Boeing announced Monday that it has signed a deal to buy Fairfax-based hardware and software maker eXMeritus, whose products enable federal and law enforcement clients to securely share information across networks and systems. Financial terms were not disclosed. The acquisition compliments last year’s purchases of Digital Receiver Technology, Ravenwing and Kestrel Enterprises, and Boeing says it plans to expand its presence in the Cybersecurity and Intelligence markets. eXMeritus, founded in 2000 and employing fewer than 30 people, will operate within Boeing Integrated Defense Systems’ Network and Space Systems unit.
A Bechtel Corp. subsidiary has secured a three-year, $1.21B contract modification to continue helping the U.S. Army operate the branch's Pueblo Chemical Agent Destruction Pilot Plant in Colorado.
Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has received a potential three-year, $4.7B contract modification from the U.S. Navy to produce and deliver 78 F-35 fighter jets and associated red gear to three service branches.