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According to a Washington Technology article released on October 1, 2013, all of the protests filed against the third round of awards have been dismissed and the USAF intends to take corrective actions that will include awards to all bidders on the contract. Previously, 16 contract awards have been announced. An article in GOVCONWIRE on 27 August 2013 stated there were twenty-six offerors who submitted proposals. Therefore, a total of 26 awards are now expected.
The protestors listed on the GAO Bid Protest Docket site include: Harris IT Services Corporation, Global Technology Resources, Force 3, Inc., Sterling Computers Corporation, Integration Technologies Group, Inc., Global Technology Resources, Inc., Blue Tech, Inc., Insight Public Sector, Inc., UNICOM Government, Inc., Presidio Networked Solutions, Inc., FCN Inc., Red River Computer Company, Inc., immixTechnology, Inc., M2 Technology, Inc., Dell Federal Systems L.P., and MicroTech, LLC.
Eight of these firms were not awarded in the August 26th “Sweet Sixteen” announcement: Force 3, Inc., Sterling Computers Corporation, Insight Public Sector, Inc., Presidio Networked Solutions, Inc., FCN Inc., Dell Federal Systems L.P., Harris IT Services Corporation, and Global Technology Resources, Inc.
There has not been an official announcement or confirmation from the Air Force.
A quick check of the GAO Bid Protest Docket reveals that the fourteen protests to the NETCENTSII Netcentric Products Awards were listed as “Dismissed” on 17 May 2013. The GAO confirmed that the protests were dismissed since the Air Force is seeking to take corrective action. There has been no notice or statement from the Air Force posted to their NETCENTS website.
5/22 UPDATE: A DEFENSE SYSTEMS article yesterday indicated the Air Force “seeks to take corrective actions on the contract related to the Trade Agreements Act, which prevents the procurement of components from certain countries.”