GAO Rejects Protest of $1 Billion 'CROWS' Award to Kongsberg Defence

By Marjorie Censer / January 4, 2008 at 5:00 AM
The Government Accountability Office has rejected a contract protest filed by the incumbent producer of the Common Remotely Operated Weapon Station, allowing a Norwegian company to proceed as planned with its $1 billion award. Recon Optical, which in September filed a protest of the contract award, told Inside the Army today that the Government Accountability Office denied its protest late last month. "We are extremely disappointed by this decision and believe that the several holiday periods may have impacted GAO's...

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