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In this handout image from the U.S. Navy, sailors prepare a CARINA unmanned undersea drone off San Diego, California, April 19, 2021. The U.S. Navy's Mideast-based 5th Fleet said Wednesday, Sept. 8, 2021, it will launch a new task force that incorporates airborne, sailing and underwater drones after years of maritime attacks linked to ongoing tensions with Iran. (U.S. Navy/Lt. Cmdr. Tony Wright, via AP)

Conflict of interest claim follows Navy employee taking job with bidder

For how the case turned out, Federal Drive with Tom Temin talked with Smith Pachter McWhorter procurement attorney Joe Petrillo.

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(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)A postal worker loads a delivery vehicle at the United States Post Office in Cranberry Township, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

Vendor on USPS vehicle contract shortlist ends bid protest over award

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Air Force award for professional services spurs bid protest over price ‘realism’

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A look into the world of federal contracting protests

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Pentagon cancels JEDI Cloud contract after years of contentious litigation

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USPS ‘put its thumb on the scale’ awarding delivery vehicle contract, vendor tells court

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Contested DHS contract for law enforcement dorms had pricing issues

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MARAD made errors in solicitation for reserve fleet, procurement attorney says

When MARAD sought a vendor to buy, staff and maintain ships for its ready reserve fleet, it made a number of errors in its solicitation. Procurement attorney…

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When it comes to bid protests, vendors playing with even money at GAO

New data in the Government Accountability Act’s fiscal 2020 report to Congress on bid protests shows that vendors received some sort of corrective action…

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DoD, Microsoft ask court to dismiss Amazon’s political bias claims in JEDI case

Lawyers for Microsoft and the government are asking a federal court to dismiss key portions of Amazon’s lawsuit over the Defense Department’s JEDI Cloud contract, in a nutshell, because the claims in question were raised too late to be legally viable.

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