Herndon, Virginia-based militaryÂ and intelligence services contractorÂ Mission Essential hasÂ purchased systems integration and software engineering companyÂ Information Management Technology Corp. for an undisclosed sum to growÂ communications-relatedÂ work with the Defense Department.
Mission Essential said ThursdayÂ that IMT will operate as a subsidiary under the new ownership and also add technical support and sustainment service offerings to the acquiring company.
“After thoroughly analyzing the marketplace, it was clear that IMT would be a great value-add to the Mission Essential family as the spearhead for our C4ISR capabilities, ” Mission Essential Chairman Greg Miller said.
Fairfax, Virginia-based IMTÂ is theÂ leadÂ technical support and sustainment provider for DoD’sÂ Integrated Broadcast ServiceÂ Enterprise, aÂ global communications networkÂ that works to connect joint service and allied military operators and decision makers.
The network works to relay tactical and targeting data, intelligence information and warnings of potential threats.
IMT Founder and President Rob Kelly will continue to lead the company for Mission Essential.
KippsDeSanto & Co. and Holland & Knight LLP represented IMT in the transaction, whileÂ Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP and Arena Strategic Advisors LLC advised Mission Essential.