For the second year in a row, a new company holds the No. 1 spot on the annual Washington Technology Top 100.
Last year, Leidos unseated Lockheed Martin after a 22-year run. But this year, Leidos is pushed aside by General Dynamics with Leidos dropping one position to No. 2.
The rise of both Leidos and GD in the rankings is thanks in large part to transformational acquisitions the companies completed. Leidos acquired Lockheed Martin’s IT business in 2016. And GD acquired CSRA earlier this year.
But those deals are about more than just the companies involved. They point toward a market that is undergoing a fundamental change.
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