Defense and Aerospace Industry Success Story
Mission Capability Integrator Finds Universal Success in Fairfax County and Across the Region
From D.C. to deep space, Peraton is disrupting the national security market. Fairfax County-based Peraton delivers innovative solutions and technologies to government space, intelligence, cyber, defense, homeland security, civil and health customers.
The Intelligence Community, Department of Defense, Social Security Administration (SSA), NASA and numerous others work with Peraton to solve their most daunting challenges. Peraton uses its range of expertise to challenge traditional approaches to digital forensics, threat assessments, network security and overall protection of the warfighting domains.
Fairfax County is home to some of the biggest names in the defense and aerospace industry. Federal contracting in the region’s 2020 fiscal year amounted to $29.4 billion. Peraton contributes heavily to the county’s successes. In early 2021, it acquired Northrop Grumman’s integrated missions support and IT solutions business for $3.4 billion. And Peraton will soon complete its acquisition of Fairfax County-based Perspecta for $7.1 billion.
Connections are crucial in Fairfax County. With a Herndon headquarters, Peraton gains streamlined access to the Pentagon, federal agencies and regulators, a massive government contracting cluster and a network of business partners.
Peraton currently employs 10,000 individuals worldwide, with more than 3,500 in the Greater Washington area. The Greater Washington defense and aerospace workforce includes 192,000-plus professionals. The talent pool includes candidates with security clearance, an abundance of former government and military personnel, and aerospace engineering graduates from Virginia Tech, the University of Maryland and the U.S. Naval Academy.
Employees in Greater Washington Area
Years of Scientific and Engineering Support of U.S. Navy
Named as one of Defense News’ top 100 defense companies in the world