Honolulu Shipyard, Inc., B-291760, February 11, 2003
B-291760: Feb 11, 2003
DIGEST Protest that contracting agency improperly evaluated protester's proposal with respect to past performance is denied where the record shows that the evaluation was reasonable and consistent with the solicitation's stated evaluation criteria. HSI argues that the Navy's evaluation of its past performance was unreasonable. Award was to be made to the firm whose proposal represented the best value to the government. The past performance factor was approximately equal in importance to the price factor. The past performance factor was comprised of three equally important subfactors: technical (quality of product). If aspects of the past performance were deemed to have some bearing on the expected performance of the solicitation's requirements.