GAO Turns Down $300M Army Training Bid Protest

Law360, New York (September 30, 2011, 6:48 PM EDT) -- In a decision released Friday, the U.S. Government Accountability Office tossed a protest by e-learning company Cybermedia Technologies Inc. over a $300 million bid it claimed was arbitrarily cut from a contract to provide training materials to the U.S. Army.

Virginia-based CTEC argued that there was no rhyme or reason to the Army cutting off the multiple award contract after granting it to the eight lowest bidders. CTEC said it was the ninth-lowest, with a bid of $294 million.

The Army said it wanted to award...
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