DynCorp International (DI) has been awarded a subcontract to provide contractor logistics support in Kandahar, Afghanistan, as part of the Multi Sensor Aerial Intelligence Surveillance Reconnaissance (MAISR) Operations and Sustainment program. DI will serve as a subcontractor to AASKI Technology, with a program management office based in Huntsville, Ala.
The subcontract has a one-year base period with a one-year option, with a total contract value of up to $86.6 million.
“We have a broad history of providing contractor logistics support in Afghanistan,” said Jim Myles, DynAviation senior vice president, DynCorp International. “We are excited to expand that work with our strategic partner, Sierra Nevada Corporation, at our Huntsville Aviation Center of Excellence.”
As part of this subcontract, DI will provide maintenance, pilots, flight operations management and logistics support for two Dash 7 aircraft, a King Air 300 and a King Air 350 in support of Task Force Observe, Detect, Identify and Neutralize (TF ODIN) aerial platforms. TF ODIN manages operations and sustainment for a diverse fleet of aerial platforms that provide real-time imagery and analysis on the ground in Afghanistan.
DynCorp International and Sierra Nevada Corporation
In June 2013, DynCorp International and Sierra Nevada Corporation formed a strategic alliance to provide mission critical services to customers from all over the world. This alliance combines the complementary resources and unique talents of these two aerospace industry leaders to serve emerging markets, with an emphasis on commercial, domestic and international Fixed-Wing, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems, and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).
As part of the alliance, the companies established an Aviation Center of Excellence in Huntsville, Ala., to benefit customers such as the U.S. Army’s Program Manager for Fixed Wing Aircraft. Services include maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, integration and installation.