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Letter Accepting Contractor's 'experience' Doesn't Entitle It To Lost Profits After Rejection

Monday, February 04, 2008 02:17 pm

 
Letter Accepting Contractor's 'experience' Doesn't Entitle It To Lost Profits After Rejection

The U.S. Court of Federal Claims ruled that although the government breached a settlement agreement promising that a contractor met experience requirements, the contractor wasn't entitled to lost profits for its rejected proposal because it failed other qualification requirements. The contractor's submissions suggested a lack of both experience and intent for fulfilling such work, the court found.

Contractor withdraws protest on the basis of letter

The Smithsonian solicited bids for the construction of a center in Virginia as part of the Smithsonian Institution Naval Air and Space Museum Project. A portion of the work required manufacturing and installing three different types of hangar doors, including braced arm canopy hanging doors. The solicitation included stringent pre-qualification requirements and required that a single supplier manufacture all three kinds of doors and do a certain percentage of the work with its own personnel and facil [...]

 
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