[Protests of Army Contract Award for Antennae and Ancilliary Components]

B-257811,B-257811.2: Oct 4, 1994

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A firm protested an Army contract award for antennae and ancilliary components, contending that the: (1) Army improperly evaluated the awardee's responsibility; (2) Army failed to evaluate its bid in accordance with the solicitation's evaluation scheme; and (3) solicitation specifications were ambiguous. GAO held that: (1) it would not review the Army's affirmative responsibility determination, since the protester could not provide evidence of fraud or bad faith; (2) the protester was not sufficiently interested to protest the award, since it would not be in line for award even if its protest were sustained; (3) the Army properly evaluated the bids in accordance with the solicitation's evaluation criteria; and (4) the protester untimely filed after bid opening its protest regarding the ambiguous solicitation. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.