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Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2016
Nov. 14, 2016
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]    
Entity Registant Name Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001514226  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 30, 2016  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding (in shares)   100