[Protest of Army Solicitation for Autoclave System]
B-256728.2: Sep 23, 1994
- Full Report:
A firm protested an Army solicitation for an autoclave system, contending that the specifications were: (1) restrictive, since they were designed to favor another bidder's product; and (2) excessively complex. GAO held that the specifications were not: (1) restrictive, since they were broadly stated functional requirements; and (2) overly complex, since they were necessary to ensure the best value procurement. Accordingly, the protest was denied.