A panel of the 11th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has affirmed a decision by a lower court judge in Atlanta vacating a $4.9 million judgment against an Army contractor in Kuwait.

In a per curiam decision, Judges J.L. Edmondson and Stanley F. Birch Jr. and Senior Judge Phyllis A. Kravitch affirmed U.S. District Court Judge William S. Duffey Jr.’s decision to vacate his own default finding against Kuwait & Gulf Link Transport Co.