The Big Book 2018 - Defense contracts

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Rank Firm Office location1 Purpose Contracting activity Contract amount2
1 General Dynamics Electric Boat Corp.3 Groton, Conn. Integrated Product and Process Development design completion for Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines. Naval Sea Systems Command (Washington, D.C) $5,071,534,074
2 Huntington Ingalls Inc. Newport News Refueling and complex overhaul of the USS George Washington. Naval Sea Systems Command (Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C.) 2,800,000,000
3 Owens and Minor Distribution Inc. Mechanicsville Ordering and distribution of consumable, commercial, brand name and generic medical surgical supplies for the military and civilian agencies. Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support (Philadelphia) 1,125,000,000
4 American States Utility Services Inc. Fredericksburg Ownership, operation and maintenance of water and wastewater utility systems at Fort Riley, Kansas. Defense Logistics Agency (Fort Belvoir) 601,350,292
5 CSRA LLC Falls Church To put milCloud 2.0 Phase 1 commercial infrastructure services in Department of Defense facilities. Defense Information Technology Contracting Organization (Scott Air Force Base, Illinois) 498,000,000
6 Harris Corp. Lynchburg Upgrade and modernize land mobile radio system infrastructure and replace systems with the latest technology. U.S. Army Contracting Command (Redstone Arsenal, Ala.) 461,246,563
7 Northrop Grumman Systems Corp.4 Warner Robins, Ga. Support of AAQ-24 large aircraft infrared counter-measure direct sales for repair of 34 national stock numbers. Air Force Sustainment Center (Robins Air Force Base, Ga.) 444,600,000
8 Northrop Grumman Redondo Beach, Calif. Next generation thermal, power and controls. Air Force Research Laboratory (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio) 409,000,000
9 Northorp Grumman Systems Corp.4 Redondo Beach, Calif. Replacement of Minuteman III to meet intercontinental ballistic missiles operational requirements. Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center (Hill Air Force Base, Utah) 328,584,830
10 Booz Allen Hamilton McLean Provide reliable and secure Enterprise Administration Alliant operations around the world in support of Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO). GSA Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (Washington, D.C.) 325,868,201
11 General Dynamics Land Systems Inc.3 Sterling Heights, Mich. Design, development and integration of engineering changes into the Abrams M1A2 System Enhancement Package Version 3. U.S. Army Contracting Command (Warren, Mich.) 310,582,092
12 Mythics Virginia Beach Provide unlimited license agreement for Oracle technology products. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (Maxwell Air Force Base-Gunter Annex, Ala.) 293,247,466
13 General Dynamics Land Systems3 Sterling Heights, Mich. Install and integrate SEPv2 unique components for Abrams Main Battle tanks and procure and store SEPv2 and SEPv3 components. U.S. Army Contracting Command (Warren, Mich.) 270,165,431
14 General Dynamics Mission Systems Inc.3 Scottsdale, Ariz. Modify, test, train and sustain the Prophet System, a ground-based intelligence and electronic warfare system. U.S. Army Contracting Command (Aberdeen Proving Ground, Md.) 250,000,000
15 Northrop Grumman Systems Corp.4 Linthicum Heights, Md. 72 Active Electronically Scanned Array radars, spares and support services. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio) 243,873,277
16 Exxon Mobil Fuels Lubricants & Specialties Marketing Co.5 Fairfax Contract for various types of fuel. Defense Logistics Agency Energy (Fort Belvoir) 218,399,646
17 DSC Corp. Alexandria Provide system engineering, analysis, research, logistics and configuration to Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division's aircraft integrated product teams. Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division (China Lake, Calif.) 207,596,336
18 DynCorp International6 Fort Worth, Texas Contractor operated and maintained base supply services. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, Ohio) 202,434,437
19 Amyx Inc. Reston Provide Joint Improvised-Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO) with sensitive mission support services without organizational conflicts of interest. GSA Federal Systems Integration and Management Center (Washington, D.C.) 189,263,856
20 Orbital ATK Inc.7 Northridge, Calif. Conversion of AGM-88B High Speed Anti-Radiation Missiles into 230 AGM-88E All-Up-Rounds and six captive air training missiles. Naval Air Systems Command (Patuxent River, Md.) 156,831,389
21 St. Michael's Inc. Woodbridge Special Operations Command wide mission support services. U.S. Special Operations Command (MacDill Air Force Base, Fla.) 150,000,000
22 PAE Government Services Arlington Training and mentoring and contractor logistics support for the Afghanistan National Defense Security Forces. U.S. Army Contracting Command (Warren, Mich.) 142,061,874
24 Booz Allen Hamilton McLean Air Force business area process re-engineering, performance improvement and change management projects. Air Force District of Washington (Joint Base Andrews, Md.) 140,000,000
23 Cruz Associates Yorktown Specialized support services to the U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command (Airborne), Systems Integration and Management Office and Aviation Maintenance Support Office. U.S. Special Operations Command (Tampa, Fla.) 140,000,000
25 BAE Systems Norfolk Ship Repair Norfolk Maintenance, modernization and repair of USS Tortuga. Naval Sea Systems Command (Washington, D.C.) 139,818,901

1 Location of office that was awarded contract, not headquarters of company.

2 Initial value                       

3 Subsidiary of Falls Church-based General Dynamics.

4 Subsidiary of Falls Church-based Northrop Grumman.  

5 Sales office based in Fairfax.

6 Office of McLean-based DynCorp International.

7 Orbital ATK is based in Dulles and has reached an agreement to be acquired by Falls Church-based Northrop Grumman.

Source: U.S. Department of Defense

Note:  Includes U.S. Department of Defense contracts from 2017 worth at least $139 million awarded to Virginia-based companies; divisions and subsidiaries of Virginia companies; and Virginia-based divisions of companies based outside Virginia. Excludes multi-award contracts and contract modifications

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