Deal News

QinetiQ purchases defence services company Air Affairs Australia

UK-headquartered science and engineering company QinetiQ has closed the acquisition of defence services company Air Affairs Australia. Air Affairs will…

Leidos completes acquisition of Cobham’s Special Mission business

US-headquartered company Leidos has completed the acquisition of Cobham Aviation Services Australia's Special Mission business for an undisclosed amount. The…

Safran in talks to acquire Thales’ aeronautical electrical systems business

France-based company Safran has entered into discussions to acquire Thales’ aeronautical electrical systems business. Units included under this potential deal…

Kongsberg signs deal to acquire 77% of NanoAvionics

Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace has signed an agreement to acquire smallsat mission integrator and bus manufacturer NanoAvionics. The Norwegian company…

Karman acquires Cornerstone Research Group’s MG Resin

US-based Trive Capital’s portfolio company Karman Space & Defence has acquired the MG Resin family of technologies from Cornerstone Research…

Lockheed Martin to terminate Aerojet Rocketdyne acquisition

US arms maker Lockheed Martin has cancelled its agreement to purchase rocket engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings. Aerojet Rocketdyne produces…

Rheinmetall to acquire German drone manufacturer EMT

Rheinmetall has signed an agreement to take over the activities of German uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV) manufacturer EMT as part…

BlueHalo acquires cUAS technology developer Citadel Defense

Arlington Capital Partners’ portfolio company BlueHalo has announced the completion of the acquisition of counter-uncrewed aircraft system (cUAS) technology developer…

Croatia to buy 12 French Rafale fighter jets for $1.2bn

Croatia has chosen 12 used Rafale fighter jets for its Air Force after inviting international bids as part of its…

US approves sale of F-16 air combat training centre to Jordan

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of the potential foreign military sale (FMS) of an F-16…

Cobham aerial refuelling wing sold to Eaton

Cobham’s aerial refuelling wing Cobham Mission Systems (CMS) has been sold to US-headquartered diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton for $2.8bn, 14…

Raytheon Technologies acquires small satellite maker Blue Canyon

US aerospace and defence company Raytheon Technologies has acquired small satellite manufacturer and mission services provider Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT).…

Lockheed Martin to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne in $4.4bn deal

Headquartered in California, Aerojet Rocketdyne focuses on manufacturing aerospace and defence rocket engines. The company has 15 primary operations sites…

Lockheed Martin acquires Hypersonics portfolio of i3

Lockheed Martin has completed the acquisition of software and systems engineering company Integration Innovation Inc’s (i3) Hypersonics portfolio. The transaction…

US State Department OKs $23bn sale of F-35s and MQ-9s to UAE

The US State Department has formally approved the potential $23bn sale of 50 F-35As and 18 MQ-9B remotely piloted aircraft…