Defense & Aerospace

With proximity to the Pentagon, military installations and major defense and aerospace providers, Fairfax County offers unique opportunities to develop partnerships, share ideas and win contracts. Eight Fortune 500 aerospace and defense firms already have operations in Fairfax County, where our companies secure 5 percent of all U.S. federal contract award dollars.

Why choose Fairfax County, Virginia?

  • Nine of the top 10 global defense companies maintain operations in the county
  • A large pool of job candidates include those with security clearances and former military personnel
  • Incomparable access to federal agencies and other government contractors

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