December 5, 2013 at 4:31 pm
Casals & Associates, a DynCorp International company, provides technical assistance as an implementing partner to USAID in the Democracy Strengthening Program (DSP) in El Salvador. Recently the Casals team in El Salvador hosted Judge Federico Hernández Denton, chief justice, Puerto Rico Supreme Court of Justice, and U.S. Ambassador to El Salvador, Mari Carmen Aponte.
Judge Denton and Aponte visited the “House of Transparency,” which is home to the Salvadoran Information and Response Office of the Ministry of Public Works. The office, established and supported by Casals, provides citizens with information regarding the management and procedures of public works. Read more →
November 21, 2013 at 3:17 pm
DynCorp International (DI) team members working overseas are doing their part to help members of the military serving in Afghanistan celebrate Thanksgiving by cooking up nearly 20,000 traditional Thanksgiving Day meals for the holiday on November 28.
“Although DynCorp International Food Service serves more than 41.5 million meals per year, the Thanksgiving meal is where DI personnel truly take the opportunity to display their talents, offering our warfighters a bit of home away from home,” said Robert F. Jennings IV, DynCorp International Food Services manager. Read more →
November 19, 2013 at 2:43 pm
Jebel Ali, DUBAI – — DynCorp International kicked off its participation at this year’s Dubai Airshow Sunday Nov. 17 at the newly built Dubai World Central/Al Maktoum International Airport. Representatives from DynCorp International’s three business groups – DynAviation, DynGlobal and DynLogistics – gathered at the exhibition to engage with business partners along with current and future customers.
DynCorp International’s booth hosted hundreds of visitors during the first day of events.
The 2013 Dubai Airshow takes place November 17–21. This is the thirteenth Dubai Airshow – this year featuring more than 1,000 exhibitors and 60,000 expected trade visitors. More than 150 static aircraft displays fill out the tarmac and flying demonstrations, from aerial acrobatic teams and specialty pilots from the region.
Day One saw high winds and an extended sand storm that postponed many of the flight demonstrations. The attendees did get the pleasure of witnessing the UAE’s Al Fursan aerobatic jets. Read more →
November 14, 2013 at 4:47 pm
The U.S. Air Force has awarded DynCorp International a task order under the Contract Field Teams (CFT) program to support the U.S. Navy Fleet Readiness Center Aviation Support Equipment (FRC-ASE) headquartered at Solomons, Md.
“We look forward to continuing our strong partnership with the Navy at Solomons,” said Jim Myles, senior vice president, DynAviation. “We value this relationship with our customer that has lasted more than 30 years.”
DI team members will provide depot and intermediate-level maintenance and overhaul on the FRC-ASE fleet of equipment. Services include emergent repairs of support equipment at sea. DI has been providing these services continuously to the Navy since 1980. Read more →
November 12, 2013 at 2:30 pm
The U.S. Air Force has chosen to exercise DynCorp International’s fourth option year for an aircraft maintenance support contract at Sheppard Air Force Base (AFB) in Wichita Falls, Texas.
“We are proud to continue working with the U.S. Air Force to support the world’s only multi-nationally-manned and managed flying training program,” said Jim Myles, senior vice president, DynAviation. “We are committed to keeping these aircraft ready for the next generation’s pilots.”
Under this contract, DI team members provide aircraft maintenance services for the 80th Flying Training Wing based at Sheppard AFB. The initial contract was awarded in 2009, with an 11-month base period and six, one-year options. The current value of the contract, if all options are exercised, is $184.9 million. Read more →
November 7, 2013 at 5:00 pm
Dyn-Australia (DA), a wholly owned DynCorp International subsidiary, supports the Australian Defence Force (ADF) in Kandahar, Afghanistan. Through this program, a DA team provides helicopter logistical support including managing ground and air-operations support for Mi26T heavy-lift helicopters.
