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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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Arlington Capital Partners Strikes Potential $45M Deal for iRobot Defense Segment

Washington-based private equity firm Arlington Capital Partners has agreed to purchase the defense and security business segment of robotics technology maker iRobot (Nasdaq: IRBT) for up to $45 million as the latter company continues on its realignment toward the consumer market. Bedford, Mass.-based iRobot said Thursday both companies expect to …

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CACI Closes $550M L-3 NSS Govt Services Business Buy; Ken Asbury, Michael Strianese Comment

CACI International (NYSE: CACI) has completed its $550 million cash acquisition of the National Security Solutions business from L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) as part of a growth strategy to target enterprise information technology and intelligence markets. CACI said Monday it expects NSS, a mission services provider for the government sector, …

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