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Thursday, November 16, 2017

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • BAE Systems will modernize a U.S. Navy Whidbey Island-class dock landing ship under a potential $183.8 million contract. GovConWire

  • Cubic received a potential five-year, $61.4 million contract from the Army to help prepare combat-ready troops for deployment. ExecutiveBiz

  • Lockheed Martin won a potential $60.2 million contract modification from the Navy for ship integration and test services for the Aegis weapon system. ExecutiveBiz

  • General Dynamics will support sustainment of a fire control system for U.S. and U.K. nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines under a two-year, $25.7 million contract from the Navy. ExecutiveBiz

  • Salient CRGT won a $5 million subcontract from Oasis Systems to provide data analytics support for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission. Washington Technology

  • CALIBRE Systems secured a task order from the National Guard to support joint capabilities development programs to include technology, budgeting and resource procurement. ExecutiveBiz

  • MacAulay-Brown and the Garrett Group won a U.S. Strategic Command task order, worth $4 million for three years to support the Joint Information Operations Warfare Center. WashingtonExec


COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: Serco Inc., an international provider of professional, technology and management services, maintains its U.S. offices in Reston. Learn more about this federal government IT contractor by clicking here.


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

  • November 16: Innovative Pipelines for Tech Recruiting. Workforce program for hiring managers and recruiters, presented by the FCEDA. Click here.

  • November 29: Options to Fund Your Business. Sponsored by Business Finance Center of the Community Business Partnership. Click here.

  • December 13: Introduction to Purchasing in the Commonwealth -- A Vendor's Perspective. Part of the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce Business Education Series. Click here.