Protest of Air Force Solicitation, U.S. GAO, January 23, 1995.

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A firm protested an Air Force solicitation, contending that the Air Force used the wrong standard industrial classification (SIC) code. GAO held that it would not consider the protest, since the Small Business Administration had sole jurisdiction to review the Air Force's SIC code selection.

Accordingly, the protest was dismissed. A firm protested the Air Force's decision to perform architectural-engineering services in-house, contending that the Air Force failed to conduct a proper January 23 comparison.

GAO held that the Air Force: (1) reasonably cancelled the solicitation after it reduced its requirements and determined that it could perform the services in-house at less cost; and (2) was not required to conduct a. A firm protested the Air Force's elimination of a small business set-aside, contending that the Air Force improperly amended the solicitation after the bids had been evaluated.

GAO held that the Air Force: (1) was required to delete the small business set-aside provisions from all applicable solicitations pursuant to an agencywide memorandum; (2) reasonably determined that.

A firm protested an Air Force solicitation for aircraft, contending that the Air Force: (1) should have set aside the procurement for small, disadvantaged, or women-owned businesses; (2) did not allow sufficient time for it to prepare a proposal; and (3) improperly favored foreign firms.

GAO held that the: (1) Air Force reasonably determined that it would not obtain adequate. A firm protested an Air Force contract award for a fuel system, contending that the Air Force should have rejected the awardee's bid, since it did not meet the solicitation requirements.

GAO held that the: (1) Air Force reasonably determined that the awardee's product met the solicitation's technical requirements; and (2) protester failed to provide evidence that the Air Force.

A firm protested an Air Force contract award for aircraft January 23 blade sets, contending that the Air Force improperly denied its source approval request for the solicited parts.

GAO held that the: (1) solicitation was restricted to qualified manufacturers of the parts; (2) protester submitted insufficient technical data to qualify it as an approved source; and (3) protester untimely filed its. Solicitation ; Fort Bliss to Kirtland AFB Circuit. Solicitation was issued on an unrestricted basis on Januand closed on January The solicitation provided that the required operational service date for the circuit was February 28 or sooner if possible.

Further, it incorporated a clause providing that SDBs wereFile Size: KB. Date: J DECISION Federal Express Corporation (FedEx) protests the terms of amendment No.

of request for proposal (RFP) No. FR, issued by the Department of the Air Force for international passenger, cargo and aeromedical airlift services for the Civil Reserve Air Fleet (CRAF).1 We dismiss the protest as untimely filed.

U.S. GAO Protests. Main Protests Page Protests By January 23 Part & Subpart Protests By Circular A Protests by Issue Protests by Rules of Legal Forum Protest By Name GAO Protests Statistics -- Since Contracting Legislation of the Current Congress Public Laws & Citations More.

Reading Analysis & ArticlesReviews: (a) Protests, as defined in section of the U.S. GAO Acquisition Regulation, that are filed directly with an agency, and copies of any protests that are filed with the General Accounting Office (GAO), shall be served on the Contracting Officer (addressed as follows) by obtaining written and dated acknowledgment of receipt from.

United States v. U.S. GAO May, F.2d (8th Circuit, ) (former Adjutant General of the Iowa National Guard used National Guard aircraft, fuel & personnel to make eleven trips for personal convenience (ten trips to visit his fiancee and one trip to spend Thanksgiving with friends in Las Vegas); he was convicted of conversion of government property in violation of 18 USC.

Desbuild Inc., B, Jan. 13,CPD 23 at 5. We resolve questions of solicitation interpretation by reading the solicitation as a whole and in a manner that gives effect to all provisions; to be reasonable, and therefore valid, an interpretation must be consistent with such a reading.

Subpart - Use of Recovered Materials and Biobased Products: Subpart - Drug-Free Workplace: Subpart - Notice of Radioactive Material: Subpart - Contracting for Environmentally Preferable Products and Services: Subpart - Ozone-Depleting Substances and Greenhouse Gases. Ina team of graduate students at the U.S.

Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) conducted an assessment of the procurement processes at two major U.S. Air Force logistics centers.

WASHINGTON (AFNS) -- The Government Accountability Office denied The Boeing Company’s protest of the Long Range Strike Bomber contract award following a comprehensive review of the source selection process. The Air Force was confident that the source selection team followed a deliberate, disciplined and impartial process to determine the best value for.

For example, consider the case of the multi-billion dollar U.S. Air Force, air tanker refueling contract (See GAO a ; Gates ): ‘ KC-X spanned more than 10 years and eight Air Force Author: Francois Melese.

Moreover, Item“PGC Coat, All Weather, Air Force/Coast Guard Men’s” and Item“PGC Coat, All Weather, Air Force/Coast Guard Women’s,” were “items” contemplated by the agency at the time of original Septem solicitation SPM1CR, as evidenced by the Aug pre-solicitation.

GAO denied the protest in Zodiac of North America, B et al. (Jan. 17, ) finding that Zodiac had proposed the same motors as the awardee, and the Army had reasonably relied on the awardee’s test reports demonstrating the product’s compliance with the solicitation’s speed requirements.

LLC, B‑, B‑, Nov. 4,CPD at 16 (sustaining a protest where an agency assigned the highest possible past performance rating based on three contracts covering less than 3 percent, and one contract covering 11 percent, of the requirements contemplated by the solicitation); Continental RPVs, B‑, B.

SAF/AQC Air Force Pentagon Washington, DC () DSN Fax: () Fax: DSN   (22) While the GAO denied the protest, it did not agree with all the Government's arguments in response to the protest. (23) The GAO did, however, find that the requirements were reasonably related to the agency's needs and it found that the requirements as a whole were not unduly restrictive.

KC-X is the United States Air Force (USAF) program to procure its next-generation aerial refueling tanker aircraft to replace some of the older Boeing KC contest was for a production contract for new tankers with estimated value of US$35 billion.

The two contenders to replace the KC aircraft were Boeing and EADS, following the elimination of Issued by: United States Air Force. The Condon Committee was the informal name of the University of Colorado UFO Project, a group funded by the United States Air Force from to at the University of Colorado to study unidentified flying objects under the direction of physicist Edward result of its work, formally titled Scientific Study of Unidentified Flying Objects, and known as the Condon.

On 22 JuneRaytheon formally protested the JCA contract award for the CJ. On 27 Septemberthe GAO announced that it had denied Raytheon's protest, thereby allowing the Pentagon to proceed with procurement; at this time, the U.S.

Army had requirement for up to 75 aircraft in the Army National Guard; the Air Force had a requirement for up to 70 aircraft in the Air Force Manufacturer: Alenia Aeronautica. The first "issue" is an overarching one that is more of a policy discussion than a legal issue.

Considering that the military services have not met the DRID No. 49 interim milestone to have all utility privatization solicitations released by 30 Septemberwhat is the likelihood they will meet the 30 September deadline to have all eligible utility systems privatized. (42) The GAO reasoned that the Air Force treated the offerors equally because they could obtain the wage conformance information pursuant to a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request.

(43) The Comptroller General noted that including the wage conformance in the solicitation could increase competition but acknowledged "the absence of a. The dismissal earlier this month of a bid protest by firearms maker Glock Inc., over a $ million handgun contract clears the way for the Army to begin using its newest version of a sidearm in.

In this study of China's militarism, Andrew Scobell examines the use of military force abroad - as in Korea (), Vietnam (), and the Taiwan Strait (–6) - and domestically, as during the Cultural Revolution of the late s and in Cited by:   Second, the Air Force changed a material term of the solicitation to Actus' benefit but not to Hunt's benefit," () Third, although the solicitation stated that award and closing would be based upon the offeror's "final revised proposal," () which the Air Force used for evaluation purposes, the Air Force permitted Actus to revise this.

