General Dynamics Loses Protest Of SAIC's $150M IT Contract

Law360, New York (October 22, 2012, 7:56 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office has rejected a General Dynamics Corp. unit's challenge to a $150.7 million information technology contract that went to rival Science Applications International Corp., rejecting complaints about the bid process' fairness in an opinion published Thursday.

The GAO said that the U.S. Department of Defense, which gave SAIC a contract to provide IT services at 19 sites, was entitled to use a process that focused on qualitative differences between bids from SAIC and General Dynamics Information Technology Inc. rather than a more...
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