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.

Search our archives past GAO protest decisions and come back often to keep up to date on the latest trends and legal decisions in Bid Protests. If you have questions about filing a Bid Protest or you were awarded a contract that has been protested, please contact the editor immediately as missing a filing deadline is the quickest way to lose your right to protest or defend your award.

Price Realism Archive

  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of FCN, Inc., regarding the award of a contract to RGS Federal, Inc., by the Air National Guard (ANG), under a request for proposals (RFP), for...

    FCN, Inc., B-408316; B-408316.2, August 19, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of FCN, Inc., regarding the award of a contract to RGS Federal, Inc., by the Air National Guard (ANG), under a request for proposals (RFP), for...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. Keywords:   LPTA, PIA, price realism General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Phoenix Management, Inc. based on the award of a contract to Alliance Technical Services, Inc. (ATS), under a request...

    Phoenix Management, Inc., B-406142.3, May 17, 2012

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. Keywords:   LPTA, PIA, price realism General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Phoenix Management, Inc. based on the award of a contract to Alliance Technical Services, Inc. (ATS), under a request...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of DynCorp International LLC regarding the award of a contract to L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC under a request for proposals (RFP) No. FA3002-11-R-0007, issued...

    DynCorp International LLC, B-407762.3, June 7, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Air Force Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of DynCorp International LLC regarding the award of a contract to L-3 Communications Vertex Aerospace LLC under a request for proposals (RFP) No. FA3002-11-R-0007, issued...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight:  GAO denied the protest of Contract Services, Inc. (CSI), regarding the award of a contract to ALOG Corporation, under a request for proposals (RFP) issued by the Department of the...

    Contract Services, Inc., B-407894; B-407894.2, April 3, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight:  GAO denied the protest of Contract Services, Inc. (CSI), regarding the award of a contract to ALOG Corporation, under a request for proposals (RFP) issued by the Department of the...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Homeland Security Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Burke Consortium, Inc., based on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision not to award Burke a contract under a request for proposals (RFP) for...

    Burke Consortium, Inc., B-407273.3; B-407273.5, February 7, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of Homeland Security Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Burke Consortium, Inc., based on the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) decision not to award Burke a contract under a request for proposals (RFP) for...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of State Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of ValidaTek, Inc., based on the Department of State’s (DOS) issuance of a task order to Zolon Tech, Inc., under a request for proposals (RFP) for information...

    ValidaTek, Inc., B-407623, January 17, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of State Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of ValidaTek, Inc., based on the Department of State’s (DOS) issuance of a task order to Zolon Tech, Inc., under a request for proposals (RFP) for information...

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  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Mil-Mar Century Corporation regarding the award of a contract to The Entwistle Company, by the Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command Warren, under a...

    Mil-Mar Century Corporation, B-407644; B-407644.2; B-407644.3, January 17, 2013

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. General Counsel P.C. Highlight: GAO denied the protest of Mil-Mar Century Corporation regarding the award of a contract to The Entwistle Company, by the Department of the Army, Army Contracting Command Warren, under a...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Strategic Resources, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest alleging that the awardee’s proposal violated the solicitation’s unclear proposal font requirement is denied where the protester’s proposal does not comply with its own interpretation of...

    Strategic Resources, Inc., B-406841.2, November 27, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Strategic Resources, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest alleging that the awardee’s proposal violated the solicitation’s unclear proposal font requirement is denied where the protester’s proposal does not comply with its own interpretation of...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Global Protection Group Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest contending that award decision was unreasonable because awardee’s price was unrealistically low and the awardee lacked relevant past performance is denied, where solicitation did not require...

    Global Protection Group, B-407221, November 26, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Global Protection Group Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protest Denied. ______________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest contending that award decision was unreasonable because awardee’s price was unrealistically low and the awardee lacked relevant past performance is denied, where solicitation did not require...

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  • Link: GAO Decision Protestor: A&T Systems, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of an agency’s technical evaluation is denied where the agency reasonably evaluated the awardee’s proposal consistent with the solicitation’s stated criteria. Protest that the awardee’s price...

    A&T Systems, Inc., B-407152, November 16, 2012

    Link: GAO Decision Protestor: A&T Systems, Inc. Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of an agency’s technical evaluation is denied where the agency reasonably evaluated the awardee’s proposal consistent with the solicitation’s stated criteria. Protest that the awardee’s price...

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