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$14M to DynCorp to Run Forward Bases for Drug War

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RC-7B “Crazy Hawk” DynCorp International LLC in Falls Church, VA received a $14 million cost-plus-award and incentive fee with cost-reimbursable contract modification. These monies will provide for Forward Operation Location-Base Operating Support (FOL)-BOS services in support of the United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) aerial counter drug surveillance mission. Work will take place at Reina Beatrix IAP, Aruba; HATO IAP, Curacao, Netherlands Antilles; and Eloy Alfaro IAP Manta, Ecuador. DynCorp International will perform approximately 90% of the total effort. At this time, $10 million have been obligated. This work will be complete June 2007. Air Combat Command Contracting Squadron at Langley Air Force Base, VA issued the contract (F44650-02-C-0002/P00090). United States surveillance aircraft supporting USSOUTHCOM, Department of Defense, US State Department, and multi-counter drug agencies currently operate from the FOLs to assure continued counter drug surveillance in the Caribbean and Central and South American theaters. See DID’s coverage of some of the aircraft involved. The Air Force Chief of Staff, Air Combat Command (ACC) commander, and Twelfth Air Force (12 AF) commander determined that FOL support functions shall be contracted to the maximum extent possible.

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