[Request for Reconsideration of Denied Protest of Air Force Contract Award]

B-228951.2: Jun 22, 1988

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A firm requested reconsideration of its denied protest of an Air Force contract award for actuators. GAO had held that the Air Force justified its sole-source award, since it reasonably determined that only certain equipment met its minimum needs. In its request for reconsideration, the protester contended that the: (1) Air Force's cancellation of an original specification indicated that the awardee was unqualified to produce the equipment; and (2) reimbursement provision in the awardee's contract prejudiced future awards for the equipment. GAO held that: (1) the protester failed to show that there was any error of law or fact in the original decision; (2) the specification revision was unrelated to the equipment's configuration; and (3) there was nothing improper in the contract's reimbursement provision. Accordingly, the request for reconsideration was denied.

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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