GAO Nixes Okla. St. Protest Of Air Force Munitions Contract

Law360, New York (October 5, 2012, 6:51 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied Oklahoma State University's protest of a $45 million contract to supply the Air Force with munitions manuals awarded to Applied Research Associates Inc., ruling in a decision it released Friday that the Air Force had not given ARA preferential treatment.

In the bid protest decision, dated Sept. 12, the GAO rebuffed OSU's claims that the Air Force improperly had determined that ARA's proposed price was realistic, that the agency had given ARA preferential treatment by allowing it to resolves...
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