The Defense Department has told its big industry partners for most of the last 15 years that there’s no need for consolidation at the top. Lockheed Martin, Boeing, BAE Systems, Raytheon, General Dynamics and Northrop Grumman are big enough, they said.Mergers of prime contractors would limit competition, Ash Carter, Frank Kendall and other officials told industry year after year.

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