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Thursday, July 20, 2017

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • SAIC won a task order worth close to $621 million over seven years to provide IT services to the U.S. Central Command. GovConWire

  • Booz Allen Hamilton received a potential five-year, $140 million contract to provide business-area process support for the Air Force. GovConWire

  • Leidos landed a potential five-year, $102 million deal to perform systems engineering, software development and integration on a fire support command-and-control system for the Army. GovConWire

  • VSE received a potential $17.8 million, three-year task order to provide support services for Army Reserve Command equipment, engineering, maintenance and logistics readiness. ExecutiveBiz

  • ManTech International won a five-year, $21 million task order to  support Marine Corps systems engineering, interoperability, architecture and technology programs. ExecutiveBiz

  • Citizant received a four-year, $5 million task order from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to provide data management support services. Potomac Tech Wire carried a release.

  • BAE Systems will design long-range submarine detection and tracking technology under a $4.6 million contract from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency. ExecutiveBiz

FAIRFACT: Fairfax County's real property tax rate of $1.113 per $100 of assessed value has declined by 35 percent from a 1978 rate of $1.74.

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

  • July 26: Top 5 Tactics to Create a Facebook Ad That Works. Part of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series. Click here.

  • Sept. 12: Entrenpreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County. Workshop presented by the FCEDA, Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity to spotlight resources for new businesses. Click here.