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Army Gen. Gustave Perna: ‘Unnecessary’ Bid Protests Hurt Contracting Process

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Gen. Gustave Perna, commander of the Army Materiel Command, has called on companies to refrain from filing “unnecessary” protests against contract awards, Defense News reported Friday. Jen Judson writes Perna told audience at the Association of the U.S. Army-hosted Global Force Symposium that protests slow down contracting officials and affect their capacity to do …

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GAO: Bid Protests Up 5% in Fiscal 2014

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A Government Accountability Office report indicates the number of disputed federal contract awards reached 2,561 in fiscal 2014, a 5 percent increase over the 2,429 recorded in the preceding year. GAO said Tuesday contractors filed 2,445 bid protests, 50 cost-related claims and 66 petitions for reconsideration with the agency during …

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