[Protest of Army Solicitation for Operation and Management Services]

B-232082: Oct 28, 1988

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A firm protested an Army solicitation for operation and management services, contending that the solicitation was defective, since it: (1) did not specify the required level of effort; and (2) included a provision for reviewing contractor performance, which was inconsistent with a level-of-effort contract. GAO held that: (1) although the Army l abelled the procurement as requiring a level of effort contract, the solicitation, read as a whole, contemplated award of a fixed-price service contract; and (2) the inspection clause was a standard requirement for the type of service the Army required. Accordingly, the protest was denied.

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  • HBI-GF, JV
    We deny the protest.
    B-415036
  • Epsilon Systems Solutions, Inc.
    We dismiss the protest because it raises a matter of contract administration over which we do not exercise jurisdiction.
    B-414410.4

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