This is a weekly summary of selected prime contract recently awarded by the federal government to companies and other vendors in Maryland.
National defense contracts
Vector Research Co. in Rockville won a $5,120,168 contract from the Navy to provide ship acoustics and analysis support services.
EAI Corp. in Abingdon won a $448,512 contract from the Army to provide chemical-treaty field exercise support.
Westinghouse Electric Corp. in Linthicum won a $10,078,627 contract from the Navy to provide test program sets and operational test program sets.
Defense research contracts
Environmental Technologies Group Inc. in Baltimore won a $9,811,884 contract from the Army to provide research and development services.
International Business Machines in Bethesda won a $383,400 contract from NASA to maintain laser printer plotters.
DDD Co. in Landover won a $60,316 contract from the U.S.
Information Agency to extend for one-year book exhibit assembly services for the agency's overseas exhibits.
Tascon Inc. in Bethesda won a $4,411,864 contract from the National Cancer Institute to provide technical and logistical support services for the Division of Cancer Etiology.
Xeta International in Fort Washington won a $405,796 contract from the Navy to provide program documentation.
KCI Technologies Inc. in Baltimore won a contract of an unspecified amount from the U.S. Department of Agriculture for architectural and engineering services in Maryland and the District of Columbia.
Sylvest Management Systems Corp. in Lanham won a $24,000,000 contract from the Tennessee Valley Authority to provide open systems technical workstations and servers.
Computer Data Systems Inc. in Rockville won a $23,230,238 contract from the General Services Administration for conversion renewal projects.
Symbiotic Technologies Inc. in Riverdale won a $1,670,630 contract from Goddard Space Flight Center to provide engineering services.
Prime Computer Inc. in Rockville won an $803,900 contract from the U.S. Department of Justice for computer maintenance.
Triad Consultants in Baltimore won a $35,000 contract from the Veterans Affairs Medical Center to develop a data base for research on older people.
ACC Systems in Columbia won a $4,978,993 contract from the Navy to provide multiplexer voice systems.
Red River Shipping Corp. in Rockville won a $39,845,488 contract from the Navy related to the MV Advantage, which will be used mainly to deliver Department of Defense cargo to the Far East.
Red River Shipping Corp. in Rockville won a $46,975,597 contract from the Navy for the charter of the CGM Utrillo.