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Sole-Source Award

Unitron LP, B-406770, August 14, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Unitron LP Agency: Naval Air Systems Command Disposition: Protest Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Sole-source award of a follow-on contract for highly specialized equipment is unobjectionable where the agency reasonably determined that award to any other source…

Camden Shipping Corporation, B-406171, B-406323, February 27, 2012

Link: GAO Decision Protestor: Camden Shipping Corporation Agency: Department of the Navy Disposition: Protests Denied. _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency reasonably awarded a bridge contract on a sole-source basis for the operation and maintenance of a vessel, where the agency reasonably…

Chicago Dryer Company, B-401888, December 8, 2009

Link: GAO Opinion Agencies: Department of Veterans Affairs Disposition: Protest denied. Keywords: Sole-source —————————————————————————————————————————– In September, the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) posted a pre-solicitation notice advising of its intent to acquire a G.A. Braun Delta 3S32 ironer, available only…

RBC Bearings Incorporated, B-401661; B-401661.2, October 27, 2009

Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Defense Logistics Agency Disposition:  Protest sustained. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest of a sole-source contract award justified on the basis of urgency is sustained where the protester’s pursuit of source approval to compete for purchases of helicopter…

Major Contracting Services, Inc., B-401472, September 14, 2009

Link:   GAO Opinion Agency:          Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest sustained. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Agency improperly extended a contract on a sole-source basis where it did not establish that only the incumbent could provide the services and the agency could…