Air Force adds 10 more companies to NetCents 2 contract
- By Mark Hoover
- Apr 01, 2015
The Air Force has made another set of awards under its troubled $960 million NetCents 2 Applications Services contract.
The ten newcomers are:
Four of these ten companies – Booz Allen, CSC, HP and Harris – protested the Air Force’s original awards. The Government Accountability Office ruled in their favor and recommended that the Air Force review its bids and make new source selection decisions.
A few weeks later, GAO released its decision sustaining the four companies’ protests. In its decision, GAO pointed to mistakes that the Air Force made in the areas of cost realism analysis, technical evaluations, past performance evaluations and trade-off decisions in the best-value award criteria.
The ten companies originally named to the contract were:
This brings the total number of companies awarded spots on the NetCents 2 contract to 20.
Mark Hoover is a senior staff writer with Washington Technology. You can contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org, or connect with him on Twitter at @mhooverWT.