FALLS CHURCH, Va. (August 5, 2008) – The U.S.Department of State has awarded DynCorp International (NYSE:DCP) anew task order for the Afghanistan Civilian Advisor Support (ACAS)program under the International Civilian Police (CIVPOL)contract.
The new task order has a value of $317.4 million over aperformance period of 18 months. DynCorp International has providedand supported civilian police advisors in Afghanistan under theCIVPOL program since 2003. The company is also working under theCIVPOL contract to strengthen law enforcement institutions andactivities in Haiti, Sudan, Liberia, and Afghanistan, and for thePalestinian Authority.
Under the task order, DynCorp International will provide at least580 civilian police advisors to advise, train, and mentor theAfghanistan National Police and the Ministry of Interior. Thesepolice advisors will assist the U.S. State Department and theCombined Security Transition Command – Afghanistan to meet the U.S.goals of increasing Afghanistan’s overall capability to providepolice presence, improve public security, and support the rule oflaw. DynCorp International will also provide support services forthe civilian police advisors, including life and mission support,security services, and IT and communication services.
“This is more than a contract for us,” said DynCorp InternationalCEO William L. Ballhaus. “It’s an opportunity to contribute topeace, stability, and democracy in the world, something very fewcompanies get the chance to do. It’s an honor to support ourgovernment’s efforts to improve people’s lives, for us as a companyand for every person who serves on the CIVPOL program.”
About DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a provider of specializedmission-critical services to civilian and military governmentagencies worldwide, and operates major programs in law enforcementtraining and support, security services, base operations, aviationservices, contingency operations, and logistics support. DynCorpInternational is headquartered in Falls Church, Va. For moreinformation, visit www.dyn-intl.com.