API Files Bid Protest Over Afghanistan Shelters

Law360, New York (May 13, 2011, 6:49 PM EDT) -- All Points International Distributors Inc. asked a federal court on Friday to block the U.S. Army from executing a contract for shelter systems in Afghanistan worth $9.7 million, arguing the contract was improperly awarded on a sole-source basis.

Based on authority under the Federal Acquisition Regulation for unusual and compelling urgency, the Army's Centcom Contracting Command-Afghanistan on April 25 awarded the contract for 16 50-man Bare Base Systems to Alaska Structures Inc. to meet the needs of a 690-member infantry battalion that must report to the...
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