McLean, Va.-based Data Tactics is a prime contractor for several national security programs in the areas of big data management and analysis, L-3 said Wednesday.
Data Tactics’ customers include agencies in the military, government, public safety and law enforcement sectors.
Michael Strianese, L-3 chairman, president and CEO, said the company sought to grow its big data analytics portfolio through the transaction and to create adjacent opportunities for the intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance business.
L-3 estimates Data Tactics will generate $50 million in sales for calendar year 2014.
Nearly 200 employees work for Data Tactics, including 150 data scientists, engineers, architects and developers.
The company produces a big data engine platform that is designed for big data analytics and cloud computing in government and commercial markets.