State backs off $150M DynCorp contract

A set of bid protests have led the State Department to back off its $150 million Vanguard 2.2.3 contract award to DynCorp.

The five-year contract is for IT equipment modernization of the State Department’s global IT network.

The contract was awarded to DynCorp on July 30, but was protested by ManTech International and URS Federal.

The Government Accountability Office dismissed the protests on Sept. 26 after the State Department said it was taking a corrective action that rendered the protests moot.

State told GAO that it would issue a new request for quotes, re-open discussions with bidders, conduct oral presentations and evaluate revised proposals before making a new award decision.

According to information from Centurion Research Solutions, the overall objective of the contract is for a supply chain management solution for buying, receiving and integrating IT equipment. It also will include the repair and return of equipment.

About the Author

Nick Wakeman is the editor-in-chief of Washington Technology. Follow him on Twitter: @nick_wakeman.

Reader Comments

Please post your comments here. Comments are moderated, so they may not appear immediately after submitting. We will not post comments that we consider abusive or off-topic.

Please type the letters/numbers you see above

What is your e-mail address?

My e-mail address is:

Do you have a password?

Forgot your password? Click here
contracts DB


  • Dive into our Contract Award database

    In an exclusive for WT Insider members, we are collecting all of the contract awards we cover into a database that you can sort by contractor, agency, value and other parameters. You can also download it into a spreadsheet. Read More

  • Is SBA MIA on contractor fraud? Nick Wakeman

    Editor Nick Wakeman explores the puzzle of why SBA has been so silent on the latest contractor fraud scandal when it has been so quick to act in other cases. Read More