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DynCorp International and Sierra Nevada Corporation form Strategic Alliance

New Alliance Establishes Fixed-Wing Aircraft Center of Excellence in Huntsville, Ala.

Huntsville, Ala. – June 25, 2013DynCorp International (DI) and Sierra Nevada Corporation’s (SNC) Integrated Mission Systems (IMS) today announced a strategic alliance to provide mission critical services to customers worldwide. This alliance combines the complementary resources and unique talents of these two aerospace industry leaders to serve emerging markets, with an emphasis on commercial, domestic and international Fixed-Wing, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) Systems, and Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS).

As part of the alliance, the two companies will jointly establish a Fixed-Wing Center of Excellence in Huntsville, Ala., to benefit customers such as the U.S. Army’s Program Manager for Fixed Wing Aircraft.  Services will include maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, integration and installation.

“This is a powerful combination,” said James Myles, senior vice president of DI’s DynAviation Group. “By uniting our extensive competencies, global presence and deep relationships, together we can enhance the services we offer existing customers and pursue new opportunities in emerging markets.”

‘We are extremely excited to announce this alliance and the future opportunities that it represents,” said Tim Owings, corporate vice president for SNC’s Integrated Mission Systems business area. “Both SNC and DynCorp International bring significant and highly complementary skill sets in the UAS and ISR markets.  Collectively, the alliance will allow us to continue to provide superior mission critical services to our existing customers, and attract future customers. We are honored to work with DynCorp International’s DynAviation Group to expand our global footprint.”

The two companies combined bring more than 100 years of experience in aviation solutions.

DynCorp International’s DynAviation Group offers full-spectrum aerospace, aviation and air operations solutions worldwide, including operations, maintenance and sustainment of more than 200 aircraft types in dozens of countries. Sierra Nevada Corporation specializes in aircraft and ISR systems design, engineering, modification, integration and sustainment.

About DynCorp International

DynCorp International is a leading global services provider offering unique, tailored solutions for an ever-changing world. Built on more than six decades of experience as a trusted partner to commercial, government and military customers, DI provides sophisticated aviation, logistics, training, intelligence and operational solutions wherever we are needed. DynCorp International is headquartered in Falls Church, Va. For more information, visit our blogs or follow DynCorp International on Twitter.

About Sierra Nevada Corporation

Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC), headquartered in Sparks, Nev., is one of America’s fastest growing private companies based on its significant expansion and reputation for rapid, innovative, and agile technology solutions in electronics, aerospace, avionics, space, propulsion, micro-satellite, aircraft, communications systems and solar energy. Under the leadership of CEO Fatih Ozmen and President Eren Ozmen, SNC employs over 2,500 people in 30 locations in 16 states. SNC’s six unique business areas are dedicated to providing leading-edge solutions to SNC’s dynamic customer base.

SNC is also the Top Woman-Owned Federal Contractor in the United States. Over the last 30 years under the Ozmen’s leadership, SNC has remained focused on providing its customers the very best in diversified technologies to meet their needs and has a strong and proven track record of success. The company continues to focus its growth on the commercial sector through internal advancements and outside acquisitions, including the emerging markets of renewable energy, telemedicine, nanotechnology, cyber and net-centric operations. For more information on SNC visit www.sncorp.com.


DynCorp International:
Beatrice Livioco
(571) 722-0270

Sierra Nevada Corporation:
Julie Ardito
(775) 849-6968