GAO Denies JAM's Protest Over $20M Marines Contract

Law360, New York (December 16, 2013, 6:14 PM EST) -- The U.S. Government Accountability Office has denied JAM Corp.'s protest of a $20 million U.S. Marine Corps corrosion control and repair services contract, finding JAM didn’t show its $19 million offer would have represented a better value for the government.

In a Dec. 4 ruling unsealed Friday, the GAO said the Marine Corps reasonably selected a more expensive proposal submitted by American Engineering Corp. because it was found to have multiple strengths. Although JAM’s proposal was cheaper by about $1 million, it was determined to have...
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