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The Post 200 is an annual snapshot of the companies, law firms, nonprofits and other organizations that power our local economy. Here's a look at this year's list.

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TASC recruits at a job fair in Washington. (Photo by Jeffrey MacMillan/Capital Business)

Private companies


This year, TASC, a technical services business spun off from Northrop Grumman in 2009, made several leadership changes, including promoting John P. Hynes Jr. to executive vice president and chief operating officer. The company, which works with the Pentagon, intelligence agencies and civilian agencies, also appointed Jacques Gansler, a well known former top acquisition official at the Pentagon, to its board of directors.


TASC has supported more than 70 successful rocket launches, including 23 successful Minotaur launches in 12 years.



Founded: 1966

President and CEO: David Langstaff

Revenue: $1550000000

Employees (local): 4438 (3145)

NOTE: Our methodology for the rankings.
DATE: Dec. 17, 2012
CREDIT: Dan Beyers, Sarah Halzack, Greg Linch, Jason Bartz - The Washington Post.