Tue, Apr 24, 2012
Potential Value To DynCorp Is $176.9 Millions
NASA has selected DynCorp International LLC of Ft. Worth, Texas, to provide aircraft maintenance and operational support services under a contract potentially worth $176.9 million. DynCorp will perform the work at Ellington Field at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston, NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, VA, NASA facilities in El Paso, TX, and Edwards Air Force Base, CA, and other locations worldwide as required.
The services will include support for flight operations, maintenance, repairs and alterations to aircraft, component parts and support equipment and engineering services. Additional services include spaceflight readiness training, airborne research and development and flight test support. The major sub-contractor is GeoControl Systems of Houston.
The $46.6 million base contract begins June 1 for one year and four months. It is a fixed-price-award-fee/cost-plus-award-fee contract. There are two two-year option periods available. The first, with a value of $70.1 million, may be exercised to extend through September 2015. The second, with a value of $60.2 million, may be exercised to extend through May 2017.
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