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DYNCORP WINS $97 MILLION NASA CONTRACT

 RESTON, Va., Jan. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- DynCorp, a diversified professional and technical services firm, has been awarded a $97 million NASA contract to provide aircraft maintenance and modification services.
 Under the five-year contract, approximately 230 DynCorp employees will support the aircraft associated with astronaut space flight training at NASA airfields located at the Johnson Space Center, Ellington Field, Texas; El Paso, Texas; and Edwards Air Force Base, Calif. DynCorp will also support other NASA programs, including the Reduced Gravity Test, National Space Transportation, Orbiter Pilot Training and USAF Advanced Instrumentation programs. DynCorp currently operates and maintains NASA aircraft at the Goddard Space Flight Space Center/Wallops Flight Facility and supports other NASA aeronautical missions at Langley Field, Va.
 According to DynCorp Group President Paul Lombardi, "Aviation support services has been a core business for over 40 years. Today, DynCorp is one of the largest providers of these services to U.S. government agencies, and we are pleased to extend this experience to support our nation's space programs."
 Headquarterd in Reston, DynCorp is the 35th largest U.S. government contract (1992), providing diverse services to U.S. and foreign government agencies worldwide. DynCorp also provides ground services and aircraft maintenance to the domestic and international commercial aviation community.
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 /CONTACT: Janine Carey of DynCorp, 703-264-8733/


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