Raytheon acquires AZ based UAS specialist Sensintel

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Raytheon has acquired Sensintel Inc., a privately-held company  providing unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) solutions to the US intelligence and special operations markets. The company  specializing in expendable, remote sensing and UAS engineering. It also provides training, technical and operational support to military, scientific and commercial sectors.  Sensintel has developed relationships with the Special Operations Command (SOCOM), Office of Naval Research and U.S. Air Force Research Laboratory.

L ocated in Tucson AZ,  Sensintel has about 50 employees . It will become part of Raytheon’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. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.  “The acquisition of Sensintel enhances the growth prospects of our UAS business and the advanced capabilities we can offer our customers.”  said Dr. Taylor W. Lawrence, Raytheon Missile Systems president.