Advanced Systems Technology and Management, Inc., B-291529, December 20, 2002
B-291529: Dec 20, 2002
DIGEST Protest of agency's price evaluation is denied where agency met requirements of the solicitation and the Federal Acquisition Regulation by comparing awardee's prices to other offerors'. Or other names of interest that have been reported by any of the agency's various investigatory arms. Proposals were to be evaluated on the basis of three factors. The technical and past performance factors were considered significantly more important than price. Proposals were rated on a color-coded basis: green (meets requirements). Award was to be made to the offeror whose proposal was considered most advantageous to the government. Offerors were also required to provide a cost element breakdown including direct labor.