Welcome to the weekly online journal focused entirely on GAO Bid Protests of Federal Government contract awards brought to you by the Government Contracts Practice Group at General Counsel, P.C.. This site will be updated at least once a week with analysis and summaries of the latest GAO Bid Protest decisions and information to help professionals and business owners make informed decisions on protesting a contract solicitation or award.

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Ambiguity in Solicitation Archive

  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Katmai Information Technologies, LLC Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that terms of solicitation for role-players to interact with military forces do not adequately communicate the agency’s requirements is denied where the solicitation provides sufficient...

    Katmai Information Technologies, LLC, B-406885, September 20, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Katmai Information Technologies, LLC Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that terms of solicitation for role-players to interact with military forces do not adequately communicate the agency’s requirements is denied where the solicitation provides sufficient...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: NCS Technologies, Inc. Agency: United States Marine Corps Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly evaluated proposed prices is denied where the agency’s evaluation conformed to the terms of the solicitation; in any case, any ambiguity in the...

    NCS Technologies, Inc., B-406306.3, September 17, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: NCS Technologies, Inc. Agency: United States Marine Corps Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest that agency improperly evaluated proposed prices is denied where the agency’s evaluation conformed to the terms of the solicitation; in any case, any ambiguity in the...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: IAP-Hill, LLC Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging agency’s evaluation of proposals is denied where record shows that agency’s evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the terms of the solicitation and applicable statutes and...

    IAP-Hill, LLC, B-406289, B-406289.2, B-406289.3, April 4, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: IAP-Hill, LLC Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging agency’s evaluation of proposals is denied where record shows that agency’s evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the terms of the solicitation and applicable statutes and...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Ambiguity in solicitation General Counsel P.C. Highlight: When a dispute arises as to the actual meaning of solicitation language, the GAO resolves the matter by reading the solicitation as a whole and in...

    Superior Gunite, B-402392.2, March 29, 2010

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Ambiguity in solicitation General Counsel P.C. Highlight: When a dispute arises as to the actual meaning of solicitation language, the GAO resolves the matter by reading the solicitation as a whole and in...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Air Force Disposition: Protest dismissed in part, denied in part. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Where agency responded to earlier protest, in which the agency tender official (ATO) challenged the adequacy of the solicitation’s workload information, by stating that it...

    Patricia A. Thompson — Agency Tender Official, B-310910.4, January 22, 2009

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Air Force Disposition: Protest dismissed in part, denied in part. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Where agency responded to earlier protest, in which the agency tender official (ATO) challenged the adequacy of the solicitation’s workload information, by stating that it...

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