Submarine Base Tarred By Bribery Can Deal Again: Navy

Law360, New York (October 31, 2011, 6:10 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Navy has restored the contracting authority of its Rhode Island submarine research and development base, after suspending it earlier this year in the wake of charges over an alleged $10 million kickback and bribery scheme involving naval contracts, it said Monday.

The Navy's Naval Sea Systems Command said the Naval Undersea Warfare Center in Newport, R.I., has taken several steps to strengthen its acquisition process and improve its oversight of contracts, including making the contracting branch a department-level office that reports directly to the...
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