GAO Nixes Lockheed Protest of $362M GSA Contract

Law360, New York (July 26, 2013, 2:10 PM EDT) -- The General Services Administration was right to award an L-3 Communications Corp. subsidiary a $362 million Army information technology contract even though Lockheed Martin Corp. had bid $13 million less, the U.S. Government Accountability Office said in a decision made public Thursday.

The GAO denied Lockheed Martin subsidiary Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems Inc.'s bid protest, finding that its allegations that the GSA had evaluated its proposed task order more harshly than L-3 Communications' bid wasn't supported by the record.

"Lockheed’s disparate treatment arguments are mistakenly premised...
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