KBR Says $500M Iraq Closeout Deal Is Separate Contract

Law360, New York (May 17, 2013, 3:53 PM EDT) -- KBR Inc. shot back Thursday at the federal government's attempt to dismiss its protest over a $500 million fixed-price plan to close out a massive Iraq War contract, saying the government had wrongly asserted that the plan was an extension of a contract that expired in 2011.

KBR, the former Halliburton subsidiary that was the U.S. Department of Defense's go-to contractor for logistics support during the Iraq War, sued the Pentagon on April 4 in the U.S. Court of Federal Claims, protesting the government's plan to...
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