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Marillyn Hewson: Lockheed to Buy Industrial Defender for Commercial Cyber Push

Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has moved to expand its cybersecurity business by agreeing to buy Foxborough, Mass.-based Industrial Defender for an undisclosed amount. Lockheed expects to close the transaction within 30 days subject to customary closing conditions, Lockheed said Wednesday. “Industrial Defender’s expertise in cyber security for critical infrastructure is …

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Michael Strianese: L-3 Buys Data Tactics Corp. for Analytics Market Push

L-3 Communications (NYSE: LLL) has purchased big data analytics and cloud computing services provider Data Tactics Corp. for an undisclosed sum. McLean, Va.-based Data Tactics is a prime contractor for several national security programs in the areas of big data management and analysis, L-3 said Wednesday. Data Tactics’ customers include …

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George Pedersen: ManTech Targets DHS Growth With Allied Technology Group Purchase

ManTech International (NASDAQ: MANT) has acquired engineering and information management services contractor Allied Technology Group for an undisclosed amount. Rockville, Md-based Allied Technology holds positions on two Department of Homeland Security acquisition vehicles that are worth up to $33 billion combined for all awardees, ManTech said Wednesday. “This acquisition is consistent …

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Camber to Buy Avaya Government Solutions’ IT Consulting Arm; Pierre-Paul Allard, Walter Batson Comment

Camber Corp. has moved to build up its lifecycle support services portfolio by agreeing to buy Avaya Government Solutions‘ information technology professional services consulting group for $100 million. The companies expect to close the deal within 90 days, pending regulatory approvals and other closing conditions, Avaya said Monday. Avaya will …

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Todd Stottlemyer: Acentia Adds New CDC Contract Vehicle Spot Through BCA Acquisition

Acentia has moved to grow its healthcare information technology market footprint by purchasing IT services contractor Business Computer Applications for an undisclosed amount. Atlanta-based BCA has more than 30 employees that work in Atlanta and in Hyattsville, Md., Acentia said Monday. Todd Stottlemyer, Acentia CEO, said his company will hold a position …

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Tony Smeraglinolo: Engility Targets New Contract Vehicles As DRC Buy Closes

Engility Holdings (NYSE: EGL) has closed its $11.50-per-share acquisition of Dynamics Research Corp. as part of a growth strategy to target markets such as healthcare and homeland security. DRC holds 300 active contracts and that figure includes several positions on indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quality contract vehicles awarded by the Defense Department and civilian agencies, …

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Wesco Inks Deal to Buy Chemical Supply Chain Firm Haas for $550M; Randy Snyder Comments

Wesco Aircraft Holdings (NYSE: WAIR) has agreed to acquire chemical supply chain management provider Haas Group from The Jordan Company for $550 million in cash. Wesco intends to close the acquisition by the end of March, pending closing conditions, and the deal has been approved by both Wesco’ and Hass’ board …

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Sudhakar Kesavan: ICF to Buy Belgium-Based Mostra for Europe Market Push

ICF International (NASDAQ: ICFI) has moved to grow its communications services portfolio in Europe by agreeing to buy Brussels, Belgium-based Mostra S.A. for an undisclosed amount. ICF intends for the acquisition to increase its earnings per share starting in the second quarter of its 2014 fiscal year and will adjust …

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John Veihmeyer: KPMG Finalizes Link Analytics Buy as Big Data Continues to ‘Fundamentally Transform’ Decision Making

KPMG LLP has closed its purchase of analytical services provider Link Analytics for an undisclosed sum in an effort to help clients manage their operations by increasing usage of big data. Link Analytics employees will be a part of KPMG’s advisory business as both firms aim to work with customers …

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Deepak Hathiramani: Vistronix Targets Intell Tech Growth With Kimmich Software Acquisition

Vistronix has moved to expand its federal information technology suite by purchasing Maryland-based Kimmich Software Systems Inc. KSSI offers customers technologies and services for analytics, cyber operations, signals processing, software development and systems engineering, Vistronix said Wednesday. “With this transaction now complete, we are strategically positioned to accelerate Vistronix’s vision to …

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