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Report: Pentagon Plans to Send Thousands of U.S. Troops to Afghanistan

The Department of Defense is planning to send between 3,000 to 5,000 additional U.S. troops to Afghanistan, reports CBS News. An announcement on the exact number from Defense Secretary Jim Mattis is expected in the next few days or weeks. The top U.S. commander in Afghanistan has said that he …

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Mattis: ‘No Enemy’ ‘Has Done More Harm’ to Military than Sequestration

“For all the heartache caused by the loss of our troops during these wars, no enemy in the field has done more to harm to the readiness of our military than sequestration,” said Defense Secretary James Mattis, a 40 year Marine veteran commander, who argued that it will “require years …

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NTT Data Completes $3.05B Purchase of Dell Services

A subsidiary of Japan-based conglomerate Nippon Telegraph & Telephone (NYSE: NTT) has wrapped up its acquisition of Dell’s services business for $3.05 billion in a strategy to expand the former’s consulting and information technology services. NTT Data CEO John McCain will oversee the newly acquired firm that will operate as NTT Data Services on …

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Weekly Roundup May 23 – May 27 2016: Merger & Acquisition Activity in GovCon Still Active & more

May 23 – May 27 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Just when we thought GovCon was on a merger-and-acquisition hiatus, two deals have garnered our attention this week with one that has definitive effects in the public sector and a …

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Weekly Roundup Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016: GD’s Robotics Buy Keeps Tech M&A Wheels Turning & more

Feb. 22 – Feb. 26 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Consolidation among the large players the government services market have been well-documented in spaces such as these but the product makers in GovCon also have been in on the M&A …

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Reports: Boeing-Lockheed Team to Drop Protest of Air Force Bomber Contract Award to Northrop

The team of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) will not pursue a legal challenge in federal claims court of the U.S. Air Force’s award of the Long Range Strike Bomber contract to Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC), Bloomberg reported Friday. Julie Johnsson writes the decision comes a week after the Government Accountability …

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Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015: Frank Kendall’s Outlook on Defense Sector Consolidation & More

Weekly Roundup Sept 28 – Oct 2 2015 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson The military’s chief weapons buyer sought to throw cold water this week on the idea of consolidation among the U.S.’ largest prime contractors in a year that has …

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Keane Appoints new CFO

Keane announced earlier this month the appointment of David Kaminsky as chief financial officer and executive vice president. Kaminsky previously served as CFO of Altegrity since 2005. Prior to working at Altegrity, Kaminsky held positions with Peat Marwick and General Electric. While working at GE, Kaminsky held positions in the …

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