FALLS CHURCH, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 26, 2006--The U.S. Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement has awarded DynCorp International LLC task orders to clear land mines and unexploded ordnance (UXO) in Cambodia and destroy light weapons in Honduras that are excess to that country's needs.
The Cambodia task order has a potential value of $8.3 million over a term of one base year and two option years. It calls for DynCorp International to assist and train the Royal Cambodian Armed Forces and the Cambodian Mine Action Center, a non-governmental organization, to remove persistent land mines and UXO left from decades of conflict. The task order provides immediate action to address the urgent issue of landmines, excess Cambodian stockpiled munitions, and loosely secured or unsecured munitions that could spontaneously explode and harm Cambodians or could fall into the hands of criminals, terrorists, and illicit arms traffickers.
The Honduras task order - valued initially at about $316,000 - calls for the destruction of light weapons over a five-month period. These are weapons that the Honduran government has deemed to be excess to its legitimate defense needs.
This work supports the Department of State's Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement, which participates in the multi-agency U.S. Humanitarian Mine Action Program. DynCorp International will work with this Office in collaboration with the governments of Cambodia and Honduras.
DynCorp International has an ongoing weapons removal task order in Afghanistan with the Office of Weapons Removal and Abatement as well.
About DynCorp International
DynCorp International LLC, the operating company of DynCorp International Inc. (NYSE:DCP), is a provider of specialized mission-critical outsourced technical services to civilian and military government agencies, with specific global expertise in law enforcement training and support, security services, base operations, aviation services and operations, and logistics support. Headquartered in Falls Church, Va., DynCorp International has approximately 14,000 employees worldwide. For more information, visit www.dyn-intl.com.
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