DynCorp to Provide Aerial Firefighting Support in Australia

DynCorp to Provide Aerial Firefighting Support in Australia 13 Mar, 14, Source: DynCorp

DynCorp International (DI) has been awarded a subcontract to provide aerial firefighting support to the New South Wales Rural Fire Service in Australia. DI will perform as a subcontractor to Touchdown Helicopters of New South Wales, Australia.

“We are pleased that our commercial and international strategy has taken root and is gaining traction,” said Chris Bernhardt, president, DynCorp International. “This win shows how DynCorp International is taking a superior service that it currently offers the U.S. government – in this case, providing aerial firefighting support for the state of California and the U.S. Forest Service – and bringing that tradition of excellence to new commercial and international customers. We are proud to now call ourselves an international aerial firefighting company.”

Through this subcontract, DI will provide aircraft, pilots and an aircraft maintenance team to support the program’s UH-1H helicopters.

The subcontract has a one year base period, with two one-year options for a total potential value of $3.2 million.

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