FALLS CHURCH, Va. – (September 18, 2012) -DynCorp International (DI) today announced that it has been awardeda contract with the U.S. Air Force Air Education and TrainingCommand (AETC) to provide jet engine maintenance for J-85 aircraftat Laughlin Air Force Base (AFB), Texas, in support of the Engineegional Repair Center (ERRC).
“This contract further strengthens our relationship with theU.S. Air Force and more specifically the Air Education and TrainingCommand,” said Jim Myles, group vice president, Aviation, DynCorpInternational. “We are proud to support AETC in aircraftmaintenance, supply support and now engine overhauls andrepairs.”
DI will provide J-85 jet engine intermediate maintenancefunctions required to support AETC requirements for theUndergraduate Pilot Training (UPT), Specialized Undergraduate PilotTraining (SUPT), Euro NATO Joint Jet Pilot Training (ENJJPT), PilotInstructor Training (PIT) and Introduction to Fighter Fundamentals(IFF) missions.
The competitively-awarded, firm-fixed-price contract has an11-month base period with five, one-year options and a totalcontract value of $36 million if all options are exercised.
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