This is a weekly summary of selected prime contracts recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland.
Vitro Corp. in Silver Spring won a $1,278,846 contract from the Navy to provide system engineering services.
Simms Industries Inc. in Columbia won a $958,687 contract from the Navy to provide systems analyses.
Fairchild Defense in Germantown won a $949,526 contract from the Air Force to provide repairs and maintenance.
Westinghouse Electric Corp.'s Oceanic Division in Annapolis won an $847,146 contract from the Navy to supply weapons.
M/A-Com Government Products Inc. in Hunt Valley won a $358,440 contract from the Navy to provide a microwave receiver system.
W. D. Curran and Associates Inc. in Annapolis won a $342,599 contract from the Navy to install utilities at the U.S. Naval Academy.
Sylvest Management Systems Corp. in Greenbelt won a $250,816 contract from the Navy to provide computer workstations.
Modern Electric Inc. in Ferndale won a $156,232 contract from the Navy to remove existing transformers and provide new transformers in Building 75 at the Naval Research Laboratory in Washington.
Paco Contractors in Baltimore won a $153,000 contract from the Army to build a two-story office structure inside Building 315 of Aberdeen Proving Ground.
Defense research contracts
McDonnell Douglas Space Systems Co. in Rockville won a $14,701,200 contract from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration to provide research on mission systems and operations analyses for NASA.
IBM Corporation Systems in Gaithersburg won a $339,642,742 contract from the Internal Revenue Service to provide data-processing equipment, systems software, training, conversion services, support services, and maintenance for the Internal Revenue Service.
The George Hyman Construction Co. in Bethesda won a $139,257,000 contract from the Construction Contracts Division to provide general construction of government archives.
Excavation Enterprises Inc. in Rockville won a $3,205,753 contract from the Federal Bureau of Prisons for construction.
Oakcrest Printing Co. Inc. in Beltsville won a $1,196,198 contract from the U.S. Government Printing Office for printing services.
Computer Data Systems Inc. in Rockville won a $440,729 contract from the U.S. Postal Service to manage the Olympic Pen Pal Club.
W&K Contractors Inc. in Linthicum Heights won a $426,400 contract from the U.S. Postal Service to replace the roof at the Calvert Delivery Distribution Center in Riverdale.
Communication Papers in Middletown won a $400,000 contract from the General Services Administration to supply facsimile and plotting paper.
United Book Press in Baltimore won a $347,438 contract from the U.S. Government Printing Office to print books.
S.E.W. Friel in Queenstown won a $163,459 contract from the Veterans Administration Marketing Center to provide canned juices.