Dugway Proving Ground (DPG) is a U.S. Army facility established in to test biological and chemical weapons, located about 85 miles ( km) southwest of Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, and 13 miles south of the 2, sq mi Utah Test and Training Range forming the largest overland special use airspace in the United States.

10 Tanker Air Carrier, which operates three DC’s, attempted to support GST’s protest, but the GAO denied their request to submit an amicus curiae or friend of the court pleading, concluding. rescinded the contract award to plaintiff.

Two days later, the GAO dismissed the protests of defendant-intervenor and Torres as moot. On Septemthe Army awarded the contract to defendant-intervenor. Six days later, on Septemplaintiff filed a size protest with the Army’s contracting. The White House travel office controversy, sometimes referred to as Travelgate, was the first major ethics controversy of the Clinton began in Maywhen seven employees of the White House Travel Office were fired.

This action was unusual because although staff employees serve at the pleasure of the President and could be dismissed Also known as: Travelgate. FORMS LIBRARY ASSISTANCE: [email protected] LATEST UPDATES.

GSA - Record of Authorization of Access to Proprietary or Source Selection Information - Cancelled - 5/12/ OF - Certificate of Medical Examination - Cancelled - 4/10/ SF - Application for Transportation, Utility Systems, Telecommunications and Facilities on Federal Lands and.

I am put in mind of the case "Funding of Maintenance Contract Extending Beyond Fiscal Year," B,where the Air Force used FY94 annual appropriations to fund a total of 15 months of severable services (11 months in one option period and 4 months in the next option period.

The GAO had no problem with this. The EADS/Northrop Grumman KC was a proposed aerial refueling tanker aircraft based on the Airbus A United States Air Force (USAF) had ordered KCAs in the first stage of replacing the aging Boeing KC Stratotanker tankers currently in service.

However, the contest was reopened in Julyafter Boeing's protest of the award was cturer: EADS (Airbus)/Northrop Grumman. The Air Force and Navy are also procuring a limited number of JLTVs for use.

A redacted May 2,DOD Inspector General (IG) report noted the services had not demonstrated effective test results to “U.S. GAO Rejects JLTV Protests,” Jane’s Defence Weekly, Februp.

Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV): Background and. a) Definition. “Modification,” as used in this subpart, means a minor change in the details of a provision or clause that is specifically authorized by the FAR and does not alter the substance of the provision or clause (see ).

(b) Numbering— (1) FAR provisions and clauses. subpart sets forth the text of all FAR provisions and clauses, each in its own separate subsection. Proposals/Quotations Must Be Submitted to the Right Place at the Right Time Here's another bid protest decision involving a late proposal.

As often noted in similar cases, it is the offeror's responsibility to ensure that its proposal is submitted to the right person on. violation of 31 U.S.C. § or 31 U.S.C. § 4. What. Activities may commit funds only to acquire goods, supplies, and services that meet the bona-fide needs of the period for which Congress appropriated funds, or to replace stock used during that period.

DFAS-INpara. ; DOD FMR, vol. 3, ch. 8, para. Peña, U.S. (). See 60 Fed. Reg. 48, (Septem ). See 61 Fed. Reg. 26, ( ) (proposed reforms to affirmative action in Federal procurement) for the basis for the regulations to implement this provision of FASA. See 62 Fed. Reg. 25, (May 9, ) for Government response to comments on the proposal, and The Gambia shares historical roots with many other West African nations in the slave trade, which was the key factor in the placing and keeping of a colony on the Gambia River, first by the Portuguese, during which era it was known as Aon 25 MayThe Gambia was made a part of the British Empire when the government formally assumed control, Capital: Banjul, 13°28′N 16°36′W / .The United States Air Force Academy (USAFA, the Air Force Academy, or the Academy) is a military academy for officer cadets of the United States Air Force and United States Space Force immediately north of Colorado Springs, is the youngest of the five U.S.

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