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Arlington Capital Unveils New Aerospace Firm as Acquisition of Triumph Group’s Fabrication Business Closes

Arlington Capital Partners has formed a new company after the Washington, D.C.-based private equity firm completed its purchase of Triumph Group’s (NYSE: TGI) forming and fabrication facilities. Radius Aerospace will run as an independent company and be led by Tony Johnson as CEO, Arlington Capital said Monday. Johnson, who will …

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Mercury Buys Syntonic Microwave, The Athena Group; Mark Aslett Quoted

Mercury Systems (Nasdaq: MRCY) has purchased Syntonic Microwave and The Athena Group for $46M combined to expand its radio frequency capabilities and further broaden its presence in security and electronic warfare markets. Mark Aslett, president and CEO of Mercury Systems, said in a statement published Thursday the acquisitions will help …

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Hexagon Completes Purchase of Thermopylae Sciences & Technology

Hexagon has wrapped up its acquisition of Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, a Virginia-based provider of geospatial, mobile and cloud computing software platforms to government and commercial clients. Thermopylae will operate under the U.S. federal business within Hexagon’s geospatial division, the Sweden-based precision measuring technology company said Friday. Announced in February, …

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EverWatch Buys Northwood Global Solutions in Intell Community Expansion Push; John Hillen Quoted

EverWatch has purchased information technology services contractor Northwood Global Solutions for an undisclosed sum. “The partnership with the Northwood team helps EverWatch expand its technical capabilities and broadens our relationships and mission expertise within the Intelligence Community,” EverWatch CEO John Hillen said in a statement released Wednesday. Hillen said the …

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Elbit Systems to Acquire Harris Night Vision Business for $350M; Bezhalel Machlis Quoted

Elbit Systems of America (Nasdaq: ESLT) agreed to acquire the night vision business of Harris Corp. (NYSE: HRS) for approximately $350M. Harris said Friday the transaction is conditioned upon completion of its proposed merger with L3 Technologies (LLL) and customary closing conditions that include a receipt of all regulatory approvals. …

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Carlyle Group Closes StandardAero Purchase; Ramzi Musallam Quoted

The Carlyle Group has completed its acquisition of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services provider StandardAero from Veritas Capital for an undisclosed amount. The deal was first announced in December 2018. Ramzi Musallam, CEO and managing partner of Veritas Capital and a 2019 Wash100 winner, said Veritas has played a …

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Global Ordnance Completes Acquisition of Chemring Military Products

Global Ordnance has finalized its acquisition of Chemring Military Products for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its presence in the non-standard ammunition and weapons market. Global Ordnance said Friday it will integrate CMP’s personnel and contracts into its organization and expects the transaction to help build up the company’s …

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L3, Harris Shareholders OK All-Stock Merger Deal; Christopher Kubasik, William Brown Quoted

Stockholders at L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) approved during their respective meetings Thursday the proposals needed to close the proposed merger of the companies. “This vote represents a key milestone in our merger process,” Christopher Kubasik, L3 chairman, president and CEO, said in a statement published Thursday. …

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Tetra Tech Buys IT Services Contractor eGlobalTech; Dan Batrack Quoted

Tetra Tech (Nasdaq: TTEK) has purchased Arlington, Va.-based information technology services provider eGlobalTech for an undisclosed sum. Pasadena, Calif.-based Tetra Tech said Wednesday eGlobalTech will operate as part of its government services group. “The addition of eGlobalTech and their laboratory incubator will allow us to pilot and apply exciting new techniques …

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NTT Data Services Buys Cognosante’s Health IT Consulting Practice; Bob Pryor Quoted

NTT Data Services has purchased a Cognosante consulting practice that supports state and local agencies in their health information technology implementation projects. “This acquisition is the latest in our ongoing strategy of growth by strategic acquisitions that augment our specialized industry expertise and geographical presence,” NTT Data Services CEO Bob …

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