Lockheed Wants Judgment In Air Force Contract FCA Suit

Law360, Washington (October 22, 2013, 6:09 PM EDT) -- Lockheed Martin Corp. on Monday asked a California federal judge for summary judgment in a whistleblower False Claims Act suit alleging it purposefully low-balled estimates for a U.S. Air Force space systems contract, saying the relator can't back his FCA or retaliatory discharge claims.

According to Lockheed, its former engineer Nyle Hooper has no evidence to support his allegations that claims for payment submitted to the Air Force under the disputed contract — for the provision of hardware and software for space launch systems at the...
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