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Kent Statler: Rockwell Collins Makes SATCOM Market Push Through ICG Acquisition

acquisition, mergerRockwell Collins (NYSE: COL) has bought satellite-based data and voice communications technology firm International Communications Group for $50 million upfront plus up to $14 million in additional consideration.

Kent Statler, executive vice president and chief operating officer of Rockwell’s commercial systems business, said Thursday the company plans to add ICG’s SATCOM terminals and routers to Rockwell’s flight deck and cabin connectivity products portfolio.

Statler added Rockwell aims to increase its footprint in the aviation information management technology market through the acquisition.

The Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based avionics maker also offers aviation network systems and satellite communication services through its ARINC subsidiary.

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