GAO Snuffs Protest Over $35M Laser Targeter Contract

Law360, New York (July 22, 2013, 7:45 PM EDT) -- The Government Accountability Office on Friday denied a protest over a $35.6 million contract for handheld lasers used in target practice, saying that the U.S. Navy adequately re-evaluated the winning bidder's past performance after a previous protest revealed problems with its initial review.

The Navy chose L-3 Communications Corp. for a five-year follow-on contract to its handheld laser marker block II contract in June 2012, as a follow-on to L-3's work on the HLM block I contract, according to the GAO. The HLM II is a...
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