[Request for Reconsideration of Dismissal of Protest Under Navy Solicitation]

B-225687.2,B-225687.3: Mar 11, 1987

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A firm requested reconsideration of the dismissal of its protest against a Navy solicitation for a microprocessor distribution control system, contending that the Navy should have issued a change order under the protester's existing contract instead of conducting the procurement. GAO had dismissed the protest because the Navy claimed that it did not receive a copy; however, the protester subsequently produced receipts showing that it had timely filed a copy with the Navy. GAO held that: (1) it would not review the Navy's determination or issue a change order, since that was a matter of contract administration; and (2) since the protester specifically stated that it was not a prospective competitor, it was not sufficiently interested to protest the procurement. Accordingly, the protest was dismissed.