DynCorp to continue offering its support to US Naval Air Warfare Center

5 August 2015 (Last Updated August 5th, 2015 18:30)

DynCorp International (DI) has secured a $104.1m contract modification to continue offering aviation maintenance and logistic support at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Patuxent River, Maryland, US.

DynCorp International (DI) has secured a $104.1m contract modification to continue offering aviation maintenance and logistic support at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Patuxent River, Maryland, US.

Under this new contract, DI will provide maintenance services for the Naval Test Wing Atlantic's fleet of test and evaluation aircraft and for the US Navy Test Pilot School.

The services will include all rotary, fixed, lighter-than-air, and unmanned aircraft on-site for project testing, as well as transient, loaner, leased and tested civilian aircraft assigned to the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division.

In addition, the company will carry out supportability / safety studies, off-site aircraft safety / spill containment patrols, and aircraft recovery services.

"We truly value our relationships within the Southern Maryland community and with this important customer."

DynCorp International DynAviation president Steven Schorer said: "Our team at Pax River has proudly supported the US Navy for more than four decades.

"We truly value our relationships within the Southern Maryland community and with this important customer."

The initial contract for this project was awarded in August 2011 with total value of $490m and the latest modification represents the last of four possible option years.

In January, the US Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR) awarded a task order to DI for the provision of aircraft maintenance and logistics support for aircraft allocated to the NAVAIR Warfare Center in Fallon, Nevada, US.

The $44.5m, firm-fixed-price task order featured a one-year period of performance and the indefinite-delivery, indefinite-quantity contract vehicle comes with an overall potential value of $93.3m, alongside a five-year period of performance.