DynCorp International (DI) has won a contract with the U.S. Naval Air Systems Command to provide aviation maintenance and logistic support at the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division in Patuxent River, Md.
The Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division (NAWCAD) facilities support research, development, test, evaluation, engineering and fleet support of Navy and Marine Corps air vehicle systems and trainers.
“For 38 years, DynCorp International has proudly supported the U.S. Navy at Pax River under the Contract Field Teams program, and we are honored to continue that support under this new Navy contract,” said Catherine Gridley, vice president of DynCorp International’s Aviation business. “As one of the largest employers in southern Maryland, we have had a long standing presence in the area and are delighted to continue serving the U.S. Navy at one of our country’s premier aviation sites.”
DI will provide maintenance services for the Naval Test Wing Atlantic’s fleet of test and evaluation aircraft and for the prestigious U.S. Navy Test Pilot School. This includes 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. DI will also perform supportability/safety studies and off-site aircraft safety/spill containment patrols and aircraft recovery services.
United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS)
The United States Naval Test Pilot School (USNTPS) provides instruction to experienced pilots, flight officers, and engineers in the processes and techniques of aircraft and systems test and evaluation. The school investigates and develops new flight test techniques, publishes manuals for use of the aviation test community for standardization of flight test techniques and project reporting, and conducts special projects. USNTPS maintains its staff as a focal point of expertise providing the aviation test community with engineering and training consultation.
DynCorp International’s Aviation Business
The people of DynCorp International support critical military and commercial aviation needs globally with end-to-end professional services and technical support. From rapid-response field assignments to long-term engagements, DI provides the world’s most comprehensive array of integrated solutions to ensure customer success.
By leveraging an extensive global infrastructure, DynCorp International’s high-performing teams quickly organize and deploy workforce, materiel and technology solutions wherever needed. When customers need a turnkey solution, DI provides self-sustaining programs that not only supply and maintain the mission, but fulfill the critical operational roles of site development and operations, communications, security, training and flight crews.