Entz Aerodyne, Inc., B-293531, March 9, 2004
B-293531: Mar 9, 2004
Improperly placed undue weight on whether offeror had previously produced same item is denied where agency. Consistent with the terms of the solicitation which provided that an offeror's past performance producing the same item was "most relevant. Notwithstanding protester's lower rated but lower priced proposal is denied where selected firm was found to have superior past performance. The power switching unit being procured is an essential component of the common power control unit. This power switching unit is on back order and is critical to maintenance and repair of vehicles used in Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom. Proposals were to be evaluated on the basis of three factors.