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Northern Virginia—For the Record

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AES Corp., an Arlington-based energy company, acquired a landfill gas reclamation project in El Salvador. The renewable energy operation will provide up to 25 megawatts of energy from the capture and combustion of methane gas. (News release)

Booz Allen Hamilton Inc., a McLean engineering and consulting firm, split its government and global commercial units and sold a majority stake in its U.S. government business to The Carlyle Group for $2.54 billion. The move will allow the company’s units to focus on their core markets. (PRNewswire)

CACI International Inc., an IT services company headquartered in Arlington, received a 10-year, $134 million contract to provide global logistics support to the Navy’s Military Sealift Command. (PRNewswire)

Capital One Financial Corp., a McLean financial services provider, was named one of the Best Adoption-Friendly Workplaces in America by the Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption. The company was cited for various programs supporting adoption, including reimbursement efforts and parental leave. (Business Wire)

Distribution & Service Inc., of Fairfax, finalized an exclusive, three-year distribution deal with Amtrak to provide frozen food to the rail service. (News release)

Fairfax County, according to Census Data, led the country in federal contracts performed locally with a total of $14 billion work done in fiscal 2006, up from $13.6 billion in fiscal 2005. (Business Wire)

General Dynamics Inc., of Falls Church, received through General Dynamics Land Systems, its Sterling Heights, Mich. unit, a $116 million contract from the Army for long-lead materials to be used in bringing used Abrams battle tanks to combat-level capability. (PRNewswire)

Lamborghini Washington has opened a new dealership complex on Route 28 in the Dulles area. Allie Ashe is the owner of the 4,500-foot-square?dealership, which also includes separate showrooms for Ferraris and Maserattis. He has been selling all three high-end Italian automobiles in the Washington area?since 2005. (News release)

Orbital Sciences Corp., a Dulles-based space systems company, received a $100 million contract over 10 years, including options, from the Defense Department to support research and development programs at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. (News release)

Navy Federal Credit Union, a Vienna-based credit union, which serves Navy and Marine Corps personnel and Navy Department civilians, will expand membership to Army, Air Force and National Guard personnel, and all Defense Department employees. Navy Federal is the world’s largest credit union with 3.1 members and $35 billion in assets. (The Virginian-Pilot)

Orbital Sciences Corp., a Dulles-based space systems company, received a $100 million contract over 10 years, including options, from the Defense Department to support research and development programs at White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. (News release)


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