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IBM to Buy Resilient Systems, Unveils X-Force Incident Response Services

IBM (NYSE: IBM) has announced plans to buy Massachusetts-based incident response platforms provider Resilient Systems for an undisclosed sum in an effort to boost its incident response and security operations. IBM said Monday it plans to integrate Resilient Systems’ incident response tool with its security platforms such as IBM X-Force Exchange …

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Albany International to Purchase Harris’ Aerostructures Business for $210M

Textiles and materials processing company Albany International (NYSE: AIN) has agreed to purchase the aerostructures business of Harris Corp. (NYSE:HRS) for $210 million, which includes a $187 million cash portion and a $23 million lease. Harris said Monday both companies expect to close the acquisition sometime between March and the early part of …

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General Atomics to Buy Ducommun’s Aerospace, Defense Tech Services Business

General Atomics has agreed to acquire aerospace and defense technical services business Miltec from electronics manufacturing company Ducommun for approximately $14.6 million cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing terms and is intended to increase General Atomics’ technical expertise in developing small satellites, hypersonic vehicles and similar platforms, General Atomics said …

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Comtech Completes Estimated $431M Purchase of TCS; Stanton Sloane Comments

Comtech Telecommunications (Nasdaq: CMTL) has wrapped up its acquisition of TeleCommunication Systems for approximately $430.8 million in cash. TCS stockholders secured cash of $5.00 per share as the company’s common stock ceased trading on the Nasdaq Global Market at market close Tuesday following the completion of the purchase, Comtech said Tuesday. Comtech …

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FTC Approves Dell’s $67B EMC Purchase

The Federal Trade Commission has given Dell the green light to continue its approximately $67 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of enterprise data storage company EMC (NYSE: EMC). FTC approved the potential EMC-Dell combination after a 30-day waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act expired Monday, EMC said Tuesday. “Our teams are …

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General Dynamics Buys Undersea Drone Maker Bluefin Robotics; Chris Marzilli Comments

General Dynamics has purchased unmanned undersea vehicle manufacturer Bluefin Robotics for an undisclosed amount in a push to add new autonomous technology manufacturing capability. Bluefin will become a part of General Dynamics’ maritime and strategic systems line of business within the mission systems unit, General Dynamics said Monday. Founded in 1997, Bluefin manufactures 50 configurations …

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CAE Reaches Deal to Buy Lockheed Commercial Aviation Training Business

CAE (NYSE: CAE) has agreed to acquire the commercial aviation training business of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) for an undisclosed sum with no timeframe given for the transaction’s projected closure. Montreal-based CAE said Monday said it seeks to expand its customer-installed base of commercial flight simulators and add new assets such as full-flight simulators, simulator parts and equipment, facilities, …

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IBM Watson Health Plans $2.6B Buy of Truven Health Analytics

IBM (NYSE: IBM) plans to buy cloud-based health data and analytic tools provider Truven Health Analytics from Veritas Capital for $2.6 billion in a bid to further expand its Watson Health business unit’s platforms for value-based care. IBM said Thursday it plans to integrate Truven’s cloud-based platforms and health claims data …

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Assured Enterprises Buys IC, IT Consulting Firm NDAi

Assured Enterprises has purchased Virginia-based information technology and intelligence community consulting firm Nova Defense & Aerospace International for an undisclosed sum. Assured Enterprises CEO Stephen Soble said Tuesday the acquisition of NDAi is in line with the company’s efforts to boost its cybersecurity platforms and services intended to protect national critical …

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Honeywell Closes Buy of Space Hardware Maker Com Dev; Tim Mahoney Comments

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) has completed its purchase of spacecraft and satellite equipment producer Com Dev International through an approximately $345 million transaction. Tim Mahoney, president of Honewell’s aerospace segment, said Thursday the acquisition is part of a push to bolster the company’s satellite connectivity efforts and grow its satellite technology offerings for …

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