B-173487(2), DEC 10, 1971

B-173487(2): Dec 10, 1971

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WHICH IS DISPOSITIVE OF THE PRINCIPAL BASIS OF COMPUTER IMPACT'S PROTEST AND NOTES THAT THE PREAWARD SURVEY CONDUCTED ON RAYCOMM INDUSTRIES. INC.: FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR PROTEST AGAINST THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO RAYCOMM INDUSTRIES. ENCLOSED IS A COPY OF OUR DECISION OF TODAY TO TEK-MAR. WE BELIEVE THIS DECISION IS ALSO DISPOSITIVE OF THE PRINCIPAL BASIS OF YOUR PROTEST. AS CAN BE SEEN FROM THE REPORTED FACTS A PREAWARD SURVEY WAS CONDUCTED ON RAYCOMM. YOUR PROTEST IS DENIED.

B-173487(2), DEC 10, 1971

BID PROTEST - BID RESPONSIVENESS - BIDDER RESPONSIBILITY THE COMP. GEN. ENCLOSES A COPY OF DECISION B-173487(1) TO TEK-MAR, INC. WHICH IS DISPOSITIVE OF THE PRINCIPAL BASIS OF COMPUTER IMPACT'S PROTEST AND NOTES THAT THE PREAWARD SURVEY CONDUCTED ON RAYCOMM INDUSTRIES, INC. CONSIDERED FAVORABLY ITS HARDWARE FACILITY COMPLIANCE AND CAPABILITY.

TO COMPUTER IMPACT INFORMATION SYSTEMS, INC.:

FURTHER REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR PROTEST AGAINST THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO RAYCOMM INDUSTRIES, INC. (RAYCOMM), UNDER REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS NO. DAAB07-71-R-0405, ISSUED BY THE U.S. ARMY ELECTRONICS COMMAND, FORT MONMOUTH, NEW JERSEY.

ENCLOSED IS A COPY OF OUR DECISION OF TODAY TO TEK-MAR, INC., ONE OF FOUR COMPANIES, INCLUDING YOUR OWN, TO QUESTION THE PROCEDURES EMPLOYED IN THE INSTANT PROCUREMENT. WE BELIEVE THIS DECISION IS ALSO DISPOSITIVE OF THE PRINCIPAL BASIS OF YOUR PROTEST.

AS CAN BE SEEN FROM THE REPORTED FACTS A PREAWARD SURVEY WAS CONDUCTED ON RAYCOMM, WHICH CONSIDERED FAVORABLY THE HARDWARE FACILITY COMPLIANCE AND CAPABILITY OF THAT COMPANY.

ACCORDINGLY, AND FOR THE REASONS STATED IN THE ENCLOSURE, YOUR PROTEST IS DENIED.