[Protests of Army Solicitations for Spare Parts]

B-229812,B-229853,B-229854,B-229855,B-229856,B-229857,B-229858,B: Mar 25, 1988

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A firm protested eight Army solicitations for spare parts, contending that they conflicted with its mandatory requirements contract. GAO held that: (1) the protester untimely filed after bid opening its protests against alleged improprieties in four of the solicitations; and (2) since the Army cancelled or planned to cancel the remaining four solicitations, the protests against them were academic. Accordingly, the protests were dismissed.