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ID:

277

Date:

2007-11-18

Headline:

Businessman says Marine Corps didn't give design a fair chance

Reporter's name:

Joseph Szczesny

Delay/denial:

No

Lawsuit:

No

Fees:

No

Media outlet:

The Oakland Press

City:

Oakland, MI

Summary:

A Michigan businessman who lost a bid on a Department of Defense contract for a combat vehicle obtained documents under FOIA showing that the Marine Corps Systems Command misrepresented evaluations of his combat vehicle design and instead awarded the bid to a lesser qualified company with extensive ties to the Marine Corps, The Oakland Press reported.

Keywords:

government contracts, Rae-Beck Automotive LLC, U.S. Marine Corps, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, U.S. Sen. Carl Levin, U.S. Rep. Joe Knollenberg, Secretary of Defense Robert Gates

URL:

http://www.theoaklandpress.com/stories/111807/bus_20071118165.shtml


Agencies:

DOD

States:

MI

Categories:

military


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