General Dynamics Buys Advatech’s Electronics & Comms Division in Cyber Offering Expansion Push

General Dynamics (NYSE: GD) has purchased Advatech Pacific’s electronics and communications division for an undisclosed amount in a move to grow cybersecurity technology and service offerings for clients in intelligence and defense markets.

The acquired business will be integrated into General Dynamics’ mission systems segment, the company said Wednesday.

General Dynamics Mission Systems seeks to integrate Advatech’s TACDS and CenturionCDS cross-domain security platforms with its cyber product line that includes BluAura, TACLANE-FLEX and Sectera vIPer Universal Secure Phone.

TACDS is a National Security Agency-certified ruggedized cross-domain system designed for deployment on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and armored platforms, while CenturionCDS is a small tactical device that works to facilitate data transfer among deployed warfighters.

You may also be interested in...

Jeffrey Curtis VP Simba Chain

Former DOD, DLA Exec Jeffrey Curtis Named Simba Chain Defense & Supply Chain VP

Jeffrey Curtis, who previously worked for the Department of Defense and the Defense Logistics Agency, has been named vice president of defense and supply chain at Plymouth, Indiana-based blockchain technology provider Simba Chain.


HII Books $175M Navy Contract for Aircraft Carrier Elevator Support Maintenance

Huntington Ingalls Industries (NYSE: HII) will maintain and repair elevator support units aboard the U.S. Navy's nuclear-powered aircraft carriers under a five-year, $174.9M contract.