FALLS CHURCH, Va. (July 11, 2011) – DynCorpInternational (DI) and AECOM today announced that Global LinguistSolutions (GLS), a joint venture between DI and AECOM’s NSP unit,has been selected as one of six providers that will compete fortask orders on the $9.7 billion Defense Language InterpretationTranslation Enterprise (DLITE) contract.
Awarded by the Department of the Army on July 1, 2011, themultiple award Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ)hybrid contract provides translation and interpretation servicesfor personnel, equipment, supplies, facilities, transportation,tools, materials, supervision and other items and any othernon-personal services necessary to perform language interpretationand translation services for Force Projection Operations missionarea only.
GLS has been providing translation and interpretation servicesto the U.S. Army in Iraq and other areas in the Gulf Region since2008. The DLITE contract will cover translation servicesworldwide.
GLS combines the core competencies of DynCorp International andAECOM NSP to offer INSCOM an innovative management-servicessolution for its linguist program. DI has a 60-year historysupporting and sustaining large-scale personnel deployments inhigh-threat zones, and includes its current experience inrecruiting and sustaining more than 3,000 employees, includinglinguists, in Iraq. AECOM NSP, through its acquisition of McNeilTechnologies, has 21 years of experience in recruiting, deploying,and sustaining linguists in various parts of the world, includingIraq. It possesses unique language research, development, andtesting capabilities in less-commonly taught languages, includingall languages required by the contract.
About DynCorp International
DynCorpInternational is a global government services provider insupport of U.S. national security and foreign policy objectives,delivering support solutions for defense, diplomacy andinternational development. DI operates major programs in logistics,platform support, contingency operations and training and mentoringto reinforce security, community stability and the rule of law.DynCorp International is headquartered in Falls Church, Va.
About AECOM National Security Programs (NSP)
AECOM NSP is AECOM’s business unit providing professionalservices targeting the Intelligence, Information Technology, andGlobal Mission Solutions service sectors. Its unique discriminatorsaddress national security and intelligence priorities. AECOM helpsour Federal Government customers meet some of the most complex anddemanding service needs through: skilled technical and managementpersonnel with industry-recognized certifications and credentials;technology-enabled solutions; a “Spirit of Partnership” alignedtoward achievement of the program mission; performance-basedcontract execution; and over 1,500 employees in the United Statesand internationally. For more information, visit: www.aecom.com.
Rana Abbas, 703-995-1326, Rana.Abbas@gls-1.com