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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Notable contract wins for firms in Fairfax County:

  • Lockheed Martin has been awarded contract options worth $522.3 million from the U.S. Navy to produced Trident II D2 missilles and to support deployed systems. GovConWire

  • Rolls-Royce picked up a six-month, $69.4 million contract option from the Navy to maintain and provide logistics support for T-45 training aircraft engines. ExecutiveBiz

  • BAE Systems will supply night vision goggles and thermal weapon sights to the U.S. Army under two orders worth a combined $97 million. GovConWire

  • CALNET secured a contract to provide service desk services and end-user support  for the Office of Inspector General at the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, DC. Potomac Tech Wire ran the release.

  • Tiag, The Information Applications Group, has been contracted to help the Uniformed Services University of the Health Services consolidate IT systems. ExecutiveBiz

COMPANY SPOTLIGHT: MetiStream of Tysons Corner streamlines healthcare analytics to helps healthcare organizations maximize data, improving patient outcomes and minimizing risks. Learn more on MetiStream's Company Spotlight page

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

  • March 22: Veterans in Business Conference. Thirteenth annual event, with support from the Veteran Business Outreach Center and Small Business Development Center at the Community Business Partnership, provides education, networking and business opportunities for the Northern Virginia military community. Click here.

  • March 26: Metro Monday -- Innovation Center Station. Economic development experts, elected officials and developers will discuss the planned Silver Line Metro station and surrounding land development. Presented by the Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • March 28: Creating and Preparing a WOW Presentation. Part of the Business Education Series presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • March 29: Uniting Women in Cyber Symposium celebrating women in today's cybersecurity ecosystem and identifying issues preventing more women from obtaining critical roles. Click here.

  • April 3: Entrepreneurship 101: Starting a Business in Fairfax County. Workshop presented by the FCEDA, the Fairfax County-based Community Business Partnership, Virginia Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity and the U.S. Small Business Administration to spotlight resources for new businesses. Click here

  • April 11: Delivering Presentations that WOW! Part of the Business Education Series presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • April 12: Economic Outlook Summit. Presented by the Southeast Fairfax Development Corporation and Mount Vernon-Lee Chamber of Commerce, former congressman Tom Davis will moderate this year's discussion among national thought leaders, economists and county officials.

  • April 25: Setting Key Performance Indicators for Business Success. Part of the Business Education Series presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here.

  • May 1: Northern Virginia B2G Matchmaking Conference and Small Business Expo. Presented by the Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce. Click here.