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Document and Entity Information - USD ($)
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2017
Mar. 21, 2018
Jun. 30, 2017
Document and Entity Information [Abstract]      
Entity Registrant Name Delta Tucker Holdings, Inc.    
Entity Central Index Key 0001514226    
Document Type 10-K    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2017    
Amendment Flag false    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2017    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer    
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   100  
Entity Current Reporting Status No    
Entity Voluntary Filers Yes    
Entity Well-known Seasoned Issuers No    
Entity Public Float     $ 0