[Protests of Navy Contract Award for Engineering Services]

B-240160,B-240160.2,B-240160.3: Oct 30, 1990

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A firm protested a Navy contract award for engineering services, contending that the Navy: (1) treated offerors unequally with regard to their proposed use of Department of Labor wage rates; (2) did not conduct a reasonable cost-realism analysis of the awardee's bid; (3) performed a flawed technical evaluation; and (4) failed to detect and improperly accepted the awardee's explanation for a wage rate inconsistency. GAO found that: (1) the specifications regarding wage rates were not misleading and offerors had an opportunity to respond to the solicitation; (2) contentions regarding discrepancies in the awardee's wage rates did not warrant disturbing the award, since there was no evidence of fraud; (3) the Navy conducted a reasonable cost-realism analysis; and (4) the Navy properly evaluated technical proposals. Accordingly, the protests were denied.

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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