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Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • Peraton will conduct work in Herndon as it fulfills a potential five-year, $65.6 million order from the Air Force to provide programmatic, engineering and tech support for a cross-domain information platform. ExecutiveBiz

  • DXC Technology received a multi-year deal from the New York Metropolitan Transportation Authority to deploy asset-management tools to oversee maintenance of the MTA's 236 miles of routes, according to a release picked up by Potomac Tech Wire. 

  • Serco will assemble shipboard networks aboard Navy submarines, aircraft carriers and other vessels under two task orders worth a potential $46 million across the next eight years. ExecutiveBiz

  • Harris nailed down a $108 million contract to provide communications systems to support 90 state agencies in Nevada. ExecutiveBiz

  • L3 subsidiary OceanServer has been contracted to supply autonomous underwater vehicles to the Marine Corps. ExecutiveBiz

  • CRL Technologies booked a potential five-year, $84 million contract to engineer systems for the Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft Division. ExecutiveBiz

  • Lockheed Martin secured a potential two-year, $40.4 million contract to provide software development and help desk support for the Army. ExecutiveBiz

  • Raytheon booked a potential four-year, $149.4 million contract to engineer, manufacture and support development of a Navy air defense system to target anti-ship missiles and aircraft threats at long range. GovConWire


FAIR FACT: More than 500 cybersecurity companies have a presence in Fairfax County and have access to a cyber workforce of 80,000 in the Washington, D.C., region. Learn more.


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

  • January 8: Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County: The FCEDA resumes its workshop series for those contemplating doing business in the county. The series, which covers a full range of basics, is held in partnership with the Virginia Dept. of Business Assistance and the U.S. Small Business Administration. Pre-registration is required. Click here.