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Navy's Sparse Document Production Sinks Protest Defense

Dec.28.2015

In CORTEK, Inc. (Dec. 17, 2015), GAO determined that it could not find the Navy's evaluation and award decision reasonable when, in response to the protest, the Navy produced only very circumscribed portions of selected documents that were extensively redacted, to the point that the agency report failed to explain even the most basic details of the acquisition. The Navy's overly aggressive efforts to limit document production frustrated CICA's mandate that GAO resolve bid protests and led GAO to sustain the protest regarding the evaluation of several aspects of the awardee's proposal.

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