C-5A Wing Modification Program

B-201347: Sep 27, 1983

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This report discusses the review of the Air Force's C-5A wing modification program, as to whether the Air Force properly exercised its responsibility for requiring Lockheed-Georgia Company, the C-5A contractor, to assume the financial burden of correcting the wing defect. GAO concluded that Lockheed was legally obligated to perform a substantial portion of the correction and cost reimbursement, no fee basis under the C-5A contract. The Air Force did not recognize this obligation, and Lockheed was awarded new contracts to correct the defect and obligated itself to pay fees of about $150 million. GAO perceived no legal basis on which the fee could be avoided.

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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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