These public and private firms employ a large amount of people in the D.C. area, according to the Post 200. The list produced by Capital Business ranks the largest 200 Washington area businesses.
General Dynamics | Employs 8,740 locally A visitor takes a picture of a LAV Piranha II by General Dynamics Land Systems at Eurosatory 2010 in Villepinte near Paris. The company includes four operating divisions: an aerospace group that designs and builds business jets; a combat systems unit that builds military vehicles, ammunition and armor; a marine systems group that builds submarines and ships; and an information systems and technology division that builds communication systems, designs and develops networks and collects and processes intelligence. ERIC PIERMONT/AFP/GETTY IMAGES Buy Photo