Air Force: Federal Claims Court does not have jurisdiction over SpaceX OTA protest

By Courtney Albon / June 27, 2019 at 3:03 PM
The Air Force is requesting the U.S. Court of Federal Claims dismiss SpaceX's recent protest of the service’s launch vehicle development competition, arguing the court does not have jurisdiction to consider the case. The service argues in a redacted June 13 filing that because the awards in question -- made in October 2018 as part of its Launch Services Agreement program -- were other transaction agreements and not procurement contracts, they cannot be contested in Federal Claims Court. "The court...

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