DOD IG Finds MRAP Contractors Had $285 Million Conflict Of Interest

By Tony Bertuca / July 12, 2011 at 4:14 PM
Officials from Army Contracting Command and the Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles program office allowed government contractors to violate conflict-of-interest regulations as well as perform inherently governmental tasks, such as monitoring their own performance and directing Defense Department personnel, according to a DOD inspector general report released on July 11. The contractors in question are Jacobs Technology and subcontractor Science Applications International Corp., which acted as joint logistics integrators and provided field service representative support for MRAPs in theater between...

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