[Protest of NAVSEA Exercise of Contract Option for Torpedo Defense System Demonstration and Validation]
B-259823.4: Jul 3, 1995
- Full Report:
A firm protested the Naval Sea Systems Command's (NAVSEA) exercise of a contract option for torpedo defense system demonstration and validation, contending that NAVSEA: (1) improperly determined that its bid was technically unacceptable; and (2) failed to disclose vital information concerning the bid requirements. GAO held that: (1) the protester's proposed system failed to meet the solicitation specifications; and (2) NAVSEA had no prior knowledge concerning the acceptability of certain proposed materials. Accordingly, the protest was denied.