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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • Lockheed Martin received a potential two-year, $471.7 million contract from the U.S. Army to manufacture multiple launch rocket system components for France, Germany, Finland and Singapore. GovConWire

  • General Dynamics secured a five-year, $250 million contract to help test and modify an Army system called "Prophet" to support signals intelligence and electronic warfare functions. Washington Technology

  • Under a potential five-year, $90.7 million contract from the Air Force, L3 Technologies will provide hardware, sustainment and training services for video data link devices. GovConWire

  • Engility won a $42 million task order from the Air Force to help the Space and Missile Systems Engineering Directorate ensure that its space and launch vehicles are mission ready. Potomac Tech Wire offered the release

  • Reston-based tiag will design and build an expanded version of its performance-tracking system for Navy sailors. ExecutiveBiz


FAIRFACT: The number of jobs in Fairfax County has reached a record level, surpassing 595,000.


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

  • June 20: Tysons, America's Next Great City? Presented by Mason Business Roundtable. Click here.

  • June 22: Hispanic Connect NOVA. Networking coffee presented by Virginia Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • June 28: No Pressure Prospecting. Part of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series. Click here.

  •  July 12: Selling to Fairfax County. Part of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series. Click here.

  • 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.