Computer Sciences Corp. and Harris Corp. filed protests with the Government Accountability Office (GAO) on Monday, July 15, 2013 against the Navy’s award of its Next-Generation Enterprise Network contract to HP Enterprise Services.
The deal – valued at $3.5 billion over five years — will replace the current Navy Marine Corps Intranet contract next year. NGEN will serve 800,000 Navy and Marine users located in the United States, but not overseas.
During a media briefing following the June 27 award, Sean Stackley, assistant secretary of the Navy for research, development and acquisition, said HP came in with a lower price than the other bidder on the contract, Computer Sciences Corp. CSC had partnered with Harris on its bid.
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