DynCorp International has been awarded a contract with the U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command (AETC) to provide jet engine maintenance for J-85 aircraft at Laughlin Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, in support of the Engine Regional Repair Center (ERRC).
“This contract further strengthens our relationship with the U.S. Air Force and more specifically the Air Education and Training Command,” said Jim Myles, group vice president, Aviation, DynCorp International. “We are proud to support AETC in aircraft maintenance, supply support and now engine overhauls and repairs.”
DI will provide J-85 jet engine intermediate maintenance functions required to support AETC requirements for the Undergraduate Pilot Training (UPT), Specialized Undergraduate Pilot Training (SUPT), Euro NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training (ENJJPT), Pilot Instructor Training (PIT), and Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals (IFF) missions.
The competitively-awarded, firm-fixed-price contract has an 11-month base period with five, one-year options and a total contract value of $36 million if all options are exercised.
U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command
The U.S. Air Force Air Education and Training Command (AETC) is headquartered at Randolph Air Force Base near San Antonio, Texas, and was established July 1, 1993, with the realignment of Air Training Command and Air University. AETC’s mission is “to develop America’s Airmen today… for tomorrow.”
AETC, which includes Air Force Recruiting Service, two numbered air forces and the Air University, delivers air, space and cyberspace education and training.
DynCorp International also supports the AETC at Columbus Air Force Base and Sheppard Air Force Base.