Military Contractor Owes Kevlar Supplier $13.5M: Suit

Law360, New York (October 26, 2011, 4:14 PM EDT) -- JPS Composite Materials Corp. launched a breach of contract suit Wednesday in South Carolina, accusing KDH Defense Systems Inc. of unlawfully withholding payment for $13.5 million worth of military body armor fabrics that KDH claimed were defective.

Between December and June, JPS sent KDH three shipments of specialized woven Kevlar fabrics for the defense contractor to use in body armor it supplied to the U.S. Army and U.S. Marines, products that KDH accepted and certified upon receipt met agreed-upon specifications, according to the complaint.

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Case Information

Case Title

JPS Composite Materials Corp v. KDH Defense Systems Inc

Case Number



South Carolina

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Henry M Herlong, Jr

Date Filed

October 25, 2011

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