DynCorp International and Fluor Corporation Win Five-Year Contracts Worth Up to $7.5 Billion

DynCorp International, Inc. and Fluor Corporation have won five-year contracts worth up to $7.5 billion for each company in support of the U.S. troop build-up in Afghanistan, according to an Army official.  Falls Church, Virginia-based DynCorp International Inc. and Irving, Texas-based Fluor Corp. each won basic one-year contracts worth $1.5 billion with four one-year options.   The awards are the largest since the program was restructured into a competition.

DynCorp will take over laundry, food services and maintenance for existing base camps in southern Afghanistan, as well as build new bases as needed to accommodate a planned increase to about 68, 000 troops from about 57, 000 stationed there today. Fluor will take over similar services in northern Afghanistan.

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