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Protest of Army Solicitation, U.S. GAO, February 3, 1995.

Protest of Army Solicitation, U.S. GAO, February 3, 1995.

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On Novem , Sigmatech, Inc. (“Sigmatech”) filed a Bid Protest in the Government Accountability Office (“GAO”), challenging the United States Department of the Army Contracting Command’s (“the Army”) decision to set aside Solicitation No. W91CRBR (“the Solicitation”) for small business concerns. The Government Accountability Office has denied the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) team’s protest of the U.S. Air Force ‘s award of the highly-classified Long Range Strike.

GAO’s recent decision in HP Enterprise Services, LLC illustrates the challenges resulting from the recent changes to GAO’s task order protest also provides a useful overview of the current scope of GAO’s jurisdiction over such protests. HP Enterprise Services, LLC—Reconsideration, B (Janu ). Here is a bit of background on the recent jurisdictional.   Afterward, the other offeror filed a GAO protest. During corrective action, the protestor was acquired by a large business. For corrective action, the agency required that offerors submit new size certifications. • Issue: Must the agency reconsider its set-aside decision when, after issuance of the solicitation, only one small business offeror.

The U.S. Government Accountability Office denied a protest by Loyal Source Government Services LLC claiming the U.S. Army improperly evaluated its $ million bid to provide physician services at.   Unsurprisingly, Southern Aire filed a GAO protest generally alleging that the Army’s evaluation of its proposal was unreasonable and contrary to the terms of the solicitation. For those new to the GAO protest process, here’s a summary: after a protest is filed with GAO, the protested agency must produce an Agency Report with a legal.


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Protest of Army Solicitation, U.S. GAO, February 3, 1995 Download PDF EPUB FB2

If a party interested in a government contract believes that an agency has violated procurement law or regulation in Protest of Army Solicitation solicitation for goods or services, or in the award of a contract, it may file a bid protest with our office.

GAO provides an inexpensive and expeditious forum for the resolution of bid protests. Recent Decisions. A firm protested an Army solicitation for office telephone systems, contending that the: (1) Army should have used negotiated procurement procedures, since the solicitation did not provide it with enough information to intelligently prepare its bid; (2) solicitation's specifications unduly restricted competition; and (3) Army failed to respond to its request for technical clarifications.

A firm protested an Army solicitation and subsequent contract award, contending that: (1) the solicitation was defective; (2) the Army failed to timely notify it of its exclusion from competition; (3) it never received any solicitation amendments after its exclusion from the competitive range; and (4) the awardee could not perform the contract at its proposed prices.

GAO held that: (1) the. Two individuals protested an Army solicitation for radiology services, contending that the: (1) solicitation's personnel requirement unduly restricted competition and exceeded the Army's minimum needs; (2) Army failed to require medical malpractice liability insurance; and (3) solicitation contained ambiguous specifications.

A firm protested an Army solicitation for road and pavement repair, contending that the small disadvantaged business (SDB) set-aside: (1) unduly restricted competition, since it was unlikely that two or more responsible SDB firms would submit bids at reasonable prices or satisfy the bonding requirements; (2) had a disproportionate impact on the road construction industry; and (3) was.

A firm protested an Army contract award for system and software engineering support services, contending that the: (1) Army improperly evaluated its bid; (2) Army conducted misleading discussions regarding its proposed labor rates; (3) awardee's bid did not comply with the solicitation's mandatory subcontracting requirements; and (4) awardee's subcontractor posed an organizational conflict of.

A firm protested an Army contract award for furniture, contending that the: (1) Army did not give it a copy of the solicitation; (2) awardee had an unfair competitive advantage and should have been excluded from competition; and (3) solicitation requested quotations on a brand-name basis. GAO held that the: (1) Army should have furnished copies of the solicitation to all potential bidders; and.

Procedures for protests to GAO are found at 4 CFR Part 21 (GAO Bid Protest Regulations). In the event guidance concerning GAO procedure in this section conflicts with 4 CFR P 4 CFR Part 21 governs. (a) General procedure. (1) A protester is required to furnish a copy of its complete protest to the official and location designated in the solicitation or, in the absence of such a.

