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Thursday, April 27, 2017

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • Mission Essential secured a potential five-year, $695 million task order to provide language and cultural advisory services for the U.S. Army's Intelligence and Security Command. GovConWire

  • ManTech won a pair of contracts potentially worth close to $450 million -- a five-year, $229 million task order to provide technology-related services for U.S. Customs and a potential $220 million deal from the FBI for enterprise IT services. Washington Technology

  • TRAX International picked up a potential five-year, $294.5 million follow-on award to continue technical technical information management and logistics support services for NASA facilities in the mid-Atlantic. GovConWire

  • Lockheed Martin received a $109.6 million contract modification from the Navy for 567 modification kits and labor necessary to perform hardware and software upgrades to F-35 aircraft. GovConWire

  • Accenture Federal Services won a potential four-year, $64 million contract to modernize 70 enterprise applications for the TSA. Washington Technology

  • The Navy exercised a $99.5 million option to have Northrop Grumman support integration of large aircraft infrared countermeasure systems. GovConWire

  • Government Contract Solutions, a unit of Preferred Systems Solutions, won a five-year, $75 million contract from the FBI to provide lifecycle acquisition services. Washington Technology


FAIRFACT: Fairfax County's Neighborhood and Community Services team coordinates scheduling and community use of 249 gyms and 859 athletic fields (86 of them synthetic turf).


Events presented or sponsored by the Fairfax County Economic Development Authority: 

  • May 2: Build It With #FairfaxEDA. A full day of workshops, including monthly Entrepreurship 101 -- dedicated to growing small business and celebrating National Small Business Week. Sponsored by the FCEDA. Click here.

  • May 3: Northern Virginia B2G Matchmaking Conference and Small Business Expo. Presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • May 9: Procurement Academy -- Women Owned Businesses: Successful Growth Strategies in the Federal Space. Makeup date for this session of the procurement workshop series presented by the FCEDA. Click here.

  • May 10: Web Analytics -- Turn Data into Actionable Insights. Part of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series. Click here.

  • May 18: Digital Afterlife -- Can Your Data Rest in Peace? Panel discussion presented by the FCEDA. Click here.

  • May 24: The No. 1 Way to Get More Clients. Part of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series. Click here.