Intelligent Decisions Inc. of Chantilly won a $2.9 million contract from the General Services Administration for desktop hardware upgrades.

Anteon Corp. of Fairfax won a $74 million subcontract from Chenega Technology Services Corp. to train Customs and Border Protection personnel at U.S. ports of entry to operate surveillance equipment.

Convera Corp. of Vienna won a $2 million contract from the FBI for a homeland security database search and discovery platform.

Multimax Inc. of Largo, Centech Group Inc. of Arlington, NCI Information Systems Inc. of Reston, and Telos Corp. of Ashburn got letters of intent to receive contract awards from the Air Force for part of its $10 billion Network Centric Solutions program.

ManTech International Corp. of Fairfax won a $20.5 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center's Carderock Division for support of submarine and surface ship acoustical trials.

Raytheon Co. of Lexington, Mass., and Northrop Grumman Mission Systems of Reston each won $4.3 million contracts from the Air Force for weather system hardware and software.

Northrup Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding of Newport News, Va., won a $197 million contract from the Naval Sea Systems Command for continued work on the USS Enterprise(CVN-65) involving alterations to ship systems and inspection, testing, and repair of systems and components to ensure continued safe operation of the ship.

BAE Systems Applied Technologies Inc. of Rockville won a $15.6 million contract from the Naval Air Systems Command to provide an estimated 270,000 hours of engineering and technical services to support Navy/Joint/National Agency electronic equipment and systems for communications on land, sea and air.

Contrack International Inc. of Arlington won a $50.3 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for design and construction of the Afghan National Army Regional Brigade facility.

Norfolk Dredging Co. of Chesapeake, Va., won a $2.5 million contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for maintenance and new work dredging inbound and outbound elements of Norfolk Harbor Channel and new work dredging the South Terminal at Norfolk International Terminals.

United Parcel Service of the District won a $77.7 million contract; Federal Express of Greenbelt won a $75.3 million contract; Astar Air Cargo Inc. of Miami won a $90.2 million contract; and Delta Airlines of Atlanta won a $101.6 million contract. All were from the Air Force's Headquarters Air Mobility Command for international door-to-door small package service.

Northrop Grumman Defense Mission Systems Inc. of Reston won a $9.52 million contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Center for engineering support for the development, installation, integration, maintenance and testing of combat system simulation and stimulation equipment for the AEGIS program.

Cryptek Inc. of Sterling won a $5.63 million contract from the Naval Air Systems Command for the purchase and integration of security solution products for demonstration in a secured Coalition Wide Area Network (COWAN). This will service several regional allies on behalf of the United States Pacific Command's COWAN.

ITSolutions LLC of Gaithersburg won a $111.3 million contract from the Food and Drug Administration for information technology services, including telecommunications.

Swales Aerospace of Beltsville won a $13.4 million contract from the Missile Defense Agency for mission assurance and administrative support.

Dimensions International Inc. of Alexandria won a $2 million contract from the Army for research and development.

CODA Research Inc. of Silver Spring won a $93.9 million contract from the Department of Health and Human Services for research on environmental and genetic risk factors for breast cancer.

Mitretek Systems Inc. of Falls Church won a $4.6 million contract from the Navy's Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command for program support and technical services.

Alta Systems Inc. of Fairfax won a $1.6 million contract from the Agriculture Department for information technology services, including telecommunications.

Washington Technology Group Inc. of Silver Spring won a $2.7 million contract from the Air Force for network management support of the Hickam Base Area Network and Classified Base Area Network and for system operations and maintenance of the Hickam Air Force Base Local Area Network.

Blueprint Technologies Inc. of Vienna won a $5 million contract from the General Services Administration for management, organizational and business improvement services.

Metro Machine Corp. of Norfolk won a $1.9 million contract from the Navy for quad hull security caisson development.

Global Professional Solutions Inc. of Alexandria won a $1 million contract from the Drug Enforcement Administration for operational support and systems administration for DEA's classified network.

Innovative Concepts Inc. of McLean won a $1.5 million contract from the Army's Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone Arsenal in Alabama for miscellaneous communication equipment.

Heckler and Koch Defense Inc. of Sterling won a $26.2 million contract from the Department of Homeland Security - Border and Transportation Security for pistols.

N~ask Inc. of Oakton won a $2.3 million contract from the General Services Administration for instruments and laboratory equipment.

Staff writer Judith Mbuya contributed to this report.

Northrup Grumman Newport News Shipbuilding will work on the USS Enterprise, from which an American flag is seen flying in the Arabian sea.