GAO Denies Protest Over $36M Sensor System Contract

Law360, New York (May 9, 2011, 3:49 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office announced this week that it had rejected multiple protests by Israel-based RSL Electronics Ltd. over a $36 million contract for muzzle velocity sensor systems that the U.S. Army awarded to a rival.

RSL was unable to persuade the GAO that both the Army's request for proposals and its selection of Leesburg, Va.-based Weibel Equipment Inc. were problematic.

Crews rely on measurement data taken from muzzle velocity sensor systems, or MVSS, to assess the precision, accuracy and effectiveness of the howitzer gun...
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