor's attempt to receive common shares of Shield instead of repayment, allegedly to take over the company, may have breached securities laws.
A Florida federal judge on Tuesday ordered a former Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. engineer to arbitrate claims the company fired him for raising concerns about a laser-guided smart weapons system, and tossed the remaining count in the False Claims Act suit.
U.S. Department of Defense officials told a Senate panel Tuesday that the military has tightened oversight of its over-budget F-35 Joint Strike Fighter program, withholding some purchases until contractor Lockheed Martin Corp. meets stricter benchmarks for performance and cost.
Supreme Foodservice GmbH, which contracted with the U.S. to provide food to troops in Afghanistan, on Friday asked the Second Circuit to overturn a $38 million arbitration judgment in a contract dispute with indicted subcontractor Agility Public Warehousing Co. KSC.
The Federal Aviation Administration has been unable to set clear schedules or requirements for its contracts to upgrade the nation's air traffic control systems — the agency's largest-ever procurement — leaving airlines and the government uncertain as to how or when they will be able to put new technology into place.
A New York bankruptcy judge on Friday approved an interim $400 million debtor-in-possession financing package for bankrupt aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft Inc., which entered Chapter 11 protection Thursday seeking to trim $2.5 billion from its balance sheet.
The U.S. Government Accountability Office has rejected SGT Inc.'s challenge to NASA's award of a $291 million flight center services contract to Honeywell Technology Solutions Inc., finding the evaluation was consistent with the solicitation and the award was reasonably based, the GAO said Wednesday.
A federal judge on Thursday set aside a jury’s decision that engineering company SNC-Lavalin America Inc. breached its contract with Alliant Techsystems Inc., part of a mixed verdict in a suit accusing Alliant of breaking a $65 million contract to modernize a U.S. Army facility.
Private equity-owned aircraft manufacturer Hawker Beechcraft Inc. landed in bankruptcy on Thursday in New York with a creditor-backed reorganization plan to trim $2.5 billion of debt from its balance sheet.