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DOD Must Fix ‘Lackadaisical’ Sharing of Lockheed Martin Info (1)

June 8, 2020, 4:23 PMUpdated: June 8, 2020, 5:26 PM

The Defense Department must disclose by July 2 more information about the efforts of Lockheed Martin Corp. and subsidiary Sikorsky Aircraft to increase subcontracting opportunities for small businesses, a California federal court said.

A November court order required the disclosure of government analysis in compliance reports about the contractors, but the department’s redactions “remain, in part, overbroad,” Judge William Alsup of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California said June 5.

The department’s “lackadaisacal” over-redactions in the Freedom of Information Act lawsuit unnecessarily shield valuable, qualitative government assessments, the court said.

Limited redactions that protect from disclosure...

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