B-154516, AUG. 25, 1964

B-154516: Aug 25, 1964

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TO KRAUSE-AIRCO: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR TELEFAX OF JUNE 19. WAS ISSUED ON APRIL 16. IT IS REPORTED THAT YOU REQUESTED AND WERE FURNISHED A COPY OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS. NO PROPOSAL WAS RECEIVED FROM YOU BY MAY 18. YOU WERE ADVISED BY LETTER DATED JUNE 29. THAT THE CLOSING DATE FOR PROPOSALS WAS MAY 18. WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

B-154516, AUG. 25, 1964

TO KRAUSE-AIRCO:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR TELEFAX OF JUNE 19, 1964, CONCERNING REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. SA-4-83039 ISSUED BY SAN ANTONIO AIR MATERIAL AREA, KELLY AIR FORCE BASE, TEXAS.

REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS SA-4-83039 COVERING THREE LINE ITEMS OF HYDRAULIC WINDSHIELD WIPER MOTORS AND ACTUATORS FOR C-47, C-54, AND C 50 AIRCRAFT, WAS ISSUED ON APRIL 16, 1964, WITH A CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF PROPOSALS OF MAY 18, 1964. IT IS REPORTED THAT YOU REQUESTED AND WERE FURNISHED A COPY OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS.

NO PROPOSAL WAS RECEIVED FROM YOU BY MAY 18, 1964. BY TELEGRAM DATED JUNE 19, 1964, YOU REQUESTED AN OPPORTUNITY TO SUBMIT A PROPOSAL BASED ON FURNISHING ITEMS USING SURPLUS PARTS EQUAL TO NEW PARTS. YOU WERE ADVISED BY LETTER DATED JUNE 29, 1964, THAT THE CLOSING DATE FOR PROPOSALS WAS MAY 18, 1964, AND THAT ANY PROPOSAL FROM YOU WOULD BE LATE AND NOT FOR CONSIDERATION UNDER ITS TERMS.

SECTION II, PART VII, OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS PROVIDES THAT PROPOSALS AND MODIFICATIONS RECEIVED AT THE OFFICE DESIGNATED THEREIN AFTER THE CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON THE DATE SET FOR RECEIPT OF PROPOSALS, WITH CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS NOT HERE PRESENT, WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. FURTHER YOUR PROPOSAL TO FURNISH SURPLUS PARTS WOULD NOT COMPLY WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS WHICH CALLS FOR DELIVERY OF NEW PARTS.

FOR THE FOREGOING REASONS, WE FIND NO BASIS TO QUESTION THE ADMINISTRATIVE ACTION TAKEN IN THE ..END :