DynCorp International has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Army to provide base operation support services at Soto Cano Air Base in Honduras.
“We are honored that the U.S. Army has chosen DI to support this important program in Honduras and excited to expand our footprint in Central America,” said Kenneth Juergens, group vice president, Global Logistics and Development Solutions, DynCorp International.
DI will provide support services for Joint Task Force Bravo including engineering services, laundry services, supply support activity, morale, welfare & recreation (MWR), equipment maintenance, full food service, Class I operations subsistence (TISA), ground transportation, air transportation, security, and petroleum, oil & lubricant services (POL). Joint Task Force Bravo is one of two task forces under United States Southern Command; it operates a forward, all-weather day/night C-5-capable air base.
The competitively-awarded, fixed price contract has one base year with four, one-year options, and a total contract value of $22 million if all options are exercised.
Joint Task Force Bravo
Joint Task Force Bravo was established in August 1984 as a result of the Honduran government’s request to increase U.S. and Honduran forces’ combined training exercises. Joint Task Force Bravo exercises command and control of U.S. Forces and exercises in the Republic of Honduras, and is a subordinate command of the United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM).
Joint Task Force Bravo’s primary mission is to support joint, combined, and interagency exercises and operations in Central America to counter transnational organized crime, conduct humanitarian assistance/disaster relief, and build partner capacity to promote regional cooperation and security. The task force’s vision is to be a premier joint and expeditionary organization committed to being a reliable partner and promoting enduring regional security.
Mission supporting commands include:
- 612th Air Base Squadron
- Army Forces (ARFOR)
- 1st Battalion, 228th Aviation Regiment
- Joint Security Forces (JSF)
- Medical Element (MEDEL)