Syntek Technologies of Arlington won a $3 million contract from the General Services Administration for support services. The contract enables Syntek to help various government agencies with support services, such as managing a major acquisition.

Syntek Technologies is a high-level manager and technical consulting firm for both the public and private sectors.

Research Support Instruments of Lanham won a $1.7 million contract from the Navy for research and development.

The Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority won a $980,000 contract from the National Institutes of Health for fare services.

Mistral Security Inc. of Bethesda won a $350,000 contract from the Treasury Department and the U.S. Secret Service for upgrading security booths.

George Washington University Medical Center in Washington won a $272,946 contract from the National Institutes of Health for professional, administrative and management support services.

Novus Technology Inc. of Alexandria won a $189,790 contract from the General Services Administration for software and supplies.

Hydrasearch Co. of Stevensville, Md., won a $100,000 contract from the Defense Supply Center for pipe fittings.

ITT Industries Inc. of Roanoke, Va., won a $99,996 contract from the Defense Supply Center for radiation equipment.

Ericsson Inc. of Lynchburg, Va., won a $95,707 contract from the Navy for electrical components.

Kaydon Ring and Seal Inc. of Baltimore won a $94,400 contract from the Defense General Supply Center for engine components.

Aero International Inc. of Vienna won an $83,790 contract from the Defense Supply Center for electrical components.

Comtech Corp. of Rockville won an $82,088 contract from the Defense Supply Center for valves.

Phoenix Enterprises of Virginia Beach won a $60,210 contract from the Defense General Supply Center for engine components.

AEPCO Inc. of Virginia Beach won a $51,515 contract from the Navy for watercraft.

The contracts listed were awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Virginia, Maryland and the District.