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CSC Buys Vulnerability Research Labs to Boost Cyber Biz; VP Sam Visner Comments

CSC (NYSE: CSC) has purchased Vulnerability Research Labs (VRL), a privately held cyber-threat intelligence firm. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to the firm, “the acquisition enables CSC to enhance its cybersecurity support to public and commercial enterprises around the world by strengthening its ability to develop unique …

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Done Deal: Zytel Becomes GTEC Cyber Solutions; John Hillen Comments

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTEC) has completed the acquisition of Zytel Corporation (Zytel) for $26.8 million. Zytel will be rebranded GTEC Cyber Solutions and will focus on cybersecurity and mission systems in support of intelligence, counterterrorism, and cyber-warfare missions. “This business combination fulfills a key element of …

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Deltek Buys INPUT for $60 Million

Deltek, Inc. (Nasdaq: PROJ) has a deal in place to purchase INPUT, Inc. for $60 million. The deal is expected to be finalized by the end of the week. The firm has almost 200 employees and saw revenues of $26.2 million for 2009 up 13 percent from the previous year. …

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ManTech Acquires QinetiQ’s Security and Intelligence Solutions Business for $60M; George Pedersen Comments

ManTech (NASDAQ: MANT) has struck a deal to acquire the assets of QinetiQ North America’s Security and Intelligence Solutions (S&IS) business for $60 million. S&IS holds a prime spot on the Missile Defense Agency Engineering and Support Services (MiDAESS) contract (Functional Group 6), a five-year indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity contract with …

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VT Group Buys Evergreen Unmanned Systems; CEO Dave Dacquino Comments

VT Group has a deal in place to purchase the Evergreen Unmanned Systems business unit of Evergreen International Aviation Inc. Evergreen Unmanned Systems supports Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) with focus on training, logistics, operations, payload integration and testing to a range of government and commercial customers. “Over the next 10 …

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ITT Moves to Purchase SRA’s Airport Ops Solutions Group; Dave Melcher Comments

ITT Corporation (NYSE:ITT) has an agreement in place with SRA International, Inc. (NYSE:SRX) to acquire SRA’s Airport Operations Solutions (AOS) group. According to ITT, “the AOS group reported revenue of approximately $3.5 million in the 12 months ended June 30, 2010 and employs 17 full-time people located in Herndon, Va.; …

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BAE Systems Spends $295 Million to Acquire Firms, Increase Security Capabilities; Linda Hudson Comments

In response to growing demand for intelligence and security services, BAE Systems has agreed to purchase L-1 Identity Solutions, Inc.’s Intelligence Services Group, formed by the businesses SpecTal, LLC, Advanced Concepts, Inc., and McClendon, LLC. The reported price of the acquisition is $295, 833, 000 in total. According to the …

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GTEC Agrees to Buy Cybersecurity Firm Zytel; John Hillen Remarks

Global Defense Technology & Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: GTEC) has a deal in place to purchase Zytel Corporation (Zytel) for $26.8 million. Zytel focuses on “cybersecurity, mission systems in support of the critical intelligence, counterterrorism, and cyber warfare missions of its national security clients.” GTEC anticipates the transaction will be in …

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HP Strikes $1.5 Billion Deal to Buy ArcSight

HP (NYSE: HPQ) and ArcSight Inc. (Nasdaq: ARST) have announced an agreement for HP to acquire ArcSight, for a price of $43.50 per share, or a value of roughly $1.5 billion. According to the firm, “the combination of HP and ArcSight will improve security, reduce risk and facilitate compliance at …

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ITT Finalizes Sale of CAS to Wyle; Dave Melcher Speaks

ITT Corporation (NYSE: ITT) wrapped up the sale of CAS, Inc., the firm’s systems engineering and technical assistance (SETA) services business, to Wyle for $235 million. “We are pleased to have completed the sale of this business to a company that can position it for future growth, ” Dave Melcher, …

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