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  • Deloitte: Aerospace, Defense Employment to Grow 3.2% in 2016 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deloitte: Aerospace, Defense Employment to Grow 3.2% in 2016

    A Deloitte study predicts that employment in the U.S. aerospace and defense sector will increase by 3.2 percent, or approximately 39,443 workers, this year. Deloitte said Tuesday the projected A&D job growth will be due to a rebound in the defense subsector’s employment levels after a five-year downward trend as a result of sequestration budget cuts […] More

  • Tom Captain: Deloitte Sees GovCon A&D Vendors Moving to Satellite Comms, Electronic Commerce, Commercial Aircraft - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Tom Captain: Deloitte Sees GovCon A&D Vendors Moving to Satellite Comms, Electronic Commerce, Commercial Aircraft

    Aerospace and defense firms can expect modest growth in 2014 due to continuing budget cuts in the U.S. and Europe, according to a report by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Ltd. DTTL’s annual Global Aerospace and Defense Outlook report forecasts the sector will grow five percent this year which is similar to growth levels recorded in the […] More

  • Deltek Forecasts Outsourcing Services Growth in Federal IT Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Deltek Forecasts Outsourcing Services Growth in Federal IT Market

    A new Deltek report indicates the federal information technology market presents challenges as well as opportunities for contractors, the Washington Post reported Monday. Deniece Peterson, research director at Deltek, writes budget cuts have caused agencies to curtail advisory and management support contracts during the past two years. Government investments in cybersecurity, intelligence, cloud computing and data […] More

  • Exec Spotlight: Robin Lineberger, Deloitte Principal, On Driving Aerospace & Defense Growth in a Challenging GovCon Market - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Exec Spotlight: Robin Lineberger, Deloitte Principal, On Driving Aerospace & Defense Growth in a Challenging GovCon Market

    Robin Lineberger took on a new position earlier this summer as a principal with Deloitte, where he advises major aerospace and defense contractors. Lineberger joined Deloitte Consulting in 2009 as CEO of Deloitte Federal Government Services after spending nearly years with BearingPoint, most recently running its government consulting and outsourcing business. A third-generation military veteran, […] More

  • BAE, Boeing Eye Middle East for Military Deals - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE, Boeing Eye Middle East for Military Deals

    BAE Systems and Boeing expect to receive sales orders from countries in the Middle East that are aiming to bolster their defense postures as programs in the U.S. wind down under sequestration, Defense News reported Tuesday. Paul McLeary writes executives from both companies discussed ongoing negotiations for deals on the procurement of military aircraft and […] More

  • Budget Cuts Trim Aerospace and Defense M&As in Q1 2013 - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Budget Cuts Trim Aerospace and Defense M&As in Q1 2013

    Federal budget cuts have reduced mergers and acquisitions in the aerospace and defense industry in the first quarter of 2013, causing financial services firms to lay off some analysts, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Citing a report from advisory firm Deloitte, Steven Overly writes M&A activities in the sector declined in number by 40 percent […] More

  • UK Makers Push Budget Cuts On Healthcare - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    UK Makers Push Budget Cuts On Healthcare

    A British manufacturing group has asked the UK government to allocate part of its healthcare budget to infrastructure and technology, Reuters reported Monday. William James writes that the plea comes ahead of a spending review on June 26 that is expected to reflect Prime Minister David Cameron“™s decision to forego any health budget cuts. “The […] More

  • BAE Looks to Saudi Arabia Amid Sequestration - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    BAE Looks to Saudi Arabia Amid Sequestration

    BAE Systems Plc has entered into a contract to provide Saudi Arabia with fighter jets as part of the company“™s efforts to grow this year amid sequestration in the United States, This is Money reported. Roger Baird writes BAE Systems has kept Saudi Arabia as its key customer and started building 72 European Typhoon jets […] More

  • Defense CIO Takai Says Tech Overcomes Scarce Resources - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Defense CIO Takai Says Tech Overcomes Scarce Resources

    Technology will enable agencies to continue executing their critical functions amidst budget cuts, according to Defense Department Chief Information Officer Teri Takai. Takai told ACT-IAC Excellence.gov awards attendees Tuesday that agencies should use technology the right way in order to survive the recent federal budget cuts, Federal Computer Week reports. Innovation and technology are areas where […] More

  • Study Finds IT Survives Budget Cuts - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Study Finds IT Survives Budget Cuts

    A study released last week by INPUT, a Deltek-owned government contract consulting firm, found IT consultants may escape the budget ax threatening to fall on government contractors. Fueled by the government-mandated move to cloud computing, government IT service contracts are expected to increase over the next four years, from $38.1 billion in 2010 to an […] More

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