Daily Archives: July 3, 2015

AAR wins contract to support Afghan C-130 fleet

[Translate] AAR wins contract to support Afghan C-130 fleet Posted 1 July 2015 · Add Comment AAR, a provider of aviation services has been awarded a five-year, approximately $72 million Complete Logistics Support (CLS) Foreign Military Sales (FMS) contract to … Continue reading

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Afghanistan: transition period for defense contractors extended to September 1, 2015

[Translate] Afghanistan: transition period for defense contractors extended to September 1, 2015 Mayer Brown LLP  Afghanistan July 1 2015 By Presidential decree, US and NATO contractors now have until September 1, 2015 to obtain a valid business license to continue … Continue reading

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The D.C. Circuit’s Message to Injured Government Contractor Employees: ‘There’s an Exclusive Remedy For That’

[Translate] The D.C. Circuit’s Message to Injured Government Contractor Employees: ‘There’s an Exclusive Remedy For That’ posted on: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Last week, in an important decision for contingency contractors supporting U.S. stability operations overseas, the U.S. Court of … Continue reading

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Triple Canopy Asks High Court To Revive Appeal Of FCA Case

[Translate] Triple Canopy Asks High Court To Revive Appeal Of FCA Case By Jacob Fischler Law360, Washington (June 11, 2015, 4:22 PM ET) — Triple Canopy Inc. has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to rehear a Fourth Circuit decision holding … Continue reading

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Lockheed Martin Unit to Provide CLS Support to Iraq for F-16s

[Translate] Lockheed Martin Unit to Provide CLS Support to Iraq for F-16s by Zacks Equity Research   Published on June 30, 2015 A Lockheed Martin Corp. (LMT – Analyst Report) unit, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Co., of Fort Worth, TX, won a … Continue reading

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Ex-DOD Contractor Gets 2.5 Years, $1M Fine In Bribery Case

[Translate] Ex-DOD Contractor Gets 2.5 Years, $1M Fine In Bribery Case By Michael Macagnone Law360, Washington (July 2, 2015, 5:23 PM ET) — A former Defense Department contractor faces two and a half years in prison and a $1 million … Continue reading

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Afghanistan targets US defense contractors in row over back taxes

[Translate] Afghanistan targets US defense contractors in row over back taxes By By Jessica Donati | Reuters View PhotoReuters/Reuters – A private security organisation contractor listens to a radio while carrying out his duty at a guard tower at Camp … Continue reading

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Book Talk: Back to the future with 21st century soldiers of fortune

[Translate] Book Talk: Back to the future with 21st century soldiers of fortune POSTED: 02 Jul 2015 17:15 LONDON: It’s now clear, Sean McFate says in his new book, “The Modern Mercenary”, that when nation states spent nearly 400 years … Continue reading

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I Was Duped. I Was Used

[Translate] BuzzFeed Clay Rodery for BuzzFeed News “I Was Duped. I Was Used.” In 2009, an American aid worker seeking to provide internet service for Cubans was thrown in jail for more than five years. Now, as relations with Cuba … Continue reading

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Another surprise! Obama administration totally uninterested in quizzing Alan Gross

[Translate] Another surprise! Obama administration totally uninterested in quizzing Alan Gross By Carlos Eire, on July 2, 2015, at 11:00 am Whoa! It doesn’t take a Hamlet to figure out that something is rotten in the kingdom of Obama. U.S. … Continue reading

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