Document and Entity Information - shares
6 Months Ended
Jun. 24, 2016
Aug. 05, 2016
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001514226  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jun. 24, 2016  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   100