Kohns, Esq., Department of the Army, for the V, Bruce Goddard, Esq., and Henry R. Wray, Esq, Office of the General Counsel, GAO, participated in the preparation of the decision. DIGEST 1. Protest that solicitation's pricing format is ambiguous is denied where protester's interpretation is not reasonable.

The report is one of two providing Congress with background on the GAO bid-protest process. It provides an overview of the time frames and procedures in a GAO bid protest, including (1) what issues can be protested with GAO; (2) who can file or be a party to a GAO protest; (3.

Vera Meza, Esq, and Michael Lonsberry, Esq., U.S. Army Materiel Command, for the agency. Mary G. Curcio, Esq., and John Van Schaik, Esq, Office of the General Counset, GAO, participated in the preparation of the decision. DIGEST Protest that requirement for cleaning chemical in solicitation for tank washer degreasing machine which.

Department of the Army, for the agency. Jacqueline Maeder, Esq, and Paul Lieberman, Esq., Office of the General Counsel, GAO, participated in the preparation of the decision. DIGEST 1, Protest that solicitation which provides for award of an indefinite-quantity contract is defective because it does not state minimum quantities for line items.

The GAO’s decision in Zodiac of North America, Inc., B (Mar. 28, ), involved a U.S. Army Contracting Command solicitation for a contractor to produce a seven-person inflatable combat raiding craft (I-CRC) and a person inflatable combat assault craft (I-CAC).

The Army initially issued the solicitation in February Chapter 1 Page 5 GAOSP Bid Protests at GAO The Bid Protest Process Chapter Background For more than 80 years, GAO has provided an objective, independent, and impartial forum for the resolution of disputes concerning the awards of federal contracts.

GAO Bid Protest Statistics for Fiscal Years () FY FY FY Cases Filed 1, 1, (up 6%1) (down 2%) (down 9%) Cases Closed 1, 1, 1, Merit (Sustain + Deny) Decisions Number of Sustains 91 72 71 Sustain Rate 27% 29% 23% Effectiveness Rate (reported) (2) 38% 39% 37% ADR (3) (cases used) 62 No.

DADWT, issued by the Department of the Army, Military District of Washington Acquisition Center (MDWAC), Fort Belvoir, Virginia, for base operations and maintenance services for Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, New York. We deny the protest.

In Marchthe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, issued request. In Nexagen Networks, Inc., B et al.

(Jan. 11, ), Nexagen submitted a proposal under a request for task execution plan issued by the U.S. Army. The solicitation sought technical support for communications capabilities, and was competed among the 20 companies holding contracts under the Army’s Global Tactical Advanced Communication.

B 8 6 I our decisions in Allis-Chalmers Corporation,MaCPDand 51 Comp. Gen. URC argues that since it was clear from the solicitation that travel costs were not to be evaluated, then Deterline's post-bid opening protest that travel costs should be eval- uated in the manner that it argues is untimely because GAO's.

The protest is denied. James F. flinchman General Counsel 'The Miller Act (40 U.S.C. § af ()) mandates the use of performance and payment bonds for any construction contract exceeding $25, The bid guarantee was called for because a performance and payment bond was required for this construction contract.

FAR § (a). To be timely filed at GAO, a disappointed offeror must file its protest within ten (10) calendar days after “the basis for the protest is known or should have been known, whichever is earlier” OR within five (5) calendar days of a debriefing that is requested and required, whichever is later.

Three (3) days after award, certain procurements. By Daniel Wilson. Law (AugPM EDT) -- A Court of Federal Claims judge has said he will seek out an advisory opinion in AECOM's protest over an $82 billion U.S. Army logistics. The Government Accountability Office sided with the U.S.

Army in protests over $82 billion in support services contracts for U.S. military installations, saying in .Law, New York (FebruPM EST) -- Six of the 49 companies that have been denied awards under the U.S. Army’s $5 billion, year information technology contract, including one.