FALLS CHURCH, Va. (September 29, 2008) – TheU.S. Department of State has awarded DynCorp International(NYSE:DCP) a contract to establish a humanitarian Quick ReactionForce (QRF) to respond globally to urgent humanitarian operationsthat require the removal or mitigation of explosive hazards toprotect civilian populations. Under the contract, awarded by theState Department Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, DynCorpInternational will maintain a team of technical experts availableto deploy worldwide to implement solutions to threats posed byconventional weapons, unexploded ordnance, landmines and otherexplosive hazards, and recommend steps to protect victims ofconflict and to restore access to land and infrastructure. Oncenotified by the U.S. government, an assessment team will deploy in72 hours or less, and can be followed within 14 days of request bya team of technical experts to carry out threat mitigation andabatement activities.
The contract has a value of $2.4 million for the base year, andan estimated value of $12 million over five years if all optionsare exercised.
In separate task orders awarded under a State Departmentindefinite quantity/indefinite quality (ID/IQ) contract for weaponsremoval and abatement, DynCorp International will assist thegovernments of Yemen, Estonia and Vietnam by providing supplies andservices to enhance indigenous Humanitarian Mine Actioncapabilities. The total value of these task orders is more than$800,000. In addition, DynCorp International personnel arepresently in Georgia concluding an assessment of unexplodedordnance hazards as a result of the most recent Georgia-Russiaconflict.
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.