B-134130, NOV. 14, 1957

B-134130: Nov 14, 1957

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ATTORNEYS AT LAW: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 16. THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE HAS REPORTED THAT A REVIEW OF THIS PROPOSED PROCUREMENT REVEALS THAT THE ORIGINAL SPECIFICATIONS ARE.

B-134130, NOV. 14, 1957

TO DIMOND AND THORMAN, ATTORNEYS AT LAW:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER OF OCTOBER 16, 1957, PROTESTING ON BEHALF OF TRASHTAINER, INC., THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE SPECIFICATIONS UNDER INVITATION FOR BIDS NO. 05-611-58-26, ISSUED BY THE UNITED STATES AIR FORCE ACADEMY.

THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE HAS REPORTED THAT A REVIEW OF THIS PROPOSED PROCUREMENT REVEALS THAT THE ORIGINAL SPECIFICATIONS ARE, IN FACT, RESTRICTED. FOR THIS REASON THEY CAUSED TO BE ISSUED AMENDMENT NO. 2 TO THE INVITATION FOR BIDS, DATED OCTOBER 19, 1957, FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING SUFFICIENT TIME TO AMEND THE SPECIFICATIONS REMOVING THE OBJECTIONABLE ELEMENTS.

IN VIEW OF THE ACTION TAKEN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE, NO FURTHER ACTION APPEARS NECESSARY BY US IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR PROTEST.