iRobot Corp., a leader in delivering robotic technology-based solutions, announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Defense and Security business to Arlington Capital Partners for up to $45 million in total consideration, including a contingent payment based on achieving certain milestones. This transaction enables iRobot to solidify its position as the leader in diversified Home Robots and focus on technologies for the connected home.
A Raytheon Co. Exoatmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV) successfully completed a data-gathering mission during a Missile Defense Agency flight test. The mission's objective was to observe in-flight performance of redesigned components and gain valuable information on evolving threat classes.
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc. (Gore) has received a Supplier Appreciation Award from Space Systems Loral (SSL) Palo Alto, Calif., the leading provider of geostationary commercial satellites, in recognition of Gore’s dedication in supporting SSL programs.
After successful trials on Halcyon Unmanned Surface Vehicle, Thales and ASV have signed an agreement to develop autonomous USV technology and capability for maritime, civil, security and military domains.
The Boeing Co. has awarded ViaSat Inc., a global broadband services and technology company, a contract for the production of approximately 90 Link 16 Small Tactical Terminals (STT) for the Lots 5 and 6 of the AH-64E Apache Guardian Attack Helicopter production line.
Mercury Systems, Inc. announced it received a $3.7 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for high-performance digital signal processing modules for a manned airborne synthetic aperture radar (SAR) application. The order was booked in the company’s fiscal 2016 second quarter and is expected to be shipped by its fiscal 2016 fourth quarter.
Norsat International Inc., a leading provider of innovative communication solutions that enable the transmission of data, audio and video for remote and challenging applications,announced the launch of the MEDIAN series of Ku-Band block up-converters (BUCs) that are ideal for VSAT, broadcast, maritime, and portable terminal applications.
Mercury Systems Inc. announced it received a $3 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for high performance microwave subsystems for an electronic warfare application. The order was received in the company’s fiscal 2016 second quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.