FALLS CHURCH, Va., 27 April 2012. DynCorp International won a NASA contract, potentially worth $176.9 million, to provide aircraft maintenance and operational support services at various locations, including Ellington Field at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston; NASA's Langley Research Center in Hampton, Va.; NASA facilities in El Paso, Texas, and Edwards Air Force Base, Calif.; and worldwide locations as required.
The fixed-price-award-fee/cost-plus-award-fee contract has a $46.6 million base contract. It begins June 1, spans one year and four months, and includes two two-year option periods.
DynCorp staff will perform such services as engineering, support for flight operations, maintenance, repairs, and alterations to aircraft, component parts, and support equipment. Additional services include: spaceflight readiness training, airborne research and development, and flight test support.