General Dynamics has purchased unmanned undersea vehicle manufacturerÂ Bluefin RoboticsÂ for an undisclosed amount in a push to add new autonomous technology manufacturing capability.
Bluefin will become a part of General Dynamics’Â maritime and strategic systems line of business within theÂ mission systems unit, General DynamicsÂ said Monday.
Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics’ mission systems unit, said his company sought to add manufacturing skills to its integration service work on undersea technologies.
“This acquisition positions us well to further support our U.S. Navy customers, ” Marzilli said.
Bluefin is headquartered in Quincy, Mass. and performs lifecycle services such asÂ research and development, technology integration, full-scale manufacturing, platform training and operations support work.