GAO rejects MD Helicopters' protest of FARA loss

By Ashley Tressel / April 5, 2019 at 5:25 PM
The Government Accountability Office has rejected a protest from MD Helicopters of Army Futures Command's decision regarding development of the Future Attack Reconnaissance Aircraft. According to GAO's decision published Thursday , the service decided to not award the company, a small business in Mesa, AZ, an other transaction agreement to develop FARA competitive prototypes. “MD Helicopters argues that the Army unreasonably evaluated its proposal, and otherwise failed to reasonably promote small business participation in accordance with 10 U.S.C. § 2371b(d)(1),”...

Not a subscriber? Sign up for 30 days free access to exclusive, behind-the-scenes reporting on defense policy and procurement.

Log in to access this content.