The Bass, Berry & Sims GovCon team filed a protest with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Office of Dispute Resolution for Acquisition (ODRA) on behalf of MOSA Technology Solutions LLC, a biometric authentication solutions provider based in Florida. The protest argued that the FAA improperly awarded a contract for fingerprint scanners based on a miscalculated evaluation of the awardee’s proposed pricing, specifically a warranty option that could not reasonably be satisfied. ODRA agreed the methodology used by the awardee was insufficient and sustained the protest. With the awardee’s miscalculations taken into account, MOSA’s proposal became the lowest-priced comparatively. Accordingly, the agency was directed to make award to MOSA.
Successful Protest Filed with ODRA on Behalf of MOSA Technology Solutions LLC
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