B-218824, MAY 16, 1985, 85-1 CPD 560

B-218824: May 16, 1985

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QUESTIONS - SOLICITATION CANCELLED DIGEST: PROTEST IS DISMISSED AS ACADEMIC WHERE CONTRACT AWARD BEING PROTESTED HAS BEEN CANCELED. HILL OBJECTS THAT AWARD WAS MADE TO LOCKHEED AT A BID PRICE EXCEEDING THAT BID BY HILL. OUR OFFICE WILL NOT CONSIDER A PROTEST WHEN THE SOLICITATION UNDERLYING IT HAS BEEN CANCELED SINCE CANCELLATION RENDERS THE PROTEST ACADEMIC.

B-218824, MAY 16, 1985, 85-1 CPD 560

CONTRACTS - PROTESTS - MOOT, ACADEMIC, ETC. QUESTIONS - SOLICITATION CANCELLED DIGEST: PROTEST IS DISMISSED AS ACADEMIC WHERE CONTRACT AWARD BEING PROTESTED HAS BEEN CANCELED.

HILL AVIATION LOGISTICS:

HILL AVIATION LOGISTICS (HILL) PROTESTS THE AWARD OF A CONTRACT TO LOCKHEED CORPORATION (LOCKHEED) FOR THE PURCHASE OF BEARING SLEEVES UNDER SOLICITATION NO. DLA500-84-T-K302 ISSUED BY THE DEFENSE LOGISTICS AGENCY (DLA). HILL OBJECTS THAT AWARD WAS MADE TO LOCKHEED AT A BID PRICE EXCEEDING THAT BID BY HILL.

ON MAY 9, DLA ADVISED OUR OFFICE THAT THE CONTRACT AWARD TO LOCKHEED AND THE UNDERLYING SOLICITATION HAD BEEN CANCELED ON APRIL 16. OUR OFFICE WILL NOT CONSIDER A PROTEST WHEN THE SOLICITATION UNDERLYING IT HAS BEEN CANCELED SINCE CANCELLATION RENDERS THE PROTEST ACADEMIC. AVIATION ENTERPRISES, INC.; JANELLE AVIATION, B-215662; B-215662.2, OCT. 9, 1984, 84-2 CPD PARA. 392. ACCORDINGLY, WE DISMISS THE PROTEST.