No Proof Lockheed Lowballed Contract Costs: Judge

Law360, New York (January 19, 2011, 1:58 PM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed a False Claims Act suit brought against Lockheed Martin Corp. by a former employee, saying there’s no evidence Lockheed intentionally lowballed costs in its hardware and software contract for new U.S. Air Force launching systems.

There was also no solid evidence the aerospace giant misled the Air Force about its use of free and open source software or failed to complete required testing on the contract, Judge Dale S. Fischer of the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California...
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