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ThayerMahan Buys AI Company Wingman Defense; Mike Connor Quoted

Maritime technology company ThayerMahan has acquired Wingman Defense, a Utah-based artificial intelligence startup, for an undisclosed sum to expand offerings in the maritime segment.

Mike Connor, president and CEO of ThayerMahan, said in a statement published Wednesday the acquisition enables ThayerMahan to meet its goal of integrating its ability to curate, collect, disseminate and apply machine learning platforms to precision seabed survey and ocean acoustic data.

“Wingman’s AI capability will help ThayerMahan’s global customers in government and industry improve the efficiency with which they monitor the safety and security of ports, harbors, seabed infrastructure, marine protected areas, and vital sea lanes,” added Connor.

Established in 2016, ThayerMahan is a company headquartered in Groton, Connecticut, focused on providing government and industry clients with autonomous marine platforms using acoustics and electronic sensors.

Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati represented ThayerMahan in the transaction.

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