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The Aegis
Harford County

Aberdeen Proving Ground: By the numbers

Aberdeen Proving Ground is the sixth largest employer in the State of Maryland and the largest employer in Harford County.

Total workforce:

  • 21,000+
  • 6% Military
  • 47% Civilian
  • 47% Contractor
  • 39,000+ jobs supported by APG
  • $2.1 billion in wages
  • 90+ tenant organizations
  • 11 major commands
  • 66,000-acre range and test facility
  • 5.7 million square feet of lab space (1 million applicable to cyber)
  • 19 million square feet of building space
  • 72,500 total acres
  • 144 miles of coastline
  • 4 areas of responsibility: Aberdeen Area, Edgewood Area, Adelphi, Blossom Point

Six Centers of Excellence/Core Missions:

  • Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Cyber, Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (C5ISR)
  • Chemical & Biological
  • Test & Evaluation
  • Research & Development
  • Public Health Sciences
  • Personnel Security Investigations

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