Concern Over FAA Development of an In-House Capability for Instrument and Equipment Calibration

B-198004: Mar 12, 1980

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Questions were raised regarding the Federal Aviation Administration's approach to developing an in-house calibration capability. Although GAO was unable to reply substantively to the specific questions raised, general information regarding federal policy in contracting such programs was provided. The information stated that the federal government's policy has been to rely on private enterprise for its needs unless the national interest requires otherwise.

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.
  • Yang Enterprises, Inc.
    We dismiss the protest.

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