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Microsoft wins $1.76 billion defence contract - Pentagon

Microsoft wins $1.76 billion defence contract - Pentagon
FILE PHOTO: A sign marks the Microsoft office in Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S. on January 25, 2017. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/File Photo -
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Microsoft Corp has been awarded a five-year contract worth $1.76 billion (1.37 billion pounds) for delivering enterprise services for the Defense Department, Coast Guard and intelligence services, the Pentagon said on Friday.

(Reporting by David Alexander, editing by G Crosse)

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