B-245842.2, B-245843.2, Jan, 1992

B-245842.2: Jan 1, 1992

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DIGEST: Protests are dismissed as academic where agency is canceling underlying solicitations due to a change in mission requirements. Greece. /1/ We dismiss the protests because the agency has advised our Office that due to a change in mission requirements the underlying solicitations are being canceled. We only consider protests against specific procurement actions and will not render to a protester what would be.

B-245842.2, B-245843.2, Jan, 1992

DIGEST: Protests are dismissed as academic where agency is canceling underlying solicitations due to a change in mission requirements.

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Earnest A. Cost:

Earnest A. Cost protests the Air Force's determination of nonresponsibility and the rejection of the protester's proposals under request for proposals (RFP) Nos. F63197-91-R-0007, F63197-91-R-0008, F63197-91-R-0016, F63197-91-R-0001, F63197-91-R-0015, F63197-91-R-0022, and F63197-91-R-0009, issued by the Air Force for various construction projects at Iraklion Air Station, Crete, Greece. /1/

We dismiss the protests because the agency has advised our Office that due to a change in mission requirements the underlying solicitations are being canceled.

The cancellation of a solicitation renders a protest academic. Morey Mach., Inc.-- Recon., B-233793.2, Aug. 3, 1989, 89-2 CPD Para. 102. We do not consider academic protests because to do so would serve no useful public policy purpose. We only consider protests against specific procurement actions and will not render to a protester what would be, in effect, an advisory decision. See East West Research Inc. - Recon., B-233623.2, Apr. 14, 1989, 89-1 CPD Para. 379.

/1/ Cost's protest (B-245835) incorrectly referenced RFP No. F63197 91-R- 0012 instead of RFP No. F63197-91-R-0008, issued by the Air Force for the construction of a base supply warehouse. The Air Force has notified our Office of the correct solicitation (RFP No. F63197-91-R 0008) for which Cost submitted a proposal. The protester did not submit a proposal in response to RFP No. F63197-91-R-0012, issued by the Air Force for the renovation of trailers in Araxos, Greece.