Fed. Circ. Upholds Orion Exclusion From $1B Army Contract

Law360, New York (January 14, 2013, 10:07 PM EST) -- The Federal Circuit on Monday affirmed the U.S. Army's win in a bid protest by Orion Technology Inc., finding a lower court erred in its reasoning but correctly ruled the contractor was reasonably excluded from a shared $983 million contract because of missing subcontract information in Orion's bid.

The protest, first filed in September 2011, hinges on whether the Army arbitrarily excluded Orion from the contract for support services at domestic Army bases. The indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract, which would be split among several contractors, would be worth...
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