Under fire last year, the FBI scrapped plans to award a huge sole-source contract to Motorola Solutions to replace the bureau's aged two-way radio system. But the Schaumburg, Ill., firm appears to have the inside track again. Motorola's chief rival, Harris Corp., has filed a formal protest alleging the bureau's new request for competitive bids is skewed so that only Motorola can sell the bureau over 26,000 of its glitzy emergency radios.
Under fire last year, the FBI scrapped plans to award a huge sole-source contract to Motorola Solutions to replace the bureau's aged two-way radio system. But the Schaumburg, Ill., firm appears to have the inside track again. Motorola's chief rival, Harris Corp., has filed a formal protest alleging the bureau's new request for competitive bids is skewed so that only Motorola can sell the bureau over 26,000 of its glitzy emergency radios. Nader Khouri MCT
Under fire last year, the FBI scrapped plans to award a huge sole-source contract to Motorola Solutions to replace the bureau's aged two-way radio system. But the Schaumburg, Ill., firm appears to have the inside track again. Motorola's chief rival, Harris Corp., has filed a formal protest alleging the bureau's new request for competitive bids is skewed so that only Motorola can sell the bureau over 26,000 of its glitzy emergency radios. Nader Khouri MCT

Motorola rival charges FBI’s new radio deal also biased

July 09, 2015 04:37 PM

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