B-156925, JUL. 2, 1965

B-156925: Jul 2, 1965

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SINCE THE GOVERNMENT RECEIVED THE BENEFIT OF THE REQUESTED SERVICES THE CONTRACTOR IS ENTITLED TO PAYMENT THEREFOR ON A QUANTUM MERUIT BASIS AND THE AMOUNT TO BE PAID SHOULD BE MEASURED BY THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT. SINCE THE DETAILS FURNISHED OUR OFFICE ARE NOT SUFFICIENT TO DETERMINE THE CORRECTNESS OF THE CHARGES ON THIS BASIS AND SINCE CONSIDERABLE DETAILS WOULD BE NECESSARY TO MAKE THIS DETERMINATION. THE CLAIMS FILE IS RETURNED HEREWITH AND YOU ARE ADVISED THAT PAYMENT IS AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT.

B-156925, JUL. 2, 1965

TO THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY:

ON MAY 14, 1965, THE UNITED STATES NAVY FINANCE CENTER, WASHINGTON, D.C., TRANSMITTED TO OUR OFFICE FOR SETTLEMENT AS A CLAIM A VOUCHER STATED IN THE SUM OF $384,947.42 IN FAVOR OF MCDONNELL AIRCRAFT CORPORATION FOR TECHNICAL SERVICES FURNISHED THE BUREAU OF NAVAL WEAPONS DURING THE CALENDAR YEAR 1962 FOLLOWING THE EXPIRATION OF CONTRACT NO. NOAS 59-0294'S ON DECEMBER 31, 1961.

THE RECORD DISCLOSES THAT ALTHOUGH THE CONTRACT EXPIRED ON DECEMBER 31, 1961, THE CONTRACTOR CONTINUED TO FURNISH SERVICES FOR THE CALENDAR YEAR 1962 AT THE REQUEST OF THE CONTRACTING OFFICE. SINCE THE GOVERNMENT RECEIVED THE BENEFIT OF THE REQUESTED SERVICES THE CONTRACTOR IS ENTITLED TO PAYMENT THEREFOR ON A QUANTUM MERUIT BASIS AND THE AMOUNT TO BE PAID SHOULD BE MEASURED BY THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT. SEE B-153929, APRIL 21, 1964. SINCE THE DETAILS FURNISHED OUR OFFICE ARE NOT SUFFICIENT TO DETERMINE THE CORRECTNESS OF THE CHARGES ON THIS BASIS AND SINCE CONSIDERABLE DETAILS WOULD BE NECESSARY TO MAKE THIS DETERMINATION, THE CLAIMS FILE IS RETURNED HEREWITH AND YOU ARE ADVISED THAT PAYMENT IS AUTHORIZED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE TERMS OF THE CONTRACT, IF OTHERWISE CORRECT.