Federal Contracting

The City of Aberdeen is the place to locate if you are a large Contractor, Subcontractor, or even a small business looking for opportunities to work with Aberdeen Proving Ground.


Aberdeen is located right outside of the gates to Aberdeen Proving Ground. The City is also an hour drive from all federal and military installations located in Maryland. Easy access directly off I-95 with a reverse commute draw a talented workforce for Aberdeen businesses and allow clients to easily get to your location.


The City of Aberdeen collaberates with stakeholders around the County to give resources to our businesses.

APG Office of Small Business- the focus is to provide information and resources needed for small businesses to conduct business with APG Customers including CECOM, RDECOM, and the C4ISR


DefTech- The Maryland Defense Technology Commercialization Center (DefTech) is located in Harford County and aims to connect entrepreniours and innovators of cutting-edge technology developed on APG to the private sector.


The City of Aberdeen has available office space at a lower cost than surrounding Regional areas and located in proximity to APG. The City can also connect you to available tax incentives and funding opportunities. 

HUB Zone: The City of Aberdeen contains a Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUB) programs helps small businesses gain preferential access to federal procurement opportunities if the company maintains a principal office in a designated HUB Zone. hub







Fast Facts About Aberdeen Proving Ground

$6.5 billion Economic Impact

$12 Billion in Contracting Awards

$2.4 Billion in Small Business Awards

$653 Million to Harford County Small Businesses

160+ Defense Contractors