Oklahoma State University
B-406865: Sep 12, 2012
- Full Report:
Oklahoma State University (OSU), of Stillwater, Oklahoma, protests the award of a contract to Applied Research Associates, Inc. (ARA) under request for proposals (RFP) No. FA9200-11-R-0031, issued by the Department of the Air Force to produce joint munitions effectiveness manuals (JMEM) tools and related publications required by the Joint Technical Coordinating Group for Munitions Effectiveness (JTCG/ME). The JTCG/ME serves as the Department of Defense's focal point for munitions effectiveness information. Agency Report (AR) Tab 3, RFP at 70. The protester challenges the agency's price evaluation, contends that the agency engaged in preferential treatment of the awardee, and alleges that the awardee has an organizational conflict of interest.
We dismiss the protest in part and deny it in part.