July 30, 2015 at 2:09 pm
DynCorp International today announced that it has been awarded a contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to continue providing aircraft maintenance, transient alert, munitions, base supply and fuels at Joint Base Andrews, Maryland.
“Our team members take great pride in continuing this long-term relationship with the U.S. Air Force, supporting the airlift requirements of our nation’s leaders,” said Steven Schorer, DynAviation president, DynCorp International.
DynCorp International will continue providing aircraft maintenance in support of aircraft assigned to the 11th Wing and 89th Airlift Wing. Services also include servicing and fueling for all U.S. and foreign transient aircraft. DI has been the only contractor to hold this program, which supports the Very Important Person Special Air Mission (VIPSAM), since 2001.
The competitively-awarded, firm-fixed-price contract was originally awarded in August 2011, with a total potential value of $400.9 million. This contract modification is the fourth of seven possible option years, with a total value of approximately $65.6 million. Read more →
July 28, 2015 at 3:32 pm
DynCorp International team members in Afghanistan recently completed a seven-week basic computer training course, graduating four Afghan women assigned to the Women’s Police Corp (WPC). A combination of DI advisors and Coalition military personnel trained the students on basic computer skills and the Microsoft Office suite of software with a focus on Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
The computer training was designed to familiarize the Afghan police force with technology and help them become efficient by using automation in their day to day tasks. The graduates returned to their units and used their new skills to make the units more self-sufficient. The women also teach others the skills they learned.
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July 23, 2015 at 3:25 pm
DynCorp International’s Kuwait-based Movement Control Team was recently recognized for providing outstanding service in support of the U.S. Army’s 569th Engineer Dive Detachment.
Movement Control Team
DI team members on the Movement Control Team are responsible for processing Transportation Movement Requests (TMRs) and Material Handling Equipment (MHE) requests on Kuwait Naval Base.
According to a certificate of appreciation, DI team members’ “professionalism and expertise enabled movement of unit equipment throughout Kuwait and the Middle East to support diving operations.”
“Our team members are knowledgeable, experienced and truly dedicated to supporting our customer,” said Jackie Wilson-Tarver, DynCorp International Movement Control Team senior manager. “We are committed to making sure requests are handled quickly and smoothly so they can perform their missions.” Read more →
July 16, 2015 at 9:21 am
Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc., parent of DynCorp International Inc., has been named to the 2015 Fortune 1000 List. This year’s list is Fortune’s 61st edition and companies are ranked by total revenues for their respective fiscal years.
Companies included in the annual survey are incorporated and operate in the U.S., including private companies and cooperatives. Income statement and balance sheet data provided by the companies were reviewed and verified against published earnings releases, 10-K filings, and annual reports. In addition, data provided by Thomson Reuters and S&P Capital IQ was used to calculate total return and market capitalization. Other sources used were: FactSet Research Systems, Hoover’s and Morningstar Document Research. Read more →
July 7, 2015 at 12:57 pm
Phoenix Training Center, a wholly-owned subsidiary of DynCorp International (DI), will be hosting two training courses at the Paladin Center in Carmel, N.Y., July 15-16, 2015.
Elicitation in Support of Operations
On Wednesday, July 15, 2015, DI team members will present “Elicitation in Support of Operations” which will provide insight into the applications of elicitation in day to day operations. Elicitation enhances a law enforcement professional’s ability to establish rapport and gather information without alerting the source of the information. Read more →
June 25, 2015 at 12:32 pm
The U.S. Air Force has awarded DynCorp International two new task orders under the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program III (AFCAP).
- Air Traffic Management Services at Forward Operating Base (FOB) Fenty. As part of this task order, DI will provide air traffic support services to include management of the air traffic control tower, airfield and aircraft maintenance at FOB Fenty in Afghanistan. The competitively-awarded task order has a one-year period of performance with a total contract value of $1.6 million.
- Fire Emergency Services (FES) Equipment Services. DI has been selected to provide inspection, testing, maintenance, repair and certification of FES equipment at five U.S. Air Force bases throughout Central and Southwest Asia. This task order has a one-year base period and 77-day option period, with a total potential value of $1.6 million.
“We are honored that the U.S. Air Force has selected DI to support a total of five AFCAP task orders awarded this year,” said Randy Bockenstedt, senior vice president, DynLogistics. Read more →
June 23, 2015 at 4:18 pm
DynCorp International has been awarded a contract modification to continue supporting the U.S. Government in the Republic of the Philippines. The modification is the third option year awarded to provide operations support services.
“The DI team is proud to support the U.S. Government in the Philippines, providing best-in-class support services,” said Ronnie Stokes, DynCorp International senior program director.
Work performed under this contract includes all labor, supervision, management, tools, materials, equipment, facilities, transportation, incidental engineering, and other necessary support services. DI has supported this program since 2008.
This is the third of four, one-year options to be exercised with a value of $18.3 million. The contract was originally awarded in June 2012.
June 18, 2015 at 11:00 am
Photo via NASA
DynCorp International team members working in support of the NASA Aircraft Maintenance Operational Support (AMOS) program recently assisted in a Direct Return mission, helping Expedition 43 Commander Terry Virts return home after spending more than six months aboard the International Space Station (ISS). DI team members performed flight operations on the specially modified Gulfstream III that flew Virts from Kazakhstan back to the United States.
DI mechanics configured the aircraft for medical support prior to the mission by installing necessary equipment and crew comfort accommodations to include one to two hospital beds. DI team member Keith Halkard traveled with the aircraft for the entire mission to perform aircraft servicing and inspections. The flight crew had five ground stops during the trip, swapping flight crew members to ensure the astronaut returned home as quickly as possible for post-orbit evaluations. Read more →
June 16, 2015 at 3:36 pm
As part of a task order under the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP), DynCorp International’s team in Qatar provides installation support services at Al Udeid Air Base. Due to the heat in the region, water pipes recently burst, creating a leak in two rooms occupied by service members. To minimize the time the occupants were unable to utilize the rooms, DI team members rushed to the scene to provide immediate assistance.
To prevent excessive damage to the furniture, carpet and office items, DI team members worked quickly to move and clean any necessary materials within only eight hours. Read more →
June 9, 2015 at 3:15 pm
DynCorp International has been recognized on the Washington Technology Top 100 list for 2015. The list ranks the largest government contractors by their prime contract earnings and revenue in information technology, systems integrations, telecommunications, engineering and professional services.
The annual rankings typically show current market trends including budgetary restraints, mergers and acquisitions activity and company divestitures. The 2015 analysis found that total prime contracts declined for the fourth consecutive year. Results also found that several companies are “positioning themselves for future growth by making acquisitions, pursuing new markets, restructuring operations and investing in new technologies.” Read more →