Global Communications Solutions, Inc., B-291113, November 15, 2002
B-291113: Nov 15, 2002
Is not for work to be assigned based on further competitions among the awardees. In determining the awardees of certain line items was unreasonable where the solicitation unambiguously stated that awards were to be made on the basis of 10-year pricing. The principal commodity purchased under this contract is satellite airtime. The CLINs were to add new INMARSAT services and to replace existing INMARSAT services. Were of comparatively equal importance. Were both more important than the third evaluation factor. Section M.4.2.b specified that: (2) The Offeror is required to submit all pricing data in the format indicated in Sections B and L. Offerors are required to submit their proposed prices for the entire 120-month period as set forth in Section B. . . . . . (5) The price evaluation will be based on the lowest total discounted life cycle cost (DLCC) for each proposal.