[Avionics Today 01-26-2015] Raytheon has acquired the privately held Sensintel, a provider of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) solutions to the intelligence and special operations markets.
Located in Tucson, Ariz., with approximately 50 employees, Sensintel will become part of Raytheon Company's Missile Systems business. The transaction is not expected to materially impact Raytheon's sales or earnings in the first quarter or full year 2015 and terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
Sensintel extends technology and relationships with the Special Operations Command (SOCOM), Office of Naval Research and U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory to Raytheon. The company primarily works with expendable remote sensing and UAS engineering, serving both government and commercial customers with integrating mission-specific sensors and sub-systems into manned and unmanned platforms. It also provides training, technical and operational support to military, scientific and commercial sectors.