[Protest of Army's Rejection of Bid and Contract Award for Milling Machines]
B-257345: Sep 22, 1994
- Full Report:
A firm protested the Army's rejection of its bid and subsequent contract award for milling machines, contending that the Army: (1) improperly determined that its bid was nonresponsive; and (2) should have waived its failure to acknowledge a solicitation amendment as a minor informality. GAO held that the: (1) Army properly rejected the protester's bid as nonresponsive, since the protester failed to acknowledge a material solicitation amendment; and (2) protester's failure to acknowledge the amendment could not be waived as a minor informality. Accordingly, the protest was denied.