Tag Archives: M&A Activity

QinetiQ Combines US Defense, Security Operations Under New Business; Mary Williams Quoted

Mary Williams President and CEO QinetiQ Inc.

U.K.-based defense technology company QinetiQ has signed a special security agreement with the Defense Counterintelligence and Security Agency to combine all of its defense and security operations in the U.S. under a single entity that will operate as QinetiQ Inc. Mary Williams, former president and CEO of sensor provider Manufacturing Techniques, will lead QinetiQ Inc. as president and CEO.

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Report: BAE to Build $139M Defense Aerospace Facility in Iowa

BAE Systems

BAE Systems plans to develop a $139M classified facility in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and create 650 jobs in the city, The Gazette reported Friday. Construction work on the proposed 200K-square-foot defense aerospace facility is expected to kick off by October and conclude by September 2022. Ryan Companies US will serve as the project’s developer.

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Dawne Hickton Notes Cyber Business Opportunity From Jacobs-KeyW Combination

Dawne Hickton

TYSONS CORNER, VA, July 10, 2020 — Dawne Hickton, executive vice president and chief operating officer of the critical mission solutions business at Jacobs (NYSE: J) and a 2020 Wash100 inductee, said the company has seen increased opportunity to do cyber work one year after completing its purchase of KeyW, ExecutiveBiz reported July 1.

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ARA Finalizes Acquisition of SATCOM Technologies; Logen Thiran Quoted

Logen Thiran President and CEO ARA

Antenna Research Associates (ARA) has finalized its acquisition of SATCOM Technologies from AQYR Technologies. “With the addition of AQYR Technologies, our antenna systems portfolio in Satcom market is now expanded to include satcom terminals where AQYR brings unique capability with a single button push and auto acquisition of signal in an optimal ground terminal package for the customers,” said Logen Thiran, president and CEO of ARA.

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Sincerus Global Solutions Buys SAIC’s International Dev’t Services Portfolio; Tony Smeraglinolo Quoted

Tony Smeraglinolo CEO and Chairman Sincerus Global Solutions

Sincerus Global Solutions officially launched as a professional services provider for the federal government after it acquired Science Applications International Corp.’s (NYSE: SAIC) international development services portfolio for an undisclosed sum.

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