Protest of Air Force Contract Award

B-181486: Aug 1, 1974

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A company protested the award of any contract resulting from a solicitation issued by the Air Force to either of the two lowest bidders on the ground that neither could satisfy the work experience requirments set forth in the solicitation. GAO has consistently held that the matter of a prospective contractor's work experience presents a question of responsibility of the bidder. GAO does not review bid protests involving a contracting officer's affirmative determination of responsibility. Accordingly, no fraud was alleged or demonstrated and GAO declined further consideration of the matter.

Mar 22, 2018

Mar 20, 2018

Mar 19, 2018

  • Ampcus, Inc.
    We deny the protest.
  • AMAR Health IT, LLC
    We dismiss the protest because our Office does not have jurisdiction to entertain protests of task orders issued under civilian agency multiple-award, indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity (IDIQ) contracts that are valued at less than $10 million.
  • Centurum, Inc.--Costs
    We grant the request.

Mar 15, 2018

  • ORBIS Sibro, Inc.
    We sustain the protest in part and deny it in part.

Mar 14, 2018

Mar 13, 2018

  • Interoperability Clearinghouse
    We dismiss the protest because the protester, a not-for-profit entity, is not an interested party to challenge this sole-source award to an Alaska Native Corporation under the Small Business Administration's (SBA) 8(a) program.

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