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Harris, L3 Set April 4 Shareholder Vote on All-Stock Merger Deal

L3 Technologies (NYSE: LLL) and Harris (NYSE: HRS) will each hold a shareholder meeting on April 4 to decide on proposals needed to finalize the companies’ proposed merger through an all-stock transaction. Shareholders of record as of Feb. 22 will vote at the companies’ respective meetings, Harris and L3 said Monday. L3 …

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Hexagon to Acquire Geospatial App Provider Thermopylae; Ola Rollen Quoted

Sweden-based digital platforms provider Hexagon has agreed to buy Arlington, Va.-based software firm Thermopylae Sciences and Technology for an undisclosed sum in a push to build up its portfolio of 5D visualization systems for U.S. defense and government clients. Hexagon said Monday it will operate Thermopylae as part of its geospatial …

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Former Accenture Federal Exec Sean Dillon Joins SE Solutions as CTO

Sean Dillon, former chief technology officer of the homeland security portfolio at Accenture’s (NYSE: ACN) federal services business, has been named CTO of information technology and management consulting services provider Strategic Enterprise Solutions. SE Solutions said Thursday Dillon will be based in the company’s Tysons Corner, Va., headquarters. The U.S. Marine Corps …

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GTY Buys Six Tech Firms to Create Public Sector-Focused Software Company

GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq: GTYH), a special purpose acquisition company founded by former Accenture (NYSE: ACN) and EMC executives, has wrapped up its purchase of six technology companies in a push to expand presence in the public sector market. The deals resulted in the formation of a new software …

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Applied Insight Buys ATG, Stratus Solutions to Expand Cloud, AI, Analytics Offerings; John Hynes Quoted

Ashburn, Va.-based technology services contractor Applied Insight has acquired Stratus Solutions and Applied Technology Group for an undisclosed sum in a push to grow its artificial intelligence, cloud and analytics offerings for defense, intelligence and federal civilian clients. AI said Wednesday it acquired ATG early last year and completed its …

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FLIR Systems Signs $385M Cash Deal to Buy Endeavor Robotics; James Cannon Quoted

FLIR Systems (Nasdaq: FLIR) has agreed to purchase Endeavor Robotics from Arlington Capital Partners for about $385M in cash to make its entry into the market for unmanned ground vehicles for military, critical infrastructure and public safety applications. FLIR said Monday it expects the acquisition to close in the first quarter of …

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Lexipol-Praetorian Digital Combination Eyes Public Safety, Local Gov’t Markets; Alex Ford Quoted

Lexipol and Praetorian Digital have merged with the intent to build a single platform for public safety and local government customers to access training, education and policy resources. The combined entity will offer a repository of more than 4K training programs, 16K policies and processes, 200K reports and articles to public …

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Space Tech Vet Alex Fox Takes EVP Role at HawkEye 360

Alex Fox, former director of space intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance solutions at Harris (NYSE: HRS), has been named executive vice president of business development, sales and marketing at HawkEye 360. The more than 20-year industry veteran will lead a global sales marketing team that offers radio frequency data analytics platforms, the company …

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LMI Buys The Tauri Group in National Security Service Expansion Push; Tamara Jack Quoted

Tysons, Va.-based nonprofit government consulting services contractor LMI has acquired The Tauri Group for an undisclosed sum in a move to grow service offerings in the homeland security and defense markets. LMI said Tuesday it sought to purchase a company with experience in the areas of defense, preparedness, emerging technology and life …

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IPKeys Seeks to Further Cybersecurity Strategy Through SigmaFlow Acquisition

Technology integration security company IPKeys has acquired compliance management system provider SigmaFlow in a push to accelerate the delivery of cybersecurity offerings for public safety communications and utility sectors. IPKeys said Monday it seeks to further leverage the Cyber Lab as a Service platform and associated support services the company has previously provided to defense and …

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