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Kratos to Buy CPI’s Satellite Antenna Business; Phil Carrai Quoted

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Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) has agreed to acquire Communications & Power Industries’ ASC Signal Division subsidiary for $35M in cash as part of efforts to expand its antenna systems and other offerings across the space ground sector and expand support for defense missions and intelligence operations.

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AMERGINT to Buy Space-Based Precision Optics Business of Raytheon Technologies

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AMERGINT Technologies Holdings has agreed to acquire the space-based precision optics business of Raytheon Technologies (NYSE: RTX) for an undisclosed sum. The Danbury, Conn.-based space-based optics business is part of Raytheon Technologies’ Collins Aerospace subsidiary and provides precision electro-optical systems for defense and national security space missions.

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DoD Defends Request for 120-Day Remand to Review JEDI Contract Award Decision

The Department of Defense asked a federal judge to approve its motion for a 120-day remand to reassess its decision to award the potential 10-year, $10B Joint Enterprise Defense Infrastructure cloud computing contract to Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT), Nextgov reported Monday.

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UTC-Raytheon Merger Deal Set to Close Friday; Thomas Kennedy, Greg Hayes Quoted

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) have set the closure date of their all-stock merger for Friday, April 3, after securing all the regulatory clearances needed to close the transaction. According to a joint statement, the combined company will operate as Raytheon Technologies and trade under the “RTX” ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange.

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Proposed UTC-Raytheon Merger Gets DOJ Antitrust Clearance With Divestiture Requirement

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The Department of Justice has given United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) and Raytheon (NYSE: RTN) an antitrust approval to proceed with their proposed merger through an all-stock transaction, Reuters reported Friday. A DOJ notice posted Thursday says the approval comes with a proposed settlement that requires both companies to divest to a U.S. approved-buyer Raytheon’s airborne tactical radios business and UTC’s military GPS business and its large space-based optical systems unit to maintain competition.

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