Protest of Award of a Contract to an Allegedly Nonresponsive Bidder

B-186691: Oct 20, 1976

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Arnessen Marine Systems protested award of a contract to Redifon Computers Limited to supply radar equipment to the Merchant Marine Academy, alleging that Redifon was a nonresponsive bidder. Questions of responsiveness and of low bidder need not be considered when IFB document fails to specify delivery schedule, clear delivery terms, or if place of inspection and acceptance is defective. (RS)