The Mi26T from Vertical-T Air Company is capable of lifting up to 44,000 lbs., and helps transport military cargo containers and recover unserviceable or damaged aircraft. Through this program, the Australian forces are able to move necessary equipment safely and more quickly than if by land.
For more than two and a half years Mi26T helicopters have flown supplies into Australian and ISAF forward operating bases, and is now back loading cargo as these bases are handed over to the Afghanistan forces. This aircraft is still the largest, most powerful, fuel efficient and fastest long range heavy-lift helicopter in the world despite having been produced and flown commercially for the first time in the early 1980s. Its high-economy engine, cargo weight and flight range make it unique in its class. Read more →
October 29, 2013 at 2:43 pm
The U.S. Air Force has chosen DynCorp International (DI) to continue managing War Reserve Materiel (WRM) assets in several locations in the Middle East and U.S. DI will provide receipt, inventory, accountability, maintenance, repair, inspection, serviceability, marking, storage, security, shipping, and reporting of WRM resources.
“DI has been supporting WRM assets in the U.S. and Middle East since 2000,” said George Krivo, DynLogistics senior vice president, DynCorp International. “We truly value the relationship we have developed with the Air Force in supporting this program.”
DI team members will perform outload and reconstitution of pre-positioned assets including expeditionary airfield resources, aerospace ground equipment, air base operability equipment, mobility readiness spares packages and peacetime operating stocks. DI will also maintain and repair Government-furnished property and facilities, meeting environmental compliance requirements, and provide exercise and contingency logistics support. Read more →
October 24, 2013 at 1:34 pm
DynCorp International’s Jonathan Ardoin, integrated avionics technician, was recently recognized for outstanding support of the F-16 Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) program in Thumrait, Oman.
Ardoin earned a certificate of achievement for his extensive work with three Royal Air Force of Oman (RAFO) aircraft that were delivered to their worksite with long-standing intermittent avionics problems. Through persistent troubleshooting, the aircraft were able to be fully repaired. Ardoin also worked with RAFO personnel to train them in wiring repairs and increase their aircraft maintenance capabilities.
“Jonathan’s commitment in identifying issues with these aircraft is a great reflection of how dedicated this team is in supporting our customer,” said Paul O’Brien, DynCorp International program manager. Read more →
October 17, 2013 at 2:44 pm
After heavy flooding in Colorado damaged Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station, DynCorp International’s (DI) Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP) team is helping to recover the area.
DI team members rapidly deployed to the site to perform damage assessment. Within 48 hours, the DI team had completed a site assessment and was ready to engage in site recovery operations. Working closely with Government customers, the Air Force Civil Engineer Center, the 721st Civil Engineer Squadron, and Headquarters Air Force Space Command, and DI’s Supply Chain Center of Excellence, team members were able to quickly clear debris and help Cheyenne Mountain Air Force Station get on its way back to normal operating status.
“The DI team was honored to actively participate in this recovery process in Colorado after hearing about the devastating floods in this area,” said Andrew Cooke, DynCorp International senior contracts manager. “It was important to us to work closely with our customer in this kind of emergency relief situation to ensure the proper results were delivered.” Read more →
October 10, 2013 at 2:03 pm
Through the Contract Field Teams (CFT) program, a United States Air Force indefinite delivery, indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract vehicle, DynCorp International provides aircraft maintenance support at Royal Air Force Station Lakenheath in the United Kingdom.
In this program, DI team members support three aircraft fighter squadrons consisting F-15C, F-15D and F-15E model aircraft used in a variety of missions. This particular CFT site has been a part of the U.S. Air Force Europe USAFE theatre since 1996 and provides on-and off-equipment maintenance repairs, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, inspections and time compliance technical orders (TCTO). Time change items (TCIs), one-time inspections (OTIs), and assistance on the hourly periodic inspection (HPO) on aircraft and associated support equipment. Support services include all depot level repairs, greatly impacting mission readiness.
DI was awarded this CFT task order in September 2012. Read more →