Sierra Nevada announced that it filed a motion with the US Court of Federal Claims asking for judicial review of the results of the Air Force’s commander-directed investigation into the Light Air Support program. “We believe it is important to the goals of transparency, a fair and open competition, and the integrity of the process that the court now review the results,” said Taco Gilbert, Sierra Nevada’s vice president of intelligence, reconnaissance, and surveillance business development. The company filed the motion on April 16. In December, the Air Force chose Sierra Nevada to provide 20 LAS airplanes to the Afghan air force. The Air Force subsequently withdrew the contract after realizing that its source-selection documentation was lacking in the face of the still-pending federal lawsuit filed by Hawker Beechcraft after the disqualification of the company’s AT-6 aircraft at a late stage in the LAS competition. The Air Force announced on April 13 that part 1 of the CDI was completed. “Now that material information exists on this pivotal issue, so it is in the best interest of all parties that it be reviewed as a part of Hawker Beechcraft’s continuing lawsuit,” stated Gilbert. (See also Take Two.)