US Army contracts DynCorp for aviation maintenance services

16 March 2014 (Last Updated March 16th, 2014 18:30)

DynCorp International (DI) has been awarded a contract to provide aviation maintenance services under the US Army’s Aviation Field Maintenance (AFM) contract.

DynCorp International (DI) has been awarded a contract to provide aviation maintenance services under the US Army's Aviation Field Maintenance (AFM) contract.

The contract awarded by the Army Aviation and Missile Life Cycle Management Command (AMCOM) covers provision of aviation maintenance services across the Theater Aviation Sustainment Manager-OCONUS (TASM-O) region.

The competitively-awarded hybrid firm fixed price, cost-plus incentive fee, contract features one base performance year, and four, one-year options, and a total estimated value of $307.1m, if all options are exercised.

"This experience will be invaluable as we continue to provide superior army aviation support."

DynCorp International DynAviation senior vice-president Jim Myles said: "DynCorp International has decades of experience providing Army Aviation field maintenance through the contract field teams (CFT) programme.

"This experience will be invaluable as we continue to provide superior army aviation support within the US and internationally."

DI will provide army aviation field and sustainment level maintenance services throughout the TASM-O region, including worksites at Camp Humphreys, South Korea, Illesheim Army Airfield, Landstuhl Army Airfield, Wiesbaden Army Airfield, Hohenfels Army Airfiel in Germany, Soto Cano Air Base, Honduras, North/South Camp, Sinai, Egypt, as well as Camp Bondsteel, Kosovo.

Specific services to be provided under the contract include RESET in accordance with established technical bulletins and directives, installation of modification work orders (MWOs), support to the installation aviation activities and support to combat aviation brigades (CAB).

DynCorp is also providing aviation maintenance services to army throughout the Regional Aviation Sustainment Maintenance-West Region (RASM-W) as part of a $388.5m contract secured in April 2013.

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