Pentagon moves to expand monitoring of industry mergers

By Tony Bertuca / October 17, 2023 at 5:18 PM
The Pentagon has plans to expand its monitoring of defense contractor mergers and acquisitions with an eye toward potential national security and innovation risks, according to a recent letter sent to the Government Accountability Office. The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Industrial Base Policy is crafting new policy guidance and intends to request funding in fiscal year 2025 -- and in subsequent years -- to more closely assess industry M&A activity, according to a letter sent to...

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