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Cubic Buys GATR, TeraLogics to Expand C4ISR, Satcom Portfolios; Bradley Feldmann Comments

Cubic Corp. (NYSE: CUB) has acquired GATR Technologies for $232.5 million and TeraLogics for $39 million in a push to grow Cubic’s defense systems business and expand its command, communications, control, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance offerings. Alabama-based GATR manufactures inflatable satellite communication and C4ISR terminals for deployment in remote environments, …

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WSJ: VMware Backs Out From Cloud Joint Venture Plan With EMC

VMware (NYSE: VMW) has canceled plans to form a joint venture with EMC (NYSE: EMC) that will work to combine both companies’ cloud services, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday. Don Clark writes that a spokesman for VMware told the Journal the company will continue to run vCloud Air as a separate …

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Dell, EMC Merger to Proceed After ‘Go Shop’ Period Ends

EMC (NYSE: EMC) and Dell are set to continue with their planned merger after the Massachusetts-based data storage company did not receive a “superior” alternative offer during a go-shop process. Dell agreed to acquire EMC in October for about $67 billion in cash and stock to create a combined company that …

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Reuters: PAE Attracts Acquisition Offers From 3 Investment Firms

Three private equity firms have put forward bids to acquire Arlington, Virginia-based government services contractor PAE from owner Lindsay Goldberg, Reuters reported Friday. Mike Stone and Greg Roumeliotis write Apollo Global Management emerged as the leading bidder during a recent auction process and is currently in talks with Lindsay Goldberg for a potential acquisition …

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LookingGlass to Acquire QinetiQ’s Cyveillance Threat Intell Business for $35M

LookingGlass Cyber Solutions has agreed to acquire online monitoring and threat intelligence business Cyveillance from British defense technology contractor QinetiQ Group for approximately $35 million in cash. Chris Coleman, CEO of LookingGlass, said Friday his company aims to build a comprehensive intelligence-based platform for security professionals to manage business risks and threats. Arlington, Virginia-based …

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Tony Dunleavy: Strat Aero Makes UAS Market Push Through Aero Kinetics Buy

Strat Aero has agreed to acquire Fort Worth, Texas-based unmanned aircraft system manufacturer Aero Kinetics for about $24 million and potential incentive payments. London-based Strat Aero provides aeronautical services to civilian, law enforcement and military customers and made the acquisition to expand its UAS operational and flight training offerings,  CEO Tony …

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Ken Asbury: CACI’s Purchase of L-3 Services Arm Seeks Wider Intell, Enterprise IT Presence

Arlington, Virginia-based CACI International (NYSE: CACI) seeks a wider presence in the intelligence community and enterprise information technology markets through its $550 million acquisition of L-3 Communications‘ (NYSE: LLL) government services segment,  CACI CEO Ken Asbury told investors Tuesday. Asbury also said in the call with analysts to discuss the deal that by CACI’s 2017 fiscal year, the …

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L-3 Agrees on $550M Gov’t Services Segment Sale to CACI

New York City-based defense contractor L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has agreed to sell its government services business segment to Arlington, Virginia-headquartered public sector services company CACI International (NYSE: CACI) for $550 million cash, the companies said Tuesday. The companies expect the transaction to close by March 2016 pending regulatory approvals and CACI said in investor slides …

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Jacobs Eyes Transportation Service Expansion Through JLP Buy; Randy Pierce Comments

Jacobs Engineering Group (NYSE: JEC) has acquired J.L. Patterson & Associates for an undisclosed sum in a move to expand Jacobs’ presence in the North American railroad design, construction and engineering services market. Orange, California-based JLP works with public transportation agencies to help them plan and manage rail infrastructure projects, …

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John Trezza: UTC Adds to Tactical Imaging Tech Portfolio With N2 Buy

United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX) has purchased infrared imaging technology developer N2 Imaging Systems for an undisclosed sum in a move to complement UTC’s intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance portfolio. Irvine, California-based N2 will be integrated into the force protection business group of UTC’s aerospace systems segment, UTC said Wednesday. “This acquisition …

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