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.

Unusual and Compelling Urgency Archive

  • Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Protest: Agency reasonably limited competition for renovation services to holders of indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, multiple-award, task-order contracts, where the record shows that this acquisition approach was necessary to meet the agency’s urgent requirements....

    Trison Construction, Inc., B-401537.2, November 9, 2009

    Link:         GAO Opinion Agency:    Department of the Army Disposition:  Protest denied. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Protest: Agency reasonably limited competition for renovation services to holders of indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity, multiple-award, task-order contracts, where the record shows that this acquisition approach was necessary to meet the agency’s urgent requirements....

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  • 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 swashplate bearings for more than...

    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 swashplate bearings for more than...

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  • Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest denied. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging agency’s justification and approval for the sole source modification of a contract on an urgency basis for upgraded counter improvised explosive device electronic warfare systems is denied, where agency...

    Pegasus Global Strategic Solutions, LLC, B-400422.3, March 24, 2009

    Link: GAO Opinion Agency: Department of the Army Disposition: Protest denied. _________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ GAO Digest: Protest challenging agency’s justification and approval for the sole source modification of a contract on an urgency basis for upgraded counter improvised explosive device electronic warfare systems is denied, where agency...

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