Daily Archives: April 26, 2012

Liability of Iraq Military Contractors Debated

[Translate] Liability of Iraq Military Contractors Debated by The Record on Apr 24, 2008 • 12:00 am No Comments BY REBECCA AGULE The Iraq War provided the all the necessary context for the Friday, April 18, event entitled “Blackwater and … Continue reading

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U.K. Firm’s War-Zone Selling Point

[Translate] U.K. Firm’s War-Zone Selling Point In Search of Buyer, DSG Promos Afghanistan Performance Apr. 22, 2012 – 12:31PM   | By ANDREW CHUTER | LONDON — Faced with an 11,000-kilometer round trip to get service, repairs or upgrades for armored … Continue reading

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Mission Readiness LLC Formed to Provide Critical Support for the U.S. and Coalition Forces’ Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Family of Vehicles (MRAP FOV)

[Translate] press release April 25, 2012, 7:00 a.m. EDT Mission Readiness LLC Formed to Provide Critical Support for the U.S. and Coalition Forces’ Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Family of Vehicles (MRAP FOV) DynCorp International, Force Protection Industries, Oshkosh Defense and … Continue reading

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Brown, Gillibrand Lead 26 Senators on Letter to Defense Secretary Panetta; Senators Concerned That Civilian Workforce Has Been Cut to FY2010 Levels, but No Comparable Constraints Were Imposed on Contract Personnel

[Translate] Brown, Gillibrand Lead 26 Senators on Letter to Defense Secretary Panetta; Senators Concerned That Civilian Workforce Has Been Cut to FY2010 Levels, but No Comparable Constraints Were Imposed on Contract Personnel Wednesday, April 25, 2012 WASHINGTON, D.C.- U.S. Sens. … Continue reading

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Military Clashes with U.S. Spies over Outsourcing of Satellite Surveillance

[Translate] Military Clashes with U.S. Spies over Outsourcing of Satellite Surveillance Monday, April 23, 2012 Partisanship between Republicans and Democrats isn’t the only source of divide these days in Washington, DC. Members of the intelligence community and the military are … Continue reading

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New DCAA guidance on Contractor Business Systems

[Translate] Posted on April 16, 2012 by Daniel J. Donohue New DCAA guidance on Contractor Business Systems DCAA’s March 28, 2012 memorandum [pdf] summarizes DCAA’s approach to the new DFARS Contractor Business Systems rules. As we discussed in our earlier entries, … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded NASA Contract Valued at up to $176.9 Million

[Translate] press release April 24, 2012, 2:56 p.m. EDT DynCorp International Awarded NASA Contract Valued at up to $176.9 Million FALLS CHURCH, Va., Apr 24, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — DynCorp International today announced that it has been awarded a contract … Continue reading

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What Statutory Construction Will The Supreme Court Give To The Alien Tort Statute?

[Translate] What Statutory Construction Will The Supreme Court Give To The Alien Tort Statute? Tuesday, April 24, 2012 – 14:00 Kelley Drye & Warren LLP Lystra Batchoo ‘What Are The Critical Issues At Stake In Kiobel v. Royal Dutch Petroleum … Continue reading

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Deming native son flies over Afghanistan

[Translate] Deming native son flies over Afghanistan Posted:   04/23/2012 03:33:52 AM MDT Deming native Patrick Stewart looked out of the UH1 Huey helicopter door at the barren Afghanistan landscape thinking how similar some of it looked to some of the … Continue reading

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Judge Tosses KBR Defense to Feds’ False Claims Case

[Translate] Judge Tosses KBR Defense to Feds’ False Claims Case By RYAN ABBOTT WASHINGTON (CN) – Defense contractor KBR cannot deflect fraud claims by accusing the U.S. government of failing to provide “force protection,” a federal judge ruled. Formerly known … Continue reading

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