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      Federal M&A heats up

      Last week, Orbital Sciences and Alliant Techsystems announced a merger. The long-time launch partners will be a force in the $7 billion midsized satellite launch market. It represents the largest federal contractor deal of 2014 (so far).

      Brian Friel, government spending analyst with Bloomberg Industries, discussed the flurry of federal market M&A with Government Matters.