DynCorp International Awarded Police Training Work in Haiti and Liberia
FALLS CHURCH, Va., Mar 31, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- DynCorp International (NYSE:DCP) is expanding its work under its Civilian Police (CIVPOL) contract with the U.S. State Department to include new training missions in Haiti and Liberia. The expanded work has a value of more than $7 million.
Under the Haiti Stabilization Initiative task order, DynCorp International will provide training support for up to 444 Haitian National Police. The task order includes DynCorp International procurement of the Haitian police force's basic and specialized non-lethal equipment, vehicles and communications equipment. The value of this work is $3 million. DynCorp International has also been tasked to refurbish the main police station in Cite Soleil. This station will function as the primary location for this new specialized unit. The refurbishment work will be more than $600,000.
In Liberia DynCorp International will also train and equip up to 500 Liberian National Police members who will establish an Emergency Response Unit with the United Nations Police and the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL). To support the unit, DynCorp International will also undertake new building construction and the renovation of existing LNP facilities. The value of this work is $3.5 million.
The award in Liberia follows DynCorp International's successful work of training a professional army for the Ministry of National Defense in Liberia under its Security Sector Reform program with the State Department.
About DynCorp International
DynCorp International is a provider of specialized mission-critical services to civilian and military government agencies worldwide, and operates major programs in law enforcement training and support, security services, base operations, aviation services, contingency operations, and logistics support. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., DynCorp International has approximately 15,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.dyn-intl.com.
SOURCE: DynCorp International
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