B-173421(2), SEP 22, 1971

B-173421(2): Sep 22, 1971

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IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT. A REVIEW OF THE DISPUTED SPECIFICATIONS BE MADE WITH A VIEW TOWARD BRINGING THEM IN LINE WITH PRESENT DATA AND TECHNOLOGY BEFORE FUTURE PROCUREMENTS ARE INITIATED. SECRETARY: REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER FAC-0211E/RSL:RME DATED AUGUST 20. ENCLOSED IS A COPY OF OUR DECISION OF TODAY TO FERMONT. ALTHOUGH WE HAVE DENIED THE PROTEST. WE RECOMMEND FOR THE REASONS STATED IN THE ENCLOSED DECISION THAT A REVIEW OF THE IMMEDIATE SPECIFICATIONS BE UNDERTAKEN WITH A VIEW TOWARD BRINGING THEM IN LINE WITH PRESENT DATA AND TECHNOLOGY BEFORE FUTURE PROCUREMENTS ARE INITIATED.

B-173421(2), SEP 22, 1971

PROCUREMENTS - UPDATING OF SPECIFICATIONS ALTHOUGH THE PROTEST OF THE FERMONT DIVISION OF THE DYNAMICS CORPORATION OF AMERICA HAS BEEN DENIED, IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT, FOR THE REASONS STATED, A REVIEW OF THE DISPUTED SPECIFICATIONS BE MADE WITH A VIEW TOWARD BRINGING THEM IN LINE WITH PRESENT DATA AND TECHNOLOGY BEFORE FUTURE PROCUREMENTS ARE INITIATED.

TO MR. SECRETARY:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO LETTER FAC-0211E/RSL:RME DATED AUGUST 20, 1971, FROM THE NAVAL FACILITIES ENGINEERING COMMAND, REPORTING ON THE PROTEST OF THE FERMONT DIVISION OF THE DYNAMICS CORPORATION OF AMERICA, AGAINST THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO ANOTHER OFFEROR UNDER REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS (RFP) NO. N62578-71-R-0020, ISSUED BY THE NAVAL CONSTRUCTION BATTALION CENTER, DAVISVILLE, RHODE ISLAND.

ENCLOSED IS A COPY OF OUR DECISION OF TODAY TO FERMONT. ALTHOUGH WE HAVE DENIED THE PROTEST, WE RECOMMEND FOR THE REASONS STATED IN THE ENCLOSED DECISION THAT A REVIEW OF THE IMMEDIATE SPECIFICATIONS BE UNDERTAKEN WITH A VIEW TOWARD BRINGING THEM IN LINE WITH PRESENT DATA AND TECHNOLOGY BEFORE FUTURE PROCUREMENTS ARE INITIATED.