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Curtiss-Wright Completes Tactical Communications Group Acquisition; David Adams Quoted

Curtiss-Wright (NYSE: CW) has closed its $50M cash acquisition of Tactical Communications Group, a Tewksbury, Mass.-based maker of tactical data link software for military communications platforms. “This acquisition yields significant opportunities for growth by enhancing our existing flight test instrumentation offering with complementary tactical data link processing software, analytics and visualization …

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Gryphon Buys Engineering, Technical Services Provider Schafer

Defense engineering services contractor Gryphon Technologies has purchased Schafer from Belcan, a portfolio company of private investment firm AE Industrial Partners, for an undisclosed sum. Schafer provides engineering, scientific and technical services to military and intelligence agency clients in support of their national security efforts, Gryphon said Monday. “By combining Schafer with Gryphon, we are strengthening our strategic …

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Novume Closes Purchase of AI-Based Vehicle Recognition Tech Maker OpenALPR

Novume Solutions (Nasdaq: NVMM) has finalized its acquisition of artificial intelligence-based vehicle recognition software developer OpenALPR Technology for an undisclosed sum. Novume said Wednesday Matt Hill, founder and chief technology officer of OpenALPR, will serve as chief science officer at Novume. “By joining Novume, we will gain access to influential …

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TransDigm Closes $4B Esterline Purchase

TransDigm Group (NYSE: TDG) has concluded its approximately $4B purchase of Esterline Technologies (NYSE: ESL) in a push to expand its proprietary and sole-source content platform for defense and aerospace sectors. TransDigm initially announced the deal on Oct. 10 and the company said Thursday Esterline shareholders will get $122.50 in cash per …

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Cubic Eyes Protected Comms Portfolio Expansion With Nuvotronics Buy; Mike Twyman Quoted

Cubic (NYSE: CUB) has purchased microfabricated radio frequency systems provider Nuvotronics for approximately $64M in cash as part of efforts to expand its portfolio of protected communications technology offerings. Durham, N.C.-based Nuvotronics designs and builds antennas, combiners, filters and other RF devices using the PolyStrata technology developed by the company …

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Nazzic Keene to Succeed Tony Moraco as SAIC CEO

Nazzic Keene, chief operating officer of Science Applications International Corp. (NYSE: SAIC) and a 2019 Wash100 winner, has been elected by the board of directors to serve as the company’s CEO. She will succeed Tony Moraco, who will retire on July 31 after a 13-year career with SAIC, the company said …

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NVIDIA Strikes $6.9B Deal to Buy Mellanox; Jensen Huang, Eyal Waldman Quoted

NVIDIA (Nasdaq: NVDA) agreed to acquire Mellanox Technologies (MLNX) for approximately $6.9B in a push to expand its footprint in the high-performance computing market. NVIDIA said Monday it will pay $125 in cash for each share of Mellanox through a deal, which is expected to close by the end of …

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Boeing Closes Acquisition of Mobile Aviation App Provider ForeFlight

Boeing (NYSE: BA) finalized its acquisition of web-based and mobile flight applications provider ForeFlight for an undisclosed sum as part of the company’s growth strategy. Ken Sain, vice president of digital solutions and analytics at Boeing, said in a statement published Wednesday the company will build on Foreflight’s accomplishments in …

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Tyto Athene Buys Island IT Consultants to Expand Intell Community Services; Jeff Murray Quoted

Tyto Athene has acquired Island Information Technology Consultants for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand its intelligence community capabilities and form a mid-market mission critical technology platforms and services provider in support of government clients. “Decisions are made where information is consumed and therefore assuring information is presented in …

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Tammer Olibah, Michael Maples: Hexagon Acquisition Adds to Analytics, Geospatial Tech Offerings for Federal Sector

Hexagon’s federal business executives said they expect the pending acquisition of Thermopylae Sciences and Technology, a geospatial software vendor based in Arlington, Va., to help drive the adoption of location intelligence and five-dimensional analytics platforms within the unit’s customer base. Visualization products built by Thermopylae use the Google technology stack …

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