• G4S stated on their website in September of 2017 that they had won the contract after a competitive bid process. This press release was issued before the Tender was even out for bid. http://www.g4s.com/en/media-centre/news/2017/09/26/keeping-baghdad-international-airport-in-action
• ICAA stated in November that they had opened the bids (http://en.economiciraq.com/2017/11/20/civil-aviation-authority-opens-security-services-tender-for-baghdad-international-airport/)
• The award was announced by G4S before the bids were even opened by ICAA!!
• G4S scored substantially below the leading bidder, TigerSwan.
o TigerSwan was scored by the evaluation committee at 90.3 out of a possible 100 points
o G4S was scored by the evaluation committee at 46 out of a possible 100 points and noted as sub-standard in their performance on:
Sonar (X-Ray) machines
K9 Age according to the contract
K9 place of origin which should be foreign not Iraqi
52 breaches (holes) in the BIAP perimeter fence
o Olive Group, an Emirati company (UAE) was rated at 33.3 out of a possible 100 points
• The ICAA held a fair and competitive tender process and selected the company with the best value to the Government of Iraq to secure the Baghdad International Airport and following that legal and fair process it was decided to renew the contract to G4S.
• In that same letter, they recommend, “to submit the bid of the American company TigerSwan to tender the security protection of the Baghdad International Airport for matching its technical offer of the conditions and technical specifications and with the amount of 23,596,156.80 US dollars and for one year according to the instructions of
government contracts No. 2 of 2014 and requirements No. 3 Issued by the Ministry