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Government Contracts

  • February 9, 2011

    Northrop Revives JMOL Bid In Pegasus Copyright Suit

    A judge has revived a bid by Northrop Grumman Corp. for judgment as a matter of law in Pegasus Imagining Corp.'s copyright suit accusing the defendants of breaching an agreement and using Pegasus' software in a contract with the U.S. Department of Defense.

  • February 9, 2011

    Cleveland Hospital Exec Gets 9 Years For Bribery

    A former executive of a federally funded Cleveland hospital was sentenced to more than nine years in prison Wednesday after being convicted of bribery and other corruption charges involving construction contracts.

  • February 9, 2011

    DOD Unveils Final Plan To Downsize Joint Forces In Va.

    The U.S. Department of Defense finalized plans Wednesday to downsize the Hampton Roads, Va., Joint Forces Command — which employs nearly 4,000 workers and private contractors — by roughly half.

  • February 9, 2011

    GAO Nixes $8M Wash. Wastewater Contract Protest

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied a protest over a contract for a Washington wastewater management system, saying that the U.S. Department of the Interior was justified in choosing a higher-priced proposal from a more experienced bidder.

  • February 9, 2011

    Judge Dismisses Hi-Tech's Army Bed Bid Protest

    A federal judge has dismissed a bid protest by Hi-Tech Bed Systems Corp., which alleged that beds sold by two of its competitors to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers did not meet specifications.

  • February 9, 2011

    KBR Info Request Survives DOD Dismissal Bid

    A federal judge has rejected the U.S. Department of Defense's bid to dismiss KBR Inc.'s suit seeking records related to civilian security in Iraq and the company's LOGCAP III contract to provide support services to U.S. troops.

  • February 9, 2011

    Pentagon Makes Stand Against Contractor Mergers

    A top U.S. Department of Defense acquisition officer said Wednesday that military officials were likely to oppose any further consolidation among its primary weapons systems contractors.

  • February 8, 2011

    GAO Tosses Protests Over $80M Grenade Contract

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office has thrown out protests by Martin Electronics Inc. and Amtec Corp. over a $78.9 million contract for producing hand grenades that the Department of the Army awarded to Day & Zimmerman Inc.

  • February 8, 2011

    Navy Engineer, Contractor Charged In $10M Scheme

    A U.S. Navy engineer and the president of a technology services company have each been hit with criminal charges for their alleged roles in an ongoing $10 million kickback scheme over Navy contracts.

  • February 8, 2011

    Marine Captain Gets 6 Years For Iraq Fraud

    A U.S. Marine Corps captain who pled guilty to skimming $1.69 million from government contracts in Iraq has been sentenced to six years in federal prison.

  • February 8, 2011

    Gasket Co. Passed Off Shoddy Products, Supplier Says

    Military supplier Manufacturer’s Rubber & Supply Inc. has accused Allstate Gasket & Packing Inc. of fraudulently peddling rubber gaskets for ships and submarines that do not meet federal standards, endangering military personnel.

  • February 8, 2011

    Contractors Demand Full-Fledged Defense Budget

    Executives from top defense contractors including Lockheed Martin Corp. and The Boeing Co. are calling on Congress to deliver a defense appropriations bill for fiscal year 2011, saying short-term budget measures are putting vital security programs at risk.

  • February 7, 2011

    JPMorgan May Seek $400M From Ala. County Over Suit

    JPMorgan Chase Bank NA will reportedly demand $400 million in reimbursement from Jefferson County, Ala., should the bank lose a suit filed by a company that insured municipal bonds for a bankrupt sewer system connected to a swap agreement bribery scandal.

  • February 7, 2011

    Contractor Testifies In Kuwait Base Corruption Probe

    A government witness has testified that former U.S. Army contracting officer Maj. Eddie Pressley demanded $50,000 from him in exchange for securing a roughly $10 million contract to provide water bottles to troops in Iraq and Kuwait.

  • February 7, 2011

    GAO Kills Herve Cody's Army Spillway Contract Fight

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied Herve Cody Contractor Inc.'s protest over a U.S. Army contract to replace spillways on the Atlantic Intracoastal Waterway, finding that the agency reasonably rejected the protester's corporate experience as unacceptable.

  • February 7, 2011

    GAO Nixes Protest Over Troop Food Supply Contract

    The U.S. Government Accountability Office has shut down Intermarkets Global's dispute over corrective action taken on the company's earlier protest of a contract to supply food to U.S. troops in Kuwait, Iraq and Jordan.

  • February 7, 2011

    US Beats Protests Over Coast Guard Repair Contracts

    A federal judge has shot down Commissioning Solutions Global LLC's post-award bid protest over contracts to repair four U.S. Coast Guard vessels, saying the U.S. fairly evaluated the company’s past performance.

  • February 7, 2011

    Vanguard Unseals Bid Protest Against FEMA

    Vanguard Recovery Assistance has filed an unsealed version of its complaint alleging the Federal Emergency Management Agency favored incumbent contractors despite evidence of their inefficiency when evaluating bids for open-ended post-disaster relief contracts.

  • February 7, 2011

    US Contract Spending Dips For 1st Time In 13 Years

    For the first time since 1997, the federal procurement budget shrank slightly in fiscal year 2010, as federal agencies followed through on White House orders to tighten belts on skyrocketing contracting budgets.

  • February 4, 2011

    Fed. Circ. Nixes General Dynamics' $27M Radio Suit Win

    The Federal Circuit has spared the U.S. government from paying General Dynamics Corp. $27 million in damages after finding that the defense industry contractor waived its right to reject the government’s orders under a contract for modular radios.