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A firm protested a Navy contract award for layberth services, contending that the awardee's facility could not meet the solicitation's requirements and that the Navy unreasonably determined that this was acceptable. GAO held that the awardee's proposal contained insufficient information and did not meet solicitation requirements and that the Navy's determination was unreasonable. Accordingly, the protest was sustained, and GAO recommended that the Navy: (1) reopen discussions with competitive range bidders; (2) request revised proposals and make a new award decision; (3) terminate awardee's contract, if otherwise appropriate; and (4) reimburse the protester for its protest costs.

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