B-152920, JAN. 20, 1964

B-152920: Jan 20, 1964

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INCORPORATED: REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED JANUARY 10. WE HAVE TODAY SUBMITTED SUCH MATERIAL TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WITH A RECOMMENDATION THAT IT BE CONSIDERED IN A REEXAMINATION OF THE NEGATIVE FCR PREVIOUSLY ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT ON YOUR COMPANY. STILL CONCLUDES THAT YOUR COMPANY IS NOT CAPABLE OF PERFORMING THE CONTRACT IN QUESTION. WE HAVE FURTHER ADVISED THE SECRETARY THAT THE MATTER SHOULD AGAIN BE SUBMITTED TO THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. IN THE EVENT THE QUESTION OF YOUR COMPANY'S CAPACITY AND/OR CREDIT IS AGAIN REFERRED TO THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION. FAILURE OR REFUSAL BY YOUR COMPANY TO MAKE TIMELY APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY AND TO COOPERATE FULLY WITH THAT AGENCY IN THE CONDUCT OF ITS SURVEY WILL JUSTIFY A REFUSAL BY THIS OFFICE TO GIVE FURTHER CONSIDERATION TO THE MERITS OF YOUR PROTEST.

B-152920, JAN. 20, 1964

TO FORCES, INCORPORATED:

REFERENCE IS MADE TO YOUR LETTER DATED JANUARY 10, 1964, TRANSMITTING CERTAIN MATERIAL IN SUPPORT OF YOUR PROTEST AGAINST REJECTION OF YOUR BID UNDER IFB 19-628-64-28.

WE HAVE TODAY SUBMITTED SUCH MATERIAL TO THE DEPARTMENT OF THE AIR FORCE WITH A RECOMMENDATION THAT IT BE CONSIDERED IN A REEXAMINATION OF THE NEGATIVE FCR PREVIOUSLY ISSUED BY THE DEPARTMENT ON YOUR COMPANY. IN THE EVENT THE DEPARTMENT, FOLLOWING SUCH REEXAMINATION, STILL CONCLUDES THAT YOUR COMPANY IS NOT CAPABLE OF PERFORMING THE CONTRACT IN QUESTION, WE HAVE FURTHER ADVISED THE SECRETARY THAT THE MATTER SHOULD AGAIN BE SUBMITTED TO THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION.

PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT, IN THE EVENT THE QUESTION OF YOUR COMPANY'S CAPACITY AND/OR CREDIT IS AGAIN REFERRED TO THE SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION, FAILURE OR REFUSAL BY YOUR COMPANY TO MAKE TIMELY APPLICATION FOR A CERTIFICATE OF COMPETENCY AND TO COOPERATE FULLY WITH THAT AGENCY IN THE CONDUCT OF ITS SURVEY WILL JUSTIFY A REFUSAL BY THIS OFFICE TO GIVE FURTHER CONSIDERATION TO THE MERITS OF YOUR PROTEST.