DOD Went By Books On $509M Camera Contracts: Report

Law360, New York (November 1, 2011, 7:08 PM EDT) -- The government properly awarded contracts worth more than $509 million for powerful camera systems that troops in Iraq and Afghanistan use to detect roadside bombs, the U.S. Department of Defense's inspector general said in a report released Friday.

The report comes on the heels of a September audit that found the DOD inappropriately restricted competition on $81 million in contracts it awarded to FASCAN International Inc. to build crane arms that inspect roadside bombs in Iraq and Afghanistan.

In the latest study, the DOD inspector general...
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