DynCorp wins $4.6 bln U.S. Army linquist contract

Monday, December 18, 2006; 9:50 AM

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Government contractor DynCorp International <DCP.N> said on Monday its joint venture with McNeil Technologies won a U.S. Army contract to provide translators and interpreters for U.S. forces in Iraq.

The five-year contract, to begin in March 2007, has a maximum value of $4.645 billion, the company said. The contract is currently held by a unit of L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. <LLL.N>.

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