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Greece Can’t Bring Aircraft Camera Claim to Court, U.S. Says

Feb. 14, 2020, 3:02 PM

Greece can’t bring its $22 million claim against the U.S. for supplying flawed surveillance cameras for use on reconnaissance aircraft to court under a Foreign Military Sales agreement, Justice Department attorneys said.

The parties’ agreement has a forum selection clause requiring that any disputes will be resolved by the parties, not by a court, the U.S. government told the U.S. Court of Federal Claims in a motion to dismiss Thursday.

The government cited a 2018 Fourth Circuit ruling, BAE Sys. Tech. Sol. & Servs., Inc. v. Republic of Korea’s Def. Acquisition Program Admin., which said a foreign government’s only